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  • Los Angeles Philharmonic gala at Disney Hall

    Los Angeles Philharmonic gala at Disney Hall
    Pierre Boulez once infamously called for burning down opera houses as a way of beginning all over again with what seemed, to progressives in the 1950s, a moribund art form. He, of course, kept his matches in his pocket. Thursday night during a Los...
  • Old Globe's summer season offers mad British kings, singing Chicago gangsters, late romance

     
    "King me!" is what checker players love to shout, but it could also be a slogan this summer at the Old Globe in San Diego -- although both British kings on display, Shakespeare's legendary Lear and Alan Bennett's historical George......
  • Clive Davis' pre-Grammy gala: A few high points before crowd makes early night of it

     
    A massive cloud of stardust made its annual descent on the Beverly Hilton on Saturday, as the entertainment-industry elite gathered for the annual pre-Grammy party hosted by music mogul Clive Davis. Now officially sanctioned by the National Academy of...
  • Ann Powers: Lee finds his swing on Sinatra night

     
    It's informative to listen to the two versions of "All the Way," the ballad by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy van Heusen, recorded by the presiding spirits of this week's "American Idol." This week's mentor, Harry Connick Jr., took on the tune last year in a jaunty...
  • Behind the scenes of 'Robin and the 7 Hoods,' a swinging new musical at the Old Globe

     
    A new musical opening Friday at the Old Globe theater in San Diego arrives with an old name. As a story in Sunday’s Arts & Books section explains, 19 songs from the celebrated Oscar-winning songwriting team of Sammy Cahn and......
  • Theater review: 'Robin and the 7 Hoods' at the Old Globe

     
    San Diego -- Something slightly felonious is happening with the goldmine of tunes by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, the songwriting team that helped revitalize Frank Sinatra’s hip factor in the 1960s. The new musical “Robin and the 7......
  • Live review: Jimmy Webb at Largo at the Coronet

     
    The veteran songwriter mixes recent tunes with tales of his vaunted past. A quick synopsis of any Richard Harris movie, according to Jimmy Webb, goes like this: He plays the king. He yells a lot. He dies at the end.......
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