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  • Tony Martin dies at 98; singer-actor in Hollywood musicals

    Tony Martin dies at 98; singer-actor in Hollywood musicals
    Tony Martin, one of the last of the big-name singer-actors from the golden age of Hollywood musicals, has died. He was 98. Martin, who toured for years with his wife, dancer-actress Cyd Charisse, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Los Angeles,...
  • Berle Adams dies at 92; co-founder of Mercury Records and an MCA executive

    Berle Adams dies at 92; co-founder of Mercury Records and an MCA executive
    Berle Adams, a onetime big-band booking agent who co-founded Mercury Records in the 1940s and later became a senior executive at MCA before launching his own successful business as an international television program sales representative and distributor,...
  • Billy Strange dies at 81; guitarist, arranger for Presley, Nancy Sinatra

    Billy Strange dies at 81; guitarist, arranger for Presley, Nancy Sinatra
    Guitarist Billy Strange once took the kind of phone call that thousands of musicians receive only in their best and wildest dreams. "I was staying at a hotel in Nashville in 1965 when my telephone rang and this unmistakable voice said, 'Billy, this is...
  • Dorsey High's class of '42 shares 70 years of memories

    Dorsey High's class of '42 shares 70 years of memories
    Time slips by so fast. One day you're in high school, the next squinting at faces, searching for traces of the long-ago teenagers you once knew. So few left now in the Dorsey High class of 1942, gathered for a 70th reunion lunch at the Marina del...
  • Johnny Grant, 84; Hollywood's biggest promoter

    Johnny Grant, 84; Hollywood's biggest promoter
    Johnny Grant, who visited Hollywood in 1943 as a star-struck serviceman and returned to carve out a niche first as a radio and television personality and then as its honorary mayor and foremost booster, died Wednesday at the age of 84. Grant appeared...
  • Pop music and jazz figures

    Pop music and jazz figures Bob Popescu, 77; co-owner of Catalina Bar & Grill, turned the Los Angeles club into one of the top jazz venues in the country (Jan. 5) Ken Nelson, 84; longtime Capitol Records talent scout had an ear for country music (Jan. 6)...
  • Bernadette Peters kicks off Cerritos Center 2008-09 season

    Bernadette Peters kicks off Cerritos Center 2008-09 season
    Broadway star Bernadette Peters will launch the 2008-09 season at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on Aug. 16 with a show of songs drawn from her long stage career. The musicals offered during the season will include "Simply Ballroom,"...
  • Disneyland princesses moving into new Fantasy Faire village in 2013

    Disneyland princesses moving into new Fantasy Faire village in 2013
    Breaking a wicked stepmother's curse, Disneyland's fairytale princesses will be whisked away from their crowded one-room temporary home in 2013 and magically transported to a spacious new storybook village more befitting of their royal lineage. Blame...
  • Book review: 'Familyhood'

    Book review: 'Familyhood'
    I was so ready to dismiss this little book as the musings of a sitcom quipster with not much to add to the national discourse — when, during one of those insufferably long children's birthday parties, another dad began to rant about many of the same...
  • Big-band leader Ray Anthony lists Hollywood Hills home

    Big-band leader Ray Anthony lists Hollywood Hills home
    Big-band leader and trumpeter Ray Anthony has put his home in the Hollywood Hills West area on the market at $5.2 million. Custom-built for Anthony in 1975, the 3,881-square-foot house contains a den, an office, a gym, two fireplaces, two bedrooms and...
  • Jim Carrey lists Malibu Colony beach house at $13.95 million

    Jim Carrey lists Malibu Colony beach house at $13.95 million
    Actor-comedian Jim Carrey has listed his place in gated Malibu Colony at $13.95 million. The two-story contemporary beach house features an open plan living room, family room, dining room and kitchen that lead to an ocean-facing deck. There are...