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  • Music and the Tucson shootings

     
    Anyone who has been raised under the sway of a spiritual belief system -- Christian or Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist or pagan -- knows that when a crisis arises, one thing you do is listen for a sound. A still, small......
  • Tennis charity awards grant to Orlando nutrition program

     
    USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the United States Tennis Association, announced today that it has awarded 33 grants totaling $420,650 — and one of the winners was Hebni Nutrition Consultants of Orlando, which will use its $15,...
  • The Knux return (finally) with new single, 'She's So Up.' Verdict?

     
    Raised in New Orleans but based in Los Angeles, the Knux have kept it relatively low profile for the last few years. While most of their rap peers flood the market with constant product, the Lindsay brothers have never released......
  • Trumpeter Terence Blanchard takes his composing talents to Broadway

     
    In a move that could have been considered an inevitability given his mile-long list of film score credits (most notably for just about every Spike Lee project since 1991), trumpeter Terence Blanchard has been tapped to compose original music for......
  • Anti-gay New Orleans pastor charged with sex offense at public park

     
    The Rev. Grant Storms, a Louisiana pastor best known for protesting an annual gay gathering in New Orleans, has been arrested on charges of masturbating in a public park, according to NOLA.com. Two women told police they saw Storms masturbating at...
  • 3 Food Events You Should Know About: Celebrate 'The Walking Dead'; Mardi Gras at Tender Greens; cooking with Deborah Madison

     
    On the TV: Gale Anne Hurd, owner of Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena and executive producer of the hit TV show "The Walking Dead" on AMC, brings the two together Tuesday night to celebrate the release of the Season 1......
  • He had 50 jobs in 50 states, including a stilt stint at Universal Orlando

     
    Whatever happened to Daniel Seddiqui, the young man who tried to travel to every state in the United States and work a different job for a week in each one of them? Well, mission accomplished, aided by his experience at Universal Studios, and now his trek...
  • San Diego woman sentenced to prison in Hurricane Katrina fraud case

     
    A 43-year-old San Diego woman was sentenced in federal court Monday to 27 months in prison for fraudulently obtaining more than $20,000 in disaster relief funds by posing as a victim of Hurricane Katrina. Cynthia Magee received more than $14,000......
  • Chef from Luzerne County to compete on Top Chef Masters

     
    A chef originally from Luzerne County will be one of 12 award-winning chefs competing on the third season of Bravo's “Top Chef Masters” which will begin airing Wednesdays on April 6. The show premieres at 11 p.m. April 6 and......
  • James Beard Foundation announces award finalists: L.A. chefs on the short list

     
    The James Beard Foundation has winnowed a long list of semi-finalists for its 2011 awards and Monday announced the finalists, including Los Angeles chefs Suzanne Goin of Lucques for outstanding chef and Dahlia Narvaez of Osteria Mozza for outstanding...
  • ‘The Big Read’ shines light on pet safety during disasters

     
    With a blizzard in the rear-view and tornado season steadily approaching, Hinsdale Humane Society’s executive director Lori Halligan is sharing advice about how to keep …...
  • HBO's 'Treme' -- Season 2 starts April 24

     
    Season two of the David Simon/Eric Overmyer New Orleans drama "Treme" will start April 24, HBO announced Thursday.The cycle will consist of 11 episodes and air on Sunday nights on television's top channel. Jon Seda, one-time member of the ensemble for...