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Jazz legend Thara Memory's Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra is rehearsing this week with Esperanza Spalding for a benefit performance Sunday at the Gerding Theater.


The concert promoter is using Randy Jackson's testimony in the wrongful death trial

LOS ANGELES (CNN) -- Michael Jackson's youngest brother made an unsuccessful effort to reach the singer in his last weeks because of family concerns about his drug use, according to testimony in the AEG Live wrongful death trial.


Swiss store clerk tells billionaire media mogul handbag is too expensive for her

Oprah to get Presidential medal of Honor along with Bill Clinton and 14 others  


Foster says Usher is away from home 85 percent of the time

Singer Usher Raymond's ex-wife is asking a judge to give her custody of their two children after the oldest suffered a "near-death accident."


Performance showcases evolution of music, drumming and dance and honors legacy of Obo Addy

The Obo Addy Legacy Project presented "Obo Addy's Legacy: DiaTribe—From the Village to the Streets at the Washington Park Summer Festival.


African American and Salish-Kootenai Parker has a uniquely funny take on life

Profile of author and funny man Russell Parker. He draws from his Black and Salish Kootenai roots to find the humor in everyday life


Editor-in-chief discusses the organic nature of his publication and promoting literacy

The semi-retired rapper, better known as Mac Smiff, has used his experience as an artist and passion for writing to try and build WOHM into the go-to publication for Northwest hip-hop lifestyle.


The author's decades of research in the field of neuro- psychopharmacology leads to the controversial conclusion that drug policy rather than drugs is the main problem

Judging by Dr. Carl Hart's background, it's a little surprising he ever made it out of the 'hood, let alone became one of the nation's leading neuroscientists. After all, he grew up in a rough area of Miami, Fla., where, as a teenager, he roamed the streets as a gun-toting drug dealer.


Partnership builds community discussion around Alice Childress's classic play

The Intiman Theatre partners with The Hansberry Project on a new program focusing on Alice Childress' classic 1955 tragedy, "Trouble in Mind."


Besides the rich and famous, the film focuses on youngsters (in grammar school, junior high, high school and college) and their parents

Among the icons who appear in this enlightening documentary directed by James Redford are self-made billionaire Richard Branson, investment house CEO Charles Schwab, California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, and A-list attorney David Boies.


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