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Special to The TimesBy 8:50 a.m., they temporarily had to close the women's restroom at the Chicago ArchiCenter. "There were so many people here already, they had to restock all the toilet paper," said Elaine Rosen, a retired biology teacher from the Streeterville area of...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe 12th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner on Tuesday may have been held on the edge of Lake Erie, but there was a strong California spirit for much of the night in the grand ballroom of the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Too bad there...
The month of February recognizes the history of African Americans in America. Black History Month began in 1926 when Dr. Carter Woodson let a crusade to not only recognize black history, but bring it into the mainstream's consciousness. Celebrating...
Staff WriterAs 11 a.m. approached on a sunny Tuesday, members of the Home League, a women’s ministry program at the Salvation Army, entered the back of the small church on Fourth Street. And as they entered, the women were met by all things 1950s, courtesy of...
Tags: The Salvation Army, Entertainment, Toy Industry, Music
WGNO NewsThe Broadway musical The Lion King is now playing at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre. The actors actually control their animal puppets on stage throughout the show, and our Mike Theis found out how it all works and went behind the scenes for this Best Seat in...
WGNO NewsThe New Orleanian who help give the world "Rhythm and Blues" will be enshrined in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Recording Engineer Cosmo Matassa is among ten new members. Matassa was the sound engineer for great artists like Fats Domino, Dave...
ABC26 NewsThe rumors change daily. Chris Paul could go to New York, could become a Laker, could -- well -- take your pick. But if Paul wears another jersey this year, the loss will go far beyond the hardwood because as good as he is with a basketball, he's just as...
The Old Town School of Folk Music has had a lot of legendary and influential artists pass through its doors during its 55 years, and many of them have been documented on recordings that up until now have been available only to the school’s music...
Tags: Pete Seeger, Entertainment, Apple iTunes, Steve Earle, Joan Baez
The Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB) today announced that all OPSB traditional and charter schools will open for class on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Students will have a full day of instruction and be released at their normal dismissal times. OPSB...
1. Open house Metal sculptor Scott Cawood opens his studio to visitors. Showing work in progress and holiday gift ideas. Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Scott Cawood Art Studio, 3829 Harpers Ferry Road, south of Sharpsburg. Free. Go to www....
LOS ANGELES - The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s I Have a Dream speech, the Rolling Stones' Exile on Main St., Bill Cosby's I Started Out as a Child comedy album and musicologist Harry Smith's widely influential Anthology of American Folk Music...
Tags: Culture, Ceremonies, Concerts, Grandmaster Flash, Roy Harris
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