- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Wilson rescheduled

The April 19 concert featuring jazz great Nancy Wilson at the Kennedy Center’s Concert Hall has been rescheduled for Oct. 7 due to the singer’s illness, Washington Performing Arts Society officials said yesterday.April 7mmy winner, 71, was hospitalized March 31 for treatment of a collapsed lung.

West on fest bill

Radiohead, Kanye West and Wilco are among the 90 bands and artists who will perform at this summer’s Lollapalooza music festival. The festival will open Aug.1 in Chicago’s Grant Park, near Lake Michigan, AP reports.

Pulitzer for Dylan

Bob Dylan, 66, won a special music citation in yesterday’s Pulitzer Prize arts announcements, while the Pulitzer for drama was awarded to Tracy Letts for his brutal and dark comedy, “August: Osage County,” AP reports.

Among the other arts winners:

• Junot Diaz won the fiction prize for “The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.”

• Daniel Walker Howe won for history for “What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848.”

• John Matteson won for biography for “Eden’s Outcasts: The Story of Louisa May Alcott and Her Father.”

• Saul Friedlander won the general nonfiction award for “The Years of Extermination: Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1939-1945.”

• David Lang won the music award for “The Littl Match Girl Passion.”

• Two prizes were awarded for poetry: Robert Hass for “Time and Materials” and Philip Schultz for “Failure.”

The awards carry a prize of $10,000.

Compiled by Robyn-Denise Yourse from staff, and wire reports.

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