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  • Go Away With ... Wendy Wilson

    Go Away With ... Wendy Wilson
    Though she was born into rock royalty, Wendy Wilson says she never felt she deserved fame. That was reserved for her superstar father, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. But neither she nor her older sister, Carnie, could resist pursuing a career in music....
  • Scott McKenzie dies at 73; his 'San Francisco' caught flower-power wave

    Scott McKenzie dies at 73; his 'San Francisco' caught flower-power wave
    Scott McKenzie, whose 1967 hit single "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)" captured the spirit of the '60s flower-power movement and became a generational touchstone, has died. He was 73. McKenzie died Saturday at his home in Silver...
  • 'American Idol' recap, Boys night in Hollywood

    'American Idol' recap, Boys night in Hollywood
    Finally after enduring weeks of drama, fighting and little talent during the audition rounds, tonight we got to endure more drama, fighting and little talent all the way in Hollywood. Where is Simon Cowell when you need him? Things were mixed up and...
  • Southern California dreaming on 2013 spring runways

    Southern California dreaming on 2013 spring runways
    One of the great joys of being a fashion critic is the ability to observe how designers all over the world riff on and reinterpret the L.A. look. Watching the spring runway collections, whether I was sitting at a runway show in the crumbling Beekman...
  • Weekend Preview: A King, a burlesque queen and a garden of eatin'

    Weekend Preview: A King, a burlesque queen and a garden of eatin'
    The folks at CityChurch in Fort Lauderdale call “King of Kings Live” a “creative and transcendent night you’ll never forget,” and they just may be right. An Easter season offering on Friday and Saturday at Cinema Paradiso...
  • Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'

    Joffrey Ballet to celebrate giants in 'Legends'
    The Americans celebrated in the Joffrey Ballet's "American Legends" program aren't all choreographers. The bill does include works by U.S. dance giants Jerome Robbins, Twyla Tharp and Gerald Arpino. But it also boasts a new creation from the Houston...
  • Paul Tanner dies at 95; trombonist with Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Paul Tanner, a trombonist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra who became a prominent jazz educator at UCLA and created an unusual electronic musical instrument heard on the Beach Boys' classic 1966 hit "Good Vibrations," has died. He was 95. Tanner died...
  • Terry 'Tubesteak' Tracy dies at 77; model for Big Kahuna in 'Gidget'

    In 1956, Terry "Tubesteak" Tracy, freshly fired from his job at a downtown insurance company, bid goodbye to the 9-to-5 life and headed for the Malibu shore, where he built himself a shack out of wood scraps and palm fronds and sailed into surfing...
  • Jimmy O'Neill dies at 73; L.A. deejay hosted TV's 'Shindig!'

    Jimmy O'Neill dies at 73; L.A. deejay hosted TV's 'Shindig!'
    Jimmy O'Neill, an Oklahoman barely out of his teens when he became Los Angeles' top-rated radio deejay and only 24 when he catapulted to national celebrity as the host of "Shindig!," one of the earliest rock 'n' roll shows on prime-time television, died...
  • Book reviews: All things Marilyn Monroe

     Book reviews: All things Marilyn Monroe
    In the decades since her death on Aug. 5, 1962, Marilyn Monroe has been the subject of so many books that the actress practically deserves her own Dewey Decimal classification. And although it seems unlikely that there's any aspect of her 36 years that...
  • Jim Mees dies at 57; set designer best known for 'Star Trek' work

    Jim Mees, an Emmy-winning set decorator who helped bring alien worlds to life in the long-running "Star Trek" TV series, died Friday at his home in Selinsgrove, Pa., said his partner, Michael Smyth. He was 57 and had pancreatic cancer. Mees, who...