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  • RZA and the Wu-Tang Clan try 'to bring value to a devalued art'

    RZA and the Wu-Tang Clan try 'to bring value to a devalued art'
    The Wu-Tang Clan is busy this year. They’re tackling “A Better Tomorrow” (the group’s 20th anniversary album, coming in July), various concert appearances (including Riot Fest, Sept. 12-14 in Humboldt Park) and a secretive double...
  • Virginia ornithology students find a record number of bird species

     Virginia ornithology students find a record number of bird species
    Some records are made to be broken. Each time I teach "Introduction to Ornithology" at the College of William & Mary, I keep track of how many species we see during the semester. The number has never topped 200. Unlike the teaching of many scientific...
  • Dave and Phil Alvin, former Blasters mates, resurrect partnership

    Dave and Phil Alvin, former Blasters mates, resurrect partnership
    It's not unusual for estranged musicians to reconcile and start working together again, even when the musicians are family. Think of the Everly Brothers, who broke up acrimoniously in 1973, then reunited a decade later to make a string of critically...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Undateable' on NBC

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 1 - 7, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Undateable Justin and Danny's (Brent Morin,...
  • Ready for Hillary?

    I expected nothing but effusive praise from major media for Hillary Clinton's new book, "Hard Choices," much like the mass exaltation it showered on Barack Obama, America's first African-American president. Initially that seemed where the reviews were...
  • Review: 'Nationalism in Music' from Bach Festival Society

    Patriotism and the arts are often connected — what American soul isn't lifted by hearing "The Stars and Stripes Forever," after all? — but music trumped politics Sunday afternoon in the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park's last concert of...
  • 'Road to Glory: The Documentary'

    'Road to Glory: The Documentary'
    Saint Millie is screwed. OK, maybe that’s pushing it. But it only sort of matters that the 22-year-old Oak Park native (born Milton McKinney) is talented and professional and honest in interviews; that he’s personable in ways that rappers...
  • Harpist Brandee Younger Moves Between Worlds Of Jazz, Hip-Hop, Classical

    Harpist Brandee Younger Moves Between Worlds Of  Jazz, Hip-Hop, Classical
    When she decided to forgo the usual classical-music path, harpist Brandee Younger faced a tough road: what space was out there for the harp in the jazz world, let alone hip-hop and popular music? Luckily, Younger, a Brooklyn-based musician, had a few...
  • RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2014 Top 10

    RedEye Rock 'n' Vote 2014 Top 10
    UPDATE: POLLS ARE NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK WEDNESDAY TO FIND OUT WHO MADE THE ROCK 'N' VOTE TOP 4 AND WILL PLAY MAY 22 AT LINCOLN HALL. In the NBA and NHL, more than 50 percent of the teams make the playoffs. An all-time high of more than 200 artists...
  • Learning Matters: Preparing students for the real world

    Learning Matters: Preparing students for the real world
    Employers have been talking for years about their challenges finding young employees who are ready for the workplace. They complain of high school and college graduates who lack problem-solving skills, can't work independently or don't function well on...
  • Blue Water catches reggae wave

    Blue Water catches reggae wave
    This weekend, Rick Conkey plans to showcase several causes that he holds dear — not the least of which is celebrating reggae music. The host of KX 93.5's "Music Matters" radio show is set to launch the American Reggae Hall of Fame by honoring...