| Aug 19, 2011
| 1:11 PM
While Pasadena might not be thought of as the funkiest town around by the general public, Damon Riddick, a.k.a. Dam-Funk, has never stopped representing his hometown in his decades-long musical career.
Now, with a critically acclaimed album and years of...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 3:11 AM
Cue the cheesy flashback to childhood music. Danny Elfman would be a good candidate.
Of course this is if you are over 30 and if you happen to make your way to the Dallas Convention Center during the first week of February.
The giant complex is the...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:36 AM
In my opinion, Tim Burton is the worst director making money in Hollywood. And it’s not like things are going to change. He likes to remake stuff, and he puts Johnny Depp in it. This means the films make millions and millions. Why would anything...
| May 24, 2012
| 11:44 PM
I had a weird thing happen when attempting to review this movie. The studios did a screening that was at a time late in the afternoon. I couldn’t attend on time. So I caught the last 40 minutes and had mixed feelings. I then did my review on TV,...
| Feb 10, 2012
Check out the complete list of nominees for this year's Grammy Awards. Tune in on Sunday February 12 at 8/7c to see if your predictions were right.
Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep Adele
Holocene Bon Iver
Grenade Bruno Mars
| Feb 4, 2009
Cleve Jones can cite the exact moment when Sean Penn morphed into Harvey Milk.
It occurred during filming of a crucial scene in Gus Van Sant's multiple-Oscar-nominated biopic " Milk," which stars Penn as the former San Francisco supervisor, one of...
| Oct 11, 2009
Bob Dylan, dressed for the Grammys in a pewter troubadour's coat and a dandy western tie, arrived backstage to greet the assembled press after winning the album of the year award for 1997, but before the first question he turned to his handlers and asked,...
| Aug 23, 2008
As the guitarist for hard-edged pop-rock band Incubus, Mike Einziger has headlined arenas and festivals around the world. But standing in a rehearsal room at Los Angeles Valley College in front of an assembly of trained musicians gearing up to perform his...
| Aug 8, 2008
Choreographer Twyla Tharp and American Ballet Theatre have had a mutually advantageous relationship for 20 years now, a good long run in a fickle world.
The once-iconoclastic Tharp alighted at ABT as an artistic associate in the late 1980s. She then...
| Oct 27, 2008
Here's a suggestion: Let's ditch the nightclub as a setting for ballet. No more predictable tales about the trials of courtship or the ballroom as a metaphor for life.
Miami City Ballet, Edward Villella's smart and spirited South Florida company,...
| Oct 18, 2009
Disney music at Disney Hall? Some might say: What took so long?
On Tuesday night, Walt Disney Concert Hall will host "The Disney Symphonic Legacy," the first time a program of all-Disney music has been offered since the venue opened in 2003. And it...
| May 4, 2008
PRETTY much everything in Guillermo del Toro's world is oversized.
The bearish filmmaker's video and comic book collection is so immense that he recently had to buy an extra home to accommodate it. Del Toro's passion for classic monster movies is of such...