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  • Candace Bushnell, Bob Morris Among Authors Headlining Book Talks

    Candace Bushnell, Bob Morris Among Authors Headlining Book Talks
    The authors of a poignant memoir, a comic novel that spoofs celebrity worship, the newest in a series about a food writer who solves mysteries and a novel about country club society in Connecticut will give free talks at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston...
  • Jazz great Ornette Coleman remembered as visionary

    Whatever rules in jazz hadn't been shattered by Charlie Parker and other bebop artists, Ornette Coleman finished off for good. Coleman, who died Thursday at age 85, brought to jazz the kind of open-ended, non-narrative approach that Jackson Pollock...
  • Ornette Coleman, jazz innovator and disruptor, dies at 85

    When saxophonist Ornette Coleman played clubs in Los Angeles in the mid-1950s, audiences often covered their ears and waited outside until his set was done. He shunned the conventions of melody and harmony and encouraged his bandmates to do the same,...
  • Premiere: Dead Rock West salutes Everly Brothers' 'I Used to Love You'

    Premiere: Dead Rock West salutes Everly Brothers' 'I Used to Love You'
    It was a passing remark made to L.A. musicians Cindy Wasserman and Frank Lee Drennen, but one that set off a five-year-plus musical odyssey that culminates July 17 with the release of Dead Rock West’s album “It’s Everly Time!”...
  • Music Box: Celebration marks Paul Reed Smith's 30-year guitar legacy

    We congratulate Paul Reed Smith and his PRS Guitars company as they celebrate 30 years in business and a legacy of making the world's finest guitars played by a constellation of stars. The two-day anniversary celebration kicks off tonight with a concert...
  • HBO's 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction special coming Saturday

    HBO's 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction special coming Saturday
    I haven’t seen the highlights special from the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame that HBO will premiere on Saturday, but I’ll donate $20 to the hall if one of my favorite moments from the ceremony held in April in Cleveland didn’t end up...
  • 'A member of our family': U2 pays tribute to late tour manager Dennis Sheehan at Forum show

    'A member of our family': U2 pays tribute to late tour manager Dennis Sheehan at Forum show
    The members of U2 paid tribute to late tour manager Dennis Sheehan at their Los Angeles show Wednesday night, calling the music business veteran "a member of our family."   Sheehan, who was found dead that morning after an apparent heart attack,...
  • Meet the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees

    Meet the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees
    In anticipation of Saturday's induction ceremony in Cleveland for the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Calendar spotlights each of the acts being welcomed into the hall this year. PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND Before the likes of the Rolling Stones, the...
  • Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr

    Rock hall opening doors to Ringo Starr
    The first few years after the Beatles split, Ringo Starr had bragging rights on his mates. He was all over the radio with "It Don't Come Easy," ''Back Off Boogaloo," ''Photograph" and other singles at a time that John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George...
  • Rock Hall of Fame postscript: Rock 'n' roll without the drugs?

    Rock Hall of Fame postscript: Rock 'n' roll without the drugs?
    “Sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll!” has been the rallying cry in rock music for the last half-century, yet some of the most moving moments during Saturday’s induction ceremony at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland revolved around...
  • How to fix the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Start all over again

    How to fix the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame? Start all over again
    Ignoring the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's annual foolishness can be a great time-saver for fans of pop music and its history. So why do I let each new induction announcement and ceremony lure me into the same old trap of grumping the same old useless...