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  • Hollywood Hills West home where John Lennon lived sells for $4.2 million

    Hollywood Hills West home where John Lennon lived sells for $4.2 million
    A contemporary house in the Hollywood Hills West "bird streets" area where Beatle John Lennon once landed has sold, again, for $4.2 million. It had previously changed hands in April, also for $4.2 million. The seller, from the United Kingdom, had...
  • Boston's JFK museum readies for 50th anniversary of assassination

    Boston's JFK museum readies for 50th anniversary of assassination
    BOSTON — Major, sudden and tragic events create indelible images, mental snapshots that enable people, decades later, to recall where they were when they heard the news: the Sept. 11 attacks; the deaths of John Lennon and Diana, Princess of Wales;...
  • John Cage's reach extended well beyond experimental music

    John Cage's reach extended well beyond experimental music
    John Cage's ideas have long inspired artists inside and outside the experimental music subculture. Besides new-music figures considered disciples or associates — Christian Wolff, Earle Brown, Morton Feldman and David Tudor, for example — he...
  • Review: Oliver Stone overdoes the brutality in 'Savages'

    Review: Oliver Stone overdoes the brutality in 'Savages'
    "It's that kind of a story where things got so out of control," says O, the narrator of"Savages."She's talking about the plot, but she might be talking about the filmmaking as well. Adapted from the bestselling Don Winslow novel, "Savages" has a lot...
  • Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic 'Easy Rider'

    Dennis Hopper dies at 74; actor directed counterculture classic 'Easy Rider'
    Dennis Hopper, the maverick director and costar of the landmark 1969 counterculture film classic "Easy Rider" whose drug- and alcohol-fueled reputation as a Hollywood bad boy preceded his return to sobriety and a career resurgence in the films " Hoosiers"...
  • Bob Mercer dies at 65; chief executive of 'Now That's What I Call Music!'

    Bob Mercer, a music industry executive who was managing director of EMI Music in Britain in the 1970s and most recently was chief executive of the "Now That's What I Call Music!" venture that releases a bestselling series of hit-single compilation albums,...
  • Cornell Dupree dies at 68; versatile guitarist

    Cornell Dupree dies at 68; versatile guitarist
    Cornell Dupree, a versatile guitarist whose long, productive career included performances and recordings with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and Lena Horne, died Sunday at his home in Fort Worth. Dupree, who had emphysema, was...
  • Mike Melvoin dies at 74; studio musician, composer

    Mike Melvoin dies at 74; studio musician, composer
    Mike Melvoin, a pianist/composer/arranger whose credits reach from Stan Getz and Frank Sinatra to Michael Jackson and the Beach Boys, and who was the first active musician to serve as national president of the Recording Academy, has died. He was 74. A...
  • PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson

    PASSINGS: James McLure, Joseph Flom, Harry Fogle, Tommy Bell, John Robinson
    James McLure Playwright who wrote 'Lone Star' James McLure, 59, a playwright and actor best known for his two one-act plays that reached Broadway, died Feb. 17 from cancer at his home in Marina del Rey, said his sister, Jenny Schroeder. McLure's...
  • Herman Cain sings 'imagine . . . there's no pizza' [video]

    Herman Cain sings 'imagine . . . there's no pizza' [video]
    A video of a 1990s-era Herman Cain signing an ode to pizza to the tune of John Lennon's "Imagine" now making the rounds on the Web is hotter than an extra-large double cheese. It was uncovered by the Omaha World-Herald in the course of doing a story on...
  • Live review: 'Beatles Celebration' at Hollywood Bowl

     
    The music of the Beatles, a summer night and the Hollywood Bowl: a can’t-miss recipe, right? As things turned out Friday, at the opening of a three-night “Beatles Celebration“ marking roughly the 45th anniversary of the Fab Four’s final Bowl......