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  • The Crowd: Concerts for mission's preservation

    It is known as "The Jewel of the Missions." And it is surely one of Orange County's most significant cultural and religious landmarks. Mission San Juan Capistrano, the seventh in a chain of 21 California missions under the leadership of Padre Junípero...
  • The Michael Jackson new-music onslaught begins [Updated]

     
    So this is ???It.??? Sony Music announced Wednesday that on Oct. 12 it will release a new Michael Jackson single called "This Is It" -- the first previously unreleased recording to be put on sale since the superstar's death. The......
  • New tribute album celebrates unsung Detroit R&B star Nolan Strong

     
    Music legends as diverse as Lou Reed and Smokey Robinson have sung the praises of Detroit vocalist Nolan Strong, and yet his star remains tarnished and dusty 33 years after his death. Next Tuesday's release of "Daddy Rockin' Strong: A......
  • Album reviews: Eric Clapton's 'Clapton' and Phil Collins' 'Going Back'

     
    What a difference six years make — the small but significant difference in years between when Eric Clapton was born in 1945, near the end of World War II, and the birth of Phil Collins in 1951, shortly before rock......
  • Questions on earlier marketing for Trump

    Developer Donald Trump has picked prominent Chicago real estate firm U.S. Equities Realty to handle leasing for his proposed mixed-use skyscraper on the riverfront site of the Chicago Sun-Times. The selection was announced as questions surfaced in real...
  • A Good--and 'Bad'--Night

    Whoever thought anyone would feel sorry for Michael Jackson--especially at a Grammy Awards show? Moments after being bathed in applause for one of the most striking performances ever by a pop performer on national television, Jackson, an intensely...
  • Who are pop's hottest properties?

    Who's the hottest property in the record business? That's not an easy question, but with conglomerates betting zillions of dollars on it, Calendar set out to conduct some independent research. The first thing we did was to declare everyone--from Michael...
  • Michael Appears Briefly at 'Jackson Family Honors' Show

    LAS VEGAS -- Billed as a humanitarian event, the "Jackson Family Honors" taping here Saturday had more of the feel of a TV melodrama. The family's most famous member, beleaguered pop star Michael Jackson, appeared to be a reluctant participant in the...
  • A Promising Night Unravels

    The 12th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction dinner on Tuesday may have been held on the edge of Lake Erie, but there was a strong California spirit for much of the night in the grand ballroom of the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Too bad there...
  • The Sorrow Behind the Spotlight

    "The Jacksons--An American Dream" is that rare television biography that sings, though its tune is frequently downbeat. It's a rocking, pulsating, gyrating, bewitching five hours that resonate the angry rhythms behind the joyous music of a dysfunctional...