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We're about to begin a remarkably lively jazz weekend, even by Chicago standards. Among the highlights: The Engines: This enterprising ensemble has been offering a stylistically free-ranging music for nearly a decade, but this weekend's engagement...
The pleasant, populist program that opened the 34th annual Chicago Jazz Festival on Thursday night certainly had a great deal going for it. Three top Chicago vocalists. The splendid Chicago Jazz Orchestra. And the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park,...
Two months ago, the Chicago Gospel Music Festival made a bold move, presenting performances for the first time on the South Side of Chicago, in Ellis Park. Throngs turned out. Next month, the World Music Festival will take a bold step, for the first time...
Like most professional musicians these days, singer-songwriter-guitarist Joe Henry has a home studio where he produces records for himself as well as other artists, which — unlike most at-home recordings — include recent Grammy-winning...
Culture Monster“Soulful Symphony With Darin Atwater: Song in a Strange Land” Noon Thursday, KCET: Darin Atwater conducts an 85-member orchestra in compositions exhibiting styles ranging through gospel, jazz and symphonic music. “Open Call” 9 p.m....
Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4 NOTABLE TV MONDAY Basketball Wives LA: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 8 p.m.; VH1) Top 40 (special; 8 p.m.; BBC America) Bored to Death (season finale; 9 p.m.; HBO) The Closer (mid-season premiere; 9 p....
Donald L. Taffner Distributor brought British TV shows to U.S. Donald L. Taffner, 80, an independent television distributor and producer who adapted and delivered "The Benny Hill Show" and other British comedy programs for U.S. broadcasts, died...
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Zap2ItHugh Laurie's got the blues -- and he wouldn't have it any other way. The British-born actor may be best known to millions in the title role of the hit Fox medical drama "House," but Laurie fans have known for years that he has formidable musical chops...
Show TrackerClick here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 25 - Oct. 1 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Sept. 25 - Oct. 1 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
Pop & HissGlen Campbell performed at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday night. Times pop music critic Randall Roberts reviews....
Postcards from FloridaThe 14th season of Florida State University’s popular festival of the performing arts, Seven Days of opening Nights, boasts a diverse lineup and an array of educational opportunities for university-level and K-12 students. Running from Feb. 9-20,...
Pop & HissThe longtime Los Angeles-based music arranger Van Dyke Parks discusses the new collection of his early work, "Arrangements, Vol. 1," as well as his unlikely turn as Skrillex's arranger....
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