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Headlines for Friday, May 17, 2013 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME: 2013 Induction Ceremony Airs Saturday The 2013 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony premieres on HBO Saturday at 9pm ET. The show will be repeated several times in coming weeks....
South Bend TribuneSugar Blue hears mold growing on the blues these days, and he doesn’t like it. “If you can’t add anything to the canon,” the harmonic virtuoso says, “if all you can do is regurgitate another man’s ideas while...
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The musical journey for 25 Broward County students ended a few songs earlier than expected Sunday night. Students from the Dillard Center for the Arts in Fort Lauderdale traveled to New York City's Jazz at Lincoln Center. The students won an Honorable...
"Million Dollar Quartet," the Broadway jukebox musical developed in Chicago, where it still runs after more than four years, is now headed to a sit-down engagement in Las Vegas. The show, produced by Gigi Pritzker and her partners, will open at Harrah's...
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Today’s Google Doodle celebrates the first lady of song, Ella Fitzgerald, on what would have been her 96th birthday. The stylized doodle puts her in the spotlight on stage leading a quartet. Fitzgerald became the preeminent female jazz singer of...
Even a warm, fun, country-rock night at the Double Cupp Diner — home of the "Pump Boys and Dinettes" — must come to a close. So the authors of this familiar, honkey-tonk musical revue helpfully provided a number — "Closing Time" —...
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The new 2013-14 season of Dance at the Music Center will feature works by choreographers Matthew Bourne, Ethan Stiefel and Alexei Ratmansky. The season, which the Music Center announced this week, will also include return appearances by Ballet Preljocaj...
Stephen Wade's affection for the Chicago in which he grew up and that he left long ago is passionate and palpable in the introduction to his astonishing book, “The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience.”...
These are very sweet days for Sugar Blue. In a few months, he'll be a father once more, his wife and bass player Ilaria Lantieri expecting their first child together in late May or early June. In the meantime, the two — who own a home in...
Top five things to do this week Cure for Cabin Fever Moreland and Arbuckle will give a taste of the Western Maryland Blues Fest Thursday, March 7, during the Cabin Fever Blues Bash at The Maryland Theatre. 6:15 p.m. doors open; 7 p.m. concert. The...
Wesleyan University has been holding its annual DanceMasters Weekend for 14 years now. It's hard to understate the significance of this event. Connecticut once had a vibrant year-round dance scene, with regular concerts by local dance troupes and...
Tribune reporterLevi Kreis, the original Jerry Lee Lewis in "Million Dollar Quartet," is slated to perform at Davenport’s Piano Bar in Chicago. Kreis, who originated the role of the piano virtuoso Lewis in the Chicago production of "Million Dollar Quartet,"...
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