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  • 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...
  • Auditioning for 'American Idol' in New Jersey next week? Let us know

     
    “American Idol" has added an audition session Sept. 22 at the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J., where it has held auditions the past two years. In 2010, at least two Lehigh Valley residents — Kim Bydlon, 17, and Tim......
  • Florida no longer holds top SPARQ rating

     
    Yulee's star running back Derrick Henry (123.09) sat atop the Nike SPARQ rating for only a week after nudging past the previous top rating by Clermont East Ridge LB Justin Horton (122.75), but the state of Florida's hold on the top spot in the national...
  • Home prices decline in January

     
    Home prices in January continued to slide in America’s major metropolitan areas, according to data released Tuesday. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller index showed that prices in 20 major U.S. cities dropped an average of 3.1% in January from the...
  • Classical music still effective at dispersing loitering teens

     
    Does playing classical music keep teens away? Actually, yes....
  • Dave Alvin receives pardon from Davis mayor, Blasters no longer banned from playing there

     
    Dave Alvin has been a member of two seminal bands, the Blasters and X, penned a rock anthem, "4th of July," traveled the world as an ambassador for the folk-blues-country amalgam known as roots music, and, over nearly three decades,......
  • Crime and classical music: Another reason Sarah Palin should support the arts?

     
    We recently took Sarah Palin to task for dismissing the National Endowment for the Arts as a waste of tax dollars. Art, we argued, matters to human development and the economy. In the case of classical music, art also deters......
  • UCLA Live names new artistic director

     
    Nearly a year after its lead job became vacant, UCLA Live will name a new executive and artistic director Tuesday morning. Kristy Edmunds is coming to Westwood after 15 years as an institution-building hero of the Portland, Ore., contemporary arts......
  • Unknown Mortal Orchestra signs with Fat Possum, will play the Echoplex

     
    The Unknown Mortal Orchestra, of Portland earned their stripes the new fashioned way: They released a song on a Bandcamp last year and it got written up rapturously by blogs with funny names. They just got signed to Fat Possum....
  • Lakers' Bynum will try to play tonight against Portland

     
    Lakers center Andrew Bynum has been slowed by food poisoning but plans to play Friday against Portland. Bynum did not attend the team's shoot-around Friday morning after complaining of illness. He thinks he got sick after eating salmon in San Francisco....
  • Bynum misses shoot-around, status unclear for tonight's game

     
    Lakers center Andrew Bynum has been on a roll, taking 56 rebounds over his last three games. But it's unclear if he can add to that total Friday night against Portland. He has intestinal flu symptoms and missed the Lakers shoot-around Friday morning. He...
  • Britney Spears sets July 20 date with Amway Center, Orlando

     
    No word yet from the Amway Center about the details, but Britney Spears just announced her summer tour itinerary and there's an Orlando date slated for July 20. The Femme Fatale Tour also will feature Jessie and The Toy Boys, Nicki Minaj, and Nervo. The...