| Aug 16, 2010
Herman Leonard, a photographer best known for his iconic images of such jazz greats as Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington and Miles Davis, has died. He was 87.
Leonard died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a family spokeswoman said. No...
| Aug 15, 2010
He will go down as one of the greatest Photographers of our time. At one point in his much traveled life, Herman Leonard lived here in New Orleans.
Singer Tony Bennet said, "No one photographs better than Herman Leonard. Leonard died Saturday outside...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 8:34 PM
The stories behind black historical figures like Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass are the ones that stick out for most people.
But black history goes much further, as speakers emphasized during a black history tribute Sunday afternoon at the...
| Jul 2, 2011
| 11:08 AM
The other evening, former Baltimore Sun reporters Antero Pietila and C. Fraser Smith sat in the studios of WYPR radio discussing the life and times of William Lloyd "Little Willie" Adams, who died Monday at 97.
Adams, who went from numbers runner to...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 2:39 PM
Jim (Little Shiner) Roberts, 76 of Costa Mesa, CA passed away sleeping peacefully in his favorite chair on March 12, 2011 at his home in Costa Mesa, CA. Jim was born on August 27, 1934 in Utah to parents Lillian and Boyd Roberts. He graduated from Newport...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Roseanne Cash, Dianne Reeves, and Asphalt Orceshtra will be among the headliners in a series of free concerts on New Haven Green as part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas which runs June 16 to 30.Kicking off the free concerts on the Green on...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:30 AM
The first thing you notice in a phone interview with Liza Minnelli is how much she sounds like Liza Minnelli.
A living legend since her teen years, Liza is often parodied — the grin, the squeals, the flowing gowns and grandiose arm gestures. Just...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 8:44 AM
We’ve all been there: She (he) doesn’t know you exist. She (he) dumped you for someone else. She (he) ruined your life (or at least a few months of it).
The experience is universal, but the ability to articulate it is more elusive –...
| Aug 14, 2011
An eclectic group will assemble onstage Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl to riff on the work of Joni Mitchell. Oddly, one thing many of these artists — who range from jazz to folk to indie rock — have in common is that they arrived late...
| Aug 14, 2011
| 3:12 PM
This if the fifth season that Michael Bodolosky, executive director of the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, has compiled and it promises to have something for everyone.
“I am keeping with the PPAC...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 11:07 PM
The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards ceremony went without a host or much sense of direction Sunday night at Nokia Theatre, as a heartfelt tribute to singer Amy Winehouse and a career-rehab performance from Chris Brown offered strong moments over the course of...