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  • HBO’s Gumbel compares David Stern to plantation overseer

     
    HBO Real Sports anchor Bryant Gumbel never holds back in his commentary. And his recent comments about NBA Commissioner David Stern were no different in which he compared Stern to a plantation overseerer....
  • Adanowsky and the art of bedroom folk

     
    Adanowsky’s album, "Amador," debuts in the U.S. this week. It’s a velvety affair infused with creaky barroom pianos, gentle guitar strums, and Jodorowsky’s smoky, Gainsbourg-like croons that waft along like a cigar plume. The intimate...
  • Theater review: 'Fela!' at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    Charles McNulty reviews "Fela!" at the Ahmanson Theatre...
  • Re-creating Fela Kuti's Nigerian club at the Troubadour

     
    Kuti's jazz-funk will get a workout at the Troubadour. “Fela!,” the unconventional Tony Award-winning musical now playing at the Ahmanson Theatre, does a remarkable job re-creating a night at the late Nigerian Afrobeat icon Fela Anikulapo...
  • In Rotation: Rocket Juice & the Moon's eponymous debut

     
    In Rotation: Times pop music critic Randall Roberts recommends "Rocket Juice & the Moon," the new project by Damon Albarn, Tony Allen and Flea....
  • A big rollicking Valentine's concert featuring Bev Conklin and lots of talented friends

     
    23 songs by 23 artists! Michael Cloeren, emcee for Thursday night’s Bev Conklin and Friends Valentine’s Day Concert at the Musikfest Caf√©, repeatedly reminded the audience what a “big” concert it was. I think there were only 22...
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here¬ólived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • Dan Patrick reunites with Keith Olbermann on NBC

     
    Several easy newspaper column topics have come and gone during my vacation; here's another: Dan Patrick is reuniting with Keith Olbermann on NBC's Sunday night football program this fall, another step in the network's strategy of hiring everyone in...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance': lots of props, plenty of awesome dancing

     
    John-John Williams IV is in Chicago at a hotel that does not have Fox (to our disbelief). So I'm filling in and recapping a well-danced So You Think You Can Dance. There's new partnering tonight (again). Each pair will dance......
  • Dems convene, night 1 live-blog

     
    by Frank James 11:20 PM -- It's difficult to tell how Michelle Obama's speech played out in flyover country. She obviously has a great personal story, this South Side Chicago girl. But is it enough to overcome her earlier controversial......
  • Roger Goodell's knowledge of gang signals is limited

     
    Click below for highlights Showtime sent from its first episode of "Inside the NFL," which premieres tonight.......