March 14, 2013
Ukrainian-born, New York City-based pianist Inna Faliks is something of a rising star in classical music circles, and last fall she joined the faculty at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. Here she performs a solo recital that will touch on works by Schumann, Beethoven, Shchedrin and Corigliano. Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, 445 Charles E. Young Drive East, L.A. Fri., 7:30 p.m. $12. http://www.music.ucla.edu .
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September 2, 2012 |
Hal David, the renowned pop music lyricist whose prolific collaboration with composer Burt Bacharach produced a wealth of enduringly memorable hits in the 1960s and early '70s , including "Walk On By," "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and the Oscar-winning "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head," died Saturday in Los Angeles. He was 91. David died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center of complications from a stroke, according to his wife, Eunice. "As a lyric writer, Hal was simple, concise and poetic - conveying volumes of meaning in the fewest possible words and always in service to the music," songwriter Paul Williams, president of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, said in a statement.
May 22, 1990 |
A new music video promoting the merits of recycling will feature everyone from teen pop queen Debbie Gibson to venerable old bluesman John Lee Hooker. The "Yakety Yak, Take It Back" video is the centerpiece of a recycling campaign sponsored by the Take It Back Foundation and will be shot June 9 and 10 at A&M Studios in Los Angeles.
April 30, 1993
Mayor Tom Bradley, A&M Records co-founder Herb Alpert and actor Jeff Bridges will host a special exhibition by Los Angeles artist Rozzell Sykes, called "Energies of the '90s," on Sunday from noon-9 p.m. in the Charlie Chaplin Sound Stage at A&M Records, 1416 N. La Brea Ave., Hollywood. The event is free and open to the public. More than 200 works will be displayed and 50% of proceeds from sales will benefit the nonprofit group Free Arts for Abused Children.
April 26, 1997
Big Winners CalArts and the Herb Alpert Foundation wrapped up the week on a festive note, announcing Friday the winners of the CalArts/Alpert Award in the Arts: choreographer Victoria Marks, filmmaker Craig Baldwin, composer Chen Yi, performance artist Lisa Kron and artist Kerry James Marshall. . . . Each winner will receive $50,000. Winner and Loser The week's big loser: The Los Angeles City Council dropped its seven-year battle against an oil pipeline that will cross the Valley.
January 8, 1998 |
Interscope Records has struck a domestic distribution agreement with the 3-year-old Almo Sounds label, supplanting Almo's former deal with Geffen Records. Interscope is half-owned by Seagram's Universal Music Group; Geffen Records is fully owned by Universal. Almo will integrate its marketing and promotional operations with Interscope, but will also add a regional promotions department and publicist in-house.
August 6, 2004 |
Jerry Moss, co-founder with Herb Alpert of A&M Records, and his wife, Ann, have established a $500,000 scholarship fund at the UCLA School of Arts and Architecture. The Moss Scholars Program will support students for the full terms of their education at UCLA -- four years for undergraduates and three for graduate students. UCLArts Dean Christopher Waterman will work with his staff to identify the most qualified candidates.