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  • Local lawyer goes from self-published novel to book deal

    Local lawyer goes from self-published novel to book deal
    Word of mouth is the self-published author's Kickstarter. Steadily building buzz can catapult a book from selling a few copies here and there to being picked up by a major publisher with all the distribution resources and marketing muscle at its disposal. So it has happened for “Once We Were Brothers” by Lincolnshire resident Ronald Balson, a 69-year-old lawyer whose debut novel was initially self-published (or in the case of the Balson family, son-published) in 2010, and will be released next week by St. Martin's Press. A screen adaptation is in the works.
  • Oh, those string players are so full of themselves

    Oh, those string players are so full of themselves
    Insider jokes are not just for White House Correspondents' Assn. Dinners or ESPN kibitzers or Academy Awards emcees. They also crop up in discussions about symphony orchestra musicians — a society unto itself. There are jibes and even sober-minded...

    Lorin Levee dies at 61; principal clarinetist with the L.A. Philharmonic

    Lorin Levee dies at 61; principal clarinetist with the L.A. Philharmonic
    Lorin Levee, 61, principal clarinetist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 1981, died Wednesday in Los Angeles, a Philharmonic spokeswoman said. He had a blood disorder. Levee's last concert was Jan. 8 at Walt Disney Concert Hall, a program of...

    Monster Mash: Growing concern over crowds at Downtown Art Walk

     
    Downtown Art Walk crowds cause growing concern

    Monster Mash: NEA's new program; a change at Warner Bros.

     
    The National Endowment for the Arts is launching a new initiative called ArtPlace to spur various projects across the country. Warner Bros. has restructured its live-theater division, with Alan Horn overseeing the group's bicoastal presence.