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Documentary about loud music killing case to air at Sundance

A documentary about the case of a Jacksonville teenager fatally shot by a white man after an argument over loud music is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. Read more

Saturday, January 31

Today is Saturday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2015. There are 334 days left in the year. Read more

Oklahoma jazz hall plagued again by financial troubles

The shaky finances of the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame seem to be attracting more attention than the museum itself. Read more

Nebraska State Fair planning 2 big concerts in 2015

Nebraska State Fair organizers are planning two big concerts this year, including one with internationally known entertainers. Read more

'Deadheads' ask to camp out during band's Chicago concerts

Grateful Dead Chicago

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Fans of the Grateful Dead want a campout style atmosphere during three 50th anniversary concerts in July at Chicago's Soldier Field, but whether the venue will allow it is another question. Read more

High Desert Museum unveils "Brewing Culture" exhibit

Last weekend, the High Desert Museum south of Bend unveiled its newest exhibit, "Brewing Culture: The Craft of Beer," with a party that offered generous samples from local breweries, live music, food and fun activities for kids. Read more

Clarification: Super Bowl-Neon Carnival Party story

In a story Jan. 26, The Associated Press reported that the party Neon Carnival, which is held during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, will host an event two days before the Super Bowl. Neon Carnival is not affiliated with the Coachella festival. Read more

Celebrities gasp at Dior's hidden orchestra in Paris

Paris Fashion Hermes

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From behind a black curtain in the central catwalk, fashion powerhouse Dior pulled a surprise on its guests in unveiling a concealed orchestra at the start of the Paris menswear show. Read more

A cut above: The Shop in Cape St. Claire isn't just for hair

There are six hairstyling stations with mint green leather chairs. Read more

Couple taps into passion for vinyl at new Anchorage store

Obsession Records

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On a dark January evening, the Black Keys' album "Brother" spun on a turntable inside the newly established Obsession Records shop off Tudor Road in Anchorage. A steady flow of customers thumbed their way through the stacks, arranged in plywood bins against a backdrop of vibrant orange walls. Read more

Restored Brooklyn theater to reopen with Diana Ross concert

Brooklyn has a new majestic performing arts theater that will kick off with a Diana Ross concert. Read more

John Legend performs tribute set at Sundance premiere

2015 Sundance Film Festival - What Happened Miss Simone?

Photo by Chris Pizzello

The opening-night documentary at the Sundance Film Festival closed with a superstar concert. Read more

Items from storied Caribou Ranch recording studio for sale

The auctioneer says it's hard to quantify nostalgia, so she's not predicting how much will be raised in a sale of everything from pianos to Western-themed decor from a recording studio that put the Rocky Mountains on the rock 'n' roll stage. Read more

Nina Simone documentary a powerful portrait of the artist

2015 Sundance Film Festival - What Happened Miss Simone?

Photo by Chris Pizzello

Through archival footage and interviews with her family, closest confidants and collaborators, Nina Simone comes to life again — still enigmatic but more easily understood — in the new documentary "What Happened, Miss Simone?" which premiered Thursday night at the Sundance Film Fest... Read more

Galliano missing at Margiela, with Paris tense after terror

Paris Fashion Margiela

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Friday's Paris fashion shows seemed less about who attended — like F1 racer Lewis Hamilton at Givenchy or singer Bryan Ferry at Berluti — as who did not attend. Read more

National Opera to feature 'Cinderella' at DC ballpark in May

The Washington National Opera plans to feature the romantic comedy "Cinderella" this year in its annual simulcast of a production that will be shown in Nationals Park. Read more

Jazz greats Hancock, Corea announce 1st tour in 37 years

The Jazz Foundation Of America Benefit Gala Concert

Photo by Mark Von Holden

Jazz greats Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock share much in common, but the last time they toured together was 37 years ago when Jimmy Carter was in the White House and Sony had just introduced the Walkman. Read more

Court hears arguments on Jackson concert promoter lawsuit

Jackson-AEG Suit

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Lawyers for Michael Jackson's mother argued Thursday for a new trial in her case against concert promoter AEG Live LLC, but faced a skeptical panel of appellate justices who focused on the superstar's relationship with the doctor convicted of killing him. Read more

Jason Alexander performing series with Baltimore Symphony

Beware, music lovers. George Costanza is joining the ranks of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra this weekend. Read more

Israeli man under house arrest for leaked Madonna songs

An aspiring singer who auditioned for Israel's top TV song competition was placed under house arrest Thursday on suspicion of hacking into international pop star Madonna's computer and stealing and selling unreleased songs, his lawyer said. Read more

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