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  • Former 'Family Feud' Host Richard Dawson Dies

    Former 'Family Feud' Host Richard Dawson Dies
    LOS ANGELES -- Richard Dawson, the longtime host of "Family Feud" known for planting kisses on female contestants, has died, his son said in a statement Sunday. He was 79. "It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my father passed away this...
  • Warner Christian RB Marcus Dixon still has no offers, and no plans to transfer

    Warner Christian RB Marcus Dixon still has no offers, and no plans to transfer
    Marcus Dixon has put up some impressive numbers at South Daytona Warner Christian. Last year was the first season he wasn't running sidecar with former Warner standout Breon Allen, and Dixon took advantage. The Warner running back, who is ranked 63rd...
  • Jerry Leiber and Nick Ashford: Their greatest hits

    The songwriting world lost two titans Monday when Nick Ashford and Jerry Leiber died within hours of each other. Ashford, 70, cowrote a string of hits with his wife, Valerie Simpson, that helped define soul, R&B and funk in the ‘60s, ‘70s and...
  • 11/8/2011-Andy Rooney

    11/8/2011-Andy Rooney
    Andy Rooney is my TV roll model, and he will be for the rest of my life. He joins the list of my other late, great roll models: Dr. Seuss, Sparky Schulz, Bill Mauldin, Doug Marlette, Jeff MacNelly, Tibor Gergely, H.A. Rey, Norman Rockwell, John Steinbeck,...
  • Chicago's 10 best bookstores

    What makes a great bookstore? Consider Anderson's Bookshop. You could raise it from its foundations in downtown Naperville, put it on a large flatbed truck and ever-so-carefully move the whole kit and caboodle 38 miles to Chicago's Hyde Park...
  • David Byrne on a bike, the genius of Poe and Rod Serling

    David Byrne on a bike, the genius of Poe and Rod Serling
    'Shadow and substance' What's the first thing you think about when you hear the words "The Twilight Zone"? Is it a man in a black suit with a cigarette? Or that cool, lawyerly voice: "Submitted, for your perusal: a Kanamit. Height: a little over 9 feet....
  • 'Dueling Harps' at REDCAT mixes strings, vocals

    'Dueling Harps' at REDCAT mixes strings, vocals
    There's nothing like a little harp music to soothe jangled nerves. Popular at weddings, funerals and not a few brises, the age-old instrument, with its sensual curves and ethereal-sounding glissandi, not only has an aristocratic air but also seems an...
  • Review: Lukas Ligeti at the Steve Allen Theater

    Review: Lukas Ligeti at the Steve Allen Theater
    On my way to the Steve Allen Theater in Hollywood Thursday night for a rare local appearance by Lukas Ligeti, I stopped by Amoeba Music to pick up his new solo CD, "Afrikan Machinery." It was temporarily out of stock. A good sign, I thought. This is...
  • Lizz Winstead brings 'Wake Up World' to Steve Allen Theater

    Lizz Winstead brings 'Wake Up World' to Steve Allen Theater
    Lizz Winstead is on a roll. "I heard Pat Buchanan saying that one of the reasons John McCain lost the election was that Sarah Palin was too pretty. Uh, clearly it was her jarring beauty that cost the Republicans the White House. No doubt people said,...
  • 'Wake Up World' info

    'Wake Up World' Where: Steve Allen Theater, Center for Inquiry-West, 4773 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood When: 8 p.m. today and Wednesday Price: $10 Contact: (800) 595-4TIX
  • Theater review: 'Mary Lynn Spreads Her Legs' at the Steve Allen Theater

    Theater review: 'Mary Lynn Spreads Her Legs' at the Steve Allen Theater
  • 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...