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  • Madeleine Peyroux: 'Growing toward the sun'

    Madeleine Peyroux: 'Growing toward the sun'
    With a timbre suggestive of Billie Holiday and an intimate style of phrasing that needs only the subtlest twist of a syllable to hook a listener, Madeleine Peyroux has cleared a distinctive path in today's jazz world. That path does not include a lot...
  • Nothing like death to liven up a European tour

    Nothing like death to liven up a European tour
    If you're looking for the macabre side of Europe, skip the hokey rip-off "torture museums" and visit a cemetery — they're authentic, artsy and oozing with history. In honor of Halloween, here is a list of some of my favorites. Pere Lachaise...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'The Sparrow and the Mouse: Creating the Music of Edith Piaf'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'The Sparrow and the Mouse: Creating the Music of Edith Piaf'
    So it turns out that bigger isn’t always better. Last year, singer Melanie Gall performed her tribute to the life and lesser known songs of Irving Berlin in “My Pal Izzy,” a show that seemed a bit cozy for the relatively expansive...
  • Willy DeVille dies at 58; founder of punk group Mink DeVille

    Willy DeVille, who founded the punk group Mink DeVille and was known for his blend of R&B, blues, Dixieland and traditional French Cajun ballads, has died of pancreatic cancer, his publicist Carol Kaye said today. He was 58. The Oscar-nominated...
  • At 'Cast Party,' the mike is open and the party is on

    At 'Cast Party,' the mike is open and the party is on
    By the time Liza Minnelli took the stage at Birdland, just after midnight, the party was in full swing: Michael Feinstein hugged the Broadway legend and a bubbly, upbeat crowd sang happy birthday to her. Parker Posey performed a wild, gyrating dance to...
  • The drama after deadline

    The drama after deadline
    MUCH AS one would like to join Edith Piaf in a duet of "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien," a critic can't help having occasional regrets after passing instantaneous verdicts on scores of plays and musicals, usually in the space of a few morning hours after a...
  • KCRW's Jason Bentley wakes to a new day

    KCRW's Jason Bentley wakes to a new day
  • 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....