An ambitious bicontinental staging of the complete symphonies of Gustav Mahler and the world premiere of a new work by composer John Adams highlight the 2011-12 season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Gustavo Dudamel -- the charismatic Venezuelan conductor who has been filling seats at the Hollywood Bowl and Disney Hall since taking over as musical director of the L.A. Philharmonic in 2009 -- just…
The maestros of light who make up the American Society of Cinematographers awards committee just added some wattage to its kudofest this month by naming Julia Roberts as the latest recipient of the…
More than 30 years after Jackson Browne, Bruce Springsteen and Bonnie Raitt gathered for the No Nukes concert at Madison Square Garden, a new group of celeb activists is sounding the clarion call…
Casting a wide net over contemporary, period and fantasy creations, the Costume Designers Guild's nominations for its 13th annual awards range from "Black Swan's" tutus in to "True Grit's" Western…
With the help of a $2 million grant from the Annenberg Foundation, L.A.'s the Jazz Bakery, which has been somewhat of an orphan since losing its Culver City lease in June of 2009, has found a new…
Independent music publisher Ole has inked a deal with Wildbrain to handle music content for the popular children's TV series "Yo Gabba Gabba" that will cover North America.
He's given only passing mentions in Peter Biskind's "Easy Riders, Raging Bulls" and Mark Harris' "Pictures at a Revolution," books chronicling the rise of the New Hollywood as the late '60s gave way…
The lensers behind "Black Swan," "Inception," "The King's Speech," "The Social Network" and "True Grit" have been nominated for their feature work by the American Society of Cinematographers.
"I'm thrilled that 'The Social Network' has been recognized by my peers at the Writers Guild and I'm honored to be nominated in such esteemed company." -- Aaron Sorkin, writer on "The Social Network."