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The literary event series Live Talks Los Angles announced its spring 2013 series Wednesday. The series, founded in 2010, takes place at a number of venues around the city. Speakers this spring include Neil Gaiman, who comes to L.A. -- well, technically,...
That Phil Ramone was a musical force in the recording studio is undeniable, and the evidence lies in the range of his accomplishments. For example, within one three-year period in the early 1960s, Ramone mixed Lesley Gore's smash hit "It's My Party,"...
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Las Vegas is celebrating its first birthday and is looking ahead with a schedule of diverse productions. The center, which opened March 10, 2012, hosted more than 450 performances during its first...
Carole King has been named the 2013 recipient of the Library of Congress’ Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the first woman to receive the distinction given to songwriters for a body of work. The former Brill Building writer co-wrote hits in the...
The quirky violist known as Ljova, an ingratiating fixture on the New York new music scene, has just released a recording called "Melting River." You can purchase and download it for as little as $2 on the artist-friendly website Bandcamp as either an...
L.A. NOWHal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of memorable hits in the 1960s and early ’70s, including “Walk on By,” “What the World Needs Now Is Love”...
L.A. NOWThe Taste: The Times' Taste food festival got started Saturday at the Paramount movie lot in Hollywood. It had the feel of a block party....
Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-...
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Pop & HissThe Library of Congress has named 25 new entries for its National Recording Registry, honoring historically significant sound recordings. Recordings by Donna Summer, Dolly Parton, Leonard Bernstein and others are joining the registry....
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Pop & HissHal David and Burt Bacharach were honored Tuesday night in Washington D.C. with the Library of Congress' 2012 Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Dionne Warwick, Stevie Wonder, Sheryl Crow, Diana Krall and others saluted the music of Hal David and Burt...
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