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  • Voices – Lena Horne, 1917 – 2010

     
    June 13, 1968: Lena Horne discusses her return to Hollywood after 12 years for “Patch,” which was apparently released as “Death of a Gunfighter.” "I left because I got sick and tired of being a Negro woman leaning against a pillar and singing, and...
  • Lena Horne: 'Believe in yourself as I believe in you'

     
    "Sometimes you have to wait 50 years … sometimes it comes in a year," Lena Horne said about success as she accepted a special Tony Award in 1981. "I'm just so happy that I'm getting all these flowers before I lose my teeth." Then Lena Horne belted out a...
  • Your morning fashion and beauty report: Lena Horne dies. Dressing Michelle Obama. YSL's apartment for sale

     
    Singer and fashion icon Lena Horne dies. [Los Angeles Times] A tribute to Horne's style. [Style Section L.A.] The secrets of dressing Michelle Obama. [The Daily Beast] The funny folks who do Fail Blog also have If Shoes Could Kill.......
  • Lena Horne — 1917-2010

     
    The great singer and actress Lena Horne has died after a legendary life and career that saw racial barriers she was among the first to breech, fall away. . She was 92. “Stormy Weather” was her signature tune.  She had a limited film career (....
  • Monster Mash: A new Pompidou Centre; SFMOMA narrows architects list; actor's mistaken identity

     
    -- Form over function? Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines' design for the new Pompidou Centre in the eastern French city of Metz may overshadow the Picassos, Dalis and Warhols displayed inside. (Associated Press) -- Winning performance: Actor Ian McKellen,....
  • Pop pop-culture quiz

     
    Through most of my life, I couldn't hear the name of Lena Horne, the famed singer who died at age 92 this week, without also thinking of former Dallas County (Ala.) Sheriff James Clark, Jr. A hearty Change of Subject......
  • The Morning Fix: Cable comes to town! Berney bails on Apparition. NBC's cable queen.

     
    After the coffee. Before going to hear Brian Roberts and Peter Chernin. The interpreter. That's how Bridget Baker, NBC Universal's president of TV Networks distribution, describes herself. She's the one who gets cable and satellite distributors to carry...
  • Monster Mash: Michael Crichton's Jasper Johns 'Flag' sets record; Pasadena Playhouse files for Chapter 11

     
    -- Big money: Artwork from the estate of writer Michael Crichton has brought $93.3 million at auction, led by Jasper Johns' "Flag" (1960-66), which sold for a record price of $28.6 million. (Los Angeles Times and Bloomberg). -- Recovery plan:......
  • Kara DioGuardi: 'I'm finally feeling more like a judge now'

     
    After Tuesday's show, judge Kara DioGuardi stopped by the press room to talk about the night's performances, Simon's last week of judging and "Idol's" future. Not surprisingly, she wouldn't go near a prediction of who would win, but the veteran songwriter...
  • Lena Horne dies at 92

     
    The legendary actress-singer broke new ground in Hollywood and was active in the Civil Rights movement....
  • Pasadena Playhouse adds Ed Asner in 'FDR' to fall 2010 season

     
    As it gradually works its way back to solid financial ground, the Pasadena Playhouse has added two more productions to its lineup for the upcoming season. Ed Asner will star in the solo show "FDR" (Oct. 12 to Nov. 7),......
  • Entertainment Icon Lena Horne Dies

    Entertainment Icon Lena Horne Dies
    Tonight Janet Jackson called Lena Horne's death a "great loss." Liza Minelli praised Horne as "one of a kind." From Broadway where Horne once thrilled theater audiences in the show "Jamaica" and later with her one one woman show, all the way to Hollywood...