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  • West Hollywood a hot spot for music, dining

    West Hollywood a hot spot for music, dining
    As one local puts it, "People go to Hollywood to see the handprints. When people think of what they see on TV — reality shows, the glamour, 'Entourage' — that's West Hollywood." As its name suggests, West Hollywood is bounded on the east...
  • Johnny Cash's dark California days

    Johnny Cash's dark California days
    Johnny Cash's life in the 1960s is mostly remembered as a time of glorious achievement — from the landmark prison albums at Folsom and San Quentin to the launch of the ABC-TV series featuring such guests as Bob Dylan and the Doors that led to his...
  • Musician biopics can score, but often languish in development

    Musician biopics can score, but often languish in development
    Music biopics often seem ubiquitous, but it's not always easy to drum up movies about famous tune-smiths. Take Don Cheadle's in-the-making movie about the jazz trumpet player and composer Miles Davis, which he's been trying to get started for years....
  • Candidates, name that (favorite) tune!

     
    Friday's print column expands on an idea we kicked around here earlier this week. The most difficult question being asked of the four Republican candidates for governor — with the possible exception of "How would you restore solvency to the......
  • Michael Jackson verdict and 7 other tragic pop music figures

    Wednesday’s verdict absolving concert promoter AEG Live of responsibility for Michael Jackson’s untimely death in 2009 while preparing for what was to be a major career comeback raises the question of whether the spotlight will ever return...
  • Irwin Held dies at 87; longtime owner of Barney's Beanery

    Irwin Held dies at 87; longtime owner of Barney's Beanery
    Irwin Held, whose license-plate-festooned West Hollywood beer-and-burger spot drew praise from rock stars but protests from gay rights activists, has died. He was 87. Held died Monday in his Los Angeles home, family members said. He had a kidney...
  • Ray Manzarek dies at 74; keyboardist for the Doors

    Ray Manzarek dies at 74; keyboardist for the Doors
    When the Doors were still a fledgling quartet, and the band members were honing their chops playing five sets a night at the London Fog club in Hollywood, it wasn't rock stardom on keyboardist Ray Manzarek's mind as he and his three band mates laid down...
  • Replacements reunion: Genius or folly?

    Replacements reunion: Genius or folly?
    A Replacements reunion? If you had mentioned the possibility to the band’s primary songwriter and singer, Paul Westerberg, over the last couple decades, he’d come thisclose to cracking you over the head with his guitar. But now Westerberg...
  • Weekend Preview: There's more to it than just porn stars

    Weekend Preview: There's more to it than just porn stars
    Here's a question we never thought we'd pose: Do you want to meet a porn star on Las Olas Boulevard? In case you missed it, Exxxotica 2013, the traveling porn convention that began at the Miami Beach Convention Center in 2006, has moved north to Fort...
  • Ray Manzarek remembered the Doors in his books

    Ray Manzarek remembered the Doors in his books
    When Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek died Monday, he left behind a musical legacy that included 15 singles that made Billboard's hot 100 list, including the songs "Light My Fire," "Waiting for the Sun," "Touch Me," "Riders on the Storm," and "People Are...
  • Happy birthday, Aldous Huxley!

    Happy birthday, Aldous Huxley!
    Aldous Huxley was born 119 years ago, on July 26, 1894. Happy birthday, Aldous Huxley! Huxley is best known for his prophetic 1932 novel "Brave New World." The book envisioned a dystopic future characterized by extreme government control, enticing...
  • Surviving Doors members Robby Krieger, John Densmore may reunite

    Surviving Doors members Robby Krieger, John Densmore may reunite
    ¬†Momentum appears to be building for a reunion of surviving Doors members Robby Krieger and John Densmore to perform together in memory of the group’s keyboardist, Ray Manzarek, who died of cancer in May¬† at age 74. Densmore told The Times...