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  • Patti Austin

    Patti Austin
    From the stirring, gospel-flavored intro of her inspiring reading of Des’ree’s 1994 hit “You Gotta Be” to the final bars of a highly distinctive, ethereal and moody remake of the Depeche Mode staple,“Enjoy The Silence,”...
  • Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music

    Heavy D dies at 44; singer who shaped rap music
    Rapper and actor Heavy D, who played an influential role in shaping rap music in the late '80s and early '90s with a fusion of New Jack Swing and reggae, has died. He was 44. Heavy D, who was born Dwight Arrington Myers, died Tuesday in the...
  • Rush, Randy Newman, Donna Summer among 2013 Rock Hall inductees

    Rush, Randy Newman, Donna Summer among 2013 Rock Hall inductees
    Check the thermostat in hell -- it appears to have dropped below 32 degrees: Long-snubbed  Canadian progressive-rock trio Rush will at long last be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year, along with Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Donna...
  • Video/Q&A: 'Celeste and Jesse Forever' star/co-writer Rashida Jones

    Video/Q&A: 'Celeste and Jesse Forever' star/co-writer Rashida Jones
    Women break down in romantic comedies all the time. They just rarely do so to the point of looking unattractive, says Rashida Jones. “She always looks good, her hair looks good and her apartment’s pretty. It’s like, there’s things...
  • Sinatra-Inspired 'Come Fly Away' At Bushnell

    Sinatra-Inspired 'Come Fly Away' At Bushnell
    Frank Sinatra had some cool moves. The swagger, the sway, the snap, the cocky tilt of his head, the hat — all signature gestures that exuded swing and sex. Those movements and the singer's music inspire "Come Fly Away," choreographer Twyla Tharp'...
  • Kimbra brings 'Vows' to the Fonda Theatre

    An experienced presence in her native New Zealand, Kimbra bent American ears -- and quite a few of them -- earlier this year as the female voice on Gotye's Hot 100-topping "Somebody That I Used to Know." But that acoustic quirk-pop hit only hints at a bit...
  • Fashion's Band of Outsiders much in demand

    Fashion's Band of Outsiders much in demand
    NEW YORK — As it gets ready to enter its 10th year, the Band of Outsiders brand has just about become the ultimate fashion insider. In June, founder and creative director Scott Sternberg presented his menswear collection in Paris for the first time...
  • Bill Cosby makes more Playboy Jazz Festival memories

     Bill Cosby makes more Playboy Jazz Festival memories
    As a jazz fan, you really have to savor the select moments of the Playboy Jazz Festival, which began its 34th installment Saturday at its longtime home, the Hollywood Bowl. Because as a stand-alone, multi-day barometer of the state of the music, the...
  • Video/Q&A: Ice Cube of '21 Jump Street'

    Video/Q&A: Ice Cube of '21 Jump Street'
    To play a police captain in the big-screen update of the ’80s TV series “21 Jump Street,” Ice Cube did not consider remaking NWA’s “[Bleep] Tha Police” into “Love Tha Police.” He does bite ferociously into...
  • Sunnylands: Sneak peek inside the Annenberg desert fantasyland

     
    Sunnylands: Sunnylands, the Rancho Mirage fantasyland of Walter and Leonore Annenberg, is opening for public tours in March....
  • Sunnylands: The making of a mansion's mystique

     
    Sunnylands: A timeline in the history of Walter and Leonore Annenbergs' landmark mansion in Rancho Mirage....