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  • 'Dream With Me': A new album and TV special for Jackie Evancho

     
    Last summer, Culture Monster followed the story of then 10-year-old singer Jackie Evancho as she captured the nation's heart as the mid-season Youtube audition contestant on "America's Got Talent." We chatted with experts to see if she was the real......
  • Salvatore Licitra, the unexpected tenor, dies at 43

     
    Salvatore Licitra’s singing career began just over a decade ago in Parma, Italy, and ended Monday in a Sicilian hospital when he died at 43 following a Vespa accident last week. His brief career contained highs and lows more dramatic than his tragic...
  • Critic’s Notebook: Lou Reed & Metallica’s ‘Lulu’ collaboration

     
    Their take on a work by German playwright Frank Wedekind is getting as rough a critical reception as the original did a century ago. Yet it has its moments. The German playwright Frank Wedekind had a theory about the connection......
  • Paul McCartney's MusiCares tribute gala slated for Feb. 10

     
    Paul McCartney named Recording Academy's MusiCares Person of the Year. Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney, 69, will be feted Feb. 10 at an all-star benefit in Los Angeles....
  • New York City Opera 'La Traviata' eerily invokes Whitney Houston

     
    One had the sense on Sunday that the audience for "La Traviata" was hoping for something special to happen at this re-birth of City Opera...
  • Sarajevo with tears: Another walk down Logavina Street

     
    Barbara Demick says that" real Sarajevans don’t like to talk about the war," but her book, "Logavina Street," follows the lives of a small community during the conflict. It has been re-released, with additional materials, commemorating the 20th...
  • It's uphill all the way in Met Opera's 'The Audition'

    It's uphill all the way in Met Opera's 'The Audition'
    Just like the stories it seeks to tell through histrionic plots, spectacular settings and virtuosic vocal lines, the world of opera is full of behind-the-scenes drama. Maria Callas' diva-like antics have become legendary. Luciano Pavarotti earned the...
  • Opera barihunks hit a muscular note

    Opera barihunks hit a muscular note
    "I'd like to take a little bit of responsibility for this nightmare." The source of that generous offer is far from evil. If anything, Nathan Gunn is the dimpled picture of Midwestern nice guy-ness -- think a younger, darker Russell Crowe without the...
  • Fred Travalena dies at 66

    Fred Travalena, the master impressionist and singer whose broad repertoire of voices ranged from Jack Nicholson to Sammy Davis Jr. to Bugs Bunny, has died. He was 66. Travalena, who began being treated for an aggressive form of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...
  • Voice coach Bob Garrett finds the key of 'Grey Gardens'

    Voice coach Bob Garrett finds the key of 'Grey Gardens'
    In the 1970s, Bob Garrett performed at Reno Sweeney, the same New York cabaret where Jackie Kennedy's eccentric cousin "Little Edie" Bouvier Beale sang. More than three decades later, Garrett gave Drew Barrymore vocal training needed to simulate one of...
  • From animation to the stage

    From animation to the stage
    For Glendale resident Douglas Rogers, life took an animated turn in 1998 when he was hired as art director for "Shrek." "I had come to Los Angeles to do 'Othello' at the Shakespeare Festival. Jeffrey Katzenburg (producer of 'Shrek' and DreamWorks...