October 10, 1988 |
Zachary Richard is considered a zydeco performer, but the Louisiana-based accordionist-vocalist served up very little straight zydeco before a packed house (heavy with bayou region transplants) at the Palomino on Friday. Richard's pan-Louisiana smorgasbord of styles ably fulfilled the prime requirement of a good bar band by keeping the dance floor active throughout his hour-long second set, but offered little beyond that.
June 5, 2007 |
Tenor Michael Fabiano, 22, from Philadelphia won the $12,000 first prize at the 35th annual Loren L. Zachary National Vocal Competition finals Sunday at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre in L.A. Soprano Jennifer Black, 28, from New York took the $10,000 second prize. Mexico City tenor David Lomeli, 25, won the $8,000 third prize.
October 28, 1999 |
Dr. Loren L. Zachary, who translated his love of Viennese opera into a support group to help young opera singers begin their careers, has died. Zachary died Saturday of heart failure in Brotman Hospital in Culver City, where he had practiced for four decades, said his wife, Nedra. He was 85, although he disliked revealing his age and once told The Times, "I'm too old to tell." With his wife, Zachary founded the Loren L.
September 21, 1996 |
If "Two Mothers for Zachary" is typical of the kind of TV movie competition that "The X-Files" will be facing when it moves to its new Sunday night time slot Oct. 27, then count on a trouncing by Mulder and Scully. Unaccountably luring the talents of Vanessa Redgrave, this pallid account, based on recent events, of a lesbian mother's fight for custody of her child in Virginia courts is almost astonishing in its boring plainness.
May 26, 1994
All 10 finalists in the 22nd annual Loren L. Zachary Society National Vocal Competition for Young Opera Singers, held Sunday at Ambassador Auditorium, took home cash prizes. Top honors went to tenor Jon Villars from New York City, who took home $10,000. Soprano Kristi Peterson of Irvine won the second prize of $8,000, plus a round-trip flight to Austria for auditions.
June 15, 1991 |
The crypt of Zachary Taylor will be opened Monday to test an author's theory that the 12th President of the United States was assassinated with poison 141 years ago. The Department of Veterans Affairs granted approval Friday for Richard Greathouse, coroner of Jefferson County, to open the crypt. Greathouse plans to see if there is any trace of poison through analysis of a piece of hair, fingernail or bone. Taylor died in office in 1850, 16 months after his election.
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February 23, 1997 |
Jazz guitarist Zachary Breaux died of a heart attack after trying to save a swimmer caught by a riptide. He was 36. Breaux's latest album, the funk- and jazz-influenced "Uptown Groove," reached No. 14 on Billboard's contemporary jazz chart after its release last month, with heavy airplay for the "Never Can Say Goodbye" single.
May 20, 2013 |
“Chuck” star Zachary Levi will make his Broadway debut opposite stage and screen alum Krysta Rodriguez in "First Date,” a musical romantic comedy with a book by “Gossip Girl” writer Austin Winsberg. Previews will start July 9 at the Longacre Theatre, with the opening scheduled for Aug. 8. Music and lyrics are by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner. Levi, who sang in Disney's “Tangled,” will play an uptight banker on a blind date with an artist and serial-dater (Rodriguez)
October 17, 2011
A roundup of entertainment headlines for Monday: "Star Trek" and "Heroes" star Zachary Quinto comes out as a gay man. ( Los Angeles Times ) Racing wife Ashley Judd mourns the death of Indy 500 champion Dan Wheldon. ( USA Today ) "Real Steel" still packs a punch. The robot boxing movie beat out "Footloose" and "The Thing" at the box office. ( Los Angeles Times ) "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows -- Part 2," "The Dark Knight Rises," Darth Vader and "Doctor Who" all take Scream Awards.
August 2, 2013 |
He's the creepster that made us do double-takes any time we came across a lampshade. Zachary Quinto, who spooked us as the spectacled psychiatrist/flesh-loving serial killer Bloody Face on "American Horror Story: Asylum" (not to mention as Sylar on "Heroes"), will join us for a live video chat today at 4 p.m. PDT. Eek ! Eek! Eek! Hide your faces! BUZZMETER: Emmy 2013 pundit's picks Quinto joined the second season of the FX anthology drama alongside Jessica Lange, James Cromwell and Lily Rabe.