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  • Monster Mash: Resnicks receive FTC complaint about Pom drinks; senators threaten women's museum

     
    -- Regulatory trouble: The Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint against Pom Wonderful and its billionaire owners, Lynda and Stewart Resnick, just days after the couple presided over the opening of a new LACMA pavilion bearing their name. (Los......
  • Rufus Wainwright gives L.A. audiences a taste of 'Prima Donna' [updated]

     
    The Metropolitan Opera reportedly didn't want it. Critics in Britain were mixed about it. Still, Rufus Wainwright seems determined to bring his opera, "Prima Donna," to the masses, if only in bite-sized portions. At the Hollywood Bowl this weekend, the......
  • Grant Gershon's iPod playlist

     
    Grant Gershon, the music director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, is celebrating 10 years with the renowned vocal ensemble this season. The conductor is particularly admired for his diverse approach to programming. “Grant Gershon is a model of a........
  • Tonight's Music Pick: Rufus Wainwright at the Greek Theatre

     
    There will be no applause during the first half of this show, if Rufus Wainwright has his way. The singer-songwriter will perform an uninterrupted song cycle from his latest album, the piano-centric “All Days Are Nights: Songs For Lulu,” before t...
  • Opera is Rufus Wainwright's 'main squeeze'

    Opera is Rufus Wainwright's 'main squeeze'
    Classical music is often maligned for its apparent insistence that aspiring acolytes display proper credentials before becoming a true follower. Once admitted to the fold, you must bow to the altar of knowledge and denounce uncomplicated pleasure as the...
  • Is opera meant to be fun?

     
    In July 2009, Rufus Wainwright’s first opera, "Prima Donna," premiered in Manchester, England. Since then, there have been productions in London and Toronto. Critical reception has varied wildly, but the aggregate flaw seems to be that opera is a bit......
  • This week's on-sales: Rufus Wainwright, Belle & Sebastian, Robyn and Kelis and more

     
    A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Greek Theatre Rufus Wainwright, Aug. 20; David Gray and Ray LaMontagne, Sept. 8; Sheryl Crow, Sept. 10 (Sat.) Hollywood Palladium Belle & Sebastian, Oct. 3 (Fri.) Fox.......
  • Tuesday's Highlights

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 25 - May 1 in PDF format This week's TV Movies TASTY: Singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, left, joins host Sam Mason for some food, music and chat on “Dinner With......
  • 'Transformers 3': Will John Malkovich and Frances McDormand get a robot-sized paycheck?

     
    Shia La Beouf and Megan Fox are returning to "Transformers 3," which is already set for a July 1, 2011, release date. But the real news is that Michael Bay has managed to lure John Malkovich and Frances McDormand into......
  • Kate McGarrigle dies at 63; Canadian folk singer and songwriter

    Kate McGarrigle dies at 63; Canadian folk singer and songwriter
    Kate McGarrigle, the Canadian singer and songwriter who, with her sister Anna, recorded a string of critically acclaimed albums of literate and wistfully romantic homespun songs and then became the proud matriarch of an extended folk-rock-pop musical...
  • Music review: Faure Quartett stopover

     
    The Fauré Quartett -- which made its Los Angeles debut Saturday night in the ornate, domed Doheny Mansion at Mount St. Mary’s College – came across as four serious, scholarly seeming Germans doing their thing and doing it extremely well.......