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  • Brother Holds Memorial For Wood Carver Killed In Confrontation With Police

    Brother Holds Memorial For Wood Carver Killed In Confrontation With Police
    Pike Place Market became the scene Wednesday for an emotional tribute to the wood carver killed during a confrontation with a Seattle Police Officer. John Williams was shot four times Monday after Police say an officer asked him to put down the knife he...
  • Emotional Memorial For Wood Carver Turns Into Rally Against Police

    Emotional Memorial For Wood Carver Turns Into Rally Against Police
    An emotional memorial at the place where John T. Williams was shot, turned into an angry march towards police headquarters Tuesday night. Friends and family gathered at the intersection of Boren Avenue and Howell Street where Williams was shot and killed...
  • 'Johnny Staccato'

    'Johnny Staccato'
    He would become one of the top filmmakers in independent American movies, but John Cassavetes ("Faces," "A Woman Under the Influence") first had a season as a television star in this unique 1959-60 drama, of which he directed several episodes. The...
  • Police Report

    The following were taken from daily booking reports from the Glendale Police Department. AREA 1 West Palmer Avenue and San Fernando Road Carlos Cervantes, 19, was arrested Sept. 4 on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. 100...
  • Michelle Obama: Chatting or Scratching?

    John Williams was criticizing First Lady Obama for talking on her cell in this photo . BUT, not so fast...Producer Beth thinks she's just scratching her face. What do you think?
  • The Force is with kids who read

    R.D. White Elementary School students added a new chapter to the "Star Wars" legacy on Friday. With Darth Vader in tow, kindergarten through third grade students impressed upon their classmates that The Force was with them. "Focus on reading...
  • 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...
  • Gil Shaham is drawn to works from the 1930s

    Gil Shaham is drawn to works from the 1930s
    Unless you happen to be David Letterman, little of value tends to come from making top 10 lists. But violinist Gil Shaham has lately turned this common time-waster into something of a consuming passion, and music lovers are the beneficiaries. One of...
  • 'Il Trittico,' the Los Angeles Opera

    'Il Trittico,' the Los Angeles Opera
    PATIENT, persistent Plácido Domingo long ago decided that he wanted Woody Allen for Los Angeles Opera. The company came up with any number of cockamamie proposals -- such as commissioning Allen to write the libretto for a new opera by John Williams,...
  • Johannes Moser wants you to relax into classical music

    Johannes Moser wants you to relax into classical music
    There's nothing new about classical musicians trying to expand their fan base. Even if deeds don't always match goals, plenty of performers make the effort. Still, one doesn't expect a largely unknown, foreign artist with little connection to this country...