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  • Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright

    NEW YORK (AP) – Paul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged.McCartn ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:22 pm
  • Diesel-powered action returns in latest ‘xXx’ installment

    Film scholar Tom Gunning coined the phrase “cinema of attractions” to describe the earliest, exhibit ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 10:20 pm
  • Review: The Regrettes' debut a fun, snarky pop-punk debut (Grade: A-minus)

    The Regrettes were a band that flitted on and off my musical radar a few times in 2016. The Los Angeles quartet released five singles last year. I lis ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Review: Colony House shows staying power on 'Only The Lonely' (Grade: B-plus)

    With “Only The Lonely,” the indie rock band Colony House has returned with a surprisingly strong sophomore effort.
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 4:55 pm
  • New boxed set celebrates 40 years of weirdness

    From ‘Eat It’ to ‘Party in the CIA,’ ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic marks 40 years as king of pop parody with 15-album box set
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:03 am
  • 'Riverdale': A new kind of pulp fiction for Archie and the gang

    New twist on the Archie gang: The crew from the comic book series gets a personality update and a seedy murder mystery to solve
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:13 pm
  • Robert De Niro says Meryl Streep's Golden Globe speech was 'great'

    NEW YORK (AP) – Hollywood heavyweight Robert De Niro has come to the defense of Meryl Streep.The mul ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:29 pm
  • Contest will pick opening acts for Bon Jovi tour

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – Who says you can’t open for Bon Jovi?The New Jersey-based platinum-sellin ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:42 pm
  • Wine/beer tasting and auction will benefit Catholic schools in Dixon

    DIXON – The Dixon Knights of Columbus Home Association and St. Anne and St. Mary Catholic schools are hosting a “Knight of Wine and Beer Tasting and D ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:41 pm
  • Polo theater group will host annual Masquerade Ball

    POLO – The Polo Area Community Theatre will host its third annual Masquerade Ball from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Buffalo Township Hall, 117 S. Fran ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 11:33 pm
  • Foos cover Rush; Twenty One Pilots and Mutemath collaborate

    Now a couple of weeks into 2017, the new music releases are starting to trickle in.Last New Music Fr ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 3:43 pm
  • Local Flavor: Homemade glaze perfect for pork tenderloin

    I know what you’re thinking. You’ve looked at that glorious picture of pork above, and you’re judgi ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:36 am
  • Column: Getting back on the the weight-loss wagon in 2017

    If you've read anything I've written at Sauk Valley Media for the past few years having to do with food or fitness, you might have heard some of this ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:50 pm
  • Obama's new gig? 'President of Playlists'

    NEW YORK – If President Barack Obama is looking for a new job after Jan. 20, Spotify has a position ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:37 pm
  • Ani DiFranco working on memoir about 'eventful' life

    NEW YORK – Ani DiFranco has a book deal, and a whole lot to write about.The million-selling musician ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:36 pm
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