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  • Marian Mercer dies at 75; actress known for comedic flair

    Marian Mercer dies at 75; actress known for comedic flair
    Marian Mercer, a Tony-winning actress with a gift for comedy who was best known during a five-decade career for her television and stage work, which included a long-running performance in the 1969 Broadway hit "Promises, Promises," died April 27 in Newbury Park. She was 75.
  • Hal David dies at 91; songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach

    Hal David dies at 91; songwriting partner of Burt Bacharach
    Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s, including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-...

    Drury Lane to make 'Promises' part of 2012 season

    “Promises, Promises,” the 1968 musical with a book by Neil Simon and a score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, will be part of the 2012 season at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace, a spokesman for the theater said Monday. The retro-...

    L.A.'s richest man ups the ante for city, cancer fight

    L.A.'s richest man ups the ante for city, cancer fight
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As owner of 5 percent of the Los Angeles Lakers, Patrick Soon-Shiong could walk into the locker room of the storied basketball franchise any time for a chat with stars like Kobe Bryant. But the richest man in Los Angeles chooses to...

    Cody Chesnutt, 'Landing on a Hundred' album review

    Cody Chesnutt, 'Landing on a Hundred' album review
    *** (out of 4) If you yearn for the days of the signature sound from classic record labels like Stax, Volt, or Vee-Jay, then holy hell is this is record right up your alley. Chesnutt actually record a lot of his long-awaited follow-up to 2002’s...