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  • Fayrene 'Faye' Treadwell dies at 84; former Drifters manager

    Fayrene 'Faye' Treadwell dies at 84; former Drifters manager
    Fayrene "Faye" Treadwell, the former manager of the Drifters who won a longtime legal battle to stop promoters from infringing on the classic rhythm-and-blues vocal group's trademark name, has died. She was 84. Treadwell, one of the first female...
  • Gene McDaniels dies at 76; pop singer and songwriter

    Gene McDaniels dies at 76; pop singer and songwriter
    Gene McDaniels, who emerged as a pop singing star in the early 1960s with hits such as "A Hundred Pounds of Clay" and "Tower of Strength" and a decade later wrote Roberta Flack's No. 1 hit "Feel Like Makin' Love," has died. He was 76. McDaniels, whose...
  • Linda Eder sings, and gets sung to

     
    As a lifelong fan of popular vocal music, I'm happy to say that I once got to hear Ella Fitzgerald in concert. I once got to hear Sarah Vaughan live. And Saturday evening, I got to hear Linda Eder. But......
  • Talking jazz with Denise Donatelli: Singer traces her steps from Allentown to Grammy nomination

     
    When Denise Donatelli was growing up in South Whitehall Township in the 1950s and 1960s, her home was a rural enclave: surrounded by farmland divided by Route 309. Denise Donatelli It was there, with no other homes around and a......
  • Bill Cosby, jazz connoisseur

     
    The Playboy Jazz Festival emcee mentions George Benson, Thelonious Monk and Etta James as being among those who really got to him....
  • Live review: Katy Perry at the Nokia Theatre

     
    Katy Perry performed at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Friday, August 5, with Robyn opening. Live review by August Brown....
  • Live review: Adele, Wanda Jackson at the Greek Theatre

     
    A live review of Adele's sold out performance at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles. Reviewed by Times pop critic Randall Roberts...
  • SteelStacks' ArtsQuest Center to add cabaret to cafe

     
    The ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem has a café – its headline Musikfest Café venue. Now, it will have a cabaret. Actress and singer Lynnie Godfrey will perform tunes from the Great American Songbook in a new monthly series, “An Evening......
  • Ledisi, Questlove, Mark Bradford pay tribute to Diana Ross

     
    In putting together this overview of the five-decade career of Diana Ross, who this Saturday will be presented with a lifetime achievement award by the Recording Academy, her first-ever Grammy, the goal was to speak to people across disciplines and...
  • In The Arts

    Festival of Arts applications due The Festival of Arts is accepting artists' applications through 4 p.m. Jan. 21 for its summer 2011 show. The highly competitive regional juried fine art show, which features original artwork by southern Orange...
  • Remarkable Woman: Mary Ellen Diaz

    Remarkable Woman: Mary Ellen Diaz
    Sometimes you need to feed the soul. And sometimes feeding others salads of local greens and fresh tomatoes, maybe spinach-squash lasagna and chocolate-peanut butter pie does just that, especially for the cook. Just ask chef Mary Ellen Diaz whose...
  • Police: Glass of Pop Leads To Assault With Back-Scratcher

    Police: Glass of Pop Leads To Assault With Back-Scratcher
    A glass of pop sparked an argument that led to an assault, according to the Hastings Police Department. Police say that the incident happened in the 100 block of East Green Street on November 18. When officers arrived to the scene, they saw several...