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Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

Aurora Symphony Orchestra presents “Arts for a Better Tomorrow,” 3 p.m., Sunday, Gateway High School, 1300 S. Sable Blvd. Tickets start at $15. Information: 303-873-6622 or aurorasymphony.org. Details: The Aurora Symphony Orchestra will wrap up its 2013-14 season with a …

Simon makes 1st public appearance since arrest

Simon makes 1st public appearance since arrest

“After my fee of a million is deducted, that’s $100,000,” Simon said to laughs.

Sellars and Berry share Sweden’s Polar Music Prize

It said Sellars has showed that classical music is not about dusty sheet music, but “a way of reflecting and depicting the world.”

Miranda Lambert leads CMT nominations

Miranda Lambert leads CMT nominations

Lambert will be hard to beat this year, with three videos in the top category of Video of the Year and two in the Collaborative Video of the Year category.

Country music scene is really getting cooking

Country music scene is really getting cooking

“We’re Southern guys,” says Rusty Hamlin, traveling chef for the Grammy-winning band, whose 2008 hit “Chicken Fried” catapulted them to fame. Before each show, Hamlin feeds up to 200 fans a gourmet Southern meal as they hang out with the band.

Review: Merchant back with batch of new songs

Review: Merchant back with batch of new songs

From her start singing deceivingly jovial-sounding tunes about tough topics like child abuse and air pollution with seminal 1980s alternative rock band 10,000 Maniacs through her 21 years as a solo artist, Merchant has made her mark as an unflinchingly honest artist.

Singer Jason Derulo talks 'Dirty'

Singer Jason Derulo talks ‘Dirty’

“Talk Dirty” has dominated pop radio, and the song has peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It has sold 3.2 million tracks and features lyrics like “but your booty don’t need explaining” and “first-class seat on my lap girl.”

Here's WHAT'S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

Here’s WHAT’S HAPPENING this weekend: Your guide to 5 cool things to do

GREY GARDENS The Vintage Theatre showed guts and dramatic glory with its 2011 production of “Grey Gardens.” Starring the luminescent Megan Van de Hey and the charming Aurora native Deb Persoff, the show popped with endearing life and impressive stage presence

Dylan's 'Like a Rolling Stone' heads to auction

Dylan’s ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ heads to auction

The draft is written in pencil on four sheets of hotel letterhead stationery with revisions, additions, notes and doodles: a hat, a bird, an animal with antlers. The stationery comes from the Roger Smith hotel in Washington, D.C.

Pharrell set for 1st iHeartRadio Music Awards

Pharrell set for 1st iHeartRadio Music Awards

The “Happy” singer is set to perform at the first iHeartRadio Music Awards on Thursday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Rihanna, Diddy and Jennifer Lopez will attend, and A-list acts from Drake to Blake Shelton will hit the stage.