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John F. Williams

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  • Classically Trained: It all started in a galaxy far, far away

    NEWPORT BEACH – When I hear notes written for a galaxy far, far away, it takes me back to a long time ago. That's what happened to me Saturday morning at the Newport Beach Central Library. I was there to hear a trio from the Pacific Symphony's...
  • New: Inquest Ordered In Seattle Wood Carver's Death

    New: Inquest Ordered In Seattle Wood Carver's Death
    King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the shooting death of John T. Williams, the wood carver shot by a Seattle police officer on August 30th. The inquest, or fact-finding hearing is routine. It helps determine causes and...
  • Elderly woman dies from wounds sustained in shooting

    An Orlando mother whom an adult daughter is accused of shooting on Monday has died, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Alice Williams, 88, died about 11:15 p.m. Monday at Orlando Regional Medical Center after surgery for several bullet...
  • Uncorked: Freedom to blend

    Uncorked: Freedom to blend
    One of the major differences between American winemakers and their European counterparts is that here wine is largely made and sold based on grape variety rather than a growing area. So, a Californian will make a cabernet sauvignon or a merlot while a...
  • Dogged efforts hit stubborn patterns of homelessness

    Dogged efforts hit stubborn patterns of homelessness
    Bobby Livingston couldn't sleep. The indoor quiet was unnerving, the softness of his mattress all wrong. For weeks after moving into Room 216 at the Senator Hotel, he found comfort only on a hard tile floor that felt reassuringly like the pavement....
  • Davey Graham dies at 68; trailblazing British guitarist

    Davey Graham, a trailblazing British guitarist of folk and blues who influenced such performers as Paul Simon and guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin, died of lung cancer Dec. 15 at his home in London. He was 68. Graham's guitar instrumental "Anji"...
  • Alexander 'Sandy' Courage, 88; composer wrote 'Star Trek' theme

    Alexander 'Sandy' Courage, 88; composer wrote 'Star Trek' theme
    Alexander "Sandy" Courage, who composed the soaring theme for the “Star Trek” TV series in the 1960s and was an Emmy Award-winning, Oscar-nominated arranger, has died. He was 88. Courage, who had been in declining health since 2005, died...
  • Maurice Jarre dies at 84; composer for 'Lawrence of Arabia'

    Maurice Jarre dies at 84; composer for 'Lawrence of Arabia'
    Maurice Jarre, the French-born composer who won Oscars for his powerfully evocative scores for the David Lean epics "Lawrence of Arabia, "Doctor Zhivago and "A Passage to India," has died. He was 84. Jarre died in his sleep Saturday at his home in Malibu...
  • A starring role at the Wilshire

    A starring role at the Wilshire
    Scan any list of the Dems' biggest givers and money-raisers and you'll find the names of Haim and Cheryl Saban, but their most recent cause is a decidedly local one with deep roots in their hometown: restoration of the landmark Wilshire Theatre in Beverly...
  • Summer Concerts 2010: Classical and World Music

    Summer Concerts 2010: Classical and World Music
    Sundays Sundays Live at LACMA: Weekly one-hour classical chamber music concerts and recitals by soloists and ensembles. This series has been running since 1948. Bing Theater, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., L.A. 6 p.m. Free. http:/...
  • Concert review: Lauryn Hill, Tribe & Wu Tang @ Rock the Bells

    Concert review: Lauryn Hill, Tribe & Wu Tang @ Rock the Bells
    From the Midnight Sun blog: Rock The Bells had the potential to be epic. The tour, which came to Merriweather Post Pavilion last night, boasted some of hip-hop's most legendary acts: Lauryn Hill, Wu Tang Clan, Rakim, KRS-One, Snoop Dogg and A Tribe...