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  • Hansen: The real thing is always king

    If given the choice, would you want butter or margarine? Sugar or artificial sweetener? Vinyl or digital music? The answer to all, of course, is, yes. Give me the real thing. And for obvious reasons. Butter doesn't have the trans fatty acids that...
  • A sound check along the Memphis-to-Nashville 'Music Highway'

    Memphis, Tenn. Knowing how obsessed Elvis fans can be, I wasn't surprised when my wife and I drove up to the Heartbreak Hotel and found, true to the song's lyrics, that it was actually "down at the end of Lonely Street" and that the desk clerk was...
  • Matthew Rushing was moved

    Matthew Rushing was moved
    His focused intensity in performance does not call attention to itself, yet Matthew Rushing inevitably draws the eye whenever he appears onstage with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Blessed with versatility and a fluent technique, he performs with...
  • Backtracking: The box set gift guide

    Backtracking: The box set gift guide
  • Hal Gaba dies at 63; chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group

    Hal Gaba, a veteran entertainment industry executive who was chairman and co-owner of Concord Music Group, one of the world's largest independent record companies, has died. He was 63. Gaba, who also was co-chairman of Village Roadshow Entertainment...
  • Singing the Citys Praises

    Born on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, I’ve lived my entire adult life in Los Angeles, but I remain a big Canadian flag waver. Victoria may be the greatest city in which to grow up, but L.A. may well be the greatest city to live out your dreams....
  • Wylliams-Henry

    Wylliams-Henry
    Fall 2009 Season: Descriptions below provided by Wylliams-Henry: Autumn by Mary Giannone Talmi Autumn, a company premiere by Mary Giannone Talmi, soars with sweeping lines in ever-changing and intricate patterns. Set to the music of George Winston,...
  • 'Shaft' Composer Isaac Hayes Dies

    Isaac Hayes, the musician, composer and producer whose innovative sound changed the shape of pop music and whose shaved head, bejeweled outfits and regal demeanor embodied African-American masculinity in the 1970s, has died. He was 65. Family members...
  • Singer Joe Purdy gives a glimpse inside his life at home

    A walk (virtual or otherwise) into someone's home can be oh-so revealing. Our virtual walk into singer Joe Purdy's modern farmhouse in northwest Arkansas (taken via e-mail) certainly told us something very key about him. The man is a closet metrosexual? A...
  • In Macon, music softens a racial divide

    In Macon, music softens a racial divide
    The three deejays spun R&B and hip-hop, with a focus on oldies, party anthems and black artists gone mainstream -- Michael Jackson, OutKast, Gnarls Barkley. These were carefully chosen common denominators, songs that black and white club-goers might...
  • 'Tell No One'

    'Tell No One'
    Tell everyone about "Tell No One." Not just because this is a top-notch thriller so twisty you may forget to breathe, but because for a long time it looked like you wouldn't be able to tell anyone at all. For even though "Tell No One" was a top performer...