| Jul 17, 2010
On the hottest day so far this year, hundreds of people sought relief and refrains from a 17-piece jazz band, when the city of Glendale kicked off its summer concert series Wednesday night at Verdugo Park.
It was the first act of "2010 Movies, Music,...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 11:08 AM
The other evening, former Baltimore Sun reporters Antero Pietila and C. Fraser Smith sat in the studios of WYPR radio discussing the life and times of William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who died Monday at 97.
Adams, who went from numbers runner to...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:50 AM
1. Shoot to Thrill - AC/DC
2. Do I Do - Stevie Wonder
3. Respect Yourself - Marc Broussard
4. Party Train - Gap Band
5. Rock & Roll - led Zepplin
1. Feeling Good - Michael Buble
2. Viva Las Vegas- Elvis Presleybr> 3. With Plenty of...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 3:55 PM
Three regional concert series are about to open their 2011-2012 season, and they're featuring bargain subscription prices for those who order in time for the Sept. 20, 21 or 24 opening concerts.
Conveniently close to home, all three offer performances...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Step back in time with the music of your life, by attending the American Big Band production coming to the Arcadia Theater, 1418 Graham Ave., Windber, at 8 p.m. Saturday.
Frank Cunsolo, the executive director and chairman of the board of directors,...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 10:43 AM
From the stirring, gospel-flavored intro of her inspiring reading of Des’ree’s 1994 hit “You Gotta Be” to the final bars of a highly distinctive, ethereal and moody remake of the Depeche Mode staple,“Enjoy The Silence,”...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Internationally acclaimed jazz trumpet artist Derrick Gardner will appear at the 2012 Northern State University Jazzfest in January.
Jazzfest runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Johnson Fine Arts Center. Gardner will perform with the NSU 2 O'Clock...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 1:40 PM
After 18 years of existence, the Up North Big Band is still getting people to dance at concerts across Northern Michigan and once monthly in Petoskey.
"We tickle their ears and give them a good beat to dance to," said band leader Josh Raber of Boyne...
| Oct 1, 2011
Just about every Friday morning, Karen Lubieniecki takes a leisurely stroll to Laurel Park, finds a place along a railing at the nearly empty racetrack and spends an hour or so watching the horses exercise as the sun climbs the sky.
It isn't that she's a...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 3:21 PM
What do Charo, Gallager (the watermelon-smashing comedian), Mohammed Bello Adoke (the Nigerian Minister of Health), Mario Cuomo, Henry Mancini, Bob Hope, Joe Namath, Willem Dafoe, Lynn Swan, Myron Cope, Franco Harris, the Kingston Trio, Woody Herman, Phil...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 9:12 PM
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1
Has the feminist transformation of western society reduced men to a state of perpetual adolescence? YES says Kay Hymowitz, author of "Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys." NO says Marj Halperin of...