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November 7, 1999
Jerry Blake, who arranged music for the dance bands of Lawrence Welk and Wayne King, died in Las Vegas Oct. 27 of congestive heart disease, his family said. He was 80. His band performed with vocalists such as Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Fabian.David Schickele, a San Francisco Bay area filmmaker, violist and composer, died Oct. 31 of cancer. He was 62. He is best known for "Bushman," a feature-length film made in 1971 about an African student at San Francisco State University.Richard Marius, a novelist and former director of Harvard University's undergraduate writing program, died of cancer Friday at his home.
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By Chris Kaltenbach and Chris Kaltenbach,SUN STAFF | December 12, 1996
With "Seinfeld" in reruns, how about giving "Murder One" a try tonight? It's a crime the network honchos schedule these two shows opposite each other, but tonight, the choice should be clear."
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By Tim Smith and Tim Smith,SUN MUSIC CRITIC | May 22, 2005
There may never be another three operatic tenors packing the combined vocal and star power of Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras, but there are at least three highly marketable singers who have demonstrated an exceptional ability to stir the public. Call them the poperatic tenors. Heading the list of these mass-appeal vocalists, who cross back and forth between classical and pop idioms easily and who generate unusually effusive fans, is Andrea Bocelli. The blind Italian singer soared to fame and fortune in the 1990s, given an extra boost by heavy exposure on American public television.
NEWS
November 5, 2004
Joe Bushkin, 87, a jazz pianist and songwriter who co-wrote Frank Sinatra's first hit and performed with some of the best jazz musicians of his time, died of pneumonia Wednesday at his home in Santa Barbara, Calif. Mr. Bushkin performed and recorded with such jazz and big-band greats as Fats Waller, Eddie Condon and Billie Holiday. As a member of the Tommy Dorsey band, he co-wrote the hit "Oh! Look at Me Now" with John DeVries. Born Nov. 7, 1916, in New York City, Mr. Bushkin learned to play the piano at age 10 and started playing professionally in 1932 with Frank LaMarr at the Roseland Ballroom in Brooklyn.
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By [Pollstar, Exhibitor Relations Co. and Billboard magazine] | May 29, 2008
FILMS 1.Indiana Jones: The Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Paramount 2.The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Disney 3.Iron Man, Paramount 4.What Happens in Vegas, Fox 5.Speed Racer, Warner SINGLES 1.Lollipop, Lil' Wayne 2.Bleeding Love, Leona Lewis 3.Take a Bow, Rihanna 4.Love in This Club, Usher 5.No Air, Jordin Sparks and Chris Brown ALBUMS 1.Narrow Stairs, Death Cab for Cutie 2.Nothing But the Best, Frank Sinatra 3.We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things., Jason Mraz 4.Rockferry, Duffy 5.Spirit, Leona Lewis DVDS (SALES)
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October 8, 2009
PATRIOTIC HOLLYWOOD: WORLD WAR II IN FILM SERIES: The Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St., starts this free film series with "From Here to Eternity," starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Frank Sinatra, Donna Reed, Deborah Kerr and Ernest Borgnine. The screening and discussion, which takes place 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 10, is hosted by Mike Giuliano and includes a literal treat: 1940s candy like root beer barrels, red hots and rock candy. Call 410-685-3750. The event is held in conjunction with the citywide cultural celebration, Free Fall Baltimore, which runs through Oct. 31. We will highlight a different Free Fall pick in the Weekend Guide each week in October.
FEATURES
April 12, 1991
By a margin of almost 3-2, Evening Sun readers and other callers to SUNDIAL think that the allegation of an affair in the White House between Nancy Reagan and Frank Sinatra is just Kitty litter.In her new book on the former first lady, celebrity biographer Kitty Kelley charged that Mrs. Reagan had an affair with Sinatra.Out of 522 responses yesterday to an "It's Your Call" question, 304, or 58 percent, think that the author was just repeating idle gossip. Almost 42 percent, or 218 callers, believe the book.
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