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  • The Mild Winter Has Bugs Singing Barry White Songs

    Spring officially sprung Tuesday. I didn't feel it. Something was missing. Oh, yeah: winter. Winter makes spring in much the same way the villain magnifies the hero. Without winter, spring is just a walk-on role. We didn't have winter in winter...
  • Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day

    Our picks: Romantic music for a special Valentine's Day
    A couple of years ago, the Daily Press' own music buffs Sam McDonald and Mike Holtzclaw shared some favorite tunes for setting that very romantic mood on Valentine's Day. Here are the songs they chose - as well as a few clunkers to avoid: Great songs,...
  • Orlando and four other Florida cities in Amazon list of romantic spots

     
    You wouldn't think that Mickey Mouse knows that much about love, but Orlando is among the Top 20 “Most Romantic Cities in the U.S.,” according to Amazon.com. Orlando ranked No. 4 on a list that also included Miami (No. 7), Clearwater (No. 12),...
  • Don Cornelius dies at 75; creator of 'Soul Train'

    Don Cornelius dies at 75; creator of 'Soul Train'
    The idea was simple — but groundbreaking: Create a live showcase for black music, modeled on "American Bandstand." Don Cornelius pulled $400 from his own pocket to launch the dance show on a local Chicago TV station in 1970. As host and executive...
  • Don Cornelius: Peace, love, soul -- and civil rights

    Don Cornelius: Peace, love, soul -- and civil rights
    Don Cornelius, who died Wednesday at 75, was a civil rights pioneer disguised as a dance-music-show host. He used to sign off the “Soul Train” show he founded in Chicago by wishing his viewers “love, peace and soul,” and devoted...
  • Live review: Aimee Mann at the Wiltern

     
    Aimee Mann's annual holiday shows are most wistful than celebratory, and this year was another blue Christmas showcase, with shots of comedy for good measure....
  • McClain hopes the Ravens think his voice is sexy

    McClain hopes the Ravens think his voice is sexy
    Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain is getting used to calling the plays in the huddle in Ray Lewis’ absence, but what’s it like for his teammates to hear his voice and not Ray’s? CSN Baltimore’s Brent Harris asked McClain. “I...
  • Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music

    Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music
    Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44. Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...
  • 'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 2

    'Terra Nova' recap: Episode 2
    The second week of Fox’s "Terra Nova" took a page from Alfred Hitchcock's book, with our band of time-travelling settlers under attack from swarms of reptilian-like birds of prey in a refreshing, quick-paced hour Monday night. An hour seems a...
  • Footage from Kanye West's unaired 'hip-hop Muppet show' leaks

     
    Kanye West's unaired 'hip-hop muppet show' leaks online...
  • 'Soul Train' concert to celebrate 40-year anniversary

    'Soul Train' concert to celebrate 40-year anniversary
    "Soul Train." the televised house that Don Cornelius built on a bedrock of soul, funk and ahead-of-their time dance moves, will celebrate its 40th anniversary Monday in concert at Pritzer Pavilion in Millennium Park. Chicago soul greats Jerry Butler, the...
  • Closing Comments: Guilty Pleasure Songs

    Closing Comments: Guilty Pleasure Songs
    Guilty pleasure songs, we all have them. You know the ones when you're alone in your car rolling down the road, with the windows up, the volume cranked all the way up, jamming out to a song that you really like, but you're not so sure the rest of us would...