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757-247-4732I'm happy to report that plenty of wonderful musicians are headed our way. Remarkably, these singers or players launched their careers without help from reality television. It seems it is still possible in this modern age. You're actually hungry for a...
Zap2It.comOn July 2, Lindsay Lohan turns 20. Only 20? Somehow, it seems that she has always been with us. And, in some ways, she has. "We had faces then!" wailed faded silent film star-cum-homicidal maniac Norma Desmond in "Sunset Boulevard," lamenting the passing...
Times Staff WriterThe end looms large in Robert Altman's "A Prairie Home Companion," which nevertheless takes its sweet time saying goodbye. Written by Garrison Keillor, creator and host of the long-running public radio show, the movie is a pretty curious artifact —...
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Special to The TimesFOR 30 years, Garrison Keillor has spent his Saturday nights putting on an old-fashioned radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion," the live variety program heard nationwide by 4 million listeners. But while building an institution by raising Midwestern...
Zap2It.com"A Prairie Home Companion" represents the big-screen merger between two families: the ensemble cast chosen by director Robert Altman and the performers and characters humorist Garrison Keillor brought with him from the celebrated live radio show of the...
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Times Staff WriterThe Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival will expand to three days next April, but the bigger news is that the West Coast's premier rock and dance event will also welcome a country cousin: The concert's stages and tents will stay in place for an extra...
Times Staff WriterSen. John F. Kerry said today he was "telling the God's honest truth" about his Vietnam combat record, as his presidential campaign agreed to stop showing a television ad featuring Republican Sen. John McCain attacking President Bush. Kerry's ad, which...
ASTON MAGNA FESTIVAL July 6 - Works of Mozart and Haydn. Nancy Armstrong, soprano; Peter Sykes, keyboard. July 13 - Works of J.S. Bach and Vivaldi. Sharon Baker, soprano, and Stephen Hammer, soloist, joined by instrumental ensemble led by violinist...
South FloridaMinnesota excels at producing unlikely pairs. In the field of literature there is the dissimilar duo of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Sinclair Lewis (Riviera and prairie); in politics, Eugene McCarthy and Harold Stassen; in music, Bob Dylan and the Artist...
Times Staff WriterHere in "Little Sweden, U.S.A."— where a day without something Swedish is like a day without sunflowers — it didn't surprise me to see a woman wearing a T-shirt proclaiming, "Swedish by marriage." On a spin through central Kansas in June, I...
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