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  • Chris Erskine's take on 'Janis Joplin' show in Pasadena

    Chris Erskine's take on 'Janis Joplin' show in Pasadena
    Into the decadent world of Pasadena we go. . . .
  • PASSINGS: Claude Nobs

    PASSINGS: Claude Nobs
    Claude Nobs, 76, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, died Thursday after sustaining injuries...

    Trey Mason's father figures mightily in his success at Loyola

    Trey Mason's father figures mightily in his success at Loyola
    Sitting at the top level of the gymnasium bleachers, Harvey Mason Jr. leaves no doubt about his joy as a father watching his son, Trey, play basketball for Los Angeles Loyola. Yes, he has been nominated for Grammy Awards, is recognized as one of the...

    PASSINGS: Fontella Bass

    PASSINGS: Fontella Bass
    Fontella Bass, 72, a St. Louis-born soul singer who hit the top of the R&B charts with "Rescue Me" in 1965, died Wednesday at a St. Louis hospice of complications from a heart attack suffered three weeks ago, said her daughter, Neuka Mitchell. Bass had...

    Joe South dies at 72; singer-songwriter did 'Games People Play'

    Joe South dies at 72; singer-songwriter did 'Games People Play'
    Joe South, a versatile singer-songwriter who penned "Games People Play," "Down in the Boondocks" and other pop-rock hits in the 1960s and '70s, has died. He was 72. South died Wednesday at his home in Buford, Ga., northeast of Atlanta, said Butch Lowery,...