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  • Ed Paschke Art Center a reflection of the artist

    Ed Paschke Art Center a reflection of the artist
    The painter Ed Paschke often said he wanted his vibrantly chromatic paintings to penetrate the nervous systems of the people who look at them. Viewers "either love it or hate it," he said of reactions to his surreal verging-on-psychedelic imagery, "but...
  • Fall arts preview 2014: Dance listings

    Fall arts preview 2014: Dance listings
    "Yvonne Rainer: Two Works." Oct. 3-4 The postmodern dancer/choreographer/filmmaker/writer performs her in-progress work, "The Concept of Dust, or How do you look when there's nothing left to move?" in conjunction with the current exhibition, "Yvonne...
  • Tift Merritt's 'Night' music

    Tift Merritt's 'Night' music
    Tift Merritt is the restless sort. You can read it in her lyrics, yearning, deep-rooted narratives about moving around and moving on, often alone. You can hear it in her music, which rests comfortably within many genres without settling for any. And you...
  • Grammys 2014: Live blogging the performers, the winners

    Grammys 2014: Live blogging the performers, the winners
    Welcome to the Pop & Hiss live blog of the 2014 Grammy Awards show. The festivities will begin in moments, with the poorly kept secret that Beyoncé and Jay Z are expected to open the show. And while Jay Z led the field with nine nominations, he's not...
  • KISS guitarist, drummer join list of snubs by rock hall of fame

    KISS guitarist, drummer join list of snubs by rock hall of fame
    This post has been updated. See below for details. Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band KISS have long cherished living in aggrieved opposition to critics who they have felt failed to respect Kiss' heavy metal oeuvre, and the band's...
  • Lou Reed dead at 71

    Lou Reed dead at 71
    Lou Reed, anchor of New York rock band the Velvet Underground and widely regarded as one of pop's most influential musicians, has died, the Associated Press reported Sunday. He was 71. Though a cause of death has not yet been revealed, the Associated...
  • Se despide Lou Reed: 'chico malo del rock'

    Se despide Lou Reed: 'chico malo del rock'
    Aunque Lou Reed, fallecido el domingo a los 71 años de edad en Long Island (Nueva York), afirmaba que dejó de ser "el chico malo del rock" en los setenta, este icono del "underground" y exvagabundo del lado salvaje nunca perdió oportunidad de azuzar al...
  • Lou Reed put the underground front and center

    Lou Reed put the underground front and center
    Those looking for one version of Lou Reed's life need look no further than to the late critic Lester Bangs, who presented a particularly harsh, if affectionate, take on the artist's story in a single sentence. "Lou Reed is the guy that gave dignity...
  • Lou Reed dies; rock critic Robert Hilburn remembers 'warmest guy'

    Lou Reed dies; rock critic Robert Hilburn remembers 'warmest guy'
    Rock critic Robert Hilburn, who wrote much about Lou Reed during his more than 30 years at the Los Angeles Times, told The Times on Sunday that of all the people he had interviewed over the years, Reed was the most different from his public image....
  • Memories of Lou Reed: Pizza, vinyl and UCLA

    Memories of Lou Reed: Pizza, vinyl and UCLA
    There was no shortage of recording of rock, pop and R&B music going on in New York in the 1960s, but as a recognizable music scene, New York definitely held a lower profile than those of Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Detroit, Memphis and a few...
  • Lou Reed album sales jump 607% after death

    Lou Reed album sales jump 607% after death
    The music of rock pioneer Lou Reed, the anchor for the legendary band The Velvet Underground, has seen a big sales boost since he died Sunday at age 71.  For the week ended Oct. 27, total sales of Reed's albums were 3,000, up 607% from the previous...