October 30, 2003 |
Sometimes conflict resolution calls for alternate ideas, so our quest for peace in Lakerland took us to the Hotel California, a.k.a. the Staples Center courtside seats of Glenn Frey and Irving Azoff. Frey is a lead singer-guitar player-songwriter for the Eagles, Azoff their longtime manager. Whatever Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal and Phil Jackson have experienced, anyone associated with the Eagles can relate. Playing in sold-out arenas? Done that. Reaching the pinnacle of their profession?
August 29, 1992
Tickets for two shows at the Celebrity Theatre in Anaheim go on sale today: En Vogue and Arrested Development (Oct. 18) and the Rippingtons and Larry Carlton (Nov. 7). . . . Doug Stone plays the Crazy Horse Steak House in Santa Ana on Sept. 21-22. . . . Jim Messina and Randy Meisner will be at the Coach House in San Juan Capistrano on Oct. 10.
July 24, 1992
A benefit concert in Anaheim for Hugh Wright, the injured drummer of the country band Boy Howdy, netted more than $7,000 Monday night, according to band manager Alan Hopper. Wright suffered severe leg and head injuries two months ago while trying to come to the aid of a motorist who had been injured in a wreck on a Dallas freeway. More than 700 people attended the benefit at the Cowboy Boogie Co., Hopper said.
July 16, 1989 |
The Cure begins a 25-date tour--which includes six stadium shows--on Aug. 20, with a gig at Giants Stadium in New York. The English band's local date is at Dodgers Stadium in early October. Among the support acts being considered for the tour: Love and Rockets and the Pixies. Robert Smith, the Cure's lead singer, doesn't like to fly, so the quintet group is coming over to the States on the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth II. . . .
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January 14, 2005 |
James Arthur "Jimmy" Griffin, 61, a founding member of the 1970s pop group Bread who shared an Oscar for co-writing "For All We Know," has died. Griffin died Tuesday of complications from cancer at his home in Franklin, Tenn. He sang harmony and played guitar with Bread, whose soft-rock hits included "Make It With You," "Baby I'm-a Want You" and "Everything I Own." "For All We Know," from the movie "Lovers and Other Strangers," won a 1970 Academy Award and was a hit for the Carpenters.
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July 25, 1998
Hours are 10 a.m. to midnight. All-day events * Creations in Clay presented by O.C. Polymer Clay Guild * Tailoring Tole for Every Home presented by O.C. Tole & Decorative Painters * Warm, Worldly, Whimsical Woodcarving presented by California Woodcarver's Guild * Dairy goats and dairy cattle on display * Small animals on display 7:30 a.m. * Rats & Mice Arrive (until 9 a.m.) 10 a.m. * Rats & Mice Judging (until 7 p.m.) * Open Dairy Goat Judging--except Nubian & Saanen (until 7 p.m.