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If the Pasadena Playhouse had decided to adopt a theme song when a dire economy and long-standing debts forced it to cease operations for most of 2010 while it tried to claw its way back to solvency, “Stand by Me,” the 1961 pop-soul classic...
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Jerry Leiber, who with his songwriting partner, Mike Stoller, created a songbook that infused the rock 'n' roll scene of the 1950s and early '60s with energy and mischievous humor, has died. He was 78. Leiber, the words half of the duo, died Monday at...
Gil Bernal, a tenor saxophonist who during his long career played a variety of styles with artists such as Spike Jones, Lionel Hampton and Ry Cooder, has died. He was 80. Bernal died of congestive heart failure July 17 at Glendale Adventist Medical...
Company TownAfter the coffee. Before wondering if D.C. will get hit with a mudslide next. The Skinny: I got out of D.C. just one day before the earthquake. That's unusual for me. I was in New York during on September 11......
Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller: The legendary songwriting duo will present and sign their recent autobiography, "Hound Dog." Every Picture Tells a Story, 1333 Montana Ave., Santa Monica. 6 p.m. Free....
Show Tracker"American Idol" has spawned dozens of celebrities who continue to make their mark on popular culture. Listed below are the highlights of TV programs airing during the next week related to 'Idol,' including appearances by contestants and judges, past and.....
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The Circle Theatre production of "When the Rain Stops Falling," a prismatic drama by Andrew Bovell set in Australia, and "Smokey Joe's Cafe," a rocking musical revue of the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, emerged as the big winners at Monday...
The Pasadena Playhouse on Wednesday identified a previously anonymous pair of donors whose $1-million gift in May 2010 helped lift the organization out of bankruptcy. Songwriter Mike Stoller and musician Corky Hale Stoller, members of the Playhouse&...
Anyone in show business — anyone with a clue, anyway — who found their way to No Exit Cafe in Rogers Park last fall could not have helped but notice an opportunity to make some money. Theo Ubique, which has the new production of Andrew Lloyd...
The hit Theo Ubique production of "Smokey Joe's Cafe," the revue of the songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, is to have a commercial transfer to the Royal George Theatre's cabaret space. The show, directed and choreographed by Brenda Didier, will...
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Love was in the air when the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO) honored the generosity of long-term supporters Jennifer and Royce Diener of Santa Monica. Also honored were Santa Fe, N.M. residents David K. and Kay Duke Ingalls. The Ingalls currently...
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