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  • Music exclusive: Kenny Chesney's 'Makes Me Wonder'

     
    Kenny Chesney's song "Makes Me Wonder" from the country singer's new "Welcome to the Fishbowl" album premieres exclusively on the Los Angeles Times' Pop & Hiss music blog. Kenny Chesney is currently on his "Brothers of the Sun" tour with fellow country...
  • Greer's OC: Fashion's Night Out

    Fashion's Night Out Fashion Island is celebrating Fashion's Night Out on Friday. Shop at your favorite stores from 5 to 9 p.m. and enjoy an array of specials, sweet stations and live DJs throughout the center. Enter to win a styling session with Lo...
  • Talking Heads' Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth screen Chronology in Fairfield on Nov. 21

    Talking Heads' Chris Frantz and Tina Weymouth screen Chronology in Fairfield on Nov. 21
    New York City, not the sanitized, post-Giuliani one-percenter playground but its grittier, darker 1970s precursor, is on the minds of a lot of people these days, from Vanity Fair writer James Wolcott, whose memoir Lucking Out: My Life Getting Down and...
  • 'Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel'

    'Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel'
    Pretty much anyone who knows movies knows the name Roger Corman, and this clip-laden profile of the filmmaker - who famously has worked with low budgets and given many talents their starts - features comments by a number of people who built notable...
  • R.I.P. Charles Napier 1936-2011

    R.I.P. Charles Napier 1936-2011
    Lest his life and career get lost in the tributes to the visionary Steve Jobs, let’s remember that a very good character actor died Wednesday as well. I first noticed the chiseled features of Charles Napier when he played that hippie on “Star...
  • PASSINGS

    PASSINGS
    Leroy Cooper Musician in Charles band Leroy Cooper, 80, who played baritone saxophone for Ray Charles from the 1950s through the 1970s and at times served as bandleader for the R&B pianist, died of heart failure Jan. 15 at his home in Orlando, Fla., the...
  • Larry 'L.A.' Johnson dies at 62; filmmaker collaborated with Neil Young

    Larry 'L.A.' Johnson dies at 62; filmmaker collaborated with Neil Young
    Larry "L.A." Johnson, a documentary filmmaker who worked closely with Neil Young for four decades after meeting the Canadian rocker at Woodstock while working on the concert film about the 1969 rock festival, died Thursday at his home in Redwood City,...
  • There could be Oscar gold in 'The Garden'

    There could be Oscar gold in 'The Garden'
    Documentary maker Scott Hamilton Kennedy has earned critics' paeans and an Oscar nomination by training his camera on two intensely local, only-in-L.A. subjects: a play at a Compton high school and the rise and fall of a South Los Angeles community...
  • Album reviews: 'Slumdog,' 'Yes Man' and other recent soundtrack releases

    Album reviews: 'Slumdog,' 'Yes Man' and other recent soundtrack releases
  • Toronto touts prestige pics

    Toronto touts prestige pics
    The Toronto International Film Festival unveiled a lineup of prestigious films on Wednesday bound to attract awards and critical attention. The festival's 32nd annual slate includes 349 films from 55 countries. Among the highlights is the world premiere...
  • Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'

    Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'
    If the dysfunctional, self-medicating characters that populate so much 20th-century drama were to check into rehab or get therapy, would they still be stage-worthy? Eugene O'Neill didn't write "Long Day's Journey Into Recovery" or Tennessee Williams "A...
  • 'Rachel Getting Married,' 'The Wrestler' get Indie Spirit noms

    'Rachel Getting Married,' 'The Wrestler' get Indie Spirit noms
    "Ballast," an austere drama about a grieving man who forms a bond with a woman and her young son, "Frozen River," a somber tale about the relationship between two poverty-stricken women, and "Rachel Getting Married," an intimate drama about a young...