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  • Charles H. Kaman, Helicopter Pioneer, Dies At 91

    Charles H. Kaman, the brilliant helicopter pioneer who founded the company that bears his name at age 26 and later launched the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and developed Ovation guitars, died Monday. Kaman, a longtime resident of Farmington, died...
  • Willie Nelson, Josh Turner among acts for Bands, Brew & BBQ at SeaWorld

     
    The musical lineups have been announced for the Bands, Brew & BBQ concerts at SeaWorld Orlando and Busch Gardens in Tampa. The events take place on Saturdays in Orlando and Sundays in Tampa, beginning Feb. 12. The SeaWorld performers will be Huey Lewis &#...
  • Universal Music Group's vintage recordings head to Library of Congress

     
    There's good news, more good news and some nebulous news for anyone interested in the nation's musical heritage in Monday's announcement that Universal Music Group is donating a cache of some 200,000 vintage master recordings to the Library of Congress......
  • Orlando Renaissance Writers Guild annual dinner is Sunday

     
    The Orlando Renaissance Writers Guild will recognize two members for their inspirational dedication to their craft at this Sunday's fourth annual Benefit Dinner. This year the Guild will honor Yolanda Triplett for her dedication to writing, and Dr....
  • The Hollywood Palladium is for sale

     
    The historic, Live Nation-leased concert venue was built by L.A. Times publisher Norman Chandler in 1940 and is now for sale, and could fetch a price as high as $60 million....
  • The industry's best-kept secret

    The industry's best-kept secret
    Win six Grammys and get nominated for a seventh. Add three Emmys to the pile. You’d think that would make you a household name. The name is Kevin Charles Brandon (aka Brandino). Have you heard of him? Neither have most of the people with whom he...
  • South Floridians remember where they were when Pearl Harbor was attacked

    We asked Sun Sentinel readers to recall where they were that fateful Sunday, 70 years ago. These are some of the responses: On a sunny Sunday, six young men, including myself, all of us 19 to 21 years old, had chipped in 5 cents each to buy gas for a...
  • On the Town: Dancing up a storm at the Ford

    On the Town: Dancing up a storm at the Ford
    While some had no choice but to stand due to a sell-out, standing-room-only house, even those with seats at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre took to their feet in a standing ovation following the Pacific Ballet Dance Theatre’s “Dance in the...
  • Essential Elvis? Here it is

    Essential Elvis? Here it is
    The latest album in RCA's endless Elvis Presley's CD reissue series may have "essential" in the title, but don't believe it. RCA has called nearly a dozen earlier albums or boxed sets "essential," and few have lived up to the claim. However, there is one...
  • Rubin 'Zeke' Zarchy dies at 93; big band trumpeter

    Rubin 'Zeke' Zarchy dies at 93; big band trumpeter
    Rubin "Zeke" Zarchy, a trumpeter for a number of leading big bands who was best known for his association with Glenn Miller's orchestra in the 1940s, has died. He was 93. Zarchy died Saturday of complications from pneumonia at Kaiser Permanente...
  • Louie Bellson dies at 84; Duke Ellington called him 'the world's greatest drummer'

    Louie Bellson, a jazz drummer and bandleader who combined remarkable instrumental virtuosity with far-ranging compositional skills, has died. He was 84. According to his wife, Francine, Bellson died Saturday at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • 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...