| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:31 PM
Appropriately, given the prominent TV references, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra opens its 2012-2013 SuperPops season this weekend with a rerun — a program called "The Golden Age of Black and White."
This celebration of 1950s television and...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Jerry Vale, a smooth-voiced singer who reached the top of the pop charts in the 1950s and '60s with his interpretations of romantic ballads, died Sunday at his home in Palm Desert. He was 83.
Vale's attorney, Harold J. Levy, confirmed his death after...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 12:30 PM
With movie music nights having become de rigueur at concert halls and amphitheaters across the land -- not to mention recently sprung festival showcases -- it might be important to note the event that started it all. Fifty years ago next month, an...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 4:15 PM
"The show is titled 'Mad Men,' but without these women, the guys would be just a bunch of desperate masturbators in great suits."
So said Holly Hunter, introducing the lead actresses of the acclaimed AMC drama last week at the nonprofit Women in Film...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Buddy Holly got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last week, but still has no Grammy Awards. Holly and other pioneering rock and rollers have long been overlooked by Grammy voters....
| Aug 2, 2010
| 1:44 PM
Mitch Miller, who helped shape musical tastes in the 1950s and early '60s as the head of the popular music division at Columbia Records and hosted the hit "Sing Along With Mitch" TV show in the early '60s while becoming one of the era's most...
| Aug 2, 2010
| 4:56 PM
NEW YORK -- Mitch Miller, the goateed Master of the Singalong, who became a hugely popular recording artist and an unlikely television star a half century ago by leading a choral group in familiar old songs and inviting people to sing along, died Saturday...