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  • Lou Reed gives his blessing for 'Heroin,' rearranged for cello and voice

     
    On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Philharmonic presents "Music from Bang on a Can," a night of works by renowned postmodern composers David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon that's part of the Phil's Green Umbrella new music series. Among the......
  • Q & A with the irrepressible Laurie Anderson

     
    Laurie Anderson brings “Delusion,” her latest work of multimedia performance art and music, to UCLA’s Royce Hall on Thursday. She’s based in New York with her rock musician husband, Lou Reed, and blind rat terrier, Lolabelle, who played piano at.....
  • Performance review: Laurie Anderson's 'Delusion'

     
    Two years ago in Campbell Hall at UCSB, Laurie Anderson, distressed over an America at war in Iraq, wondered whether we might just start over. But “oh, my brothers,” she intoned in “Homeland,” “oh, my sisters. How do we begin......
  • Monster Mash: Large cash donation found at 9/11 memorial site; Philip Seymour Hoffman heading back to Broadway

     
    Windfall: Officials at the 9/11 memorial preview site in New York were stunned to find a $10,000 contribution in one of the donation boxes. (New York Post) Plum role: Philip Seymour Hoffman is set to play Willy Loman in a......
  • Eminem tops Grammy nominations with 10, Bruno Mars bags 7

     
    Eminem, once a music-industry pariah, cleaned up at the nationally televised nominations Wednesday for the 53rd annual Grammy Awards. Nearly a decade after he divided Grammy voters because of his explicit lyrics and was denied an album of the year......
  • Times music writers pick their favorite albums of 2010

     
    In this day and age, critical consensus is hard to come by in the world of popular music. There are as many musical subgenres in 2010 as there were album releases four decades ago, and even the most plugged-in fan......
  • Deeper cuts: Ann Powers picks 25 songs you might not have heard in 2010

     
    I have always been vocal in my opposition to year-end Best lists, but lately I find myself becoming somewhat addicted to them. My change in attitude, I think, is related to the realization that my list really doesn’t matter -–......
  • Winter preview 2011

     
    It’s winter in Chicago, but so what? Music doesn’t own a condo in Florida, so expect plenty of worthwhile reasons to get out of the house or apartment in the first few months of 2011 to see a concert. Here’s......
  • Tonight's top show: Laurie Anderson at Harris Theatre

     
    Laurie Anderson: A brilliant musician, conceptualist and performance artist, Anderson will showcase her latest work, "Delusion," a series of short mystery plays that mingles the mundane and the mythic, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Theatre, 205 E....
  • Laurie Anderson's meditations in 'Delusion' are well-suited for a dark and wintry night

     
    THEATER REVIEW: "Delusion" at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance, 205 E. Randolph St. at Millennium Park (Photo for the Tribune by Marina Makropoulos) Laurie Anderson — who, at 63, has morphed into a kind of elfin Uriah Heep......
  • Oppressed Belarus actors headed, in an emergency action, directly to Chicago

     
    In a remarkable piece of fast action by many facets of the Chicago cultural community in support of fellow artists, the persecuted actors of the Belarus Free Theatre and their critically acclaimed production of "Being Harold Pinter" are headed directly......
  • Belarus Free Theatre finds safe refuge in Chicago, to the applause of the theater world

     
    The Belarus Free Theatre’s "Being Harold Pinter" will be hosted in Chicago by the Goodman Theatre and performed at three different venues. (GET YOUR TICKETS; more details below). Natalia Kolyada, the co-founder of the dissident Belarus Free Theatre, has...