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  • Jazz-classical fusion a work in progress

    Jazz-classical fusion a work in progress
    Jazz people like to brag that their idiom is "America's classical music." But if you catch some of them in a certain mood, you'll find that they long to merge their art with what much of the Western world calls "classical music" — the idiom that...
  • The Valley Line: Orchestra brings the heat

    The Valley Line: Orchestra brings the heat
    For all of you summer lovers, at last you have been able to revel in the heat. The beginning of the week was exactly as August should be — HOT! Last Saturday night a sliver of a moon shone brightly with the planet Jupiter twinkling nearby, when...
  • Columnist is a groupie for violinist

    I think I'm in love. It's more than just a teenage crush. Well, of course it is: I'm way more than teenaged. The object of my affection, admiration and, yes, groupie-ness is Nick Kendall. The 33-year-old violinist performed with the Maryland...
  • Brushes with greatness

    What do Charo, Gallager (the watermelon-smashing comedian), Mohammed Bello Adoke (the Nigerian Minister of Health), Mario Cuomo, Henry Mancini, Bob Hope, Joe Namath, Willem Dafoe, Lynn Swan, Myron Cope, Franco Harris, the Kingston Trio, Woody Herman, Phil...
  • Life Out Here: Was it yesterday or an eternity ago?

    Life Out Here: Was it yesterday or an eternity ago?
    “Twenty-three skidoo, hepcat. You’re the cat’s pajamas.” That’s what I would say to my dad when I was a teenager and he would tell me stories, in all the swingin’ lingo of his salad days, about the late 1940s, back...
  • A piece of Chicago history at Up Comedy Club

    A piece of Chicago history at Up Comedy Club
    Kelly Leonard, "Chicago Live!" co-executive producer and Second City executive vice president, reflects on his memories of Chicago's golden era of entertainment and its influence on "Chicago Live!" "Chicago Live!" will open its new season Feb. 2 in a...
  • Davey Graham dies at 68; trailblazing British guitarist

    Davey Graham, a trailblazing British guitarist of folk and blues who influenced such performers as Paul Simon and guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, died of lung cancer Dec. 15 at his home in London. He was 68. Graham's guitar instrumental "Anji"...
  • State's first colleges, by definition

    Higher education in the state got its start in the Gold Rush era, when Jesuits and Methodists both established institutions in the Northern California town of Santa Clara. And 155 years later, it's still unclear which group should be deemed the...
  • Obama, the night the stars came out

     
    by Mark Silva First Lady Michelle Obama sat next to "the Boss'' last night. Seated on her other side at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington was the president of the United States, there to......
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 'Up in the Air' wins with D.C. critics | Kennedy Center kudos | 'Race' results poor, say critics

     
    • "Up in the Air" won best picture from the D.C. area film critics, and George Clooney was named best actor on Sunday. Best actress went to Carey Mulligan ("An Education"), while Christoph Waltz ("Inglourious Basterds") and Mo'nigue ("Precious") took...
  • Everybody's got a hungry heart: Bruce Springsteen sticks up for gay rights

     
    The Boss has spoken, but will New Jersey's incoming governor listen? In a brief statement posted on his website, Bruce Springsteen voices his strong support for the right of same-sex couples to marry. Some see the statement as pointedly tweaking Gov.-...
  • Thursday's TV Talk Shows: Aretha Franklin sings in the season on 'Rachael Ray'

     
    The Early Show Last-minute gifts; holiday accessories; musician Dave Brubeck. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Steve Martin; military families; Today's Kitchen; Chanticleer; Ashlee Simpson-Wentz. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America...