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  • Under the gaiety, Mummers are in grim fight to survive

    PHILADELPHIA — Joseph Kaminski is broken up. He couldn't keep Trilby on the street, and the oldest name in Mummery is on the brink. The Original Trilby String Band, a troupe that has strummed and strutted annually on New Year's Day since 1898, will...
  • Mummers' famous Trilby band is sidelined for Philadelphia parade

    PHILADELPHIA Joseph Kaminski is broken up. He couldn't keep Trilby on the street, and the oldest name in Mummery is on the brink. The Original Trilby String Band, a troupe that has strummed and strutted annually on New Year's Day since 1898, will not...
  • Garbo and I Just "Want to Be Alone"

    In the 1932 movie "Grand Hotel," Greta Garbo uttered the famous line, "I want (pronounced vant) to be alone." It was, of course, a lot easier to be alone in Garbo's era. If Garbo vanted to be alone today she would not only have to separate herself...
  • Petty & Co. prove 'Hypnotic' and historic

     Petty & Co. prove 'Hypnotic' and historic
    You knew you were in the company of proud rock geeks from the first notes of Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' show Tuesday at the Honda Center in Anaheim. The band dived headlong into the Byrds' "So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star," whose recipe for...
  • 'The Good Lie's' Sudanese survivor actors revisit searing war horrors

    'The Good Lie's' Sudanese survivor actors revisit searing war horrors
    Emmanuel Jal has many scarring memories from when he was conscripted as a boy to fight in the second Sudanese civil war. But few stand out like the time he and other child soldiers escaped their quarters as members of the rebel Sudanese People's...
  • For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College

    For Hartford Graduate, A $3,000 Gap To College
    HARTFORD — DeShawn Hamlet spent the final weeks of summer searching for jobs and preparing himself for a Plan B — putting his college education on hold. Hamlet was the big man at Bulkeley High School, a 6-foot-3 power forward who led the...
  • Get a preview tonight of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers' show at PPL Center in September

    If you can't wait to see Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers play at downtown Allentown's new PPL Center arena on Sept. 16, you can get a glimpse of the band and hear its new music a whole lot sooner. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will appear on ABC-TV's...
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, an L.A. band, stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, an L.A. band, stare at 'Hypnotic Eye'
    Before easing into a conversation about his new album with the Heartbreakers, "Hypnotic Eye," the longtime Malibu beach-dweller Tom Petty has a score to settle. It's in response to an old Times survey of Los Angeles' most enduring rock bands....
  • 2014 Emmy Awards: 'Game of Thrones,' 'Fargo' Lead Nominations

    HBO again led the way in nominations for the 66th annual nighttime Emmy Awards, buoyed by the strong showing of new drama "True Detective" and the movie "The Normal Heart," as the voting again tilted heavily toward cable and new players such as Netflix....
  • Tom Petty at United Center: The stealth protest singer

    Tom Petty at United Center: The stealth protest singer
    Outside the circle of power in Washington, D.C., it’s difficult not to wonder who those pontificating, posturing, name-calling politicians are going on about and who, exactly, do they work for?  And now here comes Tom Petty, the veteran 63-year-...
  • Lollapalooza and weather: Is there a plan B?

    Lollapalooza and weather: Is there a plan B?
    It was going to be the biggest thing to ever happen to British band the Dunwells: a prime Saturday afternoon slot at Lollapalooza 2012 in Grant Park, their first major festival performance. "We were really excited," recalls singer Joe Dunwell, who...