| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Okay: what do you want out of your Christmas/holiday music (other than wanting it to stop)? Memories? Dinner or fireplace-worthy jazz chillouts? It takes all kinds. If you're too lazy to make up your own mind, try some of these. One of 'em has got to do...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 4:34 PM
Now in its fourth year, Aimee Mann's Christmas extravaganza has become an audience (and critical) favorite. An homage to the classic holiday variety shows of the 60's and 70's, Mann deftly blends gentle satire (past shows have included comedic guests like...
| Dec 15, 2009
| 4:34 PM
The singer-songwriter and other musical guests at Largo at the Coronet take a sometimes skeptical, sometimes irreverent, and often funny take on the holidays. As a piece of dramatic scaffolding, the holiday variety show offers plenty of room from which......
| Jan 29, 2009
Hey there Idol Fans! It seems Julie is still out of town, Artie went back to the Volleyball court, and Dancer X went back to Dancing. So today you get my thoughts and my thoughts alone on Salt Lake City auditions. Salt Lake City is the home of the real...
| Feb 9, 2009
Winners will be in bold italics.
RECORD OF THE YEAR
"Chasing Pavements," Adele
"Viva La Vida," Coldplay
"Bleeding Love," Leona Lewis
"Paper Planes," M.I.A
"Please Read the Letter," Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
| May 8, 2009
Johanna Justin-Jinich was filled with all the angst that teenagers and college students have.
"goal for life: LIVE IN THE MOMENT," she wrote on her online journal at livejournal.com.
"a new mantra i will attempt to embody: tension can be broken....
| Mar 20, 2008
LOS ANGELES, March 20, 2008 -- Readers, writers and book-lovers of all ages will come together Saturday, April 26th and Sunday, April 27th to participate in the highly anticipated 13th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the UCLA campus.
| May 18, 2008
JON BRION'S last night at Largo was epic. The singer-songwriter's free-for-all Fridays at the tiny Fairfax Avenue nightclub had been drawing capacity crowds for more than a decade, but his May 2 show was historic: his final turn before owner Mark Flanagan...
| Jun 9, 2008
One big difference between the Largo nightclub's new location on La Cienega Boulevard and its longtime home on Fairfax was illustrated during Jon Brion's late show on Friday. In the middle of a lively, tango-style instrumental, the guitar-wielding Brion...
| Jun 24, 2008
"Largo" the movie is a lot like Largo the club. The lighting is low, its attention is 100% on the performers and it doesn't make things easy for its customers.
"I don't really know what the audience would be," says the film's producer and co-director,...
| Jun 7, 2009
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark herelived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
| Mar 15, 2009
Imagine yourself back in middle school imagining a future in which you will get to hang out with your Best Friend Forever, extending into chronological adulthood that golden moment between childhood dumbness and pseudo-sophisticated teendom -- that time...