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New Year's Day

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  • Kristin Chenoweth will enter Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame

    Kristin Chenoweth will enter Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame
    Kristin Chenoweth, the pint-sized Broadway powerhouse, will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame this summer as the 43rd performer to receive the honor. The star of "Wicked" is scheduled to appear at the June 21 opening night concert at...
  • Sharon Jones: A survivor with soul

    MINNEAPOLIS Her voice has come back. So has her hair, though just a little bit. And her stamina is improving. "Each night, I feel myself getting stronger," said soul dynamo Sharon Jones, who leads her Dap-Kings on a national tour. "I'm just amazed how...
  • Jim Jarmusch on new ground with 'Only Lovers Left Alive'

    Jim Jarmusch on new ground with 'Only Lovers Left Alive'
    It's not so much that Jim Jarmusch has edged toward the mainstream but rather that the mainstream has moved closer to him. Over the years the gravitational pull of his slant, laconic sensibility in films such as "Mystery Train," "Dead Man" and "Broken...
  • Ben Lovejoy flourishes for Ducks on defense

    Whether it's the opponent's top scorer or the Ducks' mood, defenseman Ben Lovejoy has proven in his breakout season he has a firm handle on it. A confluence of greater maturity and an appreciation of the disparity between Lovejoy's prior NHL job and the...
  • Will Jay Z's Grand Park party pan out?

     Will Jay Z's Grand Park party pan out?
    It's a sign of downtown Los Angeles' maturity and significance as a cultural destination that rap impresario Jay Z wants to bring his Budweiser Made in America Festival to Grand Park over Labor Day weekend. The tickets-only event at the Civic Center...
  • Texas executes serial killer with state's new drug supply

    HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A serial killer was put to death Thursday in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyers' demand that the state release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug. Tommy Lynn Sells, 49, was the first...
  • Coast Guard blasts Shell for ignoring risks over Arctic rig in 2012

    SEATTLE — A Coast Guard investigation into the 2012 grounding of the Kulluk, an offshore drilling rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell in the harsh Arctic, blasted the oil company for legal violations, poor management and taking undue risks,...
  • Battling dementia on 86th birthday, Gordie Howe still not one to sit around

    DETROIT The fishing trips always bring out that smile his sons love and cherish. Gordie Howe never was one to sit around, and that hasn't changed even as dementia roils his health. He turned 86 on Monday, an event that will appropriately be celebrated in...
  • Hours to buy booze Sunday morning could change at supermarkets

    Hours to buy booze Sunday morning could change at supermarkets
    Ever forget to buy bubbly to make mimosas for a Sunday BYOB brunch? Or want to pick up wine for dinner while grocery shopping early Sunday morning? You may be in luck. A measure, sponsored by six aldermen and introduced to the City Council on...
  • Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions

    Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions
    The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...
  • Bridgeport Patron Beardsley Met Tragic End

    As spring and summer approach, many grateful Fairfield County residents will head to one of Bridgeport's greatest attractions, the majestic Beardsley Park, home to the Beardsley Zoo. There is scarcely a child or adult in Greater Bridgeport who has not...