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The literary event series Live Talks Los Angles announced its spring 2013 series Wednesday. The series, founded in 2010, takes place at a number of venues around the city. Speakers this spring include Neil Gaiman, who comes to L.A. -- well, technically,...
Tribune staff reporterLong before Angelina adopted Maddox, and Gwyneth bore Apple, and Katie spawned Suri, mummies were yummy. Audrey Hepburn, it bears reminding, had two sons. Jackie Kennedy. Grace Kelly. Princess Diana. All, of course, moms. There's this notion of late...
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Las Vegas is celebrating its first birthday and is looking ahead with a schedule of diverse productions. The center, which opened March 10, 2012, hosted more than 450 performances during its first...
Steven Deal got it. No, I don’t mean cancer, from which he died earlier this week. He got the whole rock & roll thing. On whatever level he chose to play it. Steve was a rock star in the signed-to-a-label sense. He was a rock star in that he could...
Pop2itHal David, who partnered with Burt Bacharach to write some of the best-known songs in pop music, has died. He was 91....
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGWhen singer Katharine McPhee dropped out last week as headliner for Zoellner Arts Center’s Gala 2012 fundraiser, Lehigh University announced it was because of an undisclosed health problem. In having Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer...
L.A. NOWHal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of memorable hits in the 1960s and early ’70s, including “Walk on By,” “What the World Needs Now Is Love”...
L.A. NOWThe Taste: The Times' Taste food festival got started Saturday at the Paramount movie lot in Hollywood. It had the feel of a block party....
Lehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGMotown Records was a hit factory for black musicians in the early 1960s, churning out smash after smash R&B song. So hoping to follow that same path to success, the fledgling vocal group that singer Florence LaRue joined in 1965......
Carole King has been named the 2013 recipient of the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the first woman to receive the distinction given to songwriters for a body of work. The former Brill Building writer co-wrote hits in the...
The quirky violist known as Ljova, an ingratiating fixture on the New York new music scene, has just released a recording called "Melting River." You can purchase and download it for as little as $2 on the artist-friendly website Bandcamp as either an...
RedEye Sound Board*** (out of 4) If you yearn for the days of the signature sound from classic record labels like Stax, Volt, or Vee-Jay, then holy hell is this is record right up your alley. Chesnutt actually record a lot of his long-awaited follow-up to 2002’s...
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