Piano tuner marks 25th year at Newport jazz fest

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. – Between each act at the Newport Jazz Festival, as the audience cheers and crews clear the equipment, Bill Calhoun darts onstage with a fistful of tools and parks at the...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Arts Briefs

Matinee performance of ‘Grand Night’ addedA Saturday matinee performance of “A Grand Night for Singing” has been added to the local production, which is in its final two weeks of its summer run at...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Ike Turner celebrated in Miss.

JACKSON, Miss. – Rock icon Ike Turner is about to get recognition in his Mississippi hometown nearly three years after his death.This weekend in Clarksdale, officials and music fans will gather to...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Pink Floyd anthem redone for Iranians

NEW YORK – The Pink Floyd rock music classic “Another Brick in the Wall” has been transformed by a Canadian band to reflect contempt young Iranians have for their government.The song replaces the...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

‘Other Guys’ may take over box office

LOS ANGELES – It looks like Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg are set to take over the top spot at the nation’s theaters as Sony’s “The Other Guys” prepares to assault the weekend.A terrific marketing...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Abbey menu offers huge variety

No, the Herald has not crossed over into the fortune-cookie business. Just call it good advice for concertgoers because the Abbey Theatre has got a great lineup of nationally touring acts this weekend whose names may not be of the household variety – with one notable exception.

DATE: Aug. 5, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Brooklyn, India on last Kodachrome roll

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – What should a photographer shoot when he’s entrusted with the very last roll of Kodachrome?Steve McCurry took aim at the Brooklyn Bridge, Grand Central Terminal and a few human...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

San Juan Symphony set for 25th season

The San Juan Symphony’s 25th season, “Celebration: Then & Now,” will begin Sept. 18 with a free concert at San Juan College in Farmington. The first Durango performance will be a family concert...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Festival concludes with splashing final weekend

Memories of camping during a rainstorm came flooding back during Music in the Mountains’ final weekend. Saturday night’s concert went forward under cloudy skies that turned into a downpour. The...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Denver home to King Tut, for now

The Denver Art Museum is one of only two places nationwide to catch a glimpse into King Tut’s tomb.“Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs,” runs through Jan. 9, 2011, and features...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Visual Arts

A day in the sun

Michael Franti addresses the crowd in between songs Sunday at Three Springs where he performed with his band Spearhead.

DATE: Aug. 2, 2010 | CATEGORY: Music

Jailed Spector returns to music with wife’s CD

ALHAMBRA, Calif. – In the often weird world of show business marriages, the love story of Phil and Rachelle Spector is among the strangest.The 70-year-old Spector is a rock music legend imprisoned...

DATE: July 29, 2010 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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