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Before becoming ‘the Donald Trump’ of music, Tekashi 6ix9ine was ‘Danny the deli clerk’

Rolling Stone has an exhaustive new profile out on Tekashi 6ix9ine, the rainbow-haired rapper who enjoyed one the most confounding and rapid ascents to superstardom and platinum-level record sales in recent memory. According to writer Stephen Witt’s analysis of Tekashi’s brief career, the 22-year-old’s rise was fueled less by his music than on his becoming […]

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Richard Egarr named new music director of Philharmonia Baroque

Richard Egarr, an British conductor and keyboardist whose musical experience spans early music to contemporary works, has been named the next music director of the Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra. Egarr, 55, will succeed Nicholas McGegan as the second music director in the award-winning early music ensemble’s nearly 40-year history. McGegan, who has brought Philharmonia to international […]

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Chris Cornell tribute: photos and set list from all-star concert

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A five-hour tribute concert Wednesday in front of a sold-out crowd honored the career and catalog of the late Chris Cornell. The all-star lineup included members of Cornell’s former bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, as well as Metallica, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Adam Levine, Brandi Carlile, Miguel, Chris Stapleton, Ryan Adams and […]

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Louis C.K. unapologetic in San Jose with jokes about his sexual misconduct, ‘kids that got shot’

As people protested Louis C.K.’s performance at a San Jose comedy club Wednesday night, the embattled comedian wasted no time in addressing the sexual misconduct scandal that crashed his once high-flying career in comedy, TV and film, according to audience members. After receiving a standing ovation, C.K. opened his set by saying, “I like to […]

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Cupertino/Sunnyvale calendar for the week of Jan. 18

Special Events Sunnyvale Farmers Market: Enjoy fresh fruits, vegetables and arts and crafts from local growers and artisans. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Murphy and Washington avenues, Sunnyvale. Urbanvillageonline.com/markets/Sunnyvale. Seniors Sunnyvale Senior Center: The center offers a variety of services and activities, billiards room, fitness center, table games, trips, classes and lunches every weekday. 550 E. […]

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San Jose calendar of events for the week of Jan. 18

Special Events Kristi Yamaguchi’s Downtown Ice: Downtown San Jose’s outdoor ice rink returns. Through Jan. 27. Circle of Palms, 120 S. Market St. $15-$17. http://www.downtownicesj.com, 408/291-0525. Rose Garden Farmers Market: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Lincoln High School parking lot, 577 Dana Ave. Farmers Market: Willow Glen’s market operates year-round. Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Willow Glen […]