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The Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach has announced its 2013-14 season, which will include a typically eclectic offering of dance, music, cabaret and more. The center is located on the campus of Cal State Long Beach. The season will feature...
Charles C. Freitag, the longtime director of the music program at Calvert Hall College High School where he was also a founder of its marching, concert and dance bands, died Monday of heart failure at Stella Maris Hospice. The Mays Chapel resident was 92....
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGIn was summer 2002, and the sprawling Rambler’s Ranch mountaintop music venue near Jim Thorpe was in foreclosure, closed for two years. That’s about as long as its builder, local country musician Tommy Schafer, had tried to operate it before.....
Pop2itThe last-living member of the Glenn Miller Orchestra has died. Glenn Miller accomplished a lot in his life, including developing a musical instrument, and working with the Beach Boys....
Paul Tanner, a trombonist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra who became a prominent jazz educator at UCLA and created an unusual electronic musical instrument heard on the Beach Boys' classic 1966 hit "Good Vibrations," has died. He was 95. Tanner died...
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They were the swinging, sassy voice of the homefront for U.S. service personnel overseas during World War II, singing catchy hit tunes such as "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "Rum and Coca Cola" that delighted Americans and catapulted the Andrews Sisters to...
Last week, the subject of rap came up in the newsroom. I don't listen to it much anymore, but I used to. It got me thinking about all of the different kinds of music I've enjoyed over the years. Come with me on a musical blast-from-the-past. Sing along if...
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Busch Gardens: Musical guests for 2013 include Frank Sinatra Jr., Doobie Brothers, Oscar D’Leon, moreTheme Park Rangers - Orlando SentinelBusch Gardens has announced musical acts that will perform in various 2013 festivals at the Tampa theme park, including Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Frank Sinatra Jr., Doobie Brothers, Oscar D'Leon and others. All of these events are included in...
Busch Gardens: Musical guests for 2013 include Frank Sinatra Jr., Doobie Brothers, Oscar D'Leon, moreBusch Gardens has announced musical acts that will perform in various 2013 festivals at the Tampa theme park, including Goo Goo Dolls, Barenaked Ladies, Frank Sinatra Jr., Doobie Brothers, Oscar D'Leon and others. All of these events are included in...
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGTen years ago, William Quigley stood at the back of Sellersville Theater 1894 and watched a performance by quirky cabaret singer Leon Redbone officially inaugurate the “classy Victorian theater” he had just spent a year and more money than he....
Time slips by so fast. One day you're in high school, the next squinting at faces, searching for traces of the long-ago teenagers you once knew. So few left now in the Dorsey High class of 1942, gathered for a 70th reunion lunch at the Marina del...
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