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  • 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'...
  • Phil Ramone dies at 79; pop producer was star behind the stars

    Phil Ramone dies at 79; pop producer was star behind the stars
    Phil Ramone, the veteran record producer whose work with such top-tier talent as Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon made him one of the most revered figures in the music business, died Saturday. He was 79. He died of complications from pneumonia...
  • 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...
  • The 'Austrian Scorsese' sets his sights on South Florida

    The 'Austrian Scorsese' sets his sights on South Florida
    When Austrian video director Rudi Dolezal decided to buy a second home and expand his business in the United States, South Florida was his top choice. "I came to a point in Europe, having worked for Queen and the Rolling Stones, where my job started...
  • PASSINGS: Claude Nobs

    PASSINGS: Claude Nobs
    Claude Nobs, 76, the founder and general manager of the Montreux Jazz Festival, whose passion for music and artistry introduced generations of legendary musicians to international audiences on the Swiss stage, died Thursday after sustaining injuries...
  • Labor of love: Luxuria Music spins with all volunteers

    Labor of love: Luxuria Music spins with all volunteers
    In a small studio on the far edge of Glendale, a worldwide flow of music is in a moment of transition. On the turntable is a 45rpm disc of spectral, hypnotic sounds from 1980, as radio DJ Lee Joseph begins winding down his two-hour show on LuxuriaMusic....