Album reviews: Luke Bryan, Bjork and Miguel

December 18, 2017 | Miami Night Life
Luke Bryan "What Makes You Country" (Capitol (ASTERISK)(ASTERISK)) Country bro king Luke Bryan sounds a little defensive on the title cut to his sixth album, whose cover shows the 41-year-old … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Mom with cancer finds joy in listening to son's music

December 18, 2017 | Miami Night Life
The past 12 years haven't been kind to the small brown piano that Ann Olsen gave to her son, Kalil, when he was five. The teaching piano was used, even … Click to Continue » ...read more
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The Latest: Prayer, praise open San Francisco mayor memorial

December 17, 2017 | Miami Night Life
The Latest on the public memorial of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A prayer with the refrain "we will remember him" opened a public memorial … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Jazz and pop singer Keely Smith dies of heart failure at 89

December 17, 2017 | Miami Night Life
Keely Smith, a pop and jazz singer known for her solo recordings of jazz standards as well as her musical partnership with Louis Prima, has died of apparent heart failure … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Arkansas woman arrested for attacking man with a hammer

December 17, 2017 | Miami Night Life
A woman in Arkansas is in custody after police say she attacked a man with a hammer. Little Rock television station KATV reports that 55-year-old Rebecca Ann Larch was being … Click to Continue » ...read more
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West Virginia orchestra dispels preconceived notions

December 17, 2017 | Miami Night Life
Andrea Diggs, who plays flute with the Charles Washington Symphony Orchestra, said the local 5-year-old ensemble dispels preconceived ideas that symphony orchestras are serious, stuffy and elitist. "Our group is … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Ethnic holiday events draw crowds to Omaha

December 16, 2017 | Miami Night Life
Tourists wanting to experience the holidays around the world are finding festivities just a bus ride away — to Omaha, Nebraska. Last week, 22 motorcoach tours from across the country … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Northwestern symphony orchestra to perform in Asia in 2018

December 16, 2017 | Miami Night Life
The Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra is heading to Asia. The university says student musicians will perform in three prestigious concert halls during the March 2018 spring break. It's the first … Click to Continue » ...read more
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The Crooked Road: Bristol, Hiltons, Clintwood

December 16, 2017 | Miami Night Life
Country music was a social thing long before there was ever a "Big Bang" that made it a commercial thing. People with acoustic instruments and big voices populated porches, parlors, … Click to Continue » ...read more
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Miami Stadium, but baseball fan won't let you forget it

December 16, 2017 | Miami Night Life
For thousands of kids who grew up in Miami, going to the old Miami Stadium in the Allapattah neighborhood was a part of coming of age. Opened on Aug. 31, … Click to Continue » ...read more
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