| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The most anticipated jazz recordings of the fall season:
Linda Oh: "Sun Pictures" (current). Best known for her work with trumpeter Dave Douglas, bassist Oh conceived her third album as a chronicle of her journeys around the world.
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:20 PM
BERLIN -- Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, federal authorities in Germany said Tuesday that they were recommending that charges of accessory to murder be brought against 30 alleged guards at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland....
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:46 AM
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The Angel City Jazz Festival announced the lineup for its sixth annual installment coming this fall, and once again its menu of concerts offers a broad sample from the vanguard of music in 2013....
| Aug 21, 2013
Before Nat "King" Cole conquered the world, he studied music under Capt. Walter Dyett.
So did singer Johnny Hartman, pianists Dorothy Donegan and John Young, tenor saxophone giants Von Freeman, Gene Ammons and Johnny Griffin and other musicians too...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:54 PM
SOUTH BEND -- It's a holiday weekend. And for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish fans, we're not just talking about Labor Day. Saturday kicks off the football season with a home game against the Temple Owls, and fans are pouring into South Bend from all...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Richard Dreyfuss has a lot on his mind. And he's more than willing to share.
Among his talking points: the beleaguered state of civics education and filmmaking today — most roles in new films are "stupid," he believes — studying at Oxford,...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Actress Amy Brenneman said that a friend who read the script for Gina Gionfriddo's play "Rapture, Blister, Burn" told her the part seemed to be written for her.
Brenneman, who is recognizable from the TV shows "Private Practice" and "Judging Amy,"...
| Aug 25, 2013
On a cold December night in 1989, Nancy Bailey was heading to her car in a manager's parking lot at JFK Airport when she noticed a man in front her holding a briefcase and a pair of gloves.
"I was freezing, and here's this man who has gloves and he isn'...
| Aug 23, 2013
The turmoil seems never to end in Lake County's cities.
The latest twist came late Tuesday, when Eustis commissioners unexpectedly forced out City Manager Paul Berg.
Wait — was it really unexpected? About two weeks ago, Berg, who came from...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Who could resist a museum be-in with Popeye and Yoko Ono? We, the jury of this year's Palms Springs International ShortFest certainly couldn't when we awarded the aptly named "Arts & Crafts Spectacular #2" the top non-student animation prize. It was...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 4:01 AM
Francis De Vleeschouwer fetches a tarnished trophy from 1931 and brings it to the dinner table where the effusive vase of roses and Old World art remind me that we are in a home in the Belgian city of Aalter.
The trophy -- his father's prize from a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Ray Whitley was welcomed into the arms of the Lord and to his eternal home Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013.
He was born July 29, 1927, in Charlevoix, to Ray and Alice (Wyman) Whitley. He made Charlevoix his home his whole life.
He served honorably in the U.S....