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  • 'Posing Beauty in African American Culture' show at USC

    'Posing Beauty in African American Culture' show at USC
    A fashion show in Harlem in 1963, a portrait of a contemplative Michael Jackson in 1981 and a picture of friends celebrating their prom night in 2006 are among images on view in the exhibition "Posing Beauty in African American Culture" at USC's Fisher...
  • Inez Alice Chappell, manicurist

    Inez Alice Chappell, manicurist
    Inez Alice Chappell, a former Pennsylvania Avenue manicurist and thoroughbred racing fan, died Nov. 2 of heart failure at Seasons Hospice at Northwest Hospital Center. The Northwest Baltimore resident was 86. The daughter of an a-rab and a homemaker,...
  • Joe Louis Walker, the blues and beyond

    Joe Louis Walker, the blues and beyond
    As a teenager in ‘60s San Francisco, Joe Louis Walker lived just blocks away from Sly Stone, roomed with Mike Bloomfield, and played shows with B.B. King, Jimi Hendrix and Thelonious Monk. Walker was the 16-year-old house guitarist at the Matrix,...
  • Our Picks: Six Great Shows Happening This Week Near Hartford

    Our Picks: Six Great Shows Happening This Week Near Hartford
    1) Dopapod & Jimkata: $10-$15. Thurs. 10 p.m. Arch Street Tavern, Hartford. 2) Iron and Wine: $25-$35. Fri. 8 p.m. Calvin Theatre and Performing Arts Center, Northampton. 3) Joe Louis Walker w/ special guest Clarence Bucaro: $20-$30. Fri. 8 p.m....
  • Venice live/work space of Anjelica Huston, Robert Graham for sale

    Venice live/work space of Anjelica Huston, Robert Graham for sale
    The Venice art studio and residence of actress Anjelica Huston and her late husband, sculptor Robert Graham, is on the market for $13.9 million. Near the sand and overlooking the ocean, the live/work space includes three bedrooms and 31/2 bathrooms in...
  • California pucksters continue to excel

     
    Continuing a recent theme applauding the success of local hockey players such as Nashville Predators defenseman Jonathon Blum of Rancho Santa Margarita, congratulations are due to Western Michigan University and the six Californians on its roster for...
  • Top 5 Concerts of the Week

     
    Here are the Top 5 Concerts for the coming week 1. THIN LIZZY A week after St. Patrick’s Day, it’s appropriate to have one of the greatest Irish bands of all time playing the area. Perhaps Thin Lizzy isn’t as......
  • Monster Mash: Navy SEAL museum sees increase in attendance; Kansas axes state funding of arts

     
    Attendance rises at Navy SEAL museum in Florida following bin Laden death...
  • Jim Murray, June 7, 1961

     
    June 7, 1961: Gene Tunney's chief claim to fame is he licked an over-aged Jack Dempsey twice. It won him respect but not affection. A peculiar thing about the public is it resents a man who topples a popular champion......
  • Does Mike Tyson belong in the Boxing Hall of Fame? Vote now!

     
    How great was Mike Tyson? Despite all the hype the hoopla and the hysteria, I don’t think he is among the Top 10 heavyweights of all-time. That said, he belongs in the International Boxing Hall of Fame. Iron Mike was iconic, and much like Ali,...
  • Don King turns 80: Boxing promoter downplays celebration; too busy working

     
    Here???s a hair-raising revelation: Don King turned 80 on Saturday. The UK???s Daily Mail commemorated it with an expansive feature on King???s career. The British tabloid reported that King, based in Deerfield Beach, is keeping the celebration low key...