| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:09 PM
John Kenneth Tavener, the renowned British composer whose spiritual, religious-inspired music drew a diverse fan base that included the Beatles and Prince Charles, has died at age 69.
Tavener died Tuesday at his home in Dorset, England, said his...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The shocking death of famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter brought out fond remembrances from the food world as news of the 54-year-old's passing spread nationwide.
Trotter had recently closed his eponymous Chicago restaurant and had announced he...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:50 AM
[Updated: 7:12 p.m.: Charlie Trotter's family issued a statement earlier expressing sorrow at the shocking death of the 54-year-old acclaimed chef and asking for privacy "as we work through this difficult time."
Many chefs, including notable L.A. chefs,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:07 PM
In the late '80s, when Lee Jones and his family were in the throes of reinventing their Ohio farm after losing everything to a hailstorm and high interest rates, they fortuitously made the acquaintance of Charlie Trotter, who had just opened his...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:15 AM
An autopsy is scheduled today for famed Chicago chef Charlie Trotter, whose unexpected death at 54 on Tuesday shocked both the city and the food world. Trotter was considered by many to be a pioneer in both food and wine, having single-handedly made...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The days before Sunday's broadcast of the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were filled with dissension. Not just the usual palaver over who should win and who would win, but also over a departure from the customary "In Memoriam" segment and a question of who...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 10:00 AM
"Glee" fans may appreciate the special tribute to the late star Cory Monteith at the Emmys on Sunday, but at least one group isn't so happy.
That would be the family of Jack Klugman, the actor who starred in two big 1970s hits, "The Odd Couple" and...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 9:56 AM
Sir Anthony Caro, the renowned British sculptor whose abstract creations have been hugely influential, has died. The 89-year-old artist suffered a heart attack and died on Wednesday, said the Tate Museum in London.
Caro is recognized widely for...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Ed Lauter, 74, a character actor who carved out a niche in the 1970s playing mostly heavies in movies and TV and kept up a busy schedule in recent years with appearances in Clint Eastwood’s “Trouble With the Curve” and Oscar winner...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:02 AM
"The Simpsons" farewell to its longtime cast member Marcia Wallace was simple but touching. During the opening sequence of Sunday night's episode, "Four Regrettings and a Funeral," Bart was spotted writing the farewell message, "We'll really miss you Mrs....
| Oct 30, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Karin Higa, a specialist in Asian American art who worked for nearly a decade and a half as a curator at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, has died at 47.
Higa died on Tuesday at her home in L.A. following a battle with cancer,...