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June 28, 1994 | CHRIS WILLMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As VH-1, MTV's sister network, has struggled to resolve an identity crisis and come into its own, it was inevitable the process would involve the cable web establishing its own annual awards show-cum-industry schmoozefest. But what, at this late date, to give awards for? Honoring celebrity charity endeavors was what finally was settled upon, making public hoopla out of private altruism. But wait. Didn't this spring's first annual Jackson Family Honors already nail that angle?
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October 18, 2002 | Randy Lewis, Times Staff Writer
Musicians like to brag about the tough crowds they've played to, but few can top the intimidating audience Pennsylvania heavy metal band Dark Mischief faces regularly. We're not talking unruly types who hurl insults -- or even beer bottles -- but thieves, rapists and murderers. Dark Mischief's world tour consists of one venue: the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Graterford, a maximum-security prison that allows inmates to play music in their free time.
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October 18, 2002 | Randy Lewis, Times Staff Writer
Musicians like to brag about the tough crowds they've played to, but few can top the intimidating audience Pennsylvania heavy metal band Dark Mischief faces regularly. We're not talking unruly types who hurl insults -- or even beer bottles -- but thieves, rapists and murderers. Dark Mischief's world tour consists of one venue: the Pennsylvania State Correctional Institution at Graterford, a maximum-security prison that allows inmates to play music in their free time.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 28, 1994 | CHRIS WILLMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
As VH-1, MTV's sister network, has struggled to resolve an identity crisis and come into its own, it was inevitable the process would involve the cable web establishing its own annual awards show-cum-industry schmoozefest. But what, at this late date, to give awards for? Honoring celebrity charity endeavors was what finally was settled upon, making public hoopla out of private altruism. But wait. Didn't this spring's first annual Jackson Family Honors already nail that angle?
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May 6, 1990 | CHRIS WILLMAN
"Music television is a medium that has to constantly reinvent itself." This recent declaration of instant creative metamorphosis comes not from a brazen young executive at that arbiter-of-youth-culture channel, MTV, but rather from Ed Bennett, president of VH-1, the other, more conservative music channel owned by MTV Networks. "Our feeling is we're going to reinvent music television for adults." Music videos for adults? An oxymoron, you say?
ENTERTAINMENT
May 6, 1990 | CHRIS WILLMAN
"Music television is a medium that has to constantly reinvent itself." This recent declaration of instant creative metamorphosis comes not from a brazen young executive at that arbiter-of-youth-culture channel, MTV, but rather from Ed Bennett, president of VH-1, the other, more conservative music channel owned by MTV Networks. "Our feeling is we're going to reinvent music television for adults." Music videos for adults? An oxymoron, you say?
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