| Mar 12, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Even after a solo recording career that this year marks 45 years, even after being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, even after winning his sixth Grammy Award in February for his newest album, “Locked Down,” famed......
| Apr 14, 2013
| 12:37 PM
NEW YORK — Berry Gordy, the man who discovered Diana Ross and The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Mary Wells (and on and on), was a peerless record producer when it came to handpicking talent and building careers. But Berry Gordy, the...
| May 21, 2013
In the early 1950's a new kind of music called rock 'n' roll was taking over the airwaves. Girls in poodle skirts and guys in wing-tipped shoes danced to songs by Frankie Avalon and Elvis Presley. And for the next decade, a locally produced TV show called...
| May 22, 2013
| 2:09 PM
In a way, Steven Van Zandt wishes he could be in two places.
Of course, the rock guitarist and actor (“The Sopranos”) would like to stay on the Wrecking Ball Tour in Europe with Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. But he also wishes...
| May 3, 2012
| 4:35 AM
A recap of "American Idol" in which the top 5 -- Hollie Cavanagh, Jessica Sanchez, Phillip Phillips, Joshua Ledet and Skylar Laine -- perform....
| May 21, 2012
| 2:58 PM
When Black Ensemble Theatre opened its beautiful new building in November, it did so with a show, "The Jackie Wilson Story," that not only was under-rehearsed but was merely a pro forma remount of a hit from the past. The second, far more successful...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:31 AM
The musical battle between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney heated up recently as Stevie Wonder released a funky new pro-Obama song called “Keep Moving Forward,” while Meat Loaf celebrated his support of Romney by belting a goofy “America...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 5:11 AM
With the 2012 London Olympic Games now in full swing, UK performing rights organization PRS for Music (Performing Rights Society) conducted a survey of the top 20 best sporting songs and the world’s best Hurdlers, long, high and triple jumpers...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Apparently confronted by a plethora of riches in the past season of Chicago theater, the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee offered up not the traditional four or five nominees one finds at the Tony Awards, for instance, but a bevy of nominees for its...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 12:59 PM
Al Jolson can still pack them in the theater, 86 years after ushering in "the talkies" and 63 years after his death.
At least that's the idea with the tribute by The Broward County Film Society (also called FLiFF) to the man billed as "The World’s...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Now thatâs what Iâm talking about. The first Hollywood Week episode of âAmerican Idolâsâ Season 10 flew by at a breathless pace, with audition favorites briskly moving on or left, sadly and sometimes surprisingly, by the ways...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 4:34 AM
From classic cars to fine art and a school that rocks there is plenty to do in the suburbs this weekend. Here are a few …...