October 30, 1992 |
It's sad but true. Often, many out-of-town jazz artists of not-quite-star-status don't work Southern California for two reasons: They either aren't strong enough draws to play a six-night stand at a club like Catalina Bar & Grill, or are too expensive for such rooms as the Jazz Bakery to hire them for more than a night or two. Jim Vaughn, the man who books the talent at Maxwell's in Huntington Beach, says he's found a way around such roadblocks.
February 12, 1993 |
Kenny Kirkland, the invigorating pianist whose bold Wednesday night performances at the Bel Age Hotel's Cafe Brasserie have been responsible for much of that Westside jazz room's recent success, this week inaugurates Southern California's newest jazz venue.
October 20, 2012 |
An Oregon man is scheduled to be arraigned Monday in the murder of a neighbor whose disappearance this week had, as one official put it, shaken the community to its core. Jonathan Daniel Holt, 25, is being held without bail at the Multnomah County Jail on suspicion of killing 21-year-old Whitney Heichel sometime after her disappearance on her way to work as a Starbucks barista Tuesday morning. Police said Holt, a neighbor and acquaintance of Heichel and her husband, was linked to her killing by evidence in her car and on her cellphone.
February 16, 1989
Four of the nation's top-10 college women's gymnastics teams will be featured in the annual UCLA/Los Angeles Times Invitational at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Pauley Pavilion. The field includes No. 2 UCLA, No. 3 Cal State Fullerton, No. 5 Georgia, No. 10 Arizona State and No. 22 Stanford. Top individuals include UCLA's Tanya Service and Georgia's Corrinne Wright, who are tied for first in rankings in the all-around after each posted scores of 38.28 this season.
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November 7, 1993 |
Since they amount to little more than pronouncements, City Council resolutions rarely cause commotion. But that wasn't the case Friday, when a Los Angeles City Council panel heard testimony on whether the council should go on record opposing the North American Free Trade Agreement. From all over the state, the pact's supporters and opponents turned out in force to argue the issue in a three-hour hearing before the council's Commerce, Energy and Natural Resources Committee.
May 31, 1993 |
Joanie Sommers turned back the clock when she performed Saturday at Maxwell's last weekend of jazz. The singer, who defined an entire generation with her vivacious delivery of "For Those Who Think Young" on behalf of Pepsi-Cola, was here to apply her trademark exuberance to the old standards. It was as if time had been suspended.