| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:05 PM
At last, after great deliberation and much wringing of hands, David Manilow made a decision.
White smoke rose from a pipe outside the window of his Lincoln Park office. He adjusted the zipper on his navy blue garment, splayed his hands on a conference...
| Mar 17, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Do we really need a “Psycho” with cell phones? “Bates Motel,” arriving Monday, poses that question on a week when sports and reality are likely to generate the headlines. The NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament takes over the CBS...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 4:44 PM
THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH NEW NUMBERS: Howard Wolowitz's friends rallied around him Thursday night, and fans of “The Big Bang Theory” flocked to the CBS sitcom. “Big Bang” was the most-watched show locally and nationally....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:26 PM
It’s being held in New Jersey, but the David T. Jones Memorial Monkees Convention this weekend has Connecticut all over it.
This singular gathering, in honor of the short British Monkee who passed away last year, has been organized by Orange...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The first song the broader world heard from the Beatles wasn't one of the pop-music gems that seemed to flow so effortlessly from the pens of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, nor was it any of their versions of American R&B and blues songs that were a...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 12:30 PM
It's not easy to find a place that equally inspires kids and grown-ups, whatever their ages.
Welcome to one of the most wonderful museums I've visited lately — The Musical Instrument Museum (http://www.themim.org) in Phoenix, Ariz. —...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The present moment is ever present and yet elusive. Modern medicine is finding a variety of uses for mindfulness, but how can you incorporate it into your day to live life more fully? I remember when Eckhart Tolle's bestseller "The Power of Now," surged...
| Feb 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Chicago resident Jonas Friddle won the folk category in the 2012 John Lennon Songwriting Contest, and he and members of his band, Jonas Friddle and the Majority, performed it at the recent National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show in......
| Feb 6, 2013
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...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Nora Guthrie had put off reading her late father Woody Guthrie's recently unearthed novel, "House of Earth," even after she'd agreed for it to be published. Having devoted much of 2012 to preparing events and projects surrounding the centennial of the...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:54 PM
Aside from marching bands, movie scores and classical charts, sheet music is an unknown quantity to most popular and modern music fans, an anachronism of a bygone era.
It seems like somewhere around the late 1950s and early ’60s, the era of Sun...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Join member galleries from 6 to 9 p.m. the first Thursday of each month for a festive cultural evening. The next Art Walk is Thursday. Asterisk [*] denotes the participating galleries.
Dedicated shuttle service starts at 6:15 p.m. from the...