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  • Partnership clears path to law school for community college students

    Partnership clears path to law school for community college students
    Jajaira Varela stood confidently in front of a classroom full of aspiring law students and belted out the empowering lyrics of Chaka Khan's R&B classic "I'm Every Woman." Some friends and family had always told Varela she wasn't college material, so she...
  • Kimbra cooks up virtual layer cake of sound

    In a year in which many big-ticket records have stressed brevity and focus, there's something to be said for New Zealand pop iconoclast Kimbra's "The Golden Echo." Best known in America for her vocals on the smash "Somebody That I Used to Know," the...
  • Soul poet Bobby Womack dead at 70

    Soul poet Bobby Womack dead at 70
    Bobby Womack, the revered “poet” of soul music for his prowess as a songwriter as well as singer and guitarist, died Friday at 70. Representatives of Womack’s label, XL Recordings, confirmed the death. The cause wasn’t...
  • Jukebox revue of 70s hits at Broward Stage Door Theatre

    Jukebox revue of 70s hits at Broward Stage Door Theatre
    Let’s get this straight right up front: Mimi J can sing her face off. And for two hours, including a 15-minute intermission at Coral Spring's Broward Stage Door Theatre, the Miami-born singer does exactly that in “On the Radio: Sounds of the...
  • Gospel Fest combines church music with history

    Gospel Fest combines church music with history
    Combining a cultural revival, historical commemoration and Bronzeville neighborhood celebration, the 29th Chicago Gospel Music Festival continued highlighting sounds that were formed in South Side churches. The thousands who attended the weekend event...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Austenland' on Starz

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Austenland' on Starz
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 13 - 19, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Monumental Mysteries This new episode...
  • Living Here: Festivals

    Living Here: Festivals
    You want good food and drink, a wide variety of live music, art from local artists, and a primer on how to talk like a pirate? We've got you covered with this list of festivals offered throughout Hampton Roads this year. May SALUTE TO SUMMER When:...
  • Abair to launch album at jazz fest

    Mindi Abair has a party coming up this weekend in Newport Beach — and she'd like her guests to take home a lot of party favors. The saxophonist, who has had five releases in Billboard's top 10 jazz albums chart, will throw a launch party for her...
  • The Valley Line: Five Acres presents 'Swingin' on a Star Gala'

    The Valley Line: Five Acres presents 'Swingin' on a Star Gala'
    I know it was more than a week ago now, but I really liked the Fiesta Days family dinner and fireworks show that took place in Memorial Park. I love to ooh and ahh as the dark night lights up in colors of the rainbow that sparkle. It's not my fault, you...
  • Hansen: A roadie's life: turning famous into family

    Hansen: A roadie's life: turning famous into family
    He has partied with an impressive list of music icons from the 1970s and '80s, but what he is most proud of is getting sober with Kris Kristofferson. James "Jimmer" Coombs, 75, has been a roadie all his life, seen more than his fair share, and along the...
  • Artist Samantha Hill reconstructs Bronzeville's history

    Artist Samantha Hill reconstructs Bronzeville's history
    Samantha Hill awaits your input. And awaits. Then awaits some more. "I think people know I'm here," she said on a recent afternoon, not sounding all that certain. She laughed nervously. The Hyde Park Art Center was quiet. Hill, who is 39 and...