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  • Grammy Awards: Mississippi Night at the Grammy Museum: Fat cats and muffler guitars

     
    "People have been talking this week about the 100th birthday of Ronald Reagan," said Ward Emling, director of the Mississippi Development Authority's Office of Film and Culture, from the stage of the Clive Davis Theater in the Grammy Museum on......
  • High Stakes at This Year's Grammy Awards

    High Stakes at This Year's Grammy Awards
    LOS ANGELES -- There's plenty of suspense sealed up in the envelopes at the 53rd-annual Grammy Awards, but the true winners and losers Sunday night will be determined during the performances -- the show's global stage can create a pivot point in the...
  • Grammy 2011 rehearsals: Dr. Dre, Arcade Fire and the 10 potential make-or-break performance moments

     
    Rihanna, the Arcade Fire, Dr. Dre, Eminem and Miranda Lambert are among the Grammy performers. Will their appearances at the 53rd Grammy Awards be make-or-break performances? A look at Grammy Award rehearsals....
  • PASSINGS: Tony Malinosky, Gary Moore, Irving Feintech

    PASSINGS: Tony Malinosky, Gary Moore, Irving Feintech
    Tony Malinosky Brooklyn Dodger and oldest living major leaguer Tony Malinosky, 101, a former Brooklyn Dodgers infielder who had been baseball's oldest living major leaguer, died Tuesday in Oxnard, the Dodgers announced. Malinosky played 35 games for...
  • Houston's offbeat art scene

    Houston's offbeat art scene
    Let's play a quick word association game. I say "Houston," and you say, "(Fill in the blank)." You probably did not answer "quirky." "Astrodome," maybe, or "humid," or "We've got a problem." All solid, serious words that evoke the opposite of quirk. But...
  • An evening of coffee and conversation

    An evening of coffee and conversation
    As a young boy, Todd Jensen attended Roosevelt Elementary and delivered the Burbank Daily Review. As he got older, and the paper he delivered transitioned into the Burbank Leader, he was given his first job in journalism by editor Joyce Rudolph. And, as a...
  • Asking of Anberlin: Alt-rocker front man Christian tells why new disc may be band's best, ever

     
    After Anberlin had such runaway success with its 2008 album “New Surrender” -- it spawned the No. 1 Alternative Rock song “Feel Good Drag” — the band could have been daunted by the prospects of writing a follow-up. Anberlin,...
  • Chuck Berry falls ill at Chicago concert; exhaustion cited

     
    Chuck Berry collapsed on New Year's night while being escorted off stage during a concert in Chicago. Though he came back and thanked the crowd, Chuck Berry didn't finish the show. His manager cited exhaustion....
  • A very celeb Christmas: Obama family lights national tree, Willow Smith whips winter hair

     
    Bold-face names across the country are getting into the Christmas spirit, and the Ministry is here to ladle up seasonal activities like a piping-hot mug of spiked nog. For starters, the first family hit the button on the National Christmas......
  • Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Festival now on DVD

     
    Just in time for holiday gift lists, the DVD “Clapton's Crossroads Guitar Festival 2010″ offers more than four hours of music, interviews and backstage footage featuring performances from Clapton, Jeff Beck, Steve Winwood, ZZ Top, Buddy Guy,...
  • Here’s a quickie round-up of Halloween-ish shows

     
    As mentioned in today's Soundboard column, Thomas Wynn and the Believers will be headlining on Halloween night at the BackBooth, on a bill with Peter Baldwin, the Auctioneers and singer Kaliegh Baker. You're encouraged to come in costume. Admission...