| Apr 4, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Después que Fidel Castro llegó al poder, miles de cubanos se refugiaron en Miami cambiando la ciudad para siempre.
Tomando este hecho histórico como punto de partida, la nueva serie de televisión Magic City muestra cómo este lugar se convirtió en un...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:29 PM
It is dawn on Dec. 31, 1958, and Ike Evans has a loving young wife, a former showgirl, in bed next to him, Frank Sinatra sleeping in the Presidential Suite of the glamorous Miami Beach hotel he owns and … big problems.
A union strike, mobster...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:23 AM
The Chicago Jazz Philharmonic (CJP), in partnership with the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, continues its 2011-2012 concert season at the Auditorium Theater of Roosevelt University on Saturday, March 31, at 8:00pm with, "Through Ella's Eyes ...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Swing Band Performs
The 18-member SwingSet will perform from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Laguna Presbyterian Church, 415 Forest Ave. They play musical favorites from Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and more.
| Feb 8, 2012
| 4:45 PM
Valentine's Day is coming in a few days, and I'm cruising the stores in La Cañada, looking for appropriate cards for my valentine.
While I thumb through the selection of large, heart-shaped cards, I think about the girls in my youth I considered to be my...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 2:37 PM
As Councilwoman Elizabeth Pearson has often said, "There is never a dull moment in Laguna Beach. If you can't find a nonprofit to support or an event to attend, you are not paying attention."
Never truer than last weekend.
On Feb. 3, No Square Theatre...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 11:14 AM
2 stars (out of 4)
On his first album since 2007, “Kisses on the Bottom” (Hear Music), Paul McCartney tosses his dinner jacket over his shoulder and takes a casual stroll down Tin Pan Alley, revisiting songs his father used to play on the...
| Sep 29, 2012
Celebrated poet and author Nikki Giovanni helps to expand and enrich young minds in Blacksburg, where she's a professor of English at Virginia Tech. Still, she's not exactly cloistered in her mountain-top, ivory tower. She gets around.
Giovanni, who grew...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Hot Springs: Sherman John Syljuberget was born Dec. 27, 1930, in Selby to Carl and Rose (Ochsner) Syljuberget.
Sherman passed away at age 81 on Dec. 31, 2011, in Hot Springs.
As the owner of Bates Clothing Store throughout most of the 1960s and 1970s,...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:08 PM
Viola Smith pulled up to her 100th birthday party in a pedi-cab and entered, appropriately, to a drumroll.
As one of the first mainstream female drummers, Smith was a pioneer for women in music who earned her fame during World War II, a breakthrough...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 11:07 AM
In the 1980s, Tony Andriacchi was almost as famous in Chicago as his heroes Tony Bennett and Frank Sinatra were around the world.
Audiences queued up to hear one of the most lustrous male voices to come out of this city, an instrument that Andriacchi...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 10:03 AM
MÉXICO, DF .- A 50 años de su muerte, ocurrida el 5 de agosto de 1962, Marilyn Monroe sigue siendo una de las estrellas más poderosas de Hollywood.
Tan sólo el año pasado, la actriz ocupó el tercer puesto de la lista anual de Forbes de las celebridades...