July 13, 2010
MUSIC French Passion Francophiles and classic music fans alike will get their fill of Ravel, Debussy and Saint-Saëns at this Hollywood Bowl evening with the L.A. Philharmonic, featuring conductor Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos and violinist Martin Chalifour. Hollywood Bowl. 2301 N. Highland Ave. 8 p.m. $1-$129. (323) 850-2000. http://www.hollywoodbowl.com. Admiral Radley Former Grandaddy members Jason Lytle and Aaron Burtch teamed up with Earlimart's Aaron Espinoza and Ariana Murray to form this new indie rock quartet.
May 5, 2003
Re "Media Monopolies Have Muzzled Dissent," Commentary, May 1: Ian Masters is representative of why I don't like to listen to, read or watch "progressives." A little cheese with your whine, Mr. Masters? How did Masters get his commentary published if the conservatives have hijacked the media? And has he missed the progressives on Fox News? I sure wouldn't call Mara Liasson, Juan Williams, Alan Colmes, et al, conservatives. ABC, CBS, NBC, National Public Radio and even KPFK-FM are still out there and putting forth their spin on events.
November 5, 2009 |
After being dethroned for two months by talk station KFI-AM (640), Top 40 outlet KIIS-FM (102.7) found itself back atop the Arbitron local ratings Wednesday, the spot it had occupied throughout the first half of the year. KIIS attracted an average of 5.2% of the L.A.-Orange County audience during the ratings period, which surveyed listeners 6 and older from Sept. 17 to Oct. 14. More than 3.8 million people tuned in for at least five minutes every week, compared with 3.6 million during the previous month, when the station had a 4.8% audience share.
November 17, 1991 |
Now that "JFK," Oliver Stone's take on the Kennedy assassination, is on its way to theater next month, what's left for socially conscious filmmakers looking for conspiracies to unravel? Now there's the "October Surprise"-- the dark tale of political intrigue that suggests President Bush and the late William Casey were involved in a plot to delay the release of U.S. hostages held in Iran until after the 1980 presidential election.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 24, 1991 |
Anti-war protesters are "encouraging the enemy, encouraging Saddam Hussein," a former commander of El Toro Marine Corps Air Station told a crowd of more than 350 people at UC Irvine on Wednesday night. "I'm not saying we shouldn't have dissent, but we should have talked about this before the war started," retired Brig. Gen. David Shuter said to the jeers of the standing-room-only crowd of faculty, students and community members.
December 30, 1995 |
RADIO & TV KPFK Adds Former Gov. Brown: "We the People," a live, commercial-free talk show hosted by former Gov. Jerry Brown, will begin airing Tuesday on public radio station KPFK-FM (90.7). The show, broadcast from Berkeley, will air weekdays from 4 to 5 p.m. as the cornerstone of a new afternoon lineup that includes "Pacifica Network News" at 3:30 p.m., five-days-a-week of the public affairs show "Beneath the Surface" at 5 p.m. and an expanded, hourlong "KPFK Evening News" at 6 p.m.