Notes-Worthy: Joe Asselin

C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with JOE ASSELIN, who plays rhythm/lead guitar and harmonica in Joe Asselin and The Moonlight Rambers.

You've performed live around here for quite a few years. Has there been a time where you shut the music down? And if so, what compelled you to return to it?

John Frayne | Weimar group truly dazzles at Foellinger

On March 10, the Staatskapelle Weimar, led by its Ukrainian director Kirill Karabits, came to the Foellinger Great Hall for an evening of the music of Johannes Brahms.

Frank's Weekend Faves, March 18, 2018

You know me — I'm all about faves. And while this week's No. 1 Weekend Fave isn't your typical arts and entertainment event, it, too, is all about faves. Your faves. Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce News-Gazette Media's The People's Choice.

That's right. We want to know your favorites.

Rich Warren | Television resolution can get complicated

This column seeks resolution, at least where it concerns your TV picture. At the dawn of digital broadcasting nine years ago, nearly anything better than the original analog 480i resolution qualified as "high definition." DVDs, being 480p, were considered enhanced or improved definition.

Who lives here? March 17, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

Music on Main: Flutist Genevieve Kirk and guitarist John McMahon

Genevieve Kirk and John McMahon offer their unique take on Procol Harum's 1967 hit 'A Whiter Shade of Pale.'

Entertainment listings, March 15-22, 2018


This weekend


Nightlife listings, March 15-22, 2018

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here's your guide to a night on the town:

THURSDAY, March 15


BLACKBIRD URBANA: Rebekah Songer and Ryan Pleckham (Live Music Thursdays), 9 p.m.

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: CU Bands and Fans Original Artist Night, featuring Blacktop Audio, John McMahon, and others, 7 p.m.

Music on Main: John McMahon and Genevieve Kirk (w/ video)

Want to play in our lobby? Email Jim Rossow at jrossow@news-gazette.com and we'll book it.

The Beatles met growing up in Liverpool. John McMahon and Genevieve Kirk met because they work in the same building, M2 on Neil.

John Frayne | Hobson and Sinfonia bring it at all-Beethoven bash

Ian Hobson on March 9 led the Sinfonia da Camera in an all-Beethoven concert in the Foellinger Great Hall in which he directed the orchestra while playing the piano solo in Ludwig van Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 1, Op. 10.