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  • Winter Park Playhouse celebrates 10th anniversary with special season-ticket pricing

    Winter Park Playhouse celebrates 10<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> anniversary with special season-ticket pricing
    The Winter Park Playhouse will continue its tradition of offering lighthearted musical theater in its upcoming 10th-anniversary season. And, as a thank-you to series subscribers, season tickets will be offered at the original 2002 prices. There's one...
  • The Help

    The Help
    It has its heart in the right place. It has a great cast. It will get nominated for lots of awards. It’s an entertaining film, but very flawed. It’s the story of black maids in Mississippi in the ‘60s, working for rich white families...
  • A New Documentary on Fishbone Makes the Case for Punk-Funk

    A New Documentary on Fishbone Makes the Case for Punk-Funk
    Everyday Sunshine:   The Story of Fishbone   Opens Nov. 11, Real Art Ways Cinema, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, realartways.org; Sunday, Nov 13 at 7 p.m. (one night only), Mystic Independent Theater, 107 Wilcox Road, Stonington, mysticindietheater.com; ...
  • Benefit for Freddy B seeks to inspire hope, love and community

    Benefit for Freddy B seeks to inspire hope, love and community
    Friends of Freddy B Concert 6 p.m., June 3. $10 donation. Toad's Place, 300 York St., New Haven, (203) 624-TOAD, toadsplace.com.   It's not uncommon these days to hear of someone you know and love falling on hard times. Most of us hope we'd be able...
  • Clarence Clemons tribute concert in Norfolk will feature E Street Band members, Southside Johnny, Gary U.S. Bonds

    Clarence Clemons tribute concert in Norfolk will feature E Street Band members, Southside Johnny, Gary U.S. Bonds
    As reported this morning by Daily Press staffer and Bruce Springsteen enthusiast Mike Holtzclaw, Norfolk in January will host a pair of events paying tribute to the late sax player Clarence Clemons. Clemons, a key member of Springsteen's E Street Band...
  • Frankie Manning dies at 94; helped popularize the Lindy Hop

    Frankie Manning dies at 94; helped popularize the Lindy Hop
    Frankie "Musclehead" Manning, a Harlem dancer and Tony Award-winning choreographer widely celebrated as one of the pioneers of the Lindy Hop, a breathlessly acrobatic swing dance style of the 1930s and '40s, died April 27 at New York City's Lenox Hill...
  • The Dunbar in South L.A., once a landmark, has lost its beat

    The Dunbar in South L.A., once a landmark, has lost its beat
    In 1957, Jimmy Steward graduated from high school in El Dorado, Ark., which had piney woods and pretty promenades left over from an oil boom, but no jobs to speak of. Like many others, he looked west for work, and landed in South Los Angeles, where,...
  • Terrence Howard: 'Iron Man's' music man

    Terrence Howard: 'Iron Man's' music man
    It was hustle and flow, all right. Terrence Howard, the Oscar-nominated actor best known for his role as Djay, the rapping pimp protagonist of Craig Brewer's acclaimed 2005 film, was doing everything but serving smoked Gouda to the 40 or so people...
  • 'All You Need Is Love' finally arrives in U.S.

    'All You Need Is Love' finally arrives in U.S.
    British documentary maker Tony Palmer called his 17-hour TV series exploring the origins of American popular music “All You Need Is Love,” because John Lennon told him it would make a great title. But in the three decades since he made it, it'...
  • Lifetime Grammy Awards announced

    Lifetime Grammy Awards announced
    Burt Bacharach, Doris Day and Earl Scruggs will receive 2008 Grammy Awards for lifetime achievement. Also on the list are Cab Calloway, Itzhak Perlman, Max Roach and The Band, The Recording Academy announced Tuesday. The award honors "lifelong artistic...
  • Live review: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at Disney Hall

     
    It was a New Year's Eve of multi-tiered nostalgia at Disney Hall on Thursday night. As the first decade of the '00s drew to a close, jump-swing specialists Big Bad Voodoo Daddy pulled off the impressive trick of recalling both......
  • Album review: Jakob Dylan's 'Women and Country'

     
    The son of a legend, Jakob Dylan would seemingly have all the cred one could need. But after five albums with modern rock outfit the Wallflowers, each with a declining chart impact, and one rather quiet solo acoustic effort with......