| Sep 24, 2009
Frank Liberman, a veteran Hollywood publicist who represented stars such as Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and Robert Goulet during his more than 50 years in the business, has died. He was 92.
Liberman, who had Parkinson's disease, died of pneumonia Sunday...
| Oct 10, 2009
Actress in action serials
Pamela Blake, 94, a B-movie actress known for her roles in such late 1940s action serials as "Chick Carter, Detective" and "Ghost of Zorro," died of natural causes Tuesday at a Las Vegas care facility, her family...
| Dec 4, 2009
| 2:00 PM
Aaron Schroeder, a songwriter, independent music publisher and record producer who co-wrote 17 songs for Elvis Presley, including “It’s Now or Never,” has died. He was 83.
Schroeder, who had a rare form of dementia for about 18 years,...
| Dec 12, 2004
Few violists are born. Most have the instrument thrust upon them. In fact, the viola -- the overlooked stepchild of the orchestra's string section -- is rarely studied as a first instrument at all. Until fairly recently, the road to mastering it...
| Jul 24, 1997
Don't talk to Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott about how bad things are supposed to be in the music business.
The Portsmouth, Va., native's debut album, "Supa Dupa Fly," burst onto the nation's pop chart at No. 3 during its first week in the stores, selling...
| Feb 9, 1992
Bob Dylan stares idly at the paperback book that someone has brought aboard his custom tour bus, which is speeding through the snowy Wisconsin countryside in the midnight hour. He has just finished a concert in Madison and is on his way to South Bend,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Whether you prefer a serenade by Mel Torme or Nat King Cole, the phrase “chestnuts roasting on an open fire” signals the fall culinary season. But truth be told, most cooks prefer oven-roasting to a sweaty hearthside task. It's much easier,...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The good news: Two people from counties surrounding the Lehigh Valley showed up on the premiere episode of Season 12 of “American Idol” on Wednesday. The bad news: Neither is going to the Hollywood round. Both were joke contestants never......
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:33 AM
A dream I have. I originally worded that the other way around, but didn’t want to trivialize the brave vision of Dr. King, who, as I was explaining to the kids the other day, should be represented right next to Lincoln on Mount Rushmore, which...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Remembrance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s work takes many shapes. One of them is a Sunday night performance by Young Jeezy at Pompano's Club Cinema. Jeezy's "Its tha World" mixtape dropped this past December, adding to the ranks of trap hip-hop records...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:17 PM
What's in a name? If you're a Chicagoan and your surname is Capone, everything. There is perhaps no more notorious name associated with the city (except perhaps Gacy, or for a time, Bartman). Growing up, Deirdre Marie Capone lived what she calls a "shame-...