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Terry Callier, a singer-songwriter who captivated a cult following with his quietly hypnotic baritone voice and hard-to-classify music that combined elements of folk, blues and jazz, died of cancer Oct. 27 at a hospital in Chicago. He was 67. Callier...
Culture MonsterComing to Southern California this weekend, Seattle-based saxophonist Skerik talks about his band's confrontational name and the perils of musical labels....
Chicago singer-songwriter Terry Callier never received a fraction of the acclaim he deserved, but nobody who heard him ever forgot him. The imploring, incantatory quality of his vocals distinguished him from peers, as did his knack for mixing elements of...
Sun Pop Music CriticAbout 15 minutes before funk-pop legend Teena Marie hit Artscape's main stage Friday night, a tall, husky guy climbed into a short tree, obstructing the view of some in the crowd. Several barked out orders for him to come down, but he waved them off and...
Tags: Kanye West, Rick James, Artscape, Music Industry
Mike Andrews wrote the score for "Donnie Darko," but he certainly isn't as dark and baffling as the cult flick's demonic rabbit. A member of the acid jazz-funk band Greyboy Allstars, Andrews enjoys hanging at his house in California, playing with his dog...
Tags: Lemons, Movies, Bob Dylan, Entertainment, Stranger Than Fiction
After a hard day at the office -- especially for those who work in the downtown area -- many people prefer to unwind with a cocktail and conversation before heading home. A number of bars around town serve as the perfect foundation to catch up with old...
http://entertainment.metromix.chicagotribune.com From high-energy dance clubs to swanky lounges and laid-back coffeehouses, here's where to hang in this neighborhood. Get Me High Lounge. This pocket of a place has loads of charm and sits under the old...
Don't let the night end when the curtain falls. Instead, head over to one of the area's hot spots for a nightcap. The Goodman is located within walking distance or a short drive of several lush lounges and cushy coffeehouses that are just the ticket for...
Time out: Get out of the office and unwind with some liquid therapy at these downtown after-work bars. Encore Liquid Lounge. You'll want to give this theater district restaurant/bar a standing ovation after trying the latest house creation -- the rum-...
Tribune staff reporterThey've partied with Dennis Rodman, lit up stages across the globe with their funky jazzmatazz and provided the soundtrack forsummer fests from Grant Park to Nashville. But with their fourth and latest disc, members of Liquid Soul seek to rise above...
Tags: Grant Park, Music Industry
Sights: Once you get past the doormen and break through the cigar/cigarette haze, you can see that the owners have turned this hole in a wall near the intersection of Halsted/Grand/Milwaukee into an ultrahip lounge. Scarlet crushed velvet sofas and drapes...
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