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  • Theater: Powerful 'John' shown at Allentown's Symphony Hall

    A powerful new production by London contemporary dance company DV8 Physical Theatre will be shown at Miller Symphony Hall Thursday as the first of the Allentown venue's 2015 National Theatre Live series. "John" is a work conceived and directed by...
  • Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies at 78

    Motown singer Jimmy Ruffin dies at 78
    Any suspicions that soul singer Jimmy Ruffin might have harbored hard feelings after his younger brother, David, snatched one of the great gigs in 1960s pop music out of his hands would have been dispelled when the siblings came together in 1970 to...
  • Mitch Albom: No label did it better than Motown, and Detroit is to thank

    They say families, as you age, only get together at weddings and funerals. Not true Wednesday night at the Fisher Theatre. Nobody died. Nobody said, "I do." But a whole lot of family was there. Smokey Robinson. Stevie Wonder. Mary Wilson from the...
  • George Clinton's funk chronicle, 'Brothas Be, Yo Like George'

     George Clinton's funk chronicle, 'Brothas Be, Yo Like George'
    George Clinton's memoir features aliens, spaceships, George W. Bush, grown men wearing diapers and platform shoes, and a wealth of stories about some of the seminal music Clinton and his collaborators in the Parliament-Funkadelic collective have made...
  • Magic Johnson honored at Carousel of Hope Ball

    Magic Johnson honored at Carousel of Hope Ball
    The event: Basketball legend Kareem Abdul Jabbar bestowed the Brass Ring Award on Saturday on NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson at the Carousel of Hope Ball. Hosted by Barbara Davis, and presented by Mercedes Benz, the biannual black-tie...
  • Smokey Robinson lights up the new Lido

    Smokey Robinson lights up the new Lido
    The venerable Lido Theatre and Smokey Robinson are nearly the same age — 75 and 74, respectively — yet the legendary Motown singer proved to be a lively, engaging and still seductive swain for what Robinson referred to as the venue's "virgin...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Glena' on Showtime

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Glena' on Showtime
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 21 - 27, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Grey's Anatomy The hit drama set in a...
  • Alan Freed or Beyonce? False debate rages around Rock Hall

    Alan Freed or Beyonce? False debate rages around Rock Hall
    An exhibit featuring an urn filled with the late DJ Alan Freed’s ashes was recently removed from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, just a week or so after Beyoncé’s wardrobe moved in. The overlapping events birthed...
  • Chicago native Allison Semmes stars as Diana Ross in 'Motown the Musical'

    Chicago native Allison Semmes stars as Diana Ross in 'Motown the Musical'
    Chicago native Allison Semmes is a classical singer by training—she has a bachelor's degree in opera from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign—but she grew up with Motown in the house. "That was the popular music of [my parents']...
  • 'Motown' is Berry Gordy's memory box

    'Motown' is Berry Gordy's memory box
    How to tell the story of Berry Gordy, the visionary who signed and nurtured Diana Ross, Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and countless other Motown hit-makers? The self-described "bum with a dream" who built Motown Records into...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap: It's 'Party Anthem' night!

    Tonight is "Party Anthem" night, which means earworms aplenty. Redfoo, from LMFAO, is a guest judge. In case you find it difficult to call a grown man "Redfoo," his actual name is Stefan Gordy, as he's the youngest son of Motown founder Berry Gordy, Jr....