| Aug 7, 2010
| 10:03 AM
My name is Griffin Fillipitch. I'm 18, recently graduated high school and will be attending the University of Minnesota in one month. This is my fourth Lollapalooza.
In a way, every festival (and especially this one) is a chore, or if you're feeling more...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 2:43 PM
Chicago, prepare for a new version of Boi's Town.
Big Boi-- one half of OutKast and one of the best rappers to come out of the South (or anywhere, for that matter)-- dropped through the Windy City for a Crown Royal Black event undisclosed to the...
| Mar 8, 2012
Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL announced this season's lineup Thursday, including more than 100 events between June 7th- Sept. 9th, 2012.
Get ready to pack your picnic basket because this summer the Ravinia Festival offers something for everyone...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Another day closer to the Super Bowl brings us another automaker teasing the ads they've paid millions to air.
This time it's Volkswagen, the company behind a number of memorable Super Bowl ads, including the adorable "The Force" spot from 2011 in...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:45 PM
1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy
The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)
| May 14, 2012
| 11:43 AM
1) Fairfield Theatre Company
It's no surprise that the Fairfield Theatre's StageOne was voted the best place to see a live concert. It's intimate. It's got fantastic sound. It's comfortable. It attracts killer acts. It's a tightly run ship. And according...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Edited by Colin Channer
Akashic Books: 285 pp; $15.95 trade paper original
Starting in 2004 with "Brooklyn Noir," the more than 50 titles in the Akashic Books series of crime fiction have been...
| May 23, 2012
| 5:35 AM
May 26 – 31, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org
In Denis Johnson's 1985 post-apocalyptic novel Fiskadoro, the world has experienced a catastrophic nuclear event, and pockets of civilization fashion a...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 11:50 AM
In the 1972 flick The Harder They Come, Jimmy Cliff helped turn much of the free world on to reggae and ska for the first time. He's still at it, still building his career, 40 years later. Following up a headlining spot at Gathering of the Vibes in 2010,...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:53 AM
What was it, like 17 degrees when you went out this morning? Perfect time for a little news from SunFest. The annual five-day boogie-down on the lakefront in West Palm Beach is May 1-5 this year, and the lineup announced Thursday morning will warm you...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 8:59 PM
Mumford & Sons wrapped up a completely unpredictable Grammy Awards with perhaps the most surprising win of the night, taking home album of the year for "Babel."
It was an event that even shocked the London folk-rockers.
"We figured we weren't going to...