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  • Dance review: Pilobolus at the Ahmanson Theatre

     
    The din at a Pilobolus performance is like that of no other dance crowd. If you were blindfolded, you’d have every reason to assume that you were attending a small-scale circus, what with the enthusiastic applause for acrobatic feats, the......
  • Does AC/DC matter?

     
    In the trim but meaty 130 pages of "Why AC/DC Matters," longtime rock writer Anthony Bozza makes the case for the Australian band that's been blasting hard rock at high volume since the early 1970s. The book's cover -- black......
  • Doveman flutters gently at Room 5 tonight

     
    The chamber-pop sleeper band Doveman is spearheaded by Thomas Bartlett, a soft-eyed and softer-voiced musician whose pedigree is equally informed by classical training and the kind of introspection that can only be earned by wandering the streets of New...
  • Nominees list for the 52nd Grammy Awards

     
    CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: A big Grammy nomination: This show has got to go RECORD OF THE YEAR "Halo," Beyonce "I Gotta Feeling," The Black Eyed Peas "Use Somebody," Kings of Leon "Poker Face," Lady Gaga "You Belong With Me," Taylor Swift......
  • David Byrne: Burning down the SUVs

     
    by Mark Silva In Washington, there are talking heads, and then there are Talking Heads. And sometimes, both of them are talking about transportation. The Brookings Institution is playing host to several speakers this week, including a couple with...
  • Randy Jackson goes all 'Idol' on Grammys

     
    THE LATEST: Say goodbye to Randy Jackson's Grammy tweets If the results for the 2010 Grammy Awards aren't to your liking, perhaps "American Idol" judge Randy Jackson should share in the blame. With Grammy ballots due back to the Recording......
  • Grammy countdown: Can Phoenix best the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Depeche Mode?

     
    Pop & Hiss will be handicapping the major Grammy categories leading up to the Jan. 31 telecast. Read our picks, and vote for your own, below. The category: Best alternative album. The field at a glance: The best alternative album......
  • James Cameron: 'Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own'

     
    I was lucky enough to attend the TED Conference in Long Beach a few weeks ago and saw some memorable speakers, among them Sir Ken Robinson, David Byrne and Bill Gates. Filmmaker James Cameron was there also and I got......
  • Album review: David Byrne & Fatboy Slim's 'Here Lies Love'

     
    David Byrne has never lacked for ideas or curiosity, whether it's unearthing world music gems for his former label Luaka Bop, creating art with the presentation software PowerPoint or seizing around in an oversized suit with the Talking Heads. But......
  • Monster Mash: LACMA's 'American Idol'; GLAAD winners named; London museum to display its fakes

     
    -- New treasures: Patrons helped to buy five works for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in this year's Collectors Committee Weekend -- what LACMA director Michael Govan has called "the 'American Idol' of the museum world." (Los Angeles......
  • Playlists

    Playlists
    Voyeurism never gets dull. Tabloids have us reveling in celebrity mishaps, but an emptiness always follows. We want to know what really moves the people we admire. Take our über-compilation of song lists to elevate the dialogue at your next salon. I mean,...
  • Podcast: Couch to 5k Week 5

    Podcast: Couch to 5k Week 5
    Week five is a special one, we've got three different intervals to run which means three podcasts. Interval 1 We'll be doing our 5 minute walking warm-up followed by 5 minutes of jogging, 3 minutes of walking, 5 jogging, 3 walking, 5 jogging and...