| Feb 12, 2011
Who gets nominated for a Grammy? Musicians, sure. But who exactly, on paper, are they?
Take Frank Sinatra. Yes, he was a singer of incredible power, and garnered deserved nods for the beauty of his tone and his mellifluous phrasing. But artistry aside,...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 11:11 AM
Last year, Joanne Shaw Taylor showed Western Maryland Blues Fest audiences what a young British woman knew about the blues.
Taylor's coming back to Hub City to headline the Blues Fest prequel, Cabin Fever Blues Bash, at The Maryland Theatre on Thursday,...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:19 AM
The bassist is one of 12 Philadelphia musicians to win a Pew Fellowship, along with electronic musician Charles Cohen, poet CAConrad, guitarist/composer Chris Forsyth and poet Pattie McCarthy.
Click here to read the announcement on Tacuma's website....
| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:50 AM
1. Shoot to Thrill - AC/DC
2. Do I Do - Stevie Wonder
3. Respect Yourself - Marc Broussard
4. Party Train - Gap Band
5. Rock & Roll - led Zepplin
1. Feeling Good - Michael Buble
2. Viva Las Vegas- Elvis Presleybr> 3. With Plenty of...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 10:21 AM
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Beastie Boys were among this year's inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the hall announced on Wednesday.
Joining the acts were posthumous inductees 1960s singer-songwriter Laura...
| Oct 23, 2011
Celebrity clothing brands have become a ubiquitous force in fashion, but this wasn't always the case. A decade ago, attaching a famous name to a mass-market brand was still fairly rare and was seen by some as a last alternative when movie scripts and TV...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:32 AM
Juan Carlos Santana is founder of the Institute of Human Performance in Boca Raton, a gym for fitness consumers that also serves as a campus for professionals seeking more fitness education, certifications and training.
The business is a reflection of...
| May 27, 2011
| 3:01 PM
There are teachers and there are students.
Bobby Parker is a teacher with most of his graduating class now in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
A blues-and-rock guitarist for more than 50 years, it's inevitable that Parker would cross paths with some of...
| Jan 28, 2012
Clare Fischer, a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, working with such names as Dizzy Gillespie, George Shearing and Natalie Cole as well as Paul McCartney, Prince and Michael Jackson, has...
| Feb 12, 2012
Whitney Houston, a willowy church singer with a towering voice who became a titan of the pop charts in the 1980s and 1990s but then saw much of her success crumble away amid the fumes of addiction and reckless ego, has died. She was 48.
Kristen Foster, a...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:56 PM
The Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta always seems to have something new, and with a Tropical Rainforest Adventure Show, Hula Hoop contests and a Tropical Salsa Contest, this year is no exception.
The 2012 fair, running from March 2-11, is themed “...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 10:21 AM
Lila Downs’ music is a lot like her upbringing: threads of seemingly unrelated cultures woven into an exotic, ever-shifting hybrid. She’s done everything from studying anthropology to dropping out of school to follow the Grateful Dead. She was...