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  • Five things we learned from the Bowl's black movie music salute

    Five things we learned from the Bowl's black movie music salute
    The most revered black films aren't just beloved for all-star casts or compelling plots -- the soundtracks were just as pivotal. From “Do the Right Thing” to “Boomerang” and “Waiting to Exhale,” the music that scored...
  • Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival

    Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival
    Quincy Jones knew even at a young age that he wanted to compose film scores. "I used to go to movies for 11 cents," Jones said at his mansion nestled in the Bel-Air hills. "I used to play hooky in Seattle every day. I could tell if a movie was scored at...
  • Clive Davis talks Whitney Houston album, pre-Grammy party and more

    Clive Davis talks Whitney Houston album, pre-Grammy party and more
    Clive Davis typically has many irons in many fires. So even though he's holed up in an elegant Beverly Hills Hotel bungalow he's had at his disposal "forever" — fielding phone calls, e-mails and, yes, even faxes while organizing the annual pre-...
  • 'Cool': The Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is back

    'Cool': The Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival is back
    Mark Gilbert expects you'll meet a pair of gay best friends at the Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. The first is "G.B.F," the festival's curtain-raiser concerning the hottest fashion accessory among status-seeking teen queens at a high...
  • Babyface gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Babyface gets star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
    Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds was awarded the 2,508th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday. Edmonds, who has crafted more than 100 top 10 R&B and pop singles during his career and was called the Quincy Jones of the '90s, accepted...
  • Exes Courteney Cox and David Arquette put trophy home on the market

     Exes Courteney Cox and David Arquette put trophy home on the market
    Courteney Cox and her ex-husband, David Arquette, have put their Beverly Hills home in the Multiple Listing Service at $19.5 million. The pristine property, designed by modernist architect A. Quincy Jones and built in 1959, was renovated during their...
  • Jackson's drug use started after Pepsi commercial, attorney says

    Jackson's drug use started after Pepsi commercial, attorney says
    With fortunes and reputations at stake, attorneys began opening statements Monday in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom where a powerful entertainment giant stands accused of playing a critical role in the death of entertainer Michael Jackson. The...
  • Will.i.am doesn't skip a beat in pushing past musical pursuits

     Will.i.am doesn't skip a beat in pushing past musical pursuits
    This week in New York will.i.am — the founder and frontman of L.A.'s Black Eyed Peas — is to receive an honorary Clio Award in recognition of "the work and talent of those who push the boundaries of creativity in advertising and beyond,"...
  • Video: Rush's 'Spirit of Radio' from HBO's Rock Hall of Fame show

    Video: Rush's 'Spirit of Radio' from HBO's Rock Hall of Fame show
    About 7,000 people were on hand at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre last month when Rush was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in the Class of 2013, along with Donna Summer, Randy Newman, Public Enemy, Heart, Albert King, Quincy Jones and Lou Adler....
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Moment' on NBC

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'The Moment' on NBC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 26 - June 1, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies   -------------------- SERIES Bridezillas The unscripted series...
  • Band leader Pauly Cohen still swinging at 91

    Band leader Pauly Cohen still swinging at 91
    At 4 p.m. Saturday a diminutive gray-haired gentleman in a tuxedo will stroll up to a microphone and introduce himself to more than 300 people seated in a packed Sunrise Civic Center Theater. A few words of gratitude will end with a simple declaration:...