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  • Album review: Redd Kross, 'Researching the Blues'

    Album review: Redd Kross, 'Researching the Blues'
    3 stars (out of 4) Brothers Jeff and Steve McDonald were gradeschoolers when they debuted as an opening act for hardcore punk pioneers Black Flag in the ‘70s. Their band, Redd Kross, brought a tongue-in-cheek fascination with kitsch culture and...
  • Aug. 7, 10:30 p.m.: Ahhh ... Olympic Harmony

    The last two days have been filled with great experiences. We took a trip to Abbey Road and walked the crosswalk of the Beatles, saw "Bolt" run the 200 m, talked with the U.S.A. super heavyweight boxer, Dominick Breazeale, on the train and watched the...
  • John Lennon's Killer To Get 7th Parole Hearing This Week

    John Lennon's Killer To Get 7th Parole Hearing This Week
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mark David Chapman, who shot and killed former Beatle John Lennon 32 years ago, will have his seventh parole hearing this week, New York state's Department of Corrections said on Saturday. A decision on whether to release him will...
  • Hurray for Central Michigan University medical school

    Starting in the fall of 2013, 60 lucky students out of a pool of about 3,000 will be chosen to be the first class at Central Michigan University's new medical school -- and Northern Michigan will be the better for it. One of the goals of the new...
  • 'Check, Please!' narrows field for new host

    'Check, Please!' narrows field for new host
    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...
  • Your guide to 'American Idol' finalist Devin Velez

    Your guide to 'American Idol' finalist Devin Velez
    A quick primer on Devin Velez, in nine items: 1. He is one of nine remaining finalists on Season 12 of "American Idol," the Fox network singing competition, and the only contestant left from the Chicago area. 2. The 18-year-old lives in the Portage...
  • TV review: Pacino wigs out in HBO's 'Phil Spector'

    TV review: Pacino wigs out in HBO's 'Phil Spector'
    Al Pacino gets his freak on in HBO Film's biopic about legendary record producer Phil Spector, who definitely had a case of the crazies. Written and directed by Chicago native David Mamet, "Phil Spector" (8 p.m. CT March 24, HBO; 3.5 stars) fictionalizes...
  • 'American Idol' still No. 1 but waning

    'American Idol' still No. 1 but waning
    "American Idol" still won the Wednesday ratings race, but the numbers for a salute to John Lennon and Paul McCartney probably make Fox long for yesterday. "Idol" isn't the show it used to be. The total viewership was down 25 percent from last year,...
  • 'American Idol': And then there were eight

    'American Idol': And then there were eight
    Another "American Idol" contestant was ejected Thursday night. SPOILER ALERT: The surprise wasn't which singer got tossed, but which singers finished in the bottom three. Viewers gave the least love to Paul Jolley, Devin Velez and, in a shocker, Amber...
  • A Connecticut Promoter Remembers the Monkees with a Convention This Weekend in New Jersey

    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...
  • Taking the Kids: Including museum time on your next trip

    Taking the Kids: Including museum time on your next trip
    Wow! 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. —...
  • Taylor Ho Bynum Premieres His Prince Project at Real Art Ways in Hartford

    Taylor Ho Bynum Premieres His Prince Project at Real Art Ways in Hartford
    Taylor Ho Bynum Ensemble: The Prince Project World Premiere Feb. 2, 7:30 p.m., $10-$15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org   Franz Liszt did it. So did Gustav Mahler, the Rolling Stones, John Lennon, Anthony...