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  • Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65

    Tommy Ramone, last surviving Ramones cofounder, dead at 65
    Tommy Ramone, who died Friday of cancer at 65, was the last surviving original member of the Ramones, and also perhaps the most low key and least-known. But he was essential to shaping the pioneering punk quartet’s sound and image. As early as...
  • Dick Clark Productions names Amy Thurlow to senior post

    Dick Clark Productions, one of the biggest producers of live awards shows, has tapped Amy Thurlow as chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Thurlow most recently was chief financial officer and executive vice president of TV Guide Network,...
  • Lorin Maazel dies at 84; legendary conductor began as child prodigy

    Lorin Maazel dies at 84; legendary conductor began as child prodigy
    Lorin Maazel, who began his career as a child prodigy and went on to conduct many of the world's great orchestras, has died at the age of 84. Maazel died Sunday in Virginia of complications from pneumonia, according to a news release from Castleton...
  • Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park

    Ravinia originally intended to be amusement park
    Today, Ravinia is internationally known for bringing all kinds of musical entertainment to the masses. It may be hard to imagine that when Ravinia Park opened in 1904 on land purchased by A.C. Frost, it was conceived as a yearround amusement park with...
  • Lorin Maazel dies at 84; world-renowned conductor

    Lorin Maazel dies at 84; world-renowned conductor
    The review was glowing. Conductor Lorin Maazel held every player in the Los Angeles Philharmonic in his thrall. He strode onstage at the Hollywood Bowl "with a swing and determined vigor that gave evidence of his firm intention," a Times reviewer wrote....
  • Tom Rush Brings His Vintage Folk To The Kate

    Tom Rush Brings His Vintage Folk To The Kate
    Tom Rush, an iconic singer, songwriter and guitarist who helped shape the great folk revival in the '60s and its resurgence in the '80s and the '90s, is still very much a spirited, spirit-lifting entertainer, musician and raconteur whose ebullient talents...
  • Lorin Maazel, 84, remembered: A conductor of the old school

    Lorin Maazel, 84, remembered: A conductor of the old school
    Lorin Maazel, who died Sunday at 84, was a maestro of the old school -- formidable, intimidating, sometimes autocratic. He was an eminence grise before he went gray and an intellectual who brought a kind of cosmopolitan erudition to the world of music. ...
  • The Lucinda Williams concert that almost didn't happen

    The Lucinda Williams concert that almost didn't happen
    Late Saturday afternoon, Chicago nightclub owner Robby Glick received a text from a buddy with some remarkable news: Lucinda Williams, the alt-country musician whose Taste of Chicago set had been rained out, was looking for a place to put on a show....
  • Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1988 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1988 [Videos]
    At the end of July, 26 years ago, Michael Dukakis began campaigning as the official Democratic nominee for president, the last of the Playboy clubs in the United States closed and these songs were the most popular on Billboard's Hot 100 chart. 10. "I...
  • Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now

    Foster the People mural in downtown L.A. saved, for now
    Indie pop band Foster the People’s downtown Los Angeles mural, which was set to be whitewashed Monday morning, has been saved, at least temporarily. The mural was supposed to be removed after the band’s permission for the public artwork...
  • An Appreciation: Lorin Maazel conducted himself inimitably

    An Appreciation: Lorin Maazel conducted himself inimitably
    I didn't understand Lorin Maazel, the exceptional conductor who died Sunday at 84. Who did? Even his family may not have completely gotten him. He complained in an interview two years ago that his kids would laugh off the property anyone calling Maestro...