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  • Pop music and jazz figures

    Pop music and jazz figures Bob Popescu, 77; co-owner of Catalina Bar & Grill, turned the Los Angeles club into one of the top jazz venues in the country (Jan. 5) Ken Nelson, 84; longtime Capitol Records talent scout had an ear for country music (Jan. 6)...
  • 'Jersey Boys' at the Palazzo

    'Jersey Boys' at the Palazzo
    LAS VEGAS -- Those soft-rock superstars from the Garden State have returned to their old desert stomping ground, and it's hard to imagine anywhere (outside Giants Stadium) they'd be more in their element. Sure, it may be a long way from the industrial...
  • Live: Beirut at the Wiltern

    Live: Beirut at the Wiltern
    In interviews surrounding the release of Beirut's excellent French pop-inspired sophomore effort, "The Flying Club Cup," the band's frontman-mastermind, Zach Condon, revealed that for inspiration during the recording process, he constantly referred to a...
  • 'Breakfast With the Beatles' reaches 25 years

    'Breakfast With the Beatles' reaches 25 years
    RADIO programs that survive in Los Angeles for a quarter-century come along about as frequently as a SigAlert-free day on the freeway. On that front alone, this year's 25th anniversary of "Breakfast With the Beatles" constitutes a minor miracle, to say...
  • From Liverpool, with luv

    From Liverpool, with luv
    Unlike most musicians, Ringo Starr looks forward to that feeling he sometimes gets of being on a treadmill. In fact, that's where he often feels most creative. "My studio in England is next to the gym," Starr said from the Canadian side of Niagara Falls,...
  • Tributes to the Who, George Martin

    Tributes to the Who, George Martin
    THERE ARE "once-in-a-lifetime" tribute and trophy shows most every weekend in Los Angeles, but Saturday night had been circled on the calendar for weeks by fans of the British Invasion as an evening of amazing confluence. Crosstown events promised to...
  • A traveler's calendar

    JANUARY Jan. 11-13: Liverpool, England -- Cultural Capital Opening Weekend. Starring Ringo Starr, with a little help from his friends. (liverpool08.com) Jan. 17-27: Park City, Utah -- Sundance Film Festival. The pick of indie flicks. (sundance.org/...
  • Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; founded Transcendental Meditation movement

    Maharishi Mahesh Yogi; founded Transcendental Meditation movement
    Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the Transcendental Meditation movement, who taught the Beatles to meditate, made "mantra" a household word in the 1970s and built a multimillion-dollar empire on a promise of inner harmony and world peace, died...
  • In My Life: Robert Hilburn's 'Corn Flakes With John Lennon'

    In My Life: Robert Hilburn's 'Corn Flakes With John Lennon'
    Robert Hilburn was pop music critic for the Los Angeles Times for 35 years, from the psychedelic era to the emergence of the iPod. He witnessed many of rock 'n' roll's seminal moments and interviewed virtually every major pop figure of the period. All...
  • The pitfalls of one's recall

    The pitfalls of one's recall
    Not long ago, I went to hear physician Michael Stein talk about his memoir, "The Addict," which describes his treatment of a young woman for Vicodin dependency. In this book, Stein opens his office door, revealing what the jacket copy calls "the very...
  • 'I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-up Comedy's Golden Era' by William Knoedelseder

    'I'm Dying Up Here: Heartbreak and High Times in Stand-up Comedy's Golden Era' by William Knoedelseder
    They came from New York, the Midwest, the Southern states, a great exodus of young comics traveling west in search of a few minutes with Johnny Carson. That's all it took to begin the migration: In 1972, "The Tonight Show" moved from New York to Burbank,...