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Divorce and its impact on children caught in its crossfire may be thought of as an issue of recent generations, but more than 115 years ago, Henry James made it the foundation of his novel "What Maisie Knew." A new film version of the 1897 book,...
Paul Williams was returning to his dorm room when a fellow student relayed a message that was radical even for the 1960s: "Hey, Williams! You got a phone call from Bob Dylan." Not long before, it was Paul Simon who had rung Williams up on the hallway...
Rock 'n' roll autobiographies and memoirs have become a growth industry lately, with the likes of Keith Richards, Patti Smith, Rod Stewart et al. spilling their tales of vinyl glory in print. But none of these former enfants terrible turned belle...
Music fans who can’t make it to New Orleans this year will for the first time be able to check in live on the proceedings at the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, courtesy of a new deal struck between the festival and the AXS TV cable...
Clive Davis will make a promotional swing through Southern California over the next several days in conjunction with the publication of his new book, “The Soundtrack of My Life,” written with veteran Rolling Stone writer Anthony DeCurtis....
This post has been updated. See below for details. Among the dozens of musical luminaries referenced in record man Clive Davis’ new autobiography, "The Soundtrack of My Life," are a number of wild cards and surprises. Yes, Davis devotes pages to...
This post has been updated. Please see below for details. The annual pre-Grammy gala known as the Clive Davis party is an A-list showbiz summit — "the invite everybody wants,” as CBS boss Les Moonves put it — masquerading as an...
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This post has been updated. See below for details. Surprisingly, the cries of “Bruce! Bruce! Bruce! Bruce!” that echoed through the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday night at the annual MusiCares Person of the Year gala came much...
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced its lineup Thursday, and true to its long-running standing as a genre-spanning musical destination, its headliners should offer something for music fans of just about every stripe. Stretched out...
Original shock rocker Alice Cooper played his first show in years in Los Angeles on Thursday night at the Orpheum Theatre downtown and was joined by actor-musician Johnny Depp, who’s been giving his own rock chops a serious workout this year....
In a Playa Vista aircraft hangar that turned out Army helicopters during the Vietnam War, an actor wearing a multicolored princess gown, tiara and wand waits for a crew of about 25 to finish lunch and resume filming. The building that once was part of...
Karl Rove: Fox News commentator, conservative who caused consternation on election night, major Republican strategist. And fan of metafictional writer Jorge Luis Borges. Yes, really. The news comes from Rove's own website (via Twitter). Since 2010, Rove...
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