| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Robert Plant, Robin Thicke and Jill Scott were among the headliners announced Wednesday announced as Taste of Chicago completed its summer concert lineup.
The rock band fun. had previously been announced as Taste’s opening-night headliner, on July...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:02 PM
GROTON — Area track and field athletes were finally able to get some time outside at the Groton Kiwanis Relays on Thursday.
Aberdeen Roncalli’s boys and Redfield-Doland’s girls won team titles at the event. The Cavaliers compiled 140...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Need a reminder of how lucky Baltimore music lovers are sometimes? Just pull out a calendar.
Between May and September, thousands gather in West Mount Vernon Park to see rising bands, sip local beer and generally have a good time in the sun. Add the...
| Apr 2, 2013
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When Odd Future first emerged, everything the L.A. hip-hop collective did seemed perfectly engineered to grab attention.
The group's bravado and distorted visual aesthetic excited rap fans looking for change, while its members'...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 9:12 AM
Chicago's Oldest Living Hipster lives in Edgewater, on the North Side. He is 92 but looks 83. He lives behind a wrought-iron fence, surrounded on all sides by the drabbest of stone-colored apartment complexes.
His home is a small castle, built a...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:23 PM
Thirty years after Billy Joel first sang about the decline of Bethlehem Steel in his hit song “Allentown,” the company’s shuttered massive mill is still inspiring big-name artists to write songs about it. And artists are still getting...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Lyle Lovett has flown somewhat under the radar in his career, which has now stretched more than 30 years. For example, he’s had just one Top 10 hit in all that time. And he drew just 500 or so people......
| Nov 18, 2012
| 9:43 PM
“A Ride with Bob” is more than the title of the musical co-written by Asleep at the Wheel's Ray Benson about Texas swing legend Bob Wills. It's also an apt description of the musical trail that Benson and his formidable 7-piece band blaze in...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:31 AM
Fox 5 Morning News Anchor Shally is no stranger to Southern California: its people or politics. While attending California State University of Fullerton where she earned bachelors degrees in Communications and Political Science, Zomorodi interned for...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Does the term "literary rock 'n' roll" sound like an oxymoron? When you hear the word "reading," do you think of a self-important blowhard droning on while you snooze?
Each year since 1996, the Fiction Writing Department of Columbia College Chicago...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Kelsie Silvernagel not only took aim on the competition Friday afternoon, she also made an assault on the record book.
The senior from Strasburg, N.D., won three events and established two meet records in the process during the Class A and B portion...