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Revealed as surprise headliner, Drake booed off stage at music festival by fans hoping for Frank Ocean

Music fans came to the rapper’s support via social media after the incident at the Camp Flog Gnaw, an annual Los Angeles-based rap festival put on by Tyler, The Creator.

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Riccardo Muti, CSO breathe marvelous new life into familiar repertoire

The secret to performing such fare is to infuse it with freshness and vibrancy and make it come off as anything but routine, however "standard" it might be. And that’s exactly what Muti and the orchestra did.

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John Legend, Kelly Clarkson release controversial new take on ‘Baby It’s Cold Outside’: LISTEN

The song has been a flashpoint of the #MeToo era, with foes calling it everything from sexist to an ode to date rape.

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Trisha Yearwood is back with a new country album, and back on the road

The country singer is touring behind her recently released "Every Girl," her first country album in 12 years.

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The Mix: Festival of barrel-aged beer and more cool things to see and do in Chicago Nov. 7-13

‘Rink Life,’ a dance/theater hybrid, and an evening of canine-infused comedy at iO Theater are among the week’s highlights.

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Steppenwolf Theatre, Ladysmith Black Mambazo reunite for ‘Lindiwe’

A love story about a white blues drummer from Chicago and a South African singer who is touring with Ladysmith pairs the music of the Grammy-winning ensemble with Chicago blues.

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Shakira plans Latin tribute at Super Bowl halftime show

The Grammy winner, who turns 43 on Feb. 2, the day of the Super Bowl, is currently promoting a documentary and live concert album from her 2018 "El Dorado World Tour," to be released worldwide on Nov. 13.

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6 red-hot new books, including Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea’s revelatory memoir

There also are great reads by Jenny Slate, Lindy West, Carmen Maria Machado and Tom Brokaw, plus a new collection of Ansel Adams’ Yosemite photos.

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Christmas music will be playing nonstop on 93.9 FM starting Tuesday

It’s officially Christmas music season according to 93.9 Lite FM.

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In ‘Dead Man Walking,’ music elevates the intense emotions surrounding crime and capital punishment

The must-see Lyric Opera production beautifully showcases singers Susan Graham, Ryan McKinny and Patricia Racette.

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Mariah Carey looks back as ‘All I Want For Christmas is You’ turns 25

The song has amassed more than 550 million views on YouTube for its wintry home movie-style video, and nearly 510 million plays on Spotify.

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Grammys will honor Dr. Dre for trailblazing production work

The Recording Academy announced Friday that its Producers & Engineers Wing will pay tribute the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer on Jan. 22 at Village Studios in Los Angeles.

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The Mix: Jurassic World Live, SOFA Chicago and more things to do in Chicago Oct. 31-Nov. 6

Also this week: the Chicago Philharmonic performs the score to Tim Burton’s "The Nightmare Before Christmas" at the Auditorium Theatre.

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‘Dancing With the Stars’ pro Valentin Chmerkovskiy claps back when Kanye West disses the show

The two-time mirrorball winner offers Instagram commentary about a lyric on Ye’s song ‘On God.’

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REVIEW: Kanye West keeps it clean, and lazy, on new album ‘Jesus Is King’

The Chicago rapper’s trademark wit is largely absent, and there are no standout hooks that make any of these songs worth returning to.

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Paul Barrere, guitarist and singer for Little Feat, dead at 71

Other members of Little Feat announced Barrere’s death on the band’s official website.

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Admiring Buddy Guy documentary will close the Chicago International Film Festival tonight

‘The Torch,’ making its world premiere, puts the Chicago bluesman into the context of American cultural history.

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Prince’s ‘Beautiful’ memoir covers familiar ground, including troubled parents’ impact on his life

The book out Tuesday from Spiegel & Grau includes no bombshells, though Prince very much wanted to provide some.

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VIDEO: Chance the Rapper gives striking teachers an ‘SNL’ shoutout, touts Chicago in song

"I fully support you," the Jones College Prep grad says wearing a Chicago Teachers Union sweatshirt on the show.

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Chance the Rapper ‘Quizzed’ by Nick Cannon: WATCH

Amid the highly energized chat for the Billboard YouTube channel series, the Chicago rapper reveals he’s the biggest fan of the 2002 film "Drumline. "

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Johnny Cash’s 1979 deputy photo presented to museum by Nashville sheriff

This week, Nashville Sheriff Daron Hall gave a blown-up image of Cash’s September 1979 deputy sheriff commission card.

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Post Malone tops AMA nominations, Taylor Swift could break Michael Jackson’s record

Swift, who has won 23 AMAs, is up for five awards and could surpass the King of Pop, who holds the record for the most wins with 24 trophies.

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The Mix: Giordano Dance Chicago and more cool things to do Oct. 24-30

"Paris! The Show," a Dias de los Muertos Xchicago celebration are among more of the highlights in the week ahead.

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After 55 years together, the Ides of March ‘Play On’

"At our first rehearsal, we saw the Beatles on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show,’ and that was our blueprint," says frontman Jim Peterik. "We wanted to be the Berwyn Beatles."

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Kanye gifts Kim Kardashian West with $1 million donation to charities

The rapper-turned-filmmaker made the donation in his wife’s name as a 39th birthday present for her Monday. He also released a behind-the-scenes trailer for his Imax movie.

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Nicki Minaj is now Mrs. Petty? Rapper indicates she’s a married woman

Minaj seems to confirm her marriage to Kenneth Petty via an Instagram video that shows off "Mr. and Mrs." coffee mugs and bride and groom hats.

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Bruce Springsteen lays bare his soul in ‘Western Stars’ documentary

The film reveals an inner turmoil that has shadowed the singer-songwriter throughout adulthood.

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Rob Warmowski, dead at 52, started surf-punk band the Defoliants, also played with Buzzmuscle, SIRS

UPDATED: A benefit concert in the musician’s memory is being held from 5 to 10 p.m. Oct. 21 at Metro, 3730 N. Clark St., with Steve Albini as emcee and dozens of Chicago musicians performing.

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Ravinia president and CEO Welz Kauffman stepping down from festival’s helm

Kauffman will depart after the 2020 season, which will mark his 20th year with the Ravinia Festival.

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Prince’s previously unheard acoustic demo of ‘I Feel For You’ released

The stripped-down, intimate demo of the Grammy-winning track features nothing but Prince, who was 20 at the time, and his acoustic guitar for over four minutes.

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Patti LaBelle celebrating milestone year for a trio of albums with an evening of soul, friends

This year marks the 40th anniversary of "It’s Alright with Me," the 30th anniversary of "Be Yourself" and the 25th anniversary of "Gems."

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Kanye West film trailer for ‘Jesus Is King’ released: WATCH

The film is set to hit IMAX theaters for a one-week, limited release beginning Oct. 24.