| Feb 17, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Woody Allen will team with tenor Plácido Domingo in a revival of the director's Los Angeles Opera production of "Gianni Schicchi" that will be produced in Madrid. The production will be part of the Teatro Real's 2014-15 season, which was announced this...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Michael Jackson had a long list of prescription drugs in his system when he died in the days before his anticipated comeback tour, a toxicologist with the Los Angeles County coroner's office testified Monday.
Dan Anderson, the first witness called in...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:25 PM
My intention is not to rehash the deadly journey of the shooter. I won't even mention his name because he did nothing worth crediting him for. His name should be forgotten but what he did should motivate all of us to reflect on the circumstances that fuel...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 5:55 AM
Here's a warning sign of a troubled marriage: Your spouse makes your lunch, but adds a little poison.
Detectives said that Beth Dickison Richards' told her sister-in-law that she had to poison and kill her hubby by crushing up multiple Trazodone pills...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:00 AM
In his latest movie "To Rome With Love," Woody Allen plays Jerry, a retired music executive and former opera director who travels to Italy to meet his daughter's fiancé. Upon his arrival in the Eternal City, Jerry encounters his future son-in-law's...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 3:02 PM
ROLLA, Mo. -- A woman from Jerome is accused of supplying the prescription drugs that killed her boyfriend last winter. The Phelps County prosecuting attorney last Friday charged Laurie Ann Wilkinson, 43, with second-degree murder and distribution of a...
| Mar 31, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Mark Swed reviews the Los Angeles Philharmonic debut of James Gaffigan, the latest impressive young conductor on a career fast-track to drop by Walt Disney Concert Hall....
| Feb 6, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The Los Angeles Philharmonic announces it ambitious 2011-12 season with music director Gustavo Dudamel...
| Sep 26, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Anyone driving past the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion these last few weeks has no doubt seen various opera sets and props sitting forlornly outside the building. Some of them are protected from the elements by tarps; some are not. As the......
| Sep 8, 2008
PATIENT, persistent Plácido Domingo long ago decided that he wanted Woody Allen for Los Angeles Opera. The company came up with any number of cockamamie proposals -- such as commissioning Allen to write the libretto for a new opera by John Williams,...
| Jun 30, 2009
| 6:04 AM
Michael Jackson's death and the speculation that an addiction to narcotic pain killers caused his cardiac arrest, is shining a spotlight on prescription drug abuse.
According to a new report out by the State Epidemiology and Outcomes Workgroup,...