| Nov 19, 2011
| 12:59 PM
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel will argue that President Obama has governed based on his principles, not politics, as he steps onto his highest-profile stage as a surrogate for his former boss.
Emanuel will speak to Iowa Democrats at the annual Jefferson...
| Sep 9, 2011
Donald L. Taffner
Distributor brought British TV shows to U.S.
Donald L. Taffner, 80, an independent television distributor and producer who adapted and delivered "The Benny Hill Show" and other British comedy programs for U.S. broadcasts, died...
| Oct 6, 2011
Bert Jansch, a revered, enigmatic Scottish singer-guitarist whose effect on a host of prominent musicians eclipsed his own fame, has died. He was 67.
Jansch died Wednesday at a hospital in London of lung cancer, a disease he first battled in 2009, his...
| Oct 1, 2011
Philip Matthew Hannan
Cleric gave the eulogy for President Kennedy
Retired New Orleans Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan, 98, who sought to console a grieving nation in his eulogy for President Kennedy, died Thursday in New Orleans after a long period of...
| May 13, 2011
Cornell Dupree, a versatile guitarist whose long, productive career included performances and recordings with such artists as Aretha Franklin, Paul Simon, Miles Davis and Lena Horne, died Sunday at his home in Fort Worth. Dupree, who had emphysema, was...
| Jun 11, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Trumpet player Alan Rubin was recruited to join the Blues Brothers after backing up John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the "Saturday Night Live" television skits that spawned the band in the late 1970s.
One of many gifted session musicians in the group,...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Soweto Gospel Choir was as much to look at as to listen to Wednesday night at Walt Disney Concert Hall, where the lively South African ensemble played the final date of an extensive North American tour. Clothed in brightly patterned......
| Oct 19, 2011
| 4:35 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses....
| Oct 24, 2011
| 4:23 AM
On his major label debut disc, 2006’s “Nothing Left to Lose,” singer-songwriter Mat Kearney chronicled his journey — “a kid from Oregon/by way of California” — making his way to Nashville and a record deal. It...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:36 PM
TV listings for the week of Oct. 30 - Nov. 5 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found at: www.latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv This week's TV Movies Today Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene; Kris...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade: Two towering voices in Nigerian music. To that should be added the lesser-known voice of Joni Haastrup, frontman of the Nigerian band Monomono and an Afro-beat sensation through most of the '70s. Hearing his work has just...