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  • Latin jazz Grammy category reinstated, two others added

     
    The Reocrding Academy is reinstating the Grammy Award category for Latin jazz that sparked protests when it was eliminated last year. It's one of three added categories for the next Grammy Awards ceremony scheduled for Feb. 10 in Los Angeles....
  • Universal Language

     
    Tom Schnabel and Jordan Peimer riff on world music, audience pleasers...and what doesn't sell in L.A....
  • Teen idols past and future (?) bring good, bad to Allentown's Crocodile Rock

     
    It was a night of ‘tween idols past and future (?) at Allentown’s Crocodile Rock CafĂ© Thursday, with “Twilight” movie actor Booboo Stewart, former Nickelodeon star Aaron Carter, pop singer Ryan Cabrera and Greg Raposo from boy band...
  • Elvis Presley's Graceland: 30 years of myth-making

     
    On the 30th anniversary of the public opening of Graceland, Elvis Presley's estate in Memphis, Times pop music critic Randall Roberts celebrates the setting of a uniquely American story....
  • Thursday Morning Coffee: The five things you need to know this morning.

     
    Good Morning Thursday Morning, Fellow Seekers. Compiling a list of the day's Top Five stories almost seems like an afterthought when, really, the state's (and the nation's) attention will be focused on the 9 a.m. release this morning of former......
  • Can we afford to buy some new cliches?

     
    From our story today on the agreement between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Teachers Union to hire nearly 500 new teachers to work in the longer school day: (Mayor Rahm) Emanuel could not say where that money will......
  • Hal David, Burt Bacharach honored in D.C. with Gershwin Prize

     
    Hal David and Burt Bacharach were honored Tuesday night in Washington D.C. with the Library of Congress' 2012 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Sheryl Crow, Diana Krall and others saluted the music of Hal David and Burt...
  • Judge dismisses effort to reverse Grammy award reductions

     
    Artists and activists were dealt a setback today when a New York judge dismissed a suit against the Recording Academy, the parent organization of the Grammy Awards. The activists had sued after the Recording Academy slashed its number of award...
  • Music review: Soweto Gospel Choir at Disney Hall

     
    Soweto Gospel Choir was as much to look at as to listen to Wednesday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall, where the lively South African ensemble played the final date of an extensive North American tour. Clothed in brightly patterned......
  • Vampire Weekend: Impressive fun at Hard Rock Live

     
    They look like members of the math club and find rock poetry in lyrics about punctuation. So how do the clean-cut members of Vampire Weekend turn such attributes into the source of euphoric mayhem, with the ease that they did on Monday for a nearly packed...
  • Voters: 'Cut taxes, not services!'

     
    The latest poll (.pdf) from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale sounds familiar themes: One thousand registered voters were asked whether they supported or opposed cuts in certain state services as a way of...
  • Illinois Senate debate Mark Kirk vs Alexi Giannoulias

     
    Full debate transcript courtesy of ABC News....