| Aug 17, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Influences: Trumpet player, bandleader and film composer Terence Blanchard by Nate Jackson...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Alto saxophonist Ornette Coleman’s revolutionary quartet stood the jazz world on its head at the end of 1959. His vigorous and intense music was in continual motion: melodically, harmonically and rhythmically. With no piano providing a chordal...
| Mar 31, 2011
| 8:10 PM
Temple Bat Yahm, 1011 Camelback St., Newport Beach, holds its Friday night Shabbat Service at 6 p.m. in the Morgan Chapel. The service, which features a performance by the Gleekim Youth Choir, will be led by Rabbi Mark S. Miller,...
| Apr 2, 2011
| 5:51 PM
Website MitzvahPartyCentral.com hosts an event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza hotel, 17941 Von Karman Ave., Irvine, that brings vendors together for the public to see their products for Jewish life cycle events.
| Dec 30, 2010
| 9:39 PM
If you've made a New Year's resolution to get out of the house more, check out this guide for 2011 entertainment options. From Broadway to blues to ballet, we've got you covered; here's a selection. Call the venue or visit their website for prices and...
| May 3, 2012
| 12:45 PM
When Chicago pianist Miguel de la Cerna was growing up on the South Side, the sound of jazzand blues, gospel and funk, R&B and soul was everywhere. It blasted out of clubs and apartments, car radios and storefronts, inspiring a kid growing up near 41st...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:12 PM
New Orleans native Terence Blanchard played at Jazz Fest this year. He may look familiar to New Orleanians with a trumpet in his hand, but there's plenty more to his story. LBJ got a chance to sit down with the Grammy-winning artist to talk about what...
| May 22, 2012
Actor Blair Underwood is the first African-American man to star in a Broadway production of "A Streetcar Named Desire." He stopped by live to talk about this Tennessee Williams classic which has has extended its Broadway run to Aug. 19.
| Jan 31, 2010
"There is no gum chewing allowed anywhere inside Lula Washington Dance Theatre," a sign warns on the dance academy's front door. Dwarfed by the big-box retail stores of Crenshaw Boulevard, the unassuming low-rise shell belies its explosive contents --...
| Feb 9, 2009
In the can't-please-everybody proposition that is the Grammy Awards, it's difficult to find much fault in the Recording Academy's choice to again honor piano great Chick Corea with a best jazz instrumental album award.
Still, as close as Corea and...
| Feb 8, 2009
| 10:08 PM
| Dec 16, 2009
The latest release from Walt Disney Animation studios - the Princess and the Frog - isn't just set in New Orleans. It also features music by a choir organized by a staffer from Loyola Universitiy in New Orleans.
The Pinnacle Gospel Choir, organized by...