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  • Academy Awards 2014: Weird, unexpected moments behind Oscar curtain

    Academy Awards 2014: Weird, unexpected moments behind Oscar curtain
    From Brad Pitt to the pizza guy, backstage at the Oscars was a site for surprises, smooches and last-minute prepping. After Pitt's "12 Years a Slave" won best picture, the actor-producer grabbed director Steve McQueen's face and planted a kiss on it....
  • Can this man save the music business?

    Can this man save the music business?
    Lucian Grainge has a vision for the future of the music business that bears scant resemblance to the traditional record company playbook. He is putting songs on smartphones in Africa, reviving moribund American record labels and making Lorde into a...
  • U2 album, tour plans pushed back to 2015

    U2 album, tour plans pushed back to 2015
    This post has been updated. Please see note below for details. You might have thought everything was building toward a new U2 album and tour this year after the group’s performances at the Academy Awards and on the first episode of “The...
  • U2 still on track to issue album this year

    U2 still on track to issue album this year
    U2 is still on track to issue a new album this year, despite claims that the band has pushed the project and subsequent tour back to 2015. In December,  band members indicated to The Times that they were targeting a new album for an April release....
  • Kuehl takes aim at opponent Shriver's council attendance record

     Kuehl takes aim at opponent Shriver's council attendance record
    Los Angeles County supervisorial candidate Sheila Kuehl is taking aim at rival Bobby Shriver's absences on the Santa Monica City Council, saying the former local elected official should have made it to more meetings instead of "spending so much time in...
  • Golden Globes 2014: After-parties were popping with corks, stars

    Golden Globes 2014: After-parties were popping with corks, stars
    If the Golden Globes can be understood as a fizzy, feel-good alternative to the sober valediction of March’s Academy Awards — where, unlike the Oscars, champagne flows and stars aggressively schmooze between speeches — the Globes after-...
  • Golden Globes keeps it weird

    Golden Globes keeps it weird
    Combining movies and TV, a live broadcast and drinking celebs always creates the potential for oddness. But with the exception of the inevitable excellence of hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (who also won!), Sunday's Golden Globes was particularly strange....
  • Miley Cyrus, Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams Rock Clive Davis' Pre-Grammy Bash

    The Clive Davis-hosted pre-Grammy gala, which took place at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Saturday night, often felt more like an unusually starry high school reunion than an industry mixer. With only a single award to get through and coming after a week'...
  • Becky Livas, K'bana Blaq, Poisoned Dwarf to play Hampton History Museum series

    Becky Livas, K'bana Blaq, Poisoned Dwarf to play Hampton History Museum series
    The Hampton History Museum is continuing its Front Porch Concert Series with a diverse set of regional performers ranging from bluegrass standout Bill Jenkins to cabaret-jazz singer Becky Livas. Livas -- mother of WAVY-TV, Channel 10, news anchor Nicole...
  • U2 talks of new album in the works, Nelson Mandela

    U2 talks of new album in the works, Nelson Mandela
    NEW YORK — Bono took a look around the cluttered recording studio, filled with Coke bottles and laptops and vinyl records, and turned to a reporter. 'I'm not sure where we put the crack pipe," he deadpanned, pretending to riffle around a coffee...
  • U2 to Receive Sonny Bono Visionary Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

    The Palm Springs Film Festival will present U2 with the Sonny Bono Visionary Award at its January 4 awards gala. The rock group's song "Ordinary Love" is featured in the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom." "We normally present the Sonny Bono...
  • Oscar best song possibilities: Can one of these tunes score?

     Oscar best song possibilities: Can one of these tunes score?
    When the 2013 Oscars opened in February, host Seth MacFarlane declared that the show had a theme. The Academy Awards, MacFarlane said, would be celebrating the marriage of film and music. Though such a thesis may have been obscured by the ensuing song-...