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Anyone in show business — anyone with a clue, anyway — who found their way to No Exit Cafe in Rogers Park last fall could not have helped but notice an opportunity to make some money. Theo Ubique, which has the new production of Andrew Lloyd...
The hit Theo Ubique production of "Smokey Joe's Cafe," the revue of the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, is to have a commercial transfer to the Royal George Theatre's cabaret space. The show, directed and choreographed by Brenda Didier, will...
Tags: Entertainment, Mike Stoller, Arts and Culture, Music
Love was in the air when the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) honored the generosity of long-term supporters Jennifer and Royce Diener of Santa Monica. Also honored were Santa Fe, N.M. residents David K. and Kay Duke Ingalls. The Ingalls currently...
The Pasadena Playhouse on Wednesday identified a previously anonymous pair of donors whose $1-million gift in May 2010 helped lift the organization out of bankruptcy. Songwriter Mike Stoller and musician Corky Hale Stoller, members of the Playhouse&...
If the Pasadena Playhouse had decided to adopt a theme song when a dire economy and long-standing debts forced it to cease operations for most of 2010 while it tried to claw its way back to solvency, “Stand by Me,” the 1961 pop-soul classic...
When Phil Alvin takes the stage for a New Year's Eve solo set at Joe's Great American Bar & Grill in Burbank, he won't just be welcoming in 2013. He'll be closing the book on a year he'd rather forget. “Starting in November 2011, 2012 has been...
It’s not even June. But already this calendar year we’ve lost a gut-wrenching list of people who’ve impacted the music world: impresarios Don Cornelius and Dick Clark, R&B legends Johnny Otis and Etta James, the incomparable Band...
You know, a lot of people tell me their favorite part of the column is the obituaries. I'm really hurt. It is, however, that time of year to remember the A&E folks we lost in the past 12 months. Two-time Oscar winner Elizabeth Taylor died in March,...
Jerry Leiber, who with his songwriting partner, Mike Stoller, created a songbook that infused the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1950s and early '60s with energy and mischievous humor, has died. He was 78. Leiber, the words half of the duo, died Monday at...
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Who's Gonna Lead? Last week's announcement that transgender child of the stars, Chaz Bono, would be a contestant on TV's "Dancing With The Stars" has brought some controversy to the show. But it's not just some of the nasty and negative public reaction...
Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller: The legendary songwriting duo will present and sign their recent autobiography, "Hound Dog." Every Picture Tells a Story, 1333 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 6 p.m. Free....
Gil Bernal, a tenor saxophonist who during his long career played a variety of styles with artists such as Spike Jones, Lionel Hampton and Ry Cooder, has died. He was 80. Bernal died of congestive heart failure July 17 at Glendale Adventist Medical...
Feb 28, 2013 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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Dec 22, 2011 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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