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LOCAL SCENE: Copeland’s “33 1/3” Spins Out On Tuesday

Shemekia Copeland has emerged a one of the most prominent voices of the modern Chicago blues scene, even being declared “Queen of the Blues” at

September 19, 2012 12:00 am

LOCAL SCENE: Benefit concerts this weekend and rock notes

Two benefit concerts highlight this weekend’s live music options; giving area music fans the opportunity to rock while helping others in need.

September 19, 2012 12:00 am
New launch of Majestic Star Casino's Steakhouse a tasteful transformation

New launch of Majestic Star Casino's Steakhouse a tasteful transformation

When casino claim-to-fames Donald Trump and Don Barden opened their adjacent gaming properties in Gary along Buffington Harbor in June 1996, the two agreed their shared spaces, connected by a common pavilion, need a steakhouse as a shining jewel of dining.

August 08, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Alligator Records spinning -- not singing -- the blues at 40

Alligator Records spinning -- not singing -- the blues at 40

Back in 1971, a Delmark Records shipping clerk asked his boss to sign his favorite act, Hound Dog Taylor. When Bob Koester declined, the upstart struck out on his own.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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