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  • Music review: Wadada Leo Smith’s 'Ten Freedom Summers,' REDCAT

     
    Josef Woodard reviews Wadada Leo Smith’s opus 'Ten Freedom Summers,' For the performances, the REDCAT stage was divided between Smith's “jazz-”minded Golden Quartet and Southwest Chamber Music....
  • Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announces winners for 2010

     
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced its winners for 2010 at a ceremony at the Colony Theatre in Burbank on Monday evening. The awards, which recognize excellence in L.A. and Orange County theater, are voted on by theater critics......
  • Ed Harris, Chris Pine among Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle's nominees for 2010

     
    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced its nominations for the 2010 season on Tuesday. The Antaeus Company's production of Shakespeare's "King Lear" topped the list with five nominations, while Rogue Machine's "Four Places," Actors Co-op's "Wit,"...
  • Ovation Awards nominations announced for 2009-10 season

     
    The nominations for the 2010 Ovation Awards were announced Monday evening at the Autry National Center for the American West. The awards, organized by the Los Angeles Stage Alliance, are intended to honor excellence in L.A.-area theater productions in...
  • Bob Dylan demos, early mono albums on the way

     
    Columbia Records is wrapping up a trove of early Bob Dylan recordings that will surface in time for the holidays, among them 47 early demo recordings by the fabled singer-songwriter that previously had never been officially released. The other major......
  • Emmylou Harris, in the moment

    Emmylou Harris, in the moment
    Emmylou Harris is trailed by a ragtag parade of eager dogs when she answers a knock at the door of the comfortable two-story home on a fenceless parcel a few miles from downtown Nashville, where she lives with her 89-year-old mother, Eugenia. The...
  • Theatre review: 'The Ballad of Emmett Till' at the Fountain Theatre

     
    While visiting relatives in rural Mississippi in the summer of 1955, 14-year-old Emmett Till, a bright-eyed African American youth from Chicago, was abducted, tortured and killed – all for the “crime” of allegedly whistling at a white woman. That...
  • Koreatown: Bennett Bradley, 60 [Updated]

     
    Bennett Bradley, a 60-year-old black man, was stabbed and died Saturday, Jan. 2, in the 100 block of South New Hampshire Avenue in Koreatown, authorities said. Bradley's body was found about 5:50 p.m. in his apartment, police said. Detectives believe........
  • Memorial planned for slain theater director-producer Ben Bradley

     
    Hollywood's Fountain Theatre said today that it is organizing a memorial for Ben Bradley, a longtime director and producer for the company, who was found stabbed to death in his Mid-Wilshire home on Jan. 2. The memorial will take place......
  • Slain L.A. theater director-producer Ben Bradley is remembered

     
    Bennett Bradley of Hollywood’s Fountain Theatre won awards for directing and producing plays that burrowed deeply into the African American experience, but friends and colleagues remembered Monday that he savored and contributed to nearly all of the...
  • Arrest made in death of Fountain Theatre director-producer Ben Bradley

     
    The L.A. Now blog is reporting this afternoon that Los Angeles police detectives have arrested a man in connection with the slaying of Bennett Bradley, a longtime director and producer at the Fountain Theatre in Hollywood. Bradley, 59, was found......