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  • Classical favorites and firsts for fall

    Classical favorites and firsts for fall
    There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
  • Deadmau5 ready to combat Disney in mouse ear logo dispute

    Deadmau5 ready to combat Disney in mouse ear logo dispute
    After investigating a trademark request earlier this year, Disney is locked in a legal battle against popular DJ and recording artist Deadmau5 over the musician's effort to trademark his signature logo in the United States.  Disney claims that the...
  • Bethlehem man writes song that revives career of R&B star

    Bethlehem man writes song that revives career of R&B star
    Jim Carolan of Bethlehem has been involved in music most of his life, mostly as a performer in blues bands and a singer-songwriter and in a management/licensing capacity. So how did Carolan end up writing a song that reignited the career of R&B/pop/soul...
  • Martin Short: 'I get top billing'

    Martin Short: 'I get top billing'
    At some point during his firecrackerlike comedy routine with Steve Martin on Saturday night, Martin Short expects to recall the time he performed in the 1972 tribal-rock musical titled "The Second-Greatest Story Ever Told: Stepbrother to Jesus," a role...
  • Culture-melding Gipsy Kings celebrate 25 years

    It has been more than 25 years since the song "Bamboleo" helped catapult the Gipsy Kings from flamenco music royalty to pop stars of international renown. The song first appeared on the band's eponymous American debut album in 1987, which spent 40...
  • The Latest: Folk-rock 'Wounds'; a slick Attic

    The Latest: Folk-rock 'Wounds'; a slick Attic
    Wounds to Bind Jerry Burgan with Alan Rifkin Rowman & Littlefield; 209 pages I still remember the first time I heard We Five's 1965 hit "You Were On My Mind." It came on my bedroom radio when I was 8 or 9, and I quickly began taping it, mistaking...
  • New CDs for John Cage's 102nd Birthday

    New CDs for John Cage's 102nd Birthday
    Classical music has a habit of burning out on birthdays. Two years ago, John Cage’s music was everywhere, what with Los Angeles and the world celebrating the centennial of his birth on Sept. 5 at Good Samaritan Hospital in downtown L.A. The party...
  • Video: Voci Dance, DJ Nigel present 'Whisper/Roar'

    Video: Voci Dance, DJ Nigel present 'Whisper/Roar'
    Voci Dance will present "Whisper/Roar" this weekend, Sept. 5-6 — it's described as a mashup of dance, music, film and installation art. "We haven't had a show that was ours for a while," says Genevieve Bernard, artistic director for Voci Dance....
  • Guitarist Wes Borland puts his home with studio up for sale

    Guitarist Wes Borland puts his home with studio up for sale
    Wes Borland, the guitarist for Limp Bizkit, has listed his hideaway in Hollywood Hills West for sale at $1.35 million. The 1,256-square-foot bohemian-vibe bungalow has a  living room with a painted brick fireplace, an open kitchen, a dining room, two...
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1998 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1998 [Videos]
    During this week 16 years ago, Google Inc. was founded in Menlo Park, Calif., legendary film director Akira Kurosawa died and these were the most popular songs in America, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Lookin' at Me,' Mase featuring Puff...
  • HBO to Air Mick Jagger-Produced James Brown Documentary 'Mr. Dynamite'

    HBO has acquired the James Brown documentary "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" for the U.S. and Canada, with a premiere date set for Oct. 27 at 9 p.m. The feature length documentary is directed by Oscar-winning helmer Alex Gibney and produced by...