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On Jan. 16, 1938, clarinetist Benny Goodman shook up the music world by bringing jazz unapologetically into a shrine of highbrow culture: Carnegie Hall. That concert, with its spectacular solos and thrilling ensemble playing, has long since acquired...
Having rolled out some pretty heavy artillery to mark the 50th anniversary of the Grant Park Chorus and other musical milestones last summer, what will the 2013 Grant Park Music Festival do for an encore? Quite a bit, as it turns out. Almost every...
Maddy's Food Truck @maddysfoodtruck Griot: a French word for the traveling poets, musicians and storytellers of West African. Griot: a Haitian dish of morsels of tender, spicy, fried pork. I haven't yet figured out how these two meanings are...
Stamford's Alive @ Five summer concert series lineup has been announced, and it's been expanded to eight weeks this year. The shows all take place in Columbus Park and headliners include the likes of country legend Wynonna, Poison frontman Brett Michaels,...
Tags: Bret Michaels, Bob Dylan, Stamford
Tribune reporterA CTA bus driver was rendered immobile by a passenger with a stun gun who robbed her and left her slumped at the wheel of her bus Saturday morning in Columbus Park in the Austin neighborhood, authorities said. The 40-year-old driver was treated and...
Once again the Grant Park Music Festival is taking the lead among local summer festivals when it comes to presenting eclectic combinations of popular symphonic and choral fare and more adventuresome classical music programming. And it's all free. The...
Tribune reporterAbove the Grove Portage Trail at the River Trail Nature Center in Northbrook, the canopy of trees was taxicab yellow. With the sun pouring down from above, the colors glowed. Beneath them, we walkers gaped at the view, pointed our cameras and counted...
FOX40 NewsA 56-year-old woman was robbed and punched in the face in Stockton Monday night. The woman was walking in Seaport District near Columbus Park when she was approached by a man in his 50's who asked her if she wanted a ride. She went inside the home the...
Tags: Theft, Sex Crimes, Abusive Behavior
Instead of the usual restaurant week, Stamford has taken it to the next level this year by having restaurant weeks. Two of 'em, back-to-back, to be exact. It started on August 20th and runs through Labor Day (Monday, Sept. 3rd), and you can sample from 30...
1) Dopapod & Jimkata: $10-$15. Thurs. 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford. 2) Iron and Wine: $25-$35. Fri. 8 p.m. Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Northampton. 3) Joe Louis Walker w/ special guest Clarence Bucaro: $20-$30. Fri. 8 p.m....
Yet another free concert series begins this week, again at Stamford's Columbus Park. Jazz Up July has once again attracted some huge names in jazz, the first of which is guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli, who you may remember from those old "Wonder...
New Orleans' Preservation Hall Jazz Band is taking a break from sitting in with My Morning Jacket at festivals this summer to play a free outdoor gig in Stamford on Wendesday as part of the Jazz Up July series. The group was founded in 1961, and they've...
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