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  • At last, Cleveland gets another turn in the limelight

    WASHINGTON -- After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day,...
  • Tommy Ramone, Last Surviving Member of Influential Punk Band, Dies at 62

    Drummer and producer Tommy Ramone, the last surviving original member of the influential New York punk quartet the Ramones, died Friday at his home in the Ridgewood area of Queens, New York. He was 62 and had been in hospice care following treatment for...
  • Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker

    Ellen DeGeneres sells trophy home to tech billionaire Sean Parker
    Ellen DeGeneres has sold the A. Quincy Jones-designed Brody House on Los Angeles' Westside to Napster co-founder Sean Parker for $55 million in an off-market deal. Built in 1950 for real estate developer Sidney Brody and his wife, modernist art...
  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving original member of the Ramones, dies

    Tommy Ramone, drummer and last surviving original member of the punk rock band the Ramones, died Friday, the band's manager with Silent Partner Management confirmed to the Los Angeles Times. He was 65, the manager confirmed. Born Thomas Erdelyi in ...
  • Rock legend still duck walking at 87

    Rock legend still duck walking at 87
    Fans of early rock music can always go the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland for a dose of the good stuff. Or they can go to St. Louis and see one of the hall's legends still performing — at age 87. Chuck Berry isn't wiling away his golden...
  • Rocker Patti Smith wins Tribune Literary Award

    Rocker Patti Smith wins Tribune Literary Award
    Patti Smith was writing long before she became known as a rock performer, so the accolades she has been receiving for her written work have a complete-the-circle sort of feel. She won the 2010 National Book Award for nonfiction for "Just Kids," her...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer teaches ill boy to keep the beat

    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him say a drum set. He had never been musical or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3 has battled stage...
  • Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist

     Johnny Winter dies at 70; dazzling blues guitarist
    Johnny Winter, a rail-thin blues guitarist known for his scorching riffs, flowing white hair and gravelly, hard-times voice, died Wednesday in Switzerland at the end of a European tour. He was 70. His death in a Zurich hotel room was confirmed by John...
  • Heart not looking back in anger

    Heart not looking back in anger
    The band that performs "Crazy On You" every time you hear it on the radio no longer exists. That was an early version of Heart, the Seattle rock band fronted by sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson, including lead guitarist Roger Fisher and bassist Steve Fossen....
  • Boy battling cancer gets lesson from former E Street Band drummer

    Boy battling cancer gets lesson from former E Street Band drummer
    When Sarah Newhard of New Tripoli asked her 9-year-old son Wyatt what he wanted for Christmas, she was surprised to hear him ask for a drum set. He had never been musically inclined or particularly liked music, Newhard says. But Wyatt, who since age 3...
  • Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo wed in Mexico

    Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo wed in Mexico
    Adam Levine of Maroon 5 and "The Voice" married model Behati Prinsloo in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Saturday. The bride wore a Marchesa gown and model Coco Rocha was one of her bridesmaids. [Newsday] After four years, Hermes women's wear  director...
  • ZZ Top cancels opening-night show at Musikfest just days before festival

    ZZ Top, the classic 1970s and '80s boogie-rocking band that was to headline Musikfest's opening night on Sands Steel Stage in 10 days, has canceled. Musikfest does not plan to schedule a replacement act, leaving the festival without an opening night...