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  • Paul Coates, Feb. 17, 1961

     
    Feb. 17, 1961: The death of Burdette E. Lowery, 67, was an accident – or was it? Lowery, a retired engineer, was tenant in a home at 514 Via De La Paz occupied by Turner Ashby Martin, 41, and his......
  • Spade Cooley Held in Wife's Death

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo April 4, 1961: Western music star Donnell “Spade” Cooley is accused of killing his estranged wife, Ella Mae, in a jealous rage after listening to tape recordings of her phone conversations about what the defense......
  • Jimmie Fidler in Hollywood, May 4, 1941

     
    May 4, 1961: Lee Shippey returns and although he doesn’t elaborate on the surgery that kept him from writing, he shows that the cost of healthcare is nothing new. Tom Treanor has the story of an Irish major in the......
  • Album review: Hot Club of Cowtown's 'What Makes Bob Holler'

     
    This long-running Austin, Texas, trio salutes Bob Wills, one if its two primary musical influences (the other being the Gypsy jazz of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli) on this sweetly unassuming, live-in-the-studio trip through 14 numbers from the...
  • Restored 'An American in Paris' to open TCM Classic Film Festival

     
    A 60th-anniversary restoration of the Oscar-winning musical "An American in Paris" will be the opening-night film for the TCM Classic Movie Festival that will run April 28 to May 1, 2011 at Hollywood's Chinese and Egyptian theaters. The screening of......
  • Baths marks final night of Low End Theory residency, lists his current pop culture favorites

     
    Chatsworth is Manson Country, the porn capital of the United States, a sleepy suburb on the fringe of Los Angeles, where people head when they want to escape but stay close enough. The land is cheap(er), horses trot across what......
  • Monster Mash: Mandela painting stirs controversy; Russian art curators avoid prison sentence

     
    Controversial portrait: A painting depicting Nelson Mandela undergoing an autopsy -- inspired by a Rembrandt masterpiece -- stirs outrage in South Africa. (Agence France-Presse) Going home: Two Russian art curators are fined but avoid jail for...
  • The stories of two Pullman porters

     
    Ann M. Simmons wrote a moving article July 5 about Lee Wesley Gibson, who at 100 was believed to be the oldest living Pullman porter -- one of the uniformed railway men who served first-class passengers in a train’s luxurious......
  • Autry Center welcomes Roy Rogers' first guitar to collection

     
    It was Cincinnati, 1929, and the Slye family was struggling to make ends meet. To help out, 17-year-old Leonard Slye traded high school for a shoe factory job. Perhaps it was a youthful whim that led him to pay $20......
  • Monster Mash: Michael Crichton's Jasper Johns 'Flag' sets record; Pasadena Playhouse files for Chapter 11

     
    -- Big money: Artwork from the estate of writer Michael Crichton has brought $93.3 million at auction, led by Jasper Johns' "Flag" (1960-66), which sold for a record price of $28.6 million. (Los Angeles Times and Bloomberg). -- Recovery plan:......
  • Chasing musical legends in Joshua Tree National Park

    Chasing musical legends in Joshua Tree National Park
    Typically, we go to the desert at least once a year. We love the expansive space, several of the inns and restaurants and, of course, the otherworldly foliage of Joshua Tree National Park. We also enjoy the musical legacy of Gram Parsons, the former...