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The Downtowners, a senior-citizen choral ensemble from Orlando Lutheran Towers, return to Fringe with "Stayin' Alive III," featuring classic-hit songs to modern tunes. The production opens with their version of LMFAO's "Party Rock Anthem" called...
The Free Lance-Star, Fredericksburg, Va.Summer has always been a special time when it comes to music. A great concert under the stars can more than make up for the asinine traffic jams you had to sit through on the way to the venue. Music thrives in the heat and humidity of summer, and it...
Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky.As much as my three children love me, I understand on this Mother's Day eve that my wife -- their mother -- will always have a slight edge over me. After all, there's a reason why Mother's Day (always the second Sunday in May) comes before Father's...
Tags: Hallmark Greeting Card, Apple iPhone, Prisons, Music, B.B. King
RedEyeThe breakout success of the Chicago rap scene last year—headlined by the buzz and controversy of Chief Keef--;exposed America to new faces creating sounds unfamiliar to the current rap landscape. Played-out narratives of cars, women, and money...
"The amazing thing about James Brown, for me," says R.J. Smith, "is you can't figure him out." That's not uncommon for a music journalist, but it reveals just how complex Brown was -- Smith was his biographer. Smith, the author of 2012's "The One: The...
Big Boi is a serial collaborator, one of those endlessly curious artists who’s always thinking “what if?” when he charges into a new project. As one-half of OutKast, Big Boi helped expand the language of hip-hop. As a solo artist, he&...
Tags: Genres, Ludacris, Music, Big Boi, Andre Benjamin
The new 2013-14 season of Dance at the Music Center will feature works by choreographers Matthew Bourne, Ethan Stiefel and Alexei Ratmansky. The season, which the Music Center announced this week, will also include return appearances by Ballet Preljocaj...
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Those tuxes. The flowers. That hair. Yes, it’s prom night at “Dancing With the Stars.” “Or as I call it, 'It seemed like a good idea at the time' night,” quipped host Tom Bergeron. The host had on a powder blue tuxedo...
Editor's note: Freelance writer Diedre A. Ware grew up in Havre de Grace and graduated from Havre de Grace High School. Her recollections of what it was like growing up black in an era when children's dolls were white was published recently in Dolls...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGEven 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......
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOG23 songs by 23 artists! Michael Cloeren, emcee for Thursday night’s Bev Conklin and Friends Valentine’s Day Concert at the Musikfest Café, repeatedly reminded the audience what a “big” concert it was. I think there were only 22...
Tonight, "American Idol" arrived in Oklahoma City, the home of our very own Carrie Underwood. Surely after last night's show and being in a town that produced the likes of the country superstar, this town must be bustling with talent. Right? Not so much....
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