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There are two works that illustrate the range of Fontella Bass' singing power. One is a gut-busting soul cry, “Rescue Me,” a propellant R&B banger from 1965 that became Bass' signature. The other, equally vital, is a nine-minute thrill...
Pop & HissIn a city where nearly every bar and club has some type of “burlesque” dancer or show, the excitement generated by Dita Von Teese’s “Strip Strip Hooray” tour -- which took over the House of Blues on Friday and Saturday...
Culture MonsterFor the Los Angeles Times, Daryl H. Miller reviews "Bananas! A Day in the Life of Josephine Baker" at J.E.T. Studios in North Hollywood....
Culture MonsterPacific Standard Time will explore the origins of the Los Angeles art world through museum exhibitions throughout Southern California over the next six months. Times art reviewer Sharon Mizota has set the goal of seeing all of them. This is......
Culture MonsterCharlotte Stoudt reviews the jubilant revival of "Blues for an Alabama Sky" at Pasadena Playhouse for the Los Angeles Times....
The Daily MirrorOct. 25, 1940: Josephine Baker, broke and stranded near Paris, is beseeching friends for aid, Jimmie Fidler says....
Special to the Los Angeles TimesAnd The Show Went On Cultural Life in Nazi-Occupied Paris Alan Riding Alfred A. Knopf: 400 pp., $28.95 A lot has been written about the political, social and moral aspects of France under German occupation in World War II. Alan Riding, the former...
Special to the Los Angeles TimesIn their time, the daughters of the second Baron Redesdale, better known as the Mitford sisters, were an industry. Their trade, for the most part, was their mere existence — swanning about British society, leaving scandal and newsprint in their...
Not going to be able to catch the Cannes film festival this year? Don't cry. You can still vamp it up at the smart new Delphine, the W Hollywood's ode to the Riviera at Hollywood and Vine. In the bar, vintage black and white photos of the grand hotels...
L.A. NOWBefore her death in 2007, model Anna Nicole Smith is believed to have used at least half a dozen different names to obtain powerful prescription medications. In the case of Michael Jackson, who died June 25 after being administered a......
Show TrackerItâ??s only the second week of competition, but already the stakes have been raised. Instead of 4 1/2 weeks of practice, each couple had just four days to prepare a fast-stepping jive, a sultry tango or a, um, fast-stepping quickstep.......
The Daily MirrorApril 25, 1960: Beverly Hills Police Chief Clinton H. Anderson describes the Johnny Stompanato killing in âBeverly Hills Is My Beat.â The book, which also covers the Bugsy Siegel murder, is readily available via Bookfinder. On the jump, hundreds of...
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