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  • Quincy Jones, Richard Dreyfuss to Appear at TCM Classic Film Festival's Club TCM

    Club TCM, the central gathering point for festival passholders at the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, will feature appearances by Jane Seymour, Kim Novak and Charles Busch. Also, Quincy Jones, Richard Dreyfuss, William Friedkin, editor Thelma...
  • Oscar Picks: Variety Critics on What Should Win Best Picture

    PETER DEBRUGE: OK, gentlemen, time to guess who will win the Oscar for best picture. I say "guess" because the word "predict" seems entirely too confident when it comes to the Academy Awards. Despite all the ink and all the effort that people put into...
  • Billy Branch delivers a 'Blues Shock'

    Billy Branch delivers a 'Blues Shock'
    Can 15 years have gone by since Chicago blues master Billy Branch released a studio album as bandleader? Apparently so, but he surely sounds as if he's trying to make up for lost time with "Blues Shock" (Blind Pig Records), a remarkably strong release...
  • A cinematic approach to Hamburg Ballett's 'Liliom'

    A cinematic approach to Hamburg Ballett's 'Liliom'
    After 16 years in purgatory, a carousel barker takes his granted leave to perform a good deed on Earth. He presents his child, whom he has never seen, a star stolen from heaven. You might expect the title character to break into "Soliloquy" from Rodgers &...
  • Good or what? Kanye West's Wednesday show at United Center

    Good or what? Kanye West's Wednesday show at United Center
    After both attending Wednesday's Kanye West show at United Center, we decided to do a written version of "Good or what?" Here's the email conversation that ensued. MP: Ernest, I feel like every show I attend lately has a Nickelodeon “GUTS”-...
  • A counter-conventional experience with Muse/ique

    A counter-conventional experience with Muse/ique
    Muse/ique, the intriguing, eclectic orchestra founded in 2011 by conductor Rachael Worby, opens its "Summer of Sound" season on Saturday, June 29, at Caltech's picnic-friendly outdoor Beckman Mall in Pasadena with "Lost in the Stars with Patti Austin."...
  • Review: Hollywood Bowl opens with Patti Austin, John Legend, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry

    Review: Hollywood Bowl opens with Patti Austin, John Legend, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry
    You could credit the so-called super moon rising, the fireworks, the perfect weather or some combination thereof, but an unexplainable event occurred on Saturday during the annual "Opening Night at the Bowl" at the Hollywood Bowl. Steven Tyler and Joe...
  • 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

    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....
  • 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...