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NEWS
April 2, 1988
Arnie Zane a photographer turned dancer who was half of the Bill T. Jones-Arnie Zane & Co. post-modern dance troupe, died at his home in Valley Cottage, N.Y., Wednesday night. Zane was 39. A spokesman for the company said he had been ill with lymphoma related to AIDS. With Jones and a youthful company of about 10 dancers, Zane toured the country staging the movements they had choreographed.
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ENTERTAINMENT
January 14, 1985 | SHELLEY BAUMSTEN
You can tell the tide is turning when Next Wave choreographers Bill T. Jones and Arnie Zane provide a libretto for their new full-length work, "Secret Pastures," seen Saturday at Wadsworth Theater. Both the libretto and the action were cryptic, but no matter. The plot served purely as a pretext for the dancing, which was splendid, and for Jones and Zane's theatricality, which was suspect.
NEWS
May 28, 1986 | JON MARKMAN, Markman is a Times copy editor. and
Loren Grey hated his father, one of America's most prolific Western writers and adventurers. He hated Zane Grey for his looks, for his charm and for his talent. Unlike other resentful sons and daughters of the famous, however, he has attempted to flee his father's shadow through an act of literary homage rather than vengeance in a recently released book of memoirs and photographs. Catalogue of Adventures The book, "Zane Grey: A Photographic Odyssey" (Taylor Publishing Co., $19.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 16, 2007 | Dennis McLellan, Times Staff Writer
Loren Grey, a former longtime professor at Cal State Northridge and the keeper of the flame for his famous father, bestselling western-author Zane Grey, has died. He was 91. A longtime Woodland Hills resident, Grey died Feb. 2 of age-related complications at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center, said his daughter Jo Grey.
TRAVEL
November 30, 1997 | SUSAN E. JAMES, James is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer
We had just watched "City Slickers" for the umpteenth time and were hankering to be back in the saddle again . . . on the trail at twilight. When we were little, my sister, Linda, and I were outspoken fans of all TV cowboys: Roy Rogers, Hopalong Cassidy and the Lone Ranger, to name a few. Some of the first movies we could remember were the Randolph Scott westerns our father dragged us to, although we preferred John Wayne. But how to satisfy this fantasy now? Arizona was too far away.
SPORTS
April 19, 1995 | Associated Press
The Boston Red Sox signed pitcher Zane Smith, who made $3.1 million last year, to a one-year deal worth $1.3 million plus the chance to earn $300,000 more in performance bonuses. Smith, 34, was 10-8 with a 3.27 earned-run average last year with the Pirates and 88-101 with a 3.56 ERA over an 11-year career. Also Tuesday, Roger Clemens, bothered by a stiff shoulder, had an encouraging pain-free workout. "I'm not saying we're out of the woods.
BOOKS
May 20, 1990 | CHARLES SOLOMON
F. Scott Fitzgerald dominates literature in the '20s in the popular imagination, but "Tender Is the Night" sold only 50,000 copies when it was first published; Zane Grey's novels made the best-seller list nine times between 1914 and 1928. Even allowing for the fact that TV and movie Westerns have reduced his vision of the Old West to a threadbare cliche, it's difficult for modern readers to understand why his work was so popular.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 4, 1996 | DON HECKMAN, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
It wasn't the usual jazz club crowd. Nor was it the time of day when one expects to hear the swinging sounds of night music. High noon on a Sunday at most jazz clubs is generally greeted by empty chairs and locked doors.
SPORTS
May 3, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Trades and arm troubles are two subjects discussed at length when the name Zane Smith is mentioned. The Atlanta Braves' left-hander, however, tries not to let either subject bother him. Smith proved that Monday night at New York by scattering nine hits in a 3-1 complete-game victory over the Mets, snapping their 5-game winning streak. New York Yankees General Manager Lou Piniella was at the game to watch Smith. The Toronto Blue Jays are also interested.
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