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Linda Kellar seemed too young for dementia, the slow-forming disease that erodes the memories of people usually much older than the then-54-year-old housewife. But in 2009 that's what doctors found to be the cause of Kellar's severe agitation, memory...
Staff WriterAl Jolson can still pack them in the theater, 86 years after ushering in "the talkies" and 63 years after his death. At least that's the idea with the tribute by The Broward County Film Society (also called FLiFF) to the man billed as "The World’s...
Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia often delivers the unexpected — even in a show called "Hot Nostalgia II," billed as "an original musical review." It's all that and more, featuring a kaleidoscope of musical moments from the 1920s through the...
No high school in America did more to shape the sound of jazz than a magnificent edifice at 49th Street and Wabash Avenue, on the South Side of Chicago. Singer-pianist Nat "King" Cole, master vocalist Johnny Hartman, piano whiz Dorothy Donegan and...
Tags: Pullman, Pat Dowell, Lionel Hampton, High Schools, Schools
Channel Guide MagazineHere are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
Shirley Reingold, who managed the early R&B vocal group The Orioles and wrote their 1948 hit song "It's Too Soon to Know," died of heart disease Oct. 10 at Aventura Hospital in Aventura, Fla. The native Baltimorean was 89. She was known professionally as...
It’s not easy to outdo Kirk Franklin. A major presence in gospel music since the mid 1990s, Franklin is known for his intensity on stage. He doesn’t sing a lot, but as a bandleader in the old-school Cab Calloway mode he does pretty much...
KTLA NewsSaturday @ 8:30am 3rd Annual Strut Your Mutt Pan Pacific Park 7600 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles www.strutyourmutt.org Strut Your Mutt to raise money for local animal rescue groups Saturday during a leisurely one mile group dog walk followed by a festival...
Some gigs seem almost too good to be true: I’ve been covering music for the Tribune for 35 years, since I started freelancing in 1977 and joined the staff in ’83. I sometimes get emails from great musicians traveling the world who tell me...
Think of The Blues Brothers as the original soul revival act -- beating Amy Winehouse to the punch by a couple of decades. While the fictional band's concept and impact has been watered down by time and some awful sequels, the original film's still great....
Tags: Aretha Franklin, Dan Aykroyd, Ray Charles, Movies, Amy Winehouse
The choice of Brian McKnight for headliner at Artscape is not the only poor decision made by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts ("X-rated songs by Artscape headliner stir controversy," July 19). They also nearly eliminated jazz from the...
Tags: Music Industry, Brian McKnight, Artscape, Music, Chick Webb
It isn't unusual for students to remember the impact a teacher had on them well into adulthood, but on Saturday, many students of former Baltimore music teacher Lucille Marcus Brooks had an unusual opportunity to tell her — more than a half-...
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