FILE - Rapper Drake performs in concert on the last date of his "Would You Like A Tour? 2013" at the Wells Fargo Center in this Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013 file photo taken in Philadelphia. The Grammy-winning rapper released a new album called "If You're Reading This It's Too Late" early Friday morning Feb. 13, 2015 on iTunes. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP, FILE)

If the mixtape’s previously released track, “6 God,” wasn’t warning enough, Drake is more confrontational these days. “Please don’t speak to me like I’m that Drake from four years ago, I’m at a higher place, thinkin’ they lions and tigers and bears, I go huntin’, put heads on my fireplace,” he raps on “Energy.”

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Holiday high notes in Aurora

Double bassists for the Aurora Symphony Orchestra practice  during rehearsal, Feb. 5 at Gateway High School. For the second consecutive year leaders from Highpoint Church are teaming up with the Aurora Symphony Orchestra to present a holiday concert to benefit local nonprofit Aurora Warms the Night, which provides shelter and aid for the homeless on frigid winter nights. The benefit concert is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 7 from 3 - 5 p.m. at 6450 S. Southlands Pkwy. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

Bunches of holly and mistletoe have a quirky way of acting as olive branches during this time of the year, when illuminated icicles dangle from suburban gutters and mailboxes brim with greetings from friends and family near and far. Hopefully that’s not too Kevin McAllister for you. But, if you have some semblance of a […]

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