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  • Influences: Patti LuPone

     
    LuPone will perform a concert Tuesday at UCLA's Royce Hall as a benefit for Reprise Theatre Company. "Gypsy in My Soul" will feature the actress singing an eclectic array of songs with a 10-piece band. She talks of the people who influenced her....
  • Pacific Symphony season to star Lang Lang and honor Ellington

     
    Pianists Lang Lang and Andre Watts and cellist Alisa Weilerstein are key soloists for the Pacific Symphony's 2012-13 season. The annual American Composers Festival will focus on the music of Duke Ellington....
  • Oscars by the Numbers

     
    Surprising stats from the most famous awards show of them all...
  • Meryl Streep upset Viola Davis: Exactly how did that happen?

     
    Meryl Streep took home the best actress Oscar Sunday night for her role as Margaret Thatcher in The Iron lady, beating out Viola Davis in The Help....
  • Queen Elizabeth liner caters to formal cruisers

    Queen Elizabeth liner caters to formal cruisers
    Let the other ships have their rock climbing walls and their water slides, their come as-you-are and do-as-you-please ambience. On the new Queen Elizabeth, it's lawn bowling and croquet, formal nights and afternoon teas, assigned seating and fixed...
  • Roquefort, France: Where the blue blood of blue cheeses lives

    Roquefort, France: Where the blue blood of blue cheeses lives
    A cool water droplet hit my forehead as I descended narrow stairs into the caves. An overwhelming smell — ammonia meets dirty feet — assaulted my nostrils. Chilly, stinky, damp. It was heaven. I had entered the caves of Roquefort (rohk-FOR), a...
  • Book review: '13 rue Thérèse' by Elena Mauli Shapiro

    Book review: '13 rue Thérèse' by Elena Mauli Shapiro
    When Elena Mauli was a little girl growing up in Paris in the 1980s, an old woman named Louise Brunet lived alone in an apartment above her family. When she died, no one came to collect her things. The landlord allowed the other tenants to take...
  • The Comment of the Week

     
    I think we all owe sean a vote of thanks for bringing this review to our attention under the Malbecs and Rosina Gourmet post. EL .........
  • Live review: An early Thanksgiving feast for Cuban diva Omara Portuondo at UCLA

     
    Halloween still is a few days off, but for the Cuban chanteuse Omara Portuondo, Friday night's concert at UCLA's Royce Hall was an occasion for marking an early Thanksgiving. Hip-swiveling her way onstage as if she were hoofing it up......
  • Brand X Files: Why aren't conservatives funny? 'New Susan Boyle'? Dollar's scary decline

     
    Why aren't conservatives funny? Gawker asks the $64,000 question. No right-slanted Onion or "Daily Show." Left has Bill Maher, Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart, right has... Ann Coulter and Dennis Miller? (Gawker) Have they found the "new Susan Boyle?"...
  • Culture Jam: Tweeting for a song

     
    Culture Jam, Twitter marketing company, releases Promo Jam, a do-it-yourself software platform for DIY bands....