Why a legendary pianist says Bach was the first jazz great

Why a legendary pianist says Bach was the first jazz great

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Why a legendary pianist says Bach was the first jazz great
Eight-time Grammy winner Eddie Palmieri turned 81 last month, but the legendary pianist and salsa pioneer refuses to slow down. Following last year’s acclaimed album “Sabiduria” (wisdom), he has several projects in the works, including “Harlem River Drive Revisited” (a rerecording of his seminal, socially conscious 1971 album) and “Mi Luz Mayor,” a musical eulogy… […]
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Oscars 2018: The full list of nominations

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Oscars 2018: The full list of nominations
The full list of Oscar nominees will be announced on Tuesday at 8:22 a.m. Related
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Franco accuser says he’s ‘absolutely not a Harvey Weinstein'

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Franco accuser says he’s ‘absolutely not a Harvey Weinstein'
The two women who called out James Franco on Twitter for wearing a “TimesUp” pin had more to say about the actor’s alleged bad behavior. Related
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Emma Watson and Jennifer Lawrence in running for Golden Raspberry award

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Emma Watson and Jennifer Lawrence in running for Golden Raspberry award
WHILE lucky Hollywood stars celebrate news of their Oscars nods today, some such as Emma Watson, Tom Cruise and Jennifer Lawrence are unlikely to be quite so jubilant after finding themselves in the running for a far less coveted prize. Related
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Frustrated Clippers are no match for Timberwolves down the stretch

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Frustrated Clippers are no match for Timberwolves down the stretch
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins, right, shoots as Clippers forward Blake Griffin defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, in Los Angeles. Wiggins scored 40 points in Minnesota’s 126-118 victory. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell, left, shoots as Minnesota Timberwolves center Gorgui Dieng, […]
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on #MeToo: ‘It’s about time’

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg on #MeToo: ‘It’s about time’
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said “it’s about time” the #MeToo movement has taken off — as she recounted her own experiences with sexual harassment. “I think it’s about time,” the 84-year-old justice said. “For so long, women were silent, thinking there was nothing you could do about it, but now the law is… […]
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Laura Dern’s ‘The Tale’ tells a horrifying, true story of childhood sexual abuse

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Laura Dern’s ‘The Tale’ tells a horrifying, true story of childhood sexual abuse
Director and producer Jennifer Fox has worked on documentaries for 30 years, but she turns the lens on herself in “The Tale,” a searing personal story about being sexually abused by her running coach as a teenager. Laura Dern plays the adult Jennifer and the Canadian actress Isabelle Nélisse plays her 13-year-old self. The film,… […]
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British Competition Watchdog Says Fox Takeover of Sky Not in Public Interest

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British Competition Watchdog Says Fox Takeover of Sky Not in Public Interest
In a blow to 21st Century Fox, Britain’s competition watchdog has provisionally concluded that the company’s proposed takeover of satcaster Sky would have a negative impact on media plurality, increasing the likelihood that the British government will reject the $15 billion bid. The Competition and Markets Authority said Tuesday morning that it “has provisionally found […]
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Sylmar man killed in Pacoima drive-by shooting is identified

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Sylmar man killed in Pacoima drive-by shooting is identified
  A 36-year-old man from Sylmar who died after being found in a driveway as a result of a drive-by shooting in Pacoima was recently identified, authorities said. The victim was identified on Saturday as Jeremiah Chester, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner said. The shooting was reported at 1:50 a.m. Jan. 16 on […]
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‘Wonder Woman 2’ to be the first movie made under PGA guidelines

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‘Wonder Woman 2’ to be the first movie made under PGA guidelines
“Wonder Woman 2” will be the first film to officially adopt the Producers Guild of America’s new anti-sexual harassment guidelines. Related
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How Donatella Versace took over after Gianni was murdered

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How Donatella Versace took over after Gianni was murdered
Donatella Versace did her best to micromanage the chaos that followed the murder of her brother Gianni on the steps of his Miami villa on July 15, 1997. But you won’t see that level of damage control on the new FX limited series “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story.” In Maureen Orth’s book… […]
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The government shutdown, as skewered by the first wave of cartoons

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The government shutdown, as skewered by the first wave of cartoons
As the federal shutdown enters its third day, these cartoons try to offer some early relief. Related
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The Offspring, Pennywise and more to headline the Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival in Dana Point

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The Offspring, Pennywise and more to headline the Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival in Dana Point
After a sold-out event last year at Doheny State Beach in Dana Point, the Sabroso Craft Beer, Taco & Music Festival will return to the venue on Saturday, April 7. with performances by The Offspring, the Vandals, Pennywise, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, Unwritten Law and Los Kung Fu Monkeys. The festival, co-created by […]
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CBS anchor Jeff Glor’s wife tries to keep him in shape — but he still cheats on his diet

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CBS anchor Jeff Glor’s wife tries to keep him in shape — but he still cheats on his diet
The new “CBS Evening News” anchor isn’t sitting around the studio. “They’re trying to get me out and about as much as possible,” says Jeff Glor, 42, who in the past month has covered wildfires in California and interviewed French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris. To unwind, he loves city “staycations” with his wife, Nicole,… […]
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Winter is here: ‘Game of Thrones’ ice hotel open for business

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Winter is here: ‘Game of Thrones’ ice hotel open for business
HELSINKI — A “Game of Thrones”-themed ice hotel complete with a bar and a chapel for weddings has opened in northern Finland in a joint effort by a local hotel chain and the U.S. producers of the hit TV series. Lapland Hotels said Friday they chose “Game of Thrones” to be the theme for this… […]
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2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards

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2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards
From the biggest wins to the best presenters, check out some top show moments and behind-the-scenes antics from the 2018 SAG Awards. Related
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TV meteorologist who helped launch the Weather Channel dead at 83

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TV meteorologist who helped launch the Weather Channel dead at 83
John Coleman, who co-founded the Weather Channel and was the original meteorologist on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” has died. Related
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Thought for the Day, Jan. 21, 2018

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Thought for the Day, Jan. 21, 2018
Peggy Lee Peggy Lee, American singer-songwriter and actress “Yes, it’s a good day for singin’ a song/And it’s a good day for movin’ along/Yes, it’s a good day, how could anything go wrong/A good day from mornin’ till night/Yes, it’s a good day for shinin’ your shoes/And it’s a good day for losin’ the blues/Ev’rything […]
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Common says Oprah presidency would bring America back to ‘compassionate leaders’

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Common says Oprah presidency would bring America back to ‘compassionate leaders’
“Of course, I think she should run, but I don’t think she will,” Common said. Related
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This thriller was written by a CIA analyst on maternity leave

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This thriller was written by a CIA analyst on maternity leave
Many women say they’re going to write a novel on their maternity leave, but Karen Cleveland actually did so during a yearlong maternity leave from the CIA, where she worked as an analyst (Cleveland is also a Fulbright scholar.) “Need to Know” (Ballantine Books), out Tuesday, is a page-turner of a novel about a CIA… […]
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