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Herb Alpert Foundation Reveals the 11 Winners of the 29th Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (Exclusive)

Just one year ahead of its 30th anniversary, the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts has announced 11 winners — the most ever — of its annual prizes which recognize and fund risk-taking mid-career artists in the fields of dance, music, film/video, theater and visual arts. The 2023 Herb Alpert Award in the Arts winners […]

Composer Burt Bacharach, Smooth Virtuoso of 1960s Pop, Dies at 94

Burt Bacharach, the velvety smooth composer and orchestrator whose partnership with lyricist Hal David brought swanky sophistication to pop music in the 1960s, has died. He was 94. Bacharach died Wednesday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles, publicist Tina Brausam announced. Bacharach composed the music for some 50 top 10 hits, including […]

Herb Alpert Award In The Arts Announces 2022 Winners

In its 28th year of unrestricted gifts supporting artists in diverse fields, the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts has announced its 10 winners for 2022, honoring creatives working in film/video, visual arts, music, theater and dance. “The 10 artists we celebrate this year are explorers, unafraid of the unknown,” says Alpert, the legendary trumpeter, […]