Student’s music reflects his life’s mission

Ovadia, Greene’s musical pseudonym, released “Emancipated,” his second album, on Jan. 15 on iTunes and Amazon.

Knecht shows personal collection

Professor of Art Sam Knecht will open the doors to his personal art exhibit Saturday in the Daughtry Gallery in the Sage Center for the Arts to show off 40 original paintings. The artist’s reception will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday, and the exhibit will close Feb. 19.

Jazz takes off: festival, CD, logo

Hillsdale College’s jazz music program is taking on new projects this year, projects that will continue training and expanding Hillsdale’s already expansive jazz division.

In focus: Discovering Etta

One of these tragically recent discoveries is the powerful, brazenly talented Etta James, who died last Friday morning in Riverside Calif. at the age of 73 due to complications from leukemia. Four-time Grammy Award winner, member of both The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and The Blues Hall of Fame, James left an indelible mark on modern music. Adele cites James as her biggest influence. Flo Rida’s “Good Feeling” is a tribute. Beyonce Knowles played James in the movie “Cadillac Records.” Janis Joplin, Bonnie Raitt, R. Kelly, and even The Rolling Stones attest to her influence.

Holy Trinity hosts heavenly concert

Holy Trinity Parish will hold a Sacred Music concert Sunday Jan. 29 at 2 p.m. The attire is casual and the concert will last about an hour.