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  • Black History Month 2013 TV schedule

     
    Here are some of the notable new and returning TV specials, documentaries and movies airing in celebration of Black History Month 2013. All times are Eastern. Programming is subject to change; check back regularly for additions and updates. American...
  • Rock pioneer delivers authenticity, displays legacy at Sellersville Theatre

     
    In a world where audiences revere old blues singers for their authenticity and legacy to the music’s origins, rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson should be a queen. Wanda Jackson Not only did she single-handedly kick off the female presence in rock.......
  • Shoshana Bean at Cabaret Festival: From Elphaba green to singing the blues

     Shoshana Bean at Cabaret Festival: From Elphaba green to singing the blues
    When Shoshana Bean put on the green greasepaint to become Elphaba in the Broadway musical "Wicked," she had a built-in fan base — theatergoers who loved the character and the show. Parlaying her theater success into a singing career means...
  • Katey Sagal, 'Sons of Anarchy' band, cast coming to Chicago

    Katey Sagal, 'Sons of Anarchy' band, cast coming to Chicago
    You probably know Katey Sagal as the tough-as-nails Gemma Teller Morrow on "Sons of Anarchy," but did you know she's also a helluva singer? The multi-talented star is bringing her tour, "Katey Sagal: An Evening of Music and the Cast of Sons of Anarchy,"...
  • Johnny Otis dies at 90; R&B singer wrote 'Willie and the Hand Jive'

    Johnny Otis dies at 90; R&B singer wrote 'Willie and the Hand Jive'
    Pioneering rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader and disc jockey Johnny Otis made the kind of conscious life choice early on that few people have the inclination, or circumstance, to carry out. Born white, the son of Greek immigrant...
  • Grammys 2012: Adele is affirmed, Whitney Houston is grieved

    Grammys 2012: Adele is affirmed, Whitney Houston is grieved
    The 54th Grammy Awards will be remembered as a story of two women with towering, timeless voices — Adele and Whitney Houston — one representing youthful triumph and boundless possibility, the other a reminder of fresh tragedy and a life...
  • For Florence Welch, the dog days are indeed over

    For Florence Welch, the dog days are indeed over
    Florence Welch emerged onto a CBS soundstage one afternoon last month in a vintage champagne-colored dress, her distinctive red hair framing her pale face. Both hands were trembling, but she fought to remain still. Once the cameraman cued and she began...
  • Another 'American Idol' episode, another group of unworthy contestants put through

     
    Another episode of “American Idol,” another episode of mediocre talents being praised to high heaven and put through to Hollywood. On Wednesday, the “Idol” judges were in Austin, Texas, were a measly 7,500 contestants showed up...
  • 'American Idol': Austin's contestants prove to be more country strong than Nashville's

     
    Contestants who flocked the Austin, Texas, auditions for "American Idol" brought something that the Nashville round of tryouts lacked: country. Though the judges made it abundantly clear during last week’s Nashville episode that they were on the hunt to...
  • 'American Idol' recap: Takin' the auditions to Texas

     
    On Wednesday night, “American Idol” trekked out to Austin, Texas, where it found that the “everything’s bigger in Texas” slogan may or may not apply to talent, but judging from the batch of contestants we saw in a mercifully...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    The Top 5 Concerts for the coming week: 1. GAS EXPLOSION BENEFIT In 2007, Allentown singer Alexxis Steele helped organize a fund-raising concert for the families of five people killed in a fire on Park Street in the city. And......
  • Former Marine charged with setting arson fires

     
    Prosecutors charged a former Marine who previously served jail time for setting fires on Okinawa, Japan, with nearly two dozen felony counts Thursday in connection with two dozen arson fires in North Hollywood in recent weeks that authorities said caused....