| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Those with big bellies tend to ask:
"Jorge, can you please make me look thinner?"
The tailor's answer is always the same: "I don't think so. But when I'm done, trust me. You're going to look good."
For 30 years, Jorge Tello has dressed Los Angeles'...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Deborah Rutter, who grew up in Encino and began her career as an orchestra executive in Los Angeles, will be the next president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Rutter, 57, has been president of the Chicago...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Deborah Rutter, president of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association, has been named president of Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center.
Rutter will assume the post Sept. 1, 2014 as successor to Michael Kaiser, who is stepping down after 13...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:59 AM
“Piano Man” Billy Joel called it “a little overwhelming” to be among this year’s class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients, along with Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, opera singer Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine....
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:00 AM
WASHINGTON — Carlos Santana, the Mexico-born powerhouse whose songs have stirred listeners across cultures and across generations, was among five high achievers recognized Sunday at the Kennedy Center Honors.
Santana and a fellow honoree, opera...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 10:05 PM
Rapper Snoop Dogg and Bill O'Reilly of Fox News agreed Sunday on one thing: They like Herbie Hancock.
Hancock, 73, the Chicago-born jazz virtuoso, was one of five performing artists celebrated at the star-studded Kennedy Center Honors gala.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
The nation's capital embraced five titans of the performing arts Sunday night at the 36th annual Kennedy Center Honors, this city's premiere assemblage of political and entertainment gentry. Shirley MacLaine, Billy Joel, Carlos Santana, jazz musician...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Sports teams are no longer the only ones to claim franchises at Madison Square Garden. Billy Joel now calls the arena home, a first for the space.
The music icon is set to perform shows there every month starting Jan. 27, with the caveat being that he'll...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:56 AM
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| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:44 AM
These are remarkable times for Herbie Hancock.
Come December, he will receive one of the country's most prestigious arts accolades, a Kennedy Center Honor, alongside actor Shirley MacLaine, singer-songwriter Billy Joel, guitarist Carlos Santana and...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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Highlights from four Amnesty International all-star concert tours from 1986 and 1998 will be released for the first time on Nov. 5 in a six-disc DVD box and a two-CD set featuring awareness- and...