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  • Bob Keane dies at 87; discovered Ritchie Valens

    Bob Keane dies at 87; discovered Ritchie Valens
    Bob Keane, who founded the West Coast independent label Del-Fi Records in the 1950s and is best known for discovering and recording rock legend Ritchie Valens, has died. He was 87. Keane, who survived non- Hodgkins lymphoma diagnosed when he was 80, died...
  • 'Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture' by Alice Echols

    'Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture' by Alice Echols
    Hot Stuff Disco and the Remaking of American Culture Alice Echols W.W. Norton: 338 pp., $26.95 Recently, I attended a wedding reception during which a 10-year-old boy, to entertain the adults on the dance floor, started making the point-to-the-sky...
  • Live: Flight of the Conchords at the Orpheum Theatre

    Live: Flight of the Conchords at the Orpheum Theatre
    Flight of the Conchords operates on another dimension. That was clear enough Friday from the band's performance at the Orpheum Theatre, where the duo opened with the electro sci-fi song "Robots" and its cautionary tale of the fall of mankind and the...
  • Movie Review: 'Semi-Pro'

    Movie Review: 'Semi-Pro'
    Mildly diverting and utterly dispensable, "Semi-Pro" stars Will Ferrell as the coach/owner/forward of the Tropics, a Michigan hoops franchise in 1976, the waning days of the American Basketball Association. It was an era of expansive hair, abbreviated...
  • A downpour of 'Chocolate Rain'

    Many of the most explosive and virulent online videos -- think: "Star Wars Kid," "Numa Numa" and the recent interpretation of "Thriller" by Filipino prisoners -- manage to be at once bizarre, hypnotic and borderline upsetting. Tay Zonday's new hit YouTube...
  • Play-in-a-Day participants announced

     
    Beth Marshall is producing this year's “Play-in-a-Day,” the annual instant-theater project at Playfest, and just released the cast and crew for this year's edition. A who's who of local theater notables (and one Sentinel blogger who managed to...
  • Dance review: John Jasperse's flirty West Coast premiere at REDCAT

     
    Tapping into the zeitgeist of irony, sex and violence -- not to mention his inner magician -- dancer-choreographer-designer John Jasperse attracted the Twitterati to REDCAT on Wednesday with the West coast premiere of his “Truth, Revised Histories,...
  • 'Real Housewives of New York City': Brooklyn state of mind

     
    While you’re reading this, Alex is in Brooklyn. And guess what: Once you finish reading this, Alex will still be in Brooklyn. These are the kind of tidbits we learn as our brains absorb each deliciously drama-filled minute of Bravo’s......
  • Review: Conchords play the Hollywood Bowl

     
    These Kiwi guys ought to have their own television show. A band meeting was held at the Hollywood Bowl on Sunday night – Bret McKenzie, present; Jemaine Clement, present; Murray Hewitt (Rhys Darby), sadly, not present – and despite the......
  • 'Real Housewives of New York City': Reunion recap, Part 2 of three

     
    Ever wondered what witnessing a public stoning would be like? Well, if you tuned in for Part 2 of "The Real Housewives of New York City" reunion, there was no need to wonder. The casualty wore a black dress and......
  • Don Cornelius and the 'Soul Train' still grooving 40 years later

     
    Approximately 35 years after their creative apogees, names like James Brown, Curtis Mayfield, Marvin Gaye, Sly Stone, Barry White and Aretha Franklin exist as almost afterthoughts. Their legendary status is so secure as to be taken for granted. Their...