| Jan 9, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Mohegan Sun announced this morning that Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Van Halen, fresh off a club gig at Cafe Wha? in Greenwich Village, will play at their venue on March 3 at 8 p.m.
Tickets range between $110-$140 (ouch) and go on sale Saturday,...
| Feb 2, 2012
Crazy weather, isn’t it? My poor daffodils think it is April, and I heard some confused spring songs from local birds in our backyard. The cat wants to sit in the window, and I am never sure whether to wear my coat or not.
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| Feb 24, 2012
| 11:25 PM
Van Halen was pretty much all business Friday at the sold-out United Center, and that’s saying something when that eternal hedonist, David Lee Roth, is involved.
The ’70s metal giants are back with three-quarters of their original lineup,...
| Apr 15, 2012
It’s a long way from the comforts of Burbank to the wilds of the remote Ivory Coast in Africa, and Don Hahn, executive producer of Disneynature’s new film, “Chimpanzee,” laughs at the comparison. “Luckily for me, I got to...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 2:15 PM
PIAA Class AA Wrestling Pairings
Here are the first-round the 2011-12 PIAA Class AA Wrestling Championships. The tournament will be held Thursday through Saturday at the Giant Center in Hershey. (Wrestler, school, regional finish, class, record; “...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 10:21 PM
The Ravinia Festival remains one of the nation’s heavyweight classical music impresarios even if it increasingly finds itself in the position of playing Goliath to the David of the Grant Park Music Festival at Millennium Park. Ho-hum symphonic...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 8:54 PM
Duo piano teams, with two pianists at separate pianos, is a lost art, having languished out of sight for about a half-century. That may be changing if Jack Lantz and Kemp Smeal’s Sunday afternoon program at the La Cañada Presbyterian Church...
| Jul 5, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Sunset Jazz at Newport
Sunset Jazz at Newport, presented by the Jazz Cruise and KJAZZ, returns for another year. Kicking off the 11-week festival is the Ernie Andrews Quartet. Richie Cole also performs. The show starts at 6 p.m. at the Rose...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 8:10 PM
'Clean Big Project'
The Newport Beach Film Festival, Newport Bay Conservancy and O.C. Parks are hosting a free screening of "The Clean Bin Project," a document about living free of waste, at 7 p.m. in the Peter and Mary Muth Interpretive...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 10:09 AM
The Roger Carter Seals won their third dual meet of the season, knocking off the New Carrollton Dolphins, 356-201. The Seals, which are in Division D of the Prince-Mont Swim League, won 36 individual events, one of two medley relays and all...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:51 PM
PARIS -- You can't have music without rests, and musicians without rests don't sound so great either, so after six straight nights of concerts, the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra finally got a day off to set out on various quests.