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  • Classic Hollywood: Dean Martin does TV his way

    Classic Hollywood: Dean Martin does TV his way
    Dean Martin didn't have any interest in doing a weekly musical-variety series when NBC approached him in 1965. "In those days you were either a movie star or a TV star," said his daughter Deana Martin, who is also a singer. "He came home one night and...
  • Our Laguna: Mayor helps strike up the band

    The Laguna Community Concert Band scored another hit performance Monday at the Festival of Arts. The concert was a musical triumph that few would have imagined when the idea of a community band was first conceived over a cup of coffee in 1998 at Zinc...
  • Album review: Lana Del Rey, 'Born to Die'

    Album review: Lana Del Rey, 'Born to Die'
    2 stars (out of 4) Where’s Jessica Rabbit when you need her? At least the cartoon starlet of “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” had a sense of humor that might’ve helped her fellow vamp, Lana Del Rey, rise above the ho-hum on “Born...
  • Home built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann available for lease

    Home built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann available for lease
    A gated home in the Pacific Palisades/Brentwood area built for Nobel Prize-winning writer Thomas Mann is available for lease at $15,500 a month. Constructed in 1939, the 5,266-square-foot house on an acre of property has been updated to enhance the...
  • Ryan Reynolds selling home he bought with Scarlett Johansson

    Ryan Reynolds selling home he bought with Scarlett Johansson
    Actor Ryan Reynolds has listed for sale the Los Feliz hills house he bought with his then-wife, actress Scarlett Johansson, in 2010. Priced at $3.65 million, the 1969 Buff & Hensman-designed Wong House has walls of glass that capture views of downtown...
  • Ray Ellis dies at 85; arranger worked with Bobby Darin, Johnny Mathis, Doris Day, scores of others

    Ray Ellis dies at 85; arranger worked with Bobby Darin, Johnny Mathis, Doris Day, scores of others
    Ray Ellis, the versatile pop music arranger who wrote the charts for hits by the Four Lads, Bobby Darin, Connie Francis, Doris Day and Johnny Mathis, has died. He was 85. Ellis, a longtime resident of Ojai, died Oct. 27 of liver cancer at an assisted-...
  • PASSINGS

    Russell Zink Father in 'Hardy Boys' Russell Zink, 95, who under the stage name Russ Conway appeared in scores of films and television shows in the 1950s, '60s and '70s but was perhaps best known for playing Fenton Hardy, the father of Frank and Joe...
  • Stacy Rowles dies at 54; jazz trumpet and fluegelhorn player

    Stacy Rowles dies at 54; jazz trumpet and fluegelhorn player
    Stacy Rowles, a jazz trumpet and fluegelhorn player and vocalist who was the daughter of pianist and composer Jimmy Rowles, has died. She was 54. Rowles died Tuesday at her home in Burbank of complications after a car accident, said her sister, Stephanie...
  • Farrah Fawcett missing from 'In Memoriam' at Oscars

     
    Though Farrah Fawcett's main claim to fame was television, the decision to leave her out of the "In Memoriam" segment of the Oscars has caused quite a stir. Fawcett appeared in 14 feature films in her lifetime. Although she was first featured as eye candy...
  • Opera review: Long Beach Opera stages 'Good Soldier Schweik'

     
    Robert Kurka’s “The Good Soldier Schweik” is a sassy opera. Long Beach Opera is a sassy company. So there was never need to wonder whether this plucky American cult opera from the 1950s should suit the American opera company known......
  • 'Once and For All We're Gonna Tell You Who We Are So Shut Up and Listen' at Freud Playhouse

     
    Like most teenagers, their blare precedes them. The sound is raucous, almost violent, as though a living room is being invaded by savages and its contents thrown in the air like confetti. These hormonal hoodlums are practically begging an authority......
  • "American Idol:" And the Winnah Is...

     
    Yup, that should just about do it. The fat lady has sung and she's not even fat, and she's not even a lady: She's a he and he's from Utah, accessorized with a stage dad from hell, a golden......