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Dining Out
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
 Somehow it’s no surprise pulling into the Nite Owl (830 E. Layton Ave.) on a Saturday afternoon and finding a classic car show spilling out of the parking lot. In business since
Film
Sunday, June 30, 2013

Love and matchmaking

It’s an incongruous juxtaposition: a modern supermarket, crowded with Orthodox Jewish men in long black coats and medieval hats, pushing shopping
Film
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Anarchists, undercover agents and corporate criminals

 Sarah can’t tell her husband about her job. He thinks she’s off to Dubai on private security work when really, she’s going undercover for the sinisterly-named Hiller Brood, a security contractor with powerful corporate clients
Album Reviews
Sunday, June 23, 2013

Pop-Culture Blues (Bell Production Company)

 Jazz might have been born without the blues, but it would have grown up differently. Trombonist Michael Treni, considered among the leading composers in contemporary jazz, explores the blues dimension in jazz on his new album. Leading an 18-piece orchestra, Treni’s “One for Duke”
Album Reviews
Sunday, June 23, 2013

No Place for My Dream (Knitting Factory)

 Nigeria’s Fela Kuti became Afrobeat’s controversial star in the ’70s and he willed his legacy to his son. Femi Kuti is determined to make his own way and succeeds in some measure on No Place for My Dream, a tuneful, polyrhythmic
Home Movies/Out on Digital
Sunday, June 23, 2013
 With the 1976 “Wings Over America” tour, Paul McCartney reached the pinnacle of post-Beatles commercial success. Rockshow, the tour documentary, is finally out on DVD and Blu-ray. The still youthful McCartney opens the performance with “Rock Show,” an evocation of the
Books
Thursday, June 20, 2013

More details on the ‘60s guitar hero

 You don’t have to be fanatically devoted to Old Slowhand to appreciate Eric Clapton Day by Day: The Early Years