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  • A Cappella hits high notes at Coral Springs arts center

     A Cappella hits high notes at Coral Springs arts center
    Deke Sharon is best known these days as the "Godfather of Contemporary A Cappella," but before he was teaching the art of a cappella to celebrity songbirds such as Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, he was singing himself to sleep in his crib. "I started...
  • See a cappella excellence in 'Sing-Off Live'

    At first glance, "The Sing-Off" might seem like just another televised singing competition, with judges, live audiences, and as always, the chance for the young, undiscovered artist to have a shot at stardom. But performers on this NBC show, with the...
  • A cappella nights in Allentown, Bethlehem

    A cappella nights in Allentown, Bethlehem
    A cappella singing — singing (and often dancing) without instrumental accompaniment — is so popular that it has spawned movies such as "Pitch Perfect," a Fox TV drama series "Glee," and NBC's TV competition show "The Sing-Off." Here in the...
  • Anna Kendrick seeks pitch-perfect balance of work, workouts and sleep

     Anna Kendrick seeks pitch-perfect balance of work, workouts and sleep
    At 12, she was nominated for a Tony for the Broadway musical "High Society," at 24, she snagged an Oscar nomination for the drama "Up in the Air," and, at 27, her song "Cups," from the hit comedy "Pitch Perfect," went multi-platinum and became one of...
  • 'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound

     'The Last Five Years' feels a bit stage-bound
    "The Last Five Years," starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan and their powerful pipes, plays like a Broadway musical, because basically it is a musical. A very distinctive Jason Robert Brown musical, albeit the run was off-Broadway. With clever lyrics,...
  • 'Pitch Perfect 2' actress: Clay Matthews knows his pop choral music

    Turns out the Green Bay Packers are more musically inclined than just making Bears fans sing the blues. Linebacker Clay Matthews and a few teammates are such big fans of the show choir movie "Pitch Perfect," that they've been invited to make a cameo in...
  • 'Pitch Perfect 2' trailer showcases high notes, low comedy

    The Barden Bellas are back to take on the world in the first trailer for "Pitch Perfect 2," the tuneful follow-up to 2012's sleeper hit starring Anna Kendrick as a college student who reluctantly shakes up an old-fashioned female singing group. The...
  • Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Dwight Howard: In the Moment' on Epix

    Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'Dwight Howard: In the Moment' on Epix
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 9 - 15, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies --------------------   SERIES Love the Way You Lie It's he said/she...
  • Babs, Aretha, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett Ride Timeless Tunes to the Top

    From Barbra Streisand's "Partners" and Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga's "Cheek to Cheek" -- both of which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 -- to collections from Annie Lennox, Barry Manilow, Aretha Franklin, Bryan Adams, She & Him, Billy Childs and Bette...
  • How John Cena is Going Hollywood to Attract New Fans to WWE

    Nothing intimidated John Cena, who regularly faces 300-pound men in the wrestling ring -- until he had to audition for Judd Apatow and Amy Schumer. No slouch himself, packing 250 pounds onto a muscular 6-foot-one-inch frame, Cena was eager to make the...
  • Who you gonna call? Dream-casting the new female 'Ghostbusters'

    Who you gonna call? Dream-casting the new female 'Ghostbusters'
    "Ghostbusters" fans were sent into a tizzy Wednesday when "Bridesmaids" director Paul Feig announced that he's rebooting the beloved action-comedy franchise about a crew of paranormal exterminators, with an all-new cast of female characters. The big...