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  • Paul Salamunovich dies at 86; led L.A. Master Chorale for 10 years

    Paul Salamunovich dies at 86; led L.A. Master Chorale for 10 years
    Chorale master Paul Salamunovich once said that the greatest moment of his life was a 1988 concert at the Vatican for Pope John Paul II with the group he had led continuously since 1949, the St. Charles Borromeo Church Choir of North Hollywood. But it...
  • U.S. Open of Surfing scaled down for peace's sake

    U.S. Open of Surfing scaled down for peace's sake
    The executive producer of the U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach stuck to his word and presented to city officials last week a plan for a considerably smaller event this summer. The July surfing competition would do away with the live-music stage,...
  • The light still shines on Sun Ra

    His birth certificate said Birmingham, Ala., but the man who called himself Sun Ra declared that he was from the planet Saturn. Miles Davis set the late 1950s standard for jazz couture with his Italian tailored suits, but Ra wore Africanized capes, tunics...
  • Orlando Philharmonic presents free outdoor child-friendly concert

     Orlando Philharmonic presents free outdoor child-friendly concert
    On Saturday, April 12, the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra will perform "Peter and the Wolf and other Musical Stories," a free outdoor family concert in Loch Haven Park, sponsored by Dr. Phillips Charities in memory of Della Phillips. It's more than a...
  • Christopher Nolan Kept 'Interstellar' Plot Secret from Composer Hans Zimmer

    It's no secret that Christopher Nolan is secretive about his projects, but the director evidently didn't even give longtime composer Hans Zimmer plot details for "Interstellar" before he wrote the music for the film. According to Zimmer, instead of...
  • Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships

    Lawsuit challenges a Hollywood pillar: Unpaid internships
    Melvin Mar's entrée to Hollywood was far from glamorous. As an unpaid intern for "Platoon" producer Arnold Kopelson, Mar was responsible for fetching his boss' lunch of matzo ball soup every day. Mar calculated to the minute how long it would take to...
  • Passings: Arthur Smith

    Arthur Smith, 93, a bluegrass musician who wrote and recorded the sizzling instrumentals "Guitar Boogie" and "Feuding Banjos," died Thursday at his home in Charlotte, N.C., his family announced. No cause was given. "Guitar Boogie," recorded with the...
  • In Bell, a blossoming of the arts in a 'garage salon'

    In Bell, a blossoming of the arts in a 'garage salon'
    Standing on two wooden pallets covered by a floral rug, author and Chicano activist Luis Rodriguez reads a poem to more than 100 people crammed into a chilly, concrete-floored performance space. "Here you have a way. Here you can sing victory. Here you'...
  • Disney Working on 'Wreck-It Ralph' Sequel, Says Composer

    Amid all the talk of a "Frozen" sequel, Disney is reportedly working on one to another animated success of theirs: "Wreck-It Ralph." Composer Henry Jackman, who created the music for the 2012 original, told Collider in an interview about "Captain...
  • Peaches Geldof found dead at home; Bob Geldof's daughter was 25

    Peaches Geldof found dead at home; Bob Geldof's daughter was 25
    Peaches Geldof, daughter of musician Bob Geldof, has died. The socialite, model, TV presenter and writer was 25. The rep for the former Boomtown Rats vocalist and Live Aid/Band Aid founder spoke with the Associated Press on Monday, confirming the death....
  • CAA Promotes Five Trainees to Agents, Three to Exec Ranks

    CAA has given promotions to eight participants in its trainee program. Five people were upped to agent status while three others were named execs. Rebecca Nichols and Kylen Sharpe have advanced to agents in the music department; Zack Stone is an agent...