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Special to The TimesSometimes, when winter lingers in your bones, you probably wish you could get out of Dodge. You long to fly to distant places for great, soul-stirring adventures and palate-pleasing meals bursting with foreign flavors. But how can you travel without plane...
Tags: Movies, Elephant (animal), Jane Austen, Arts and Culture, Rivers
TÊTE-À-TÊTE: JIMMY SMITS If it seems Jimmy Smits has been in our living rooms for the best part of 20 years, its because he has. With iconic roles on L.A. Law, NYPD Blue, The West Wing, Cane and a recent stint on Showtimes Dexter, this actor has...
Associated PressOrlando "Cachaito" Lopez, considered the "heartbeat" of Cuba's legendary Buena Vista Social Club for his internationally acclaimed bass playing, died Monday of complications from prostate surgery, fellow musicians said. He was 76. Lopez, a founding...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMike Andrews, the producer of Inara George's new album, "An Invitation," calls it "the father-and-daughter record she never got to make." That might sound strange to students of Los Angeles rock history, who know that the singer's father, Lowell George,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterJOHN HIATT has recorded a string of critically lauded albums dating to the mid 1970s, but his profile rose markedly in 1987 with "Bring the Family," an intimate collection of songs exploring relations between friends and lovers, husbands and wives,...
Tags: Family, Bonnie Raitt, Jules Verne, Music Industry, Nick Lowe
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterRoebuck "Pops" Staples, who led his family vocal group, the Staple Singers, from gospel music into the forefront of socially conscious rhythm & blues and to the top of the pop music charts, died Tuesday in Chicago. He was 84. Staples suffered a...
Tags: Jackson Browne, Bill Cosby, Entertainment, Bonnie Raitt, Music
KTLA News1. Record Of The Year Lonely Boy The Black Keys The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino [Nonesuch] Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) Kelly Clarkson...
The Paschall Brothers, an a cappella gospel quartet based in Chesapeake with ties to Newport News, has won a prestigious prize from the National Endowment for the Arts. The group, led by the Rev. Tarrence Paschall, will receive one of nine 2012 NEA...
Lehigh Valley MusicFiona Apple is a damned weirdo. But that, apparently, is what her avid fans love about her – a love they loudly proclaimed with shouts and cheers during a show Wednesday at Tower Theatre in Upper Darby. And after that......
As a singer, songwriter and producer, Nick Lowe was one of the key figures in the rise of the pub-rock, punk and new-wave scenes in the U.K. during the ‘70s. With a hard-edged blend of rock ‘n’ roll, soul and country, he led Brinsley...
Lehigh Valley MusicWith the 50th anniversary of quintessential traditional Irish band The Chieftains looming, founder Paddy Maloney knew a commemorative album needed to be done. But Maloney says he wasn’t particularly interested in looking back. The Chieftains, with...
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