Toots Hibbert, beloved reggae star, dead at 77

By the mid-1970s, Keith Richards, John Lennon, Eric Clapton and countless other rock stars had become reggae fans and Hibbert would eventually record with some of them. A tribute album from 2004, the Grammy winning … .

Happy times ahead with half-price admissions

Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE A giant panda mascot interacts with visitors at Shanghai Happy Valley on Saturday.  Jiang Xiaowei / SHINE Two visitors pose at Shanghai Happy Valley.  Shanghai Happy Valley in Songjiang District is … .

One Spirit to perform

One Spirit Gospel Quartet will perform at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, McClure, Sunday, Sept. 20 at 10:15 a.m. This will be an outdoor performance, and attendees are asked to bring their own seating for this … .

All-women supergroup Artemis dazzles in modern jazz domain

Musical education can have surprising starting points. Some discover Frédéric Chopin through “Looney Toons”; others stumble into bop through Japanese cartoons. As a kid in Japan, Noriko Ueda didn’t have much access to jazz. Then … .