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  • Musikfest: Another marriage proposal, big crowds, variety and more observations

    Some random thoughts and observations on Musikfest after four days. Another proposal After Musikfest had its first-ever main-stage proposal at Jason Derulo's concert Sunday, the festival had its second onstage proposal in two days Monday when a man...
  • Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast

    Van Morrison takes his music home with concert near Belfast
    Some 400,000 Garth Brooks fans may still be licking their wounds over his aborted concerts in Ireland, which were originally scheduled for this past weekend. But Irish musician Van Morrison gave about 400 of his most devoted followers something worth...
  • Ticketmaster postpones refunds for Garth Brooks' canceled Ireland shows

    Garth Brooks fans got new hope over the weekend that his five canceled concerts in Dublin, Ireland, might go on as scheduled this month. After a top Irish government official stepped in to help broker a deal, Ticketmaster has in turn postponed plans to...
  • Attacking Gallopin claims Tour de France 11th stage

    HAUTACAM France (Reuters) - Italian Vincenzo Nibali won the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, a 145.5-km ride from Pau, to retain the overall leader's yellow jersey. (Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Ed Osmond)
  • Church's coffeehouse closes as pastor leaves

    Church's coffeehouse closes as pastor leaves
    A "plum gig" for musicians and an intimate haven for folk music lovers is closing in August. The Stained Glass Coffeehouse, located within the Congregational Church in Deerfield, will stage a final and free concert on Aug. 16. Senior pastor Blair Hull,...
  • Garth Brooks 'crushed': Dublin concerts are off, refunds to begin

    Garth Brooks 'crushed': Dublin concerts are off, refunds to begin
    It’s crying time on the Emerald Isle: Country music superstar Garth Brooks issued a statement Monday confirming that his five planned concerts in Dublin next week are scrapped, and that ticket refunds for 400,000 ticket buyers will proceed....
  • Police: Edgewater suspect arrested after Facebook taunt

    EDGEWATER -- A 28-year-old Edgewater man wanted for violating his probation was arrested one day after taunting police on Facebook, according to Anne Arundel County police. "Y'all will never catch me," said a post Wednesday from the Facebook page of...
  • Michael Hastings' 'The Last Magazine' revisits journalism's recent past

    "WE DO not talk. We bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests," said Henry Miller. Wonder what he'd think about today's "cursory readings" online? I SPENT A part of last weekend...
  • 'The Divide' on WE tv smartly smudges race, class stereotypes

    In what is becoming something of a monthly ritual, yet another niche network is venturing in from the old film/documentary/reality fringe with a character-driven drama that executives hope will do what "Mad Men" did for AMC. At least with "The Divide,"...
  • Gunslinging McIlroy and Woods steal first-round show at British Open

    HOYLAKE, England, July 17 (Reuters) - Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday. Northern Irishman...
  • AbbVie to Buy Shire for $54.8 billion in biggest inversion

    AbbVie to Buy Shire for $54.8 billion in biggest inversion
    AbbVie Inc. is buying Shire for nearly $55 billion, the largest deal in a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, and the latest example of companies taking foreign addresses to cut taxes. The deal will allow North Chicago-based pharmaceutical...
  • AbbVie to buy drugmaker Shire in nearly $55 billion deal

    AbbVie to buy drugmaker Shire in nearly $55 billion deal
    AbbVie Inc. has inked a nearly $55 billion deal to acquire drugmaker Shire PLC, the companies announced in a joint statement Friday morning. The deal, the largest of a year filled with merger and acquisition activity, will allow the North Chicago-...