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First Nighter: Audra McDonald Dazzles as Billie Holiday

David Finkle | Posted 04.13.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Perhaps the most complimentary remark to be made about Audra McDonald in Lady Day at the Emerson Bar & Grill is that in 90 minutes and under Lonny Price's fully empathetic direction, she nails that voice and she gets that whole life.

Dog Ears Music: March 32nd Playlist, Part II

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Chuck Berry, Al Green, Artie Shaw, Engelbert Humperdink, Arcade Fire, and more.

Dog Ears Music: Don't Have To Go To Work Today (Unless You Do) Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 11.02.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by The Black Eyed Peas, Matt Elliott, Bob Marley, Dinah Washington, and more.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Be The American Music Hall of Fame

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

The latest crop of inductees was announced yesterday by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Once again, it honored musicians who just a...

Bossa to Brass: Jazz with Paulinho Garcia, Grazyna Auguscik and Brian O'Hern's Model Citizens

Robert Rodi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Robert Rodi

Paulinho Garcia, the Brazilian-born Chicago guitarist and vocalist, is one of the city's -- if not the country's -- major interpreters of the classic Brazilian repertoire.

A Hotel, a Phone Number and a Son

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Sigman

The 15 Penn Plaza plan will bring down the legendary Hotel Pennsylvania. The hotel, built in 1919, has a rich history, an essential part of which is bound up with my father's first hit as a songwriter.

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Volume 2

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by the B-52's, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nina Simone, Jeff Buckley, The Wallflowers and Pink Floyd.