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October 19, 1992 | Associated Press
Msgr. John Tracy Ellis, widely known as the dean of American Catholicism historians, has died. He was 87. The apparent cause of death Friday was complications from a fractured hip, according to a statement from the Catholic University of America. Ellis' best-known work is a two-volume account of the life of Baltimore Archbishop James Cardinal Gibbons, which is recognized as the basic work for students of late 19th- and early 20th-Century American Catholicism.
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 6, 2014 | By Chris Barton
A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days. Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the kind of mind-scrambling fireworks that've made heroes out of Pat Metheny and John McLaughlin. Anthony Wilson offers something more understated with his Seasons quartet. Assembled after being commissioned by guitar maker John Monteleone (whose wares will be featured here)
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 6, 2014 | By Chris Barton
A rundown of jazz and jazz-adjacent shows coming to L.A. in the coming days. Anthony Wilson's Seasons Quartet at the Broad Stage Consider an all-guitar jazz quartet and it's easy to conjure images of fingers burning up and down fretboards with the kind of mind-scrambling fireworks that've made heroes out of Pat Metheny and John McLaughlin. Anthony Wilson offers something more understated with his Seasons quartet. Assembled after being commissioned by guitar maker John Monteleone (whose wares will be featured here)
ENTERTAINMENT
April 29, 2013 | By Chris Barton
What does Brooklyn sound like? While the fashionably clad, underemployed youth of Lena Dunham's "Girls" may spring to mind given the New York City borough's pop cultural footprint, bandleader Darcy James Argue paints a broader picture of a time and place than any TV series could hope. Conceived as a collaboration with Croatian-born artist Danijel Zezelj (whose drawings backed this music in its live debut), "Brooklyn Babylon" finds Argue and his 18-piece big band again drawing from the broad palette that made their 2009 debut "Infernal Machines" so invigorating.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 29, 2013 | By Chris Barton
What does Brooklyn sound like? While the fashionably clad, underemployed youth of Lena Dunham's "Girls" may spring to mind given the New York City borough's pop cultural footprint, bandleader Darcy James Argue paints a broader picture of a time and place than any TV series could hope. Conceived as a collaboration with Croatian-born artist Danijel Zezelj (whose drawings backed this music in its live debut), "Brooklyn Babylon" finds Argue and his 18-piece big band again drawing from the broad palette that made their 2009 debut "Infernal Machines" so invigorating.
SPORTS
May 31, 1990 | LARRY STEWART
Jerry Quarry's right eye was apparently cut by a punch from fight promoter John Ellis, not by a kitchen cabinet door, as was reported Wednesday. Ellis planned to stage a fight between Quarry, 45, and a journeyman named Paul Bradshaw in Lake Geneva, Wis., June 9. According to Billy Gray, Quarry's adviser, and other sources, a dispute erupted Monday between Quarry's trainer, Guy Ditmars, and Ellis. Ditmars reportedly was upset that Ellis had given Quarry's sparring partners the day off.
SPORTS
August 4, 1993 | DANA HADDAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It is difficult to picture Tony Jelso as a quitter--a guy who would walk off the court in the middle of a national racquetball tournament saying he'd had it. In the wake of his dominating gold-medal performance in the U.S. Olympic Festival last week, it seems unimaginable that Jelso would ever be eager to pack his bags and slip out the back door. Jelso, 23, of Ventura, was running Chris Cole of Flint, Mich.
BOOKS
November 18, 1990 | Duncan Spencer, Spencer is a Washington writer currently at work on a biography of World War II paratroop leader Gen . James M. Gavin
John Ellis figuratively stuck his nose into the sweaty boots of soldiers in his best known World War II book, "The Sharp End of War," to describe the life of ordinary soldiers from 1939 to 1945. Now the British historian has written the large end, the sums, as it were, of the combatants in mankind's worst war. "Brute Force" applies new quantitative scholarship to World War II, but it is written so skillfully that the reader greets voluminous footnotes with pleasure, not the usual guilty dread.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 2003 | Joel Rubin, Daren Briscoe and Mitchell Landsberg, Times Staff Writers
An 86-year-old man drove his car the length of the Santa Monica Farmers' Market early Wednesday afternoon, apparently reaching freeway speeds as he plowed through a crowd of terrified summer shoppers, killing at least nine people, including a 3-year-old girl. More than 50 people were hospitalized, 15 of them with critical injuries, after George Russell Weller of Santa Monica sped for 2 1/2 blocks through a market renowned as one of the region's culinary treasures.
SPORTS
April 19, 1995 | From Associated Press
The Seattle Mariners took pitcher Randy Johnson and other high-salaried players off the trade market. "We have no intention of trading Randy Johnson," Mariner chairman John Ellis said Tuesday night. "In addition, we have no current plans to make other trades unless we believe we can strengthen our club." Johnson, No. 2 pitcher Chris Bosio and third baseman Edgar Martinez have all been the subject of trade rumors.
NEWS
October 19, 1992 | Associated Press
Msgr. John Tracy Ellis, widely known as the dean of American Catholicism historians, has died. He was 87. The apparent cause of death Friday was complications from a fractured hip, according to a statement from the Catholic University of America. Ellis' best-known work is a two-volume account of the life of Baltimore Archbishop James Cardinal Gibbons, which is recognized as the basic work for students of late 19th- and early 20th-Century American Catholicism.
BOOKS
November 18, 1990 | Duncan Spencer, Spencer is a Washington writer currently at work on a biography of World War II paratroop leader Gen . James M. Gavin
John Ellis figuratively stuck his nose into the sweaty boots of soldiers in his best known World War II book, "The Sharp End of War," to describe the life of ordinary soldiers from 1939 to 1945. Now the British historian has written the large end, the sums, as it were, of the combatants in mankind's worst war. "Brute Force" applies new quantitative scholarship to World War II, but it is written so skillfully that the reader greets voluminous footnotes with pleasure, not the usual guilty dread.
SPORTS
May 31, 1990 | LARRY STEWART
Jerry Quarry's right eye was apparently cut by a punch from fight promoter John Ellis, not by a kitchen cabinet door, as was reported Wednesday. Ellis planned to stage a fight between Quarry, 45, and a journeyman named Paul Bradshaw in Lake Geneva, Wis., June 9. According to Billy Gray, Quarry's adviser, and other sources, a dispute erupted Monday between Quarry's trainer, Guy Ditmars, and Ellis. Ditmars reportedly was upset that Ellis had given Quarry's sparring partners the day off.
SPORTS
May 26, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Fourth-seeded Chris Cole of Flint, Mich., rallied to defeat John Ellis of Stockton, 8-15, 15-10, 11-9, to win the open event of the American Amateur Racquetball Assn.'s national singles championships at Houston. Favored Michelle Gilman, 21, of Boise, Idaho, defeated Jackie Paraiso-Gibson, 25, of San Diego, 15-6, 15-3, in the women's final.
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