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  • Randall Roberts named pop music critic

     
    Staff announcement from Sallie Hofmeister, assistant managing editor, arts and entertainment; and Craig Turner, arts and entertainment editor: We’re pleased to announce that Randall Roberts will succeed Ann Powers as pop music critic. Since...
  • Talking Nick Drake and Richard Thompson with author Rob Young

     
    Author Rob Young talks about icons and antecedents of the British Folk Movement....
  • Critic's Notebook: A midyear look at some of the best music of 2011 (so far)

     
    It doesn’t make sense in 2011 to try and count the number of CDs released because doing so is only one measure of the volume. Toss in mixtapes, thumb drives, vinyl, Bandcamp pages, Twitter links to Mediasphere downloads, streams, rips,......
  • Jazz review: Wynton Marsalis and Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra at the Hollywood Bowl

     
    Wynton Marsalis and the JLCO continue their mission as ambassadors of jazz at the Hollywood Bowl in a night punctuated by a tribute to the late James Moody....
  • Marc Cohn walked in .... no rocked ... in the Musikfest Cafe

     
    I’m a big music fan, and know a lot of music, but I want to start by saying that until last night I did not know alot about Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Marc Cohn. I knew his big hit – “Walking in......
  • Live review: Phish at Hollywood Bowl

     
    Live review: Phish at Hollywood Bowl by Jeff Weiss...
  • Paul Simon honors 9/11 victims with moving 'Sound of Silence' performance

     
    Simon sang at the dedication of the 9/11 memorial in New York....
  • This week's on sales: Paul Simon, Mastodon and more

     
    A list of upcoming shows across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Gibson Amphitheatre Vicente Fernandez, Nov. 18-19 (Thu.); Paul Simon, Oct. 19 (Sat.) The Wiltern Mastodon, Nov. 1 (Fri.); Sting, Nov. 28 (Mon.) Hollywood Palladium Sara...
  • Yoko Ono announces Plastic Ono Band shows at the Orpheum

     
    Yoko Ono's long-running Plastic Ono Band, which she and Sean Ono Lennon revived last year after a long hiatus, has announced two nights of concerts at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown L.A. The shows will be a reprise of the......
  • Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney among Kennedy Center honorees

     
    The Kennedy Center has announced the five performers to be feted at the upcoming 33rd edition of its honors: daytime TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey; two musical titans -- pop superstar Paul McCartney and country crooner Merle Haggard; and two Broadway...
  • My go-to movie cliches

     
    It's no secret I love movies. The ones I relish most are the indies: anything I can find playing here in good old Lakeview, at Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport) or Landmark Century Centre Cinema (2828 N. Clark). Low budgets and subtitles automatically...
  • Burt Bacharach and Hal David to receive Gershwin Prize

     
    The veteran songwriting team of Burt Bacharach and Hal David has been chosen to receive the Library of Congress' fourth Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, which will be presented at an all-star tribute ceremony in the spring in Washington. The creators of...