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The soul-filling and gorgeous concert film "Jazz on a Summer's Day," shot during the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, started out as something else — a fiction feature, with jazz and Newport, R.I., as the backdrops, according to photographer and...
Tags: Stanley Kubrick, Lindsay Lohan, Movies, Photography, Concerts
The title of the first chapter of Thomas Dyja's "The Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream," evokes a smile: "The Brick Is Another Teacher." Dyja's book is roughly brick-size and brick-heft, and I wondered what it might have to teach. •...
Thomas Dyja looked at me with abject horror, then humor, then, as his face crumbled in defeat, resignation. A face that said, "See? This is why I wrote a 412-page cultural history of Chicago at midcentury that — as much as it pulls together...
Channel Guide MagazineNFL Honors 2013 Saturday on CBS salutes the best players and plays from the 2012 NFL season, including the Associated Press awards for Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, and the Walter Payton NFL Man of...
The Baltimore SunIn addition to the Ravens on the field for Super Bowl XLVII, Baltimore viewers are going to see some familiar faces on the NFL Network's coverage leading up to the game. Starting Jan. 28 through gameday Feb. 3, the channel will offer 140 hours of game-...
WGNO NewsA grand musical with a grand title "Les Miserables." The Broadway spectacular is on stage now at the Mahalia Jackson Theater. Vanessa Bolano takes us behind the curtain. Les Miserables has arrived in New Orleans and is shaking things way up inside the...
WGNO NewsA show that uses everyday objects to create music is taking over the Mahalia Jackson theater this weekend. Vanessa Bolano has a preview of all the action you can catch on Stomp. With intense beats and off the wall instruments Stomp stomps into the...
Tags: Concerts, Entertainment, Music, Arts and Culture
ABC26 NewsFriday afternoon, the crowd at the corner of St. Phillip and North Robertson in Treme would diminish then rebuild as the rain would fall and then stop. But the people planned to stay either way to honor New Orleans musician Lionel Batiste. Friday...
Tags: Music Industry, Entertainment, Music
In 1975, Donna Summer released a pop single unlike any before it. The singer, then an unknown in the U.S., was living in Germany and working with Italian producer Giorgio Moroder and lyricist Pete Bellotte. Together they came up with a breathy,...
You might expect a documentary on the Klezmatics, the only klezmer band to win a Grammy Award, to be a joyous affair, celebrating the traditional Yiddish music that this exceedingly creative band reinvents for today's audiences. And indeed The...
Anyone ever tell you history is dull, tedious and irrelevant? Not us. And for some particularly fascinating and relevant insights into black history, ditch the textbooks and head to these stage shows, which explore everything from the politics in...
Channel Guide MagazineTaped at the historic Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on March 16, the two-hour Celebration of Gospel — Rise Up! Renew! Rejoice! will premiere on television this Sunday, April 1, at 8pm ET/PT on BET. Steve Harvey once again serves as host of the...
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