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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterIndomitable saxophonist Peggy Gilbert got the beat back in the 1920s, when Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington and the Kansas City Nighthawks were wowing Jazz Age dance crowds. She was still blowing a hot tenor sax in 1981 on Johnny...
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Times Pop Music CriticDolly Parton is at her most delightful when she's laughing at her own jokes. Perched on a leather chair in the den of producer Bob Greenblatt's gorgeous Craftsman home in the Hollywood Hills on a mild September day, the 62-year-old country music queen...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAfter two postponements due to "technical demands," the curtain finally rose Tuesday night on previews for "9 to 5: The Musical," where audience members received an unexpected treat -- a mini-concert by Dolly Parton. Parton, of course, penned the music...
In many ways, the first act of "9 to 5: The Musical" played out 35 years ago at a Catholic high school in a small Midwestern city better known for churning out screws than producing titans of stage and screen. Surrounded by cornfields, the middle-class...
Sam Cohn, a powerful talent agent who dominated New York's talent business during his heyday, has died. He was 79. Cohn, who was at International Creative Management since its inception in 1975 and headed the New York office for nearly 25 years, died...
Times Staff Writer"I was neat, clean, shaved and sober, and I didn't care who knew it. I was everything the well-dressed private detective ought to be. I was calling on $4 million." The mansion Philip Marlowe is about to enter at the beginning of Raymond Chandler's...
In Greek mythology, Olympus was the home of the Gods. It's also the Secret Service code name for the White House in "Olympus Has Fallen." Director Antoine Fuqua brings his "Training Day" credentials to this nonstop action adventure, which could be...
Tags: Antoine Fuqua, Michael Sheen, Movies, Gerard Butler, Paul Rudd
For many high school students who buy a ticket for “Admission,” the stress of college applications and the mysterious and incredibly selective process of Ivy-League admissions will seem very, very real. However, the chemistry between Tina...
From Inside the BoxThough her "Malibu Country" character has gray hair, Tomlin wears a wig because she remains a brunette, which she proves by, unbidden, showing her roots....
"Admission" is a nice movie. You have no idea how depressing it is for a critic to drag out what may be the blandest word in the English language. But it fits. "Admission" is a bowl of oatmeal — instant oatmeal — with nothing added; not sugar,...
** (out of four) About seven weeks after the end of “30 Rock” we get … a Tina Fey movie that may as well be about Liz Lemon. In “Admission,” workaholic, Valentine’s Day-hating Portia (Fey) isn’t good with...
Liz Smith"I HATE the conventional wisdom that men are supposedly complete pieces of s--t and it's our job as women to put up with them. Men are just as sensitive and easily victimized as women are ... that drives me nuts. We're all humans and doing human stuff."...
Tags: Liz Smith, Sally Field, Brad Pitt, Nathan Lane, Daniel Day-Lewis
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