Music exec Clyde Bakkemo died of an abdominal aneurysm Dec. 20 in Encino, Calif. He was 68. Bakkemo grew up in Wilmette, Ill. and moved to Hollywood in the early 1960s.
MTV Networks Intl. veteran topper Simon Guild is to ankle.
Wintery evenings at the Algonquin Hotel are decidedly Dionysian. There is no chanteuse in town that can match the allure of the sensual and seductive Maude Maggart. In her return to the hallowed Oak…
Over the past 24 hours, one of the hottest draws on YouTube and other Web sites has been a supposed sneak release from Britney Spears' next album. The leaked song, titled "Fed Up," which can be seen…
The Los Angeles Opera will be homeless in 2011. Renovations to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, of which the L.A. Opera is the principal tenant, will require closure of the hall that year.
EMI Group has started its global reorganization by promoting two key executives to senior international roles.
Horace Silver has two huge claims to fame in the jazz pantheon. He cemented the components of hard bop - once known as the "funky" style - into the jazz mainstream and gave it a repertoire in the…
Sans a line of leggy chorines, vet dancer-actor-chanteuse Rita Moreno greeted a celeb-packed aud at the Cafe Carlyle with "Broadway, My Street," the John Kander-Fred Ebb nod to the Great White Way.
In New York: Diana Ross sang a song from her new album on the David Letterman show. She sounded great. I'd like to tell you she looked great. Maybe she did. But who could tell under that mass of…
The Boston Conservatory Theater Ensemble will present the world premiere of "Heaven & Hell -- The Fantastical Temptation of the 7 Deadly Sins," a musical based on Joe Jackson's "Heaven & Hell" album.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation has upped staffer Michelle Wheeler to manager, handling induction ceremonies as well day-to-day foundation business.