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"The Real Reason for Marilyn Monroe's Divorce from Joe DiMaggio" read the headline on a 1955 Confidential magazine article that exposed a bumbling ambush involving the famous ballplayer and Frank Sinatra. The unlikely duo allegedly had tried to catch...
VarietyBy Associated Press Maria Hawkins Cole, widow of jazz crooner Nat "King" Cole and mother of singer Natalie Cole, died Tuesday in Boca Raton, Fla., after a short battle with cancer. She was 89. Before and after marrying the famed singer and piano player,...
Staff reportsMore than 150 students in four choral groups will present Aberdeen Central's Holiday Vocal Concert Tuesday night.Dec. 4 The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Thomas F. Kelly Theatre. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students K-12. The show...
When thinking about Dave Brubeck, you can't help but also consider time, and not just how much of it fans received from the prolific jazz pianist up to his death Wednesday at age 91. A titan of West Coast jazz, Brubeck was linked with California for...
Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no avoiding the holidays, and that's true on local stages as well as the shopping malls. But even the Scroogiest of souls could find something to celebrate in the gifts of theater, dance, and music offered up this season by...
Children in my neighborhood were constantly being orphaned. You go out one afternoon to play, and bam! Your parents are dead in a car accident and you are forced to live in a tree fort of your own making, eating blackberries and otherwise sharpening...
Tags: Halloween, Sculpture, Fiction, Chicago Tribune, Arts
The centennial of the inimitable jazz composer Billy Strayhorn doesn't come around until 2015, but, in a way, the festivities will begin this weekend in the Chicago area. A three-day Billy Strayhorn Jazz Festival organized by the Music Institute of...
With a bounce in his step, Melton Mustafa strode onto the stage of Miami's Joseph Caleb Auditorium. The audience at September's Sunshine Jazz Organization's 25th anniversary gala cheered warmly, as the Liberty City-raised trumpeter and bandleader took his...
Singer Kurt Elling sounded as if he had awoken from a long, deep slumber Sunday evening at City Winery Chicago. The general torpor of his recordings of recent years, the blandness and anemia of past performances were cast aside for something far more...
Tags: Langston Hughes, Music, New York City, Frank Sinatra
Lehigh Valley Music"Star Trek" star William Shatner, the 50th anniversary of Peter, Paul and Mary, country duo Montgomery Gentry, Bill Cosby and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes are among the highlights of the State Theatre's new 50-performance season. The 2012-'...
In the strait-laced Eisenhower 1950s, Dave Brubeck seemed, on one hand, deeply conventional. He didn't drink, smoke or take drugs. He favored expressions like "baloney!" and "you bet" over ruder alternatives. He had a prodigious work ethic that had been...
No other orchestra in America looks, sounds or acts quite like Orbert Davis' Chicago Jazz Philharmonic. For though various bands play Third Stream repertoire — a term that loosely refers to jazz-meets-classical fare — the CJP immerses...
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