Arts & Entertainment

Lollapalooza 'zombie' biter in custody: police

Aug. 21--Police may have found the Lollapalooza "zombie" who bit a concertgoer at the three-day music festival in Grant Park this year, and tussled with another. Sergio Vicenteno, 33, of the 1400 block of South Michigan Avenue, has been charged with biting a Wicker Park man while he was watching an Arctic Monkeys concert on Friday, Aug. 1, the first evening of the festival. Days after the ...


BRIEF: King Louie brings out Chance the Rapper during Fake Shore Drive show

Aug. 22--Last night, Colt 45 put on a secret show with Fake Shore Drive. Announced to play were Chicago's King Louie and former Three 6 Mafia/Miley Cyrus collaborator Juicy J. During Louie's set (which also included a small performance from Katie Got Bandz) Chance the Rapper surprisingly took the stage and joined Louie's performance as he ripped through hits like "Till I Meet Selena," "Val ...


'Leaving Mississippi': New exhibit explores Great Migration through multi-media

Aug. 22--The great migration of blacks from the rural South to the industrial North throughout the 20th century is the focus of a new multimedia art exhibit that opened Thursday at the Columbus Museum. "Leaving Mississippi -- Reflections on Heroes and Folklore: Works by Najee Dorsey," will run until Jan. 4. It documents black history through bold, vivid colors and a variety of items combined ...


Man charged in biting attack at Lollapalooza music festival that wounded 2 men

CHICAGO - A 33-year-old man is accused of biting two men in a seemingly random attack as the Arctic Monkeys performed at Chicago's Lollapalooza music festival. Cook County State's Attorney's Office spokesman Steve Campbell says Sergio Vicenteno is charged with aggravated battery in the Aug. 1 attack. He has not entered a plea. Vicenteno's attorney, Michael Gillespie, did not return a call ...


History Museum to host Ferguson town hall meeting

Aug. 22--ST. LOUIS -- Local and national activists have partnered with the Missouri History Museum to host a town hall meeting at the museum at 6 p.m. Monday "in response to the violence and on-going hostilities" between community and police in Ferguson. Kevin Powell, president and co-founder of New York-based BK Nation, will emcee the meeting, which will also feature the music of local hip ...


Morocco to open first major museum since 1956

The Mohammed VI MusÉe National d'Art Moderne et Contemporaine is scheduled for opening on Sept. 25. (Photo courtesy of: the Art Newspaper) By Staff Writer | Al Arabiya News Friday, 22 August 2014 Morocco is set to open its first landmark national museum since its independence from France in 1956, the Art Newspaper website reported. The Mohammed VI MusÉe National d'Art Moderne et Contemporaine, ...


Bold Moves Towards a Bright Future: The Petersen Unveils its Interior Master Plan, Announces Lead Gifts to its Capital Campaign & Acquires New Talent

Los Angeles, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amidst a year of tremendous growth, the Petersen Automotive Museum detailed a comprehensive master plan that will transform the 20-year-old Los Angeles institution into one of the finest automotive museums in the world. The New Petersen will seamlessly blend cutting-edge interactive technology with rare and historically significant ...


"embRACE theSTREET 2 BETTER BLOCK" festival set for Sept. 6

Aug. 22--Another burgeoning Fort Worth neighborhood -- the Riverside Arts District -- will invite the public in for a closer look next month. The family- and pet-friendly "embRACE theSTREET 2 BETTER BLOCK" event, which kicks off at 11 a.m. Sept. 6, will feature performances from a handful of local bands and musicians, including Lindby, Two Ton Folk, After Six, Cody Culberson, Josh Hendrick, ...


OPINION: A taste of what the world wants

Aug. 22--I'll be honest. I was trying to find a good excuse to mention, with all possible subtlety, that the fourth annual North Central Washington Wine Awards is coming this very Saturday to Town Toyota Center, and if you have even a passing interest in wine or food this event is not to be missed. Yes, this is naked promotion. The event is presented by our own Foothills magazine and organized ...


L.A.'s Ozomatli, Matisyahu partner to entertain Riverside

Aug. 22--Despite previously performing at various music festivals together, Hasidic reggae rapper Matisyahu and Los Angeles band Ozomatli have never been on tour together until now. "We've played together before and we like each other's vibes," said founding member and multi-instrumentalist Ulises Bella, noting that the band recently dropped "Place in the Sun" in March, while Matisyahu's ...


Raucous crowds treated to energetic gig from Brice, Ballard

Aug. 21--WEST MEAD TOWNSHIP -- Country music star Lee Brice sang about being "hard to love," but concert fans certainly didn't think so as they packed most of the racetrack and grandstand for his concert with opening act Frankie Ballard at the Crawford County Fair on Wednesday night. Country music fans Brad Tucker and his wife, Joyce, drove about two hours from Roulette near the New ...


The Cedric Burnside Project performs at Shady's

Aug. 22--UNION -- A Mississippi musician's unannounced visit to Union turned into a treat for local fans of live music. "You never know who you might see at Shady's on a Tuesday night," said musician Freddie Vanderford, who performs at Shady's each Tuesday. Vanderford -- who has been recognized for his work in preserving the Piedmont blues genre -- performs along with master guitarist Brandon ...


Arts council to form community band

Aug. 22--WILLIAMSON -- The Tug Valley Arts Council is expanding its commitment to providing opportunities to both enjoy and participate in quality arts programming in the Mingo County area. The Tug Valley Arts Council, aside from its yearly concert series which features various performances from artists around the country and provides opportunities to perform twice a year with their Community ...


Tommy Webb Band to perform bluegrass series

Aug. 22--WHEELERSBURG -- The Tommy Webb Band is among the musical groups set to perform in the Highway 52 Bluegrass Series set Sept. 20, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Living With A Cause Theater in 8805 Ohio River Road in Wheelersburg. Stacey Wright, booking and public relations for Living With A Cause Theater, as well as The Kevin Prater Band said the Highway 52 Bluegrass Series will include local, ...


Carol Burnett to receive Indiana museum's Harvey Award

Aug. 22--A comedy legend will be visiting the area this fall. Emmy- and Golden Globe-winner Carol Burnett has been announced as the 2014 recipient of the Harvey Award, given each year by Indiana's Jimmy Stewart Museum to an individual who had personal ties to the local native and acting legend. Burnett will receive the award in a ceremony Oct. 3 at the Chestnut Ridge Golf Resort and Conference ...


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