| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:27 AM
Back in 2008, when the concept for Musikfest Cafe at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks was being formulated, ArtsQuest Vice President of Performing Arts Patrick Brogan drew up a mock calendar of headlining performers. Sarah Ayers on stage at Musikfest Cafe....
| Jan 3, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. LITTLE FEAT Hurricane Sandy disrupted peoples’ lives in small ways as well as big. Little Feat guitarist Fred Tackett Proto-jam band Little Feat, which had sold out Musikfest Cafe......
| Jan 13, 2013
| 4:26 AM
In 2009, TV and radio producer Denny Somach saw the value in a program that disc jockey Carol Miller was doing on New York’s classic rock radio station WAXQ-FM, 104.3. She was playing the music of iconic rock band Led......
| May 28, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Tribute to Big Bill Broonzy
Friday, June 17
Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N Lincoln Avenue
To purchase a copy of the book:
I Feel So Good: The Life and Times of Big Bill Broonzy
| Oct 13, 2012
| 8:09 AM
LONDON -- British guitarist Eric Clapton added a few million pounds to his fortune Friday, when a painting out of his private collection garnered a record sum at auction in London.
"Abstraktes Bild (809-4)" by German painter Gerhard Richter sold for more...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:00 AM
A painting by German artist Gerhard Richter has broken the record for the most paid at auction for a work by a living artist, according to Sotheby's. The work, titled "Abstaktes Bild" (804-9), sold for 21.3 million pounds ($34.2 million) on Friday in...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 3:00 PM
As a 30-year resident, business owner and supporter of Glendale Arts and the Alex Theatre, I must express my disappointment and disbelief at the lack of support for the Alex Theatre. I am bewildered at the lack of interest toward the world-class...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Last May, during a conference on "Race, Gender & the Blues" at Dominican University, the master harmonica player Sugar Blue addressed the theme in an impassioned, unforgettable soliloquy.
Lamenting that blues increasingly has been expropriated by white...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:38 AM
Donald “Duck” Dunn, who died Sunday at age 70 in Tokyo only hours after playing his final show with longtime friend Steve Cropper, was part of one of soul music’s greatest rhythm sections.
Dunn was a self-taught bass player who had been...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The blues are a foundational American art form that speak not only to the U.S. experience but to all of humanity's.
Need proof? Just ask a European -- especially a European who's making a sentimental journey to the sacred shrines of the blues, with...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:17 PM
With less than a week until the release next Tuesday of his major-label debut, the Canadian R&B singer known as the Weeknd is giving listeners a preview of some of his new material.
"Trilogy" will primarily collect songs from a series of free albums...
| Jun 14, 2012
Hancock United Methodist Church will hold its “B.O.O.T. Camp” vacation Bible school for those ages 3 to 12 Monday, June 18, to Friday, June 22, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Featured activities include games, snacks, crafts projects and more to teach...