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September 22, 1993 | BILL HIGGINS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It was a crowd one guest described as "Hollywood adjacent" that made the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation's Torch of Liberty Awards dinner the most successful in the organization's history. By this, the guest meant that Monday's affair at the Regent Beverly Wilshire was populated less with actors and filmmakers than with lawyers, agents and music industry powers.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 1997 | Jerry Crowe
Robert Plant and Jimmy Page form one of the most famous teams in rock history. But what about Robert Plant and Rainer Ptacek? No one at Atlantic Records is predicting another Led Zeppelin, but the label is hoping to attract some attention for a new tribute album to Ptacek, an obscure, German-born songwriter, blues guitarist and dobro player. Plant not only sings on two tracks, but he was also one of the motivating forces behind the project.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 28, 2000
8pm Jazz Great vibraphone players are a relative rarity in jazz--every generation seems to produce just one or two. Twenty-six-year-old Stefon Harris fills that bill for his generation. Still garnering raves from last year's "Black Action Figure" album, he leads his quartet tonight. * Stefon Harris Quartet, Smothers Theatre, Pepperdine University, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu. 8 p.m. $25. (310) 456-4522.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 1997 | MIKE BOEHM
*** SUPERNOVICE, "Timely" Onset Records "It's timely," David Turbow sings in the final, dejected refrain of his third consecutive good album as the guiding principal of Supernovice. He delivers it in a voice that drinks deeply of resignation but splashes it with a sharp twist of wry. You can't begrudge Turbow his gibe, the kind of little inward joke people make to keep from bursting into tears.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 25, 1992 | RICHARD CROMELIN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When Evan Dando came to L. A. to record the latest album with his two partners in the sort of Boston-based band, the Lemonheads, the city gave them quite a show. "My God, I mean it was biblical," Dando said. "We got there and it flooded, and then there were earthquakes, and then it burned and we left. It was everything L.A. should be."
ENTERTAINMENT
December 19, 1993 | Steve Hochman
What? Another record company with a Charles Manson song on its hands? Yes, and unlike Geffen Records--which has been doing its best to distance itself from the Manson composition on the latest Guns N' Roses album--this company isn't at all defensive about its track, by another hit rock band. Three years before its version of "Mrs.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 13, 1993 | STEVE HOCHMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hey, all you parents of rockin' grunge teens! You can take those Pearl Jam and Babes in Toyland CDs you bought as Christmas gifts right back to the record store and trade 'em in for the latest from Tony Bennett. Yup. Tony-I-Left-My-Heart-in-S.F.-Bennett.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 11, 1993 | CHRIS WILLMAN
Since most music videos only cover three or four major deadly sins, max, at any one time, MTV has finally decided to cover them all at once with the definitive special "Seven Deadly Sins: An MTV News Special Report" (airing tonight at 10). The hour is a lively mixture of film and pop celebrities and everyday folks musing about how these time-tested traps of humanity impact their lives.
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