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  • 'So You Think Can Dance': Top 10 get new partners

     
    The big question on tonight's So You Think You Can Dance is, how will the Top 10 be partnered up tonight and how will they deal with these new partnerships?The first performance tonight is not from a new set of......
  • 2 kool 4 school lunch

     
    Let me just say that my memories of school lunches involve having to eat liver and spinach on Fridays or no ice cream. Owl Meat's are a little...different. Here's guest poster Owlie. ELSometimes a new relationship involves fights – fevered......
  • PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob Boozer, Jim Abdnor, Chuck Brown, Herbert Breslin

    PASSINGS: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Bob Boozer, Jim Abdnor, Chuck Brown, Herbert Breslin
    Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau Renowned baritone championed German lieder Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, a renowned baritone who led a worldwide revival in popularity for German lieder, died in his sleep Friday at his home in the southern German city of...
  • PASSINGS: Jon Lord, Bob Babbitt, Donald J. Sobol

    Jon Lord Deep Purple keyboard player Jon Lord, 71, a British keyboardist for Deep Purple and Whitesnake, died in London on Monday of a pulmonary embolism after a battle with pancreatic cancer, said a statement on his official website. Lord co-wrote...
  • Oktoberfest's music not all German, but it pleases the (big) crowd

     
    The music at the second year of ArtsQuest’s Oktoberfest at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, which kicked off this weekend (it continues noon-9 p.m. today, Oct. 7, and Oct. 12-14) was decidedly not all German. Polka band The Adlers play on the......
  • Dooley Invention members hope to revive Illicks Mill scene with OLD School

     
    In the late 1960s when Stephen Molchany was lead singer in The Dooley Invention, when it was one of the Lehigh Valley’s most popular bands, and when Illick’s Mill in Bethlehem was one of the Valley’s most popular venues, Molchany......
  • Beastie Boys' sampling in 'Paul's Boutique' again in spotlight

     
    Last week TufAmerica, Inc., which administers the rights to the recordings of Washington, D.C. go-go band Trouble Funk's catalog, filed lawsuit in federal court accusing the Beastie Boys of sampling without permission the group's 1982 funk classics, "Drop...
  • Hard Summer books Skrillex, Miike Snow, Boys Noize, James Murphy

     
    L.A.'s own Skrillex and Sweden's electro-poppers Miike Snow are among the many acts that will anchor the 2012 edition of the dance-focused Hard Summer, returning for the third year to the Los Angeles State Historic Park in downtown. Reflecting the...
  • Grammy, Pulitzer winners, TV star among highlights of upcoming Zoellner season

     
    A Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, the world premiere of a song cycle based on poems by Carl Reiner’s daughter, dazzling international dance ensembles, circus arts and perhaps America’s premier storyteller will highlight the 16th season of...
  • Marking Supreme Court's Arizona ruling with songs about immigrants

     
    In light of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down much of a controversial immigration law, The Times' August Brown finds five great songs about immigration that are worth revisiting....
  • Chuck Brown dies: King of D.C. go-go music, influential sample source

     
    Chuck Brown, the "king of go-go music," has died in Washington D.C. The musician, whose work with big band funk in the 1970s and '80s was influential both as a bandleader and as inspiration on early electronic dance music. Times pop music critic Randall...
  • September 13: Music Lounge - Tweed Funk

    September 13: Music Lounge - Tweed Funk
    Tweed Funk Appearing: Tonight 9:00 p.m. House of Blues Back Porch Stage 329 N. Dearborn Chicago www.tweedfunk.com