| Jun 6, 2010
Ariel Pink seems quintessentially L.A. He's lived virtually his entire life in Los Angeles and can't imagine living anywhere else. He's written songs with titles like "Beverly Kills" and "Life in L.A.," and echoes of the city's musical past reverberate...
| Jan 27, 2010
Today, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell released its much-coveted, day-specific musical lineup. The 2010 Jazz Fest is scheduled for April 23-25 & April 29-May 2 at the Fair Grounds Race Course.
(The complete day-by-day schedule...
| Feb 7, 2010
It's the night after New Year's Eve and hundreds of kids are crammed into the Smell, the downtown DIY tabernacle of the Los Angeles avant-garde. A sweating mass of art students, skate punks and subterranean scene staples ecstatically moshes to a...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 7:17 AM
Can "Dancing With the Stars" top the Bristol factor?
That's the challenge the popular ABC competition now faces after a widely discussed 11th season that had much of the public marveling -- not always in a complimentary way -- at the staying power of...
| May 7, 2011
Actress-producer Jodie Foster has listed her Beverly Hills estate for sale at $9,975,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows.
Climbing vines and red brick accents give the seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom compound an East Coast vibe. Encompassing nearly...
| Jul 14, 2010
| 8:20 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Grammy-nominated singer Jewel played a foolish game of sorts on patrons at a Los Angeles-area karaoke bar.
Jewel went undercover as "Karen" -- a meek-looking brunette dressed in a business suit and glasses. She and her co-workers, all...
| Jul 28, 2010
Ben Keith, a veteran steel guitarist who played on Patsy Cline's 1961 hit "I Fall to Pieces" before befriending Neil Young and going on to play on more than a dozen of the Canadian rocker's albums, has died. He was 73.
| Jan 27, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Dance At Commonwealth
DJ Ron Sleezy and DJ Robby Soul perform at Commonwealth Lounge & Grill, 2406 Newport Blvd., Newport Beach. The free show starts at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call (949) 675-4444.
The Fur Flies perform at...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 6:29 PM
DeFore Foundation For The Arts presents Pulse 2011, a dance concert featuring choreography by Mike Esperanza, Nate Hodges, Jessie Hartley, Joshua Romero, Leann Alduenda, Christine Baltes, Sarah Melli, Rika Piper, Linda Simmons,...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 5:20 PM
Summer Opportunities Fair
A seminar on finding the perfect overnight camp or teen summer program for ages 8 to 18 is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Sage Hill School, 20402 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Beach. Dozens of exhibits and camp directors will be...
| Aug 22, 2010
Part of a series of occasional articles.
Two weeks ago, rock band Arcade Fire landed the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts with its third album, "The Suburbs." For the band's devoted fans as well as some online music prognosticators, hitting the top...
| Feb 15, 2011
| 12:09 PM
It seems that this is the role he was born to play.
For "American Idol" finalist Constantine Maroulis, portraying a would-be rock star has meant critical acclaim, a Tony nomination and … unbearably freezing temperatures.
Hopefully that last...