| May 5, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Most performers playing the major music festivals have to shoehorn their normal shows into hourlong time slots, but not Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band.
Playing Saturday at one of the longest-running American music festivals — the New...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Pop & Hiss is premiering “Lead Me On,” a track from Joe Henry’s forthcoming album “Invisible Hour,” his first studio collection in almost three years.
It’s an emotionally raw, folk-rooted ballad of romantic and...
| May 23, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Prior to John Lennon's 1980 murder at the hands of an obsessive Beatles aficionado, the most infamous rock fan was A.J. Weberman, a man who memorized every Bob Dylan lyric, taught Dylan classes, wrote Dylan books (including a Dylan-to-English dictionary),...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
Manny Pacquiao’s workouts have brought in some heavyweights of life.
MGM billionaire Kirk Kerkorian, Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, a slew of major Hollywood actors, famed singers and others have stopped by gritty Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer who was wrongly convicted of murder and inspired a massive campaign to see to his release, has died, according to several reports. His plight inspired Bob Dylan song "Hurricane" and Denzel Washington-starrer "The...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 10:46 AM
If you've ever been to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, you may recall the installation that tracks the rise of the Third Reich in Germany. One of the early scenes depicts an outdoor cafe in Berlin in the early 1930s where customers talk casually...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Documentarian Morgan Spurlock's "Seven Deadly Sins," which offers an in-depth look at the weird and darkly comic world of sin, has received a series order from Showtime.
Hosted by Spurlock, the project will explore each of the seven deadly sins, one...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 11:06 AM
The Grammy Museum and the Americana Music Assn. have formed a partnership that’s expected to bring more artists and their music to the downtown Los Angeles museum.
The first shows under the new arrangement will be singer-songwriter Mary Gauthier...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 12:18 PM
For its latest single, “Baby I’m Crying,” L.A. indie pop band Best Coast has taken an unconventional path on a couple of fronts: It’s a filmed-live-in-the-studio performance to capture the binaural 3-D recording process used on the...
| Apr 2, 2014
Re "An over-educated nanny's lament," Opinion, March 30
Emily Koss' Op-Ed article lamenting her predicament about being an over-educated nanny demonstrates that she is not taking responsibility for the choices she has made. As a university professor and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:37 PM
The Blue Water Music Festival, hosted by Rick Conkey and his nonprofit Blue Water Green Earth, returned to Laguna Beach last weekend at the Sawdust Art Festival grounds under the shade of the tall eucalyptus grove. The two-day event featured a variety...