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Associated PressMEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — One by one the teenage singers practice the opening lines to "Boogie Wonderland," a disco-funk hit from an era before they were born, as dancers work on hip-swinging moves that require perfect choreography. In another room,...
Special to the TribuneA dozen managers sat around a rectangular table at the Wit hotel in the Loop, their attention fixed on a man in an Armani suit standing in the front of the room. They waited quietly, the CTA Red Line train periodically rumbling by, until the tall,...
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Imagine putting Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash on stage together and letting them cut loose in song. What else would you need for a night's entertainment? I hope your answer was "nothing," because that's all you get in...
Pop & HissClassic-film fans know all about Frank Capra’s 1941 political treatise “Meet John Doe.” Soon, music lovers will have the chance to “Meet Joe Smith,” and in the process get a little closer to dozens of the most important...
The Big PictureOne of the biggest misconceptions about the book “Moneyball,” the Michael Lewis bestseller about the low-budget Oakland A’s’ pathway to baseball success, is that it was about the triumph of statistical analysis. Now that the book...
School is winding down and the days are stretching out, which is the perfect time for fun at the old ballpark, beach, street fair, and all the other seasonal frolics that Chicagoans dream about during the dreary winter months. But don't forget that...
"Well, it's one for the money, Two for the show, Three to get ready, Now go, cat, go." —Carl Perkins, "Blue Suede Shoes" * On Dec. 4, 1956, musical top dog Elvis Presley dropped into a jam session at his former Memphis record label, where Carl...
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Staff WriterIf Broadway buzz is your thing, then you're going to love the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season. In a major coup for South Florida, the inaugural tour of"War Horse" is included among them. The spate of musicals...
As we bid farewell to the Summer of Swelter, it's a grand time for pulling up the appointment app on your smart phone (or pulling out the day planner, if you're a traditionalist) and setting aside some play dates with the hottest shows in town. BIG DEALS...
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Pop & HissElvis Presley's version of 'Blue Moon' was recorded on Aug. 19, 1954, 57 years ago Friday, in Sun Studios in Memphis. Is it his greatest ballad performance?...
Turn It UpTo record his latest album, â€śNo Better Than Thisâ€ť (Rounder), John Mellencamp hatched a plan with producer T Bone Burnett. They would set up a mono tape recorder and a single microphone and knock out a bunch of new songs......
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