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  • Pastor Retires After 55 Years at the Pulpit

    Pastor Retires After 55 Years at the Pulpit
    Possibly the longest-serving pastor in the metroplex, Gaylan Henry stepped down Sunday. He spent 55 years preaching at South Park Baptist in Fort Worth. He says he's stepping down for his health, and because he's had "too many birthdays." Henry first...
  • Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor

    Birthplace of rock 'n' roll? Memphis has plenty of evidence in its favor
    MEMPHIS, Tenn. - This port city on the Mississippi River calls itself the birthplace of rock 'n' roll. Its credentials? The Memphis Recording Service, forerunner of Sun Studio, in 1951 recorded "Rocket 88" by Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats, which some...
  • Jumping at the 'Crossroads'

    Jumping at the 'Crossroads'
    When Jody Williams took the stage Wednesday night at the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, he didn't dive into a rendition of the blues standard "Don't Start Me to Talkin'." But it might have been appropriate. The 78-year-old Williams, a...
  • Who's afraid of Muddy and the Wolf?

    In terms of record sales, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf have nothing on U2 or Mariah Carey — no No. 1 singles or albums between them. But pop music history would be inconceivable without their influence. Here are a few places it can be found:...
  • Funeral homes won't close options on any type of unique tribute

    Funeral homes won't close options on any type of unique tribute
    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Funerals aren’t fun to discuss but eventually almost everyone has one.  It can be sad, spiritual or even celebratory.  No matter how it’s handled, the business of death is a changing industry. The St. Louis Cardinals,...
  • 'Variety' coffee-table book displays the evolution of an iconic magazine

    'Variety' coffee-table book displays the evolution of an iconic magazine
    As it says here, on page 64 of the glossily fascinating coffee-table book "Variety: An Illustrated History of the World From the Most Important Magazine in Hollywood," Al Capone, interviewed in his Chicago home, told Variety he was approached often to...
  • The Whifffenpoofs Sing for Cynthia Nixon on Friday at first Yale Artists for Equality Concert

    To some, the Whiffenpoofs might represent some fantasy of Yale—quaffing ale in harmony at Mory’s, pining for the days when the college was all male and students wore tuxedos instead of denim. Oh, they dress well and sing like angels. But The...
  • Mozart for moderns

    Mozart for moderns
    In a classic opera depicting the battle between intellectual enlightenment and romanticism with allusions to ancient Masonic rituals, you don't expect a character to exclaim, "Mrs. Robinson, are you trying to seduce me?" But this is director Jeffrey...
  • Soul Street Dance Company Brings Breakdancing and Hip-Hop Moves to Artists Collective in Hartford

    Soul Street Dance Company Brings Breakdancing and Hip-Hop Moves to Artists Collective in Hartford
    The four male street dancers of the Soul Street Dance Company (pictured), from Houston, Texas, play up their poppin' and lockin' skills to the music of, um, Count Basie, Elvis Presley, the Tempatations, Aerosmith and Michael Jackson? The show's about...
  • Instrument museum a high note in Phoenix

    Instrument museum a high note in Phoenix
    PHOENIX — In less than three years, the Musical Instrument Museum has gained a reputation as a premier cultural destination in the Valley of the Sun, an area loaded with eclectic museums and galleries. No, you don't need to play an instrument to...
  • Wanda Jackson interview: 'Just rear back and sing this song the way you feel it'

    Wanda Jackson interview:  'Just rear back and sing this song the way you feel it'
    Wanda Jackson, the pioneering rockabilly singer who headlines New Year’s Eve at Double Door, says working with Jack White and Justin Townes Earle on her two latest albums was not her idea. “I sometimes wonder myself,” Jackson says with...
  • 'Million Dollar Quartet' at the Bushnell Celebrates Elvis, Johnny Cash and '50s Rock

    'Million Dollar Quartet' at the Bushnell Celebrates Elvis, Johnny Cash and '50s Rock
    Good luck keeping track of all the recent, plot-thin musicals thrown together to celebrate a certain artist or genre (Jersey Boys, anyone?). But you might find it even harder to suppress your excitement over Million Dollar Quartet (pictured), a smash-...