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  • Jerry Wexler, 91; influential music producer coined 'rhythm and blues'

    Jerry Wexler, 91; influential music producer coined 'rhythm and blues'
    Jerry Wexler, the influential Atlantic Records producer who coined the term "rhythm and blues" before helping shape that sound into one of the most powerful musical forces of the 1950s and '60s, died Friday morning at his home in Sarasota, Fla. He was 91....
  • Hip-hop hooray for 'In the Heights'

    Hip-hop hooray for 'In the Heights'
    NEW YORK -- In the tossup of this year's Tony Awards, a Latino story trumped an unusual African American coming-of-age tale Sunday as Tony voters gave their best new musical prize and three others to "In the Heights," about Caribbean immigrant families...
  • Terrorists killed my dad

    Terrorists killed my dad
    In 1975, when I had just turned 9, my father was killed by terrorists. He was supposed to be home early on that Jan. 24 for a family celebration of my birthday and that of my brother, who had just turned 11. Instead, while my father was at a business...
  • Broadway's theater schedule for August

    Here's what's playing on Broadway through the end of August. Note that although some of these shows' official opening dates aren't until September or later, preview performances are offered. -- Avital Binshtock "A Chorus Line": This lively exploration...
  • Reviews are in: B'Way cast recordings

    Reviews are in: B'Way cast recordings
    Curious about the changing sound of the Great White Way? Times Theater Critic Charles McNulty weighs in on five noteworthy cast recordings from the year on Broadway -- four from new shows that couldn't be more wildly disparate and one from a classic that'...
  • 'In the Heights' a Broadway homage to the Latino community

    NEW YORK — Attend "In the Heights," the relentlessly sunny new Broadway musical about life in the mostly Latino neighborhood in northern Manhattan, and you'll likely be seized by a sudden new desire to move for good to Washington Heights. Who...
  • Not a big farewell party for Jack Bauer

     
    About 8.9 million people watched Jack Bauer and Chloe O'Brien bid each other a teary goodbye in the series finale of Fox's "24" on Monday night. This has not been the strongest season creatively for "24," a groundbreaking show that......
  • Theater review: 'In the Heights' at Pantages Theatre

     
    “In the Heights” won the 2008 Tony Award for best musical, undoubtedly earning points for congeniality in its underdog victory. If a sweeter, friendlier, more determinedly upbeat show has appeared on Broadway in the last few years, it carried the........
  • Driver Caught After Fatal Washington Heights Hit-And-Run

    Driver Caught After Fatal Washington Heights Hit-And-Run
    A hit-and-run in Washington Heights left a man dead Saturday morning. The unidentified victim was struck at the corner of West 173rd St. And Broadway around 5 a.m. The driver sped off but his attempt to flee was cut short when police nabbed the 28-year-...
  • Autopsy Report Released in Death of Ted Koppel's Son

    Autopsy Report Released in Death of Ted Koppel's Son
    NEW YORK -- The New York City medical examiner says the son of former ABC News anchor Ted Koppel died from a lethal dose of alcohol plus illegal and prescription drugs. Andrew Koppel's death was ruled an accident. The medical examiner says he died...
  • ME: Ted Koppel's Son Died of Alcohol, Drug Overdose

    ME: Ted Koppel's Son Died of Alcohol, Drug Overdose
    The New York City medical examiner determined Friday the son of former ABC news man Ted Koppel died from a toxic mix of drugs and alcohol. Andrew Koppel, 40, died inside a Washington Heights apartment on Memorial Day after going on a 12-hour drinking...