Katie Hasty

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There was once a Gary Larson “The Far Side” cartoon titled “Charlie Parker in Hell.” There was Bird, the iconic bebop innovator, writhing in perpetual agony as the radio played…

Kenny G in China: It's Closing Time

There was once a Gary Larson “The Far Side” cartoon titled “Charlie Parker in Hell.” There was Bird, the iconic bebop innovator, writhing in perpetual agony as the radio played…

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Cayucas dug deep into childhood recollections for the band’s magnificent 2015 album “Dancing at the Blue Lagoon,” the deepest well of which may be opener “Big Winter Jacket.”

Cayucas throws on ‘Big Winter Jacket’ in new music video: PREMIERE

Cayucas dug deep into childhood recollections for the band’s magnificent 2015 album “Dancing at the Blue Lagoon,” the deepest well of which may be opener “Big Winter Jacket.”

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If you’re in Los Angeles and are on the fence on checking out the L.A. Zoo Lights — the holiday lights display at the L.A. Zoo — then maybe this…

Your First 2015 Holiday Playlist: KCRW’s L.A. Zoo Lights music mix

If you’re in Los Angeles and are on the fence on checking out the L.A. Zoo Lights — the holiday lights display at the L.A. Zoo — then maybe this…

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