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-------------------- The Jazz Standards A Guide to the Repertoire Ted Gioia Oxford University Press: 528 pp., $39.95 -------------------- I like jazz but I don't know much about it. Or perhaps I should say that I know what I like. Duke Ellington,...
Pop & HissThroughout the week and holiday season, Pop & Hiss will be presenting various top 10 lists from its contributors. What follows are the favorite albums of the year from staffer August Brown....
Show TrackerFriday's Highlights: 'Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys' on Sundance...
Culture Monster“Grand Canyon Serenade” 8 p.m. Thursday KVCR: A visual tour of the Grand Canyon is set to classical music by Tchaikovsky, Brahms and Dvorak. “Globe Trekker” 8 p.m. Thursday and 7 p.m. Saturday KLCS; 9 p.m. Monday KCET: Amsterdam...
Show TrackerBanjos! Speakeasies! Ken Burns! Steve Martin! An epic exploration of space and time! They're all coming to PBS' fall season, the network announced Monday. And they'll probably make you smarter than watching your 10th "Two and a Half Men" rerun.......
Pop & HissFor much of her career, Rihanna was seen as being not entirely herself. From her high-profile signing during Jay-Zâs Def Jam tenure to her steely, minimalist presence on blustery tracks by the-Dream and Tricky and Ne-Yo, Rihannaâs most successful...
Pop & HissWhat do "real music" and meaningful sex have in common? Everything, it seemed, for the committed couples and best-girlfriend clusters who filled Staples Center on Saturday night to enjoy the R&B grooves of Maxwell and Jill Scott. The two singers......
Politics have provided gay Americans like myself with no end of schadenfreude in recent years, what with the antics of Mark Foley, Larry Craig and other I'm-not-gay Republicans. But last weekend, a competing Democratic farce debuted: Barack Obama's...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIn the long and often embarrassing history of intellectuals' attempts to grapple with pop culture, there are, at least, a few high points. One of them is the work of the late Leslie Fiedler, the garrulous and provocative critic of literature who could...
Mae Mercer, a deep-voiced blues singer who spent much of the 1960s performing at a blues bar in Paris and touring Europe before launching an acting career back home in films and television, has died. She was 76. Mercer was found dead Oct. 29 at her...
Ibrahim Nasir Maldives' 1st president Ibrahim Nasir, 82, who led the Maldives' independence movement from the British and became the archipelago's first president, died Saturday at a Singapore hospital, Ahmed Shaeed, the foreign minister of the Maldives,...
Times Staff WriterThey've just unleashed the dawgs on the streets of this college town — 36 fanciful fiberglass bulldogs that will be permanent works of public art in and around the historic downtown and on the campus of the University of Georgia, home of the Georgia...
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