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  • Johnny Cash's dark California days

    Johnny Cash's dark California days
    Johnny Cash's life in the 1960s is mostly remembered as a time of glorious achievement — from the landmark prison albums at Folsom and San Quentin to the launch of the ABC-TV series featuring such guests as Bob Dylan and the Doors that led to his...
  • Oscars 2014: The man behind '20 Feet From Stardom'

    Oscars 2014: The man behind '20 Feet From Stardom'
    On one level, it was no surprise that veteran record company executive Gil Friesen was drawn to the theme of "20 Feet From Stardom," the film about backup singers that won the Oscar for documentary feature Sunday night. Friesen, longtime president of A&...
  • REDCAT, CalArts to fete Herb Alpert with James Cromwell as emcee

    REDCAT, CalArts to fete Herb Alpert with James Cromwell as emcee
    Effusive praise is usually the order of the evening at gala awards ceremonies, but the news that James Cromwell will be the emcee March 15 when REDCAT and California Institute of the Arts confer their annual REDCAT Award on Herb Alpert raises certain...
  • Herb Alpert gives $300,000 to L.A. City College music department

    Herb Alpert gives $300,000 to L.A. City College music department
    Herb Alpert is giving $300,000 to the music department of Los Angeles City College. The announcement on Friday says the money from Alpert, a star trumpet player, former record business mogul and persistent arts philanthropist, will go toward a variety...
  • Gil Friesen dies at 75; longtime president of A&M recording label

    Gil Friesen dies at 75; longtime president of A&M recording label
    A&M Records spent much of the 1960s, '70s and '80s as one of the leading independent labels in the music business, buoyed by a remarkably consistent string of hits from superstar acts, beginning with label co-founder Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass and...
  • Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra announces new 2013-14 season

    Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra announces new 2013-14 season
    When she took over the role of executive director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra in 2010, Rachel Fine had to learn the ropes of an established organization while also dealing with the recession that put a crimp in fundraising. In those difficult...
  • How a '60 Minutes' story may have paved path to the Forum's return

    How a '60 Minutes' story may have paved path to the Forum's return
    It’s entirely possible that the Forum arena in Inglewood narrowly escaped the wrecking ball only because of a segment on CBS’ newsmagazine “60 Minutes.” As Madison Square Garden Co. moves forward on its plan to return the Forum...
  • Linda Ronstadt to appear live in L.A. for her book 'Simple Dreams'

    Linda Ronstadt to appear live in L.A. for her book 'Simple Dreams'
    Linda Ronstadt, who recently went public with her diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, will appear in Los Angeles next month to talk about her upcoming memoir. Parkinson's has taken away her ability to sing, but she still plans to talk about her book,...
  • The Sunday Conversation: Sergio Mendes

    The Sunday Conversation: Sergio Mendes
    Grammy winner Sergio Mendes, 70, one of Brazil's most famous exports, kicks off his 50th anniversary in the music business with a new album, "Celebration," compiling a half-century of hits; his first film score, the animated film "Rio"; and a special...
  • Herb Alpert's sculptures, like visual jazz

    Herb Alpert's sculptures, like visual jazz
    Standing in a forest of sinuous, black totems spiraling into the lofty heights of the main room at Ace Gallery Beverly Hills, Herb Alpert is surrounded by an art form he has practiced for the last two decades — sculpture. By his account and that...