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Headlines for Friday, May 24, 2013 SLAYER: Metallica, System Members Speak at Hanneman Memorial Metallica's Robert Trujillo and System of a Down's Shavo Odadjian joined Slayer's Kerry King as speakers at Thursday's memorial service for...
Just when you thought it was safe to get out of your house and into the long-delayed sunny season, Chicago theaters of all sizes unleash some of their most promising offerings of the year. When you're ready for a break from the beach and the ballpark,...
AP Drama WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Britain's biggest theater group has reached across the Atlantic Ocean and bought the lease to Broadway's largest theater from Live Nation Entertainment for about $60 million. Ambassador Theatre Group said Monday it has acquired...
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...
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...
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...
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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