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  • New Johnny Cash biography coming from former Times music critic Robert Hilburn

     
    Former Times pop music critic Robert Hilburn’s new biography on Johnny Cash, “In Search of Johnny Cash,” will be published by Little, Brown and Co., the publisher of Peter Guralnick’s massive two-volume Elvis Presley biography, “Last Train to...
  • 'Big Love' recap: The beginning of the end

     
    The end is near, “Big Love” fans. After a frenzied Season 4 that seemed crammed tighter than a size 8 in size 2 skinny jeans, it now seems that the show has taken some lung-clearing deep breaths out in the......
  • Newbery, Caldecott Awards announced

     
    The top awards for children's books for 2010 -- the Newbury, Caldecott and Printz awards -- are announced....
  • Rock on: Archive 1887 rock T-shirts come with a music history lesson

     
    It's all well and good to buy a T-shirt emblazoned with an iconic image from the annals of rock 'n' roll — plenty of street-wear brands offer them. But when you pick up a rock tee from luxe T-shirt brand......
  • Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett: The highlights

     
    Mel Brooks and Dick Cavett shared anecdotes of Old Hollywood in Beverly Hills for an audience of nearly 2,000....
  • Top 5: Halloween costume pieces that could double as fashion

     
    With dozens of temporary Halloween costume stores popping up all over town comes yet another breed of store to scour interesting wardrobe additions for. Sure, plastic gladiator sandals and glow-in-the-dark stick-on fingernails would never cut it in the...
  • Why is Bon Jovi a nominee for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and not Rush?

     
    Sure they had some cute hits in the '80s, but has Bon Jovi really earned the right to be nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame? As Times music critic Ann Powers accurately noted, the list of nominees......
  • Critic's Notebook: Lady Gaga, sexuality and 21st century pop: Speaking truth to Camille Paglia

     
    Responding to a piece of pop-musical analysis by Camille Paglia carries risks not unlike those involved in publishing images of a burning Koran. She is a self-serving provocateur with a dogmatic world view, more interested in swatting down others'...
  • Live review: Despite failures, FYF Fest gives crowds a lot to cheer about

     
    The annual FYF Fest, now in its seventh year, experienced serious growing pains Saturday at the Los Angeles State Historic Park downtown, even if the music onstage offered gratifying highs. The daylong concert featured 35 buzzing bands, a combination of.....
  • Dance review: Maria Bermudez at the Ford Amphitheatre

     
    She vamped, she emoted, she struck haughty poses, her filigreed fingers slicing the cool night air. Too bad, then, that these actions Friday at the Ford Amphitheatre were more consigned to songs than to flamenco dance, the art form that......
  • Ann Powers: Crystal and Lee, stubborn spirits for the win

     
    The last word Simon Cowell offered to a trembling would-be pop star standing before him at the "American Idol" judges' table was one of his favorites. "Outstanding," he said to Crystal Bowersox Tuesday, after her beautifully direct rendition of the...