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June 22, 1994 | STEVE SPRINGER
The Raiders made a big addition to their defensive line Tuesday. The question is, how big? The club signed defensive tackle Jerry Ball, an unrestricted free agent from the Cleveland Browns, to a multiyear deal. Ball, a seven-year veteran and a three-time Pro Bowl player, spent six of those seasons with the Detroit Lions before being traded to the Browns a year ago. The 6-foot-1 Ball reported to Cleveland at 345 to 350 pounds, according to observers.
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May 15, 1998 | JOHN HENKEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It is hard to imagine losing cultural treasures in this well documented, media-dominated century, but that's what happened to a number of major works by British composer Benjamin Britten. Case in point: "The World of the Spirit," a large cantata for soloists, chorus and orchestra, which gets its West Coast premiere Sunday at the Crystal Cathedral, courtesy of the California Master Chorale conducted by Larry Ball.
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ENTERTAINMENT
May 15, 1998 | JOHN HENKEN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It is hard to imagine losing cultural treasures in this well documented, media-dominated century, but that's what happened to a number of major works by British composer Benjamin Britten. Case in point: "The World of the Spirit," a large cantata for soloists, chorus and orchestra, which gets its West Coast premiere Sunday at the Crystal Cathedral, courtesy of the California Master Chorale conducted by Larry Ball.
SPORTS
June 22, 1994 | STEVE SPRINGER
The Raiders made a big addition to their defensive line Tuesday. The question is, how big? The club signed defensive tackle Jerry Ball, an unrestricted free agent from the Cleveland Browns, to a multiyear deal. Ball, a seven-year veteran and a three-time Pro Bowl player, spent six of those seasons with the Detroit Lions before being traded to the Browns a year ago. The 6-foot-1 Ball reported to Cleveland at 345 to 350 pounds, according to observers.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 24, 1987
The Paul Winter Consort's "Winter Solstice Celebration," scheduled for Tuesday at Royce Hall, was canceled because of "poor advance ticket sales," promoter Larry Ball of Judy Rea Ball Productions said Tuesday. He said the concert will not be rescheduled. Ticket refunds can be obtained at the place of purchase.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 8, 1997
It may look as though the building at 4th Street and Broadway has been tackled by the artist Christo, famous for encasing large objects in fabric, but in fact it has been shrink-wrapped during the hazardous-materials removal phase of its renovation, a representative for the building contractor said. The future state office building was the flagship of the Broadway department store chain when it was built in 1914, but it has been vacant since the Broadway closed the outlet in 1966. When the $69.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 17, 2001
NEWPORT BEACH 4pm Music Marika Frankl's Harmonia Baroque Players will showcase guest soprano Maurita Phillips-Thornburgh in the final program of a three-concert season in Newport Beach. Phillips-Thornburgh will sing lute songs by Holborne, Dowland and Purcell and cantatas by Handel and Pepusch. Works by Loeillet, Vivaldi and Geminiani complete the program. The players include Frankl (recorder), Richard Glenn (lute and guitar), Barbara King (harpsichord) and Paul Sherman (baroque oboe).
SPORTS
September 22, 1985 | From Times Wire Services
Washington kicker Jeff Jaeger had a school-record five field goals, and fullback Rick Fenney scored on a one-yard run as the Huskies ended a season-opening two-game losing streak with a 29-12 victory over Houston Saturday night. Jaeger, the Huskies' leading scorer the past two seasons, kicked 38 and 19 yarders and Fenney, returning from an ankle injury, scored in the second quarter as Washington led, 13-10, at halftime. Jaeger had a 34-yarder on the first drive of the third quarter.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 19, 2001 | CHRIS PASLES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Don't be alarmed if you see someone tapping clay flowerpots and listening to the sounds they make when you're at your neighborhood hardware store. It could be percussionist Brett Reed getting ready for his solo program, "Metal, Clay and Skin," Sunday at 8 p.m. at the Chance Theater in Anaheim Hills. Reed uses pots, aluminum bars and other hardware as part of his arsenal of percussion instruments. "All of them can be tuned," the Long Beach-based percussionist said recently.
SPORTS
September 22, 1985
According to Christine Brennan of the Washington Post, they were telling all kinds of jokes at Redskin Park after Joe Theismann threw five interceptions against the Dallas Cowboys. One went like this: Someone called Theismann's house the next day. The phone rang and rang. There was no answer. Theismann was home, but he had a problem. He couldn't find the receiver. Theismann doesn't mind the joke, even if it is bad. In fact, he tells it on himself.
BUSINESS
January 26, 1990 | LESLIE BERKMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The governor's proposal to require all employers to provide health insurance for their workers drew mixed reaction from the business community and advocates for the poor in Orange County. While the governor's new show of leadership in the health care field was welcomed by many, business leaders were concerned that his proposal might unfairly burden small companies.
NEWS
October 25, 1990 | ELENA BRUNET
If you want to make your voice heard, all it takes is the nerve to step out of your shower stall. The offerings for potential Pavarottis are numerous. Choirs range from the professional, such as the Master and Pacific Chorales, to the amateur. And the music is not limited to the classical sound. * Master Chorale 666 W. Baker St., Costa Mesa (714) 556-6262 Conductor: William Hall Consists of non-paid members and a professional core choir of 24. Audition required. No membership fee.
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