In an email exchange with Variety, Sid Griffin — a founding member of the alt country band the Long Ryders and the Coal Porters — was lamenting the loss of Kinks bass player Pete Quaife. Griffin, a…
Back in 1971, Chick Corea put out a couple of solo acoustic albums for the then fledgling ECM label. The records — "Piano Improvisations, Vols. 1 and 2" — represented a radical departure for the…
Martina Arroyo, David Di-Chiera, Philip Glass and Eve Queler are the recipients of the third annual NEA Opera Honors, National Endowment of the Arts chair Rocco Landesman announced on Thursday.
Those lucky enough to attend Gemma Ray's L.A. debut at the Hotel Cafe on Wednesday night (June 23) were witness to a breathtaking display of solo artistry. Armed with a vintage Hagstrom guitar…
A year after Michael Jackson's shocking death cut short a series of comeback concerts in London, the King of Pop's legacy shows no signs of subsiding.
While "True Blood's" gat-toothed clairvoyant Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin) might be torn between Vampires Bill (Stephen Moyer) and Eric (Alexander Skarsgard), a third rather unctuous horn dog…
In perhaps the best triple bill in L.A. since Fema Kuti, Raphael Saadiq and Santigold shared the Hollywood Bowl stage last summer, Janelle Monae, Lupe Fiasco and Erykah Badu wowed the Greek…
After it was determined that $1.3 million in costs were incurred by the City of Los Angeles in relation to the Michael Jackson memorial July 7 at Staples Center, AEG and the singer's estate agreed to…
Although there was no word as to whether "Free Bird" was playing in the background, those poster boys for southern fried rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, were honored this week at the White House, where…
Given the Lakers triumph over the Celtics on Thursday night, fighting their way back from a third-quarter deficit that grew as large as 13 points, sports writers and analysts have come up with…
Singer, pianist and music revivalist Michael Feinstein will act as host, guide and performer on "Michael Feinstein's American Songbook," which will air for three nights in October on PBS.
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- Oscars: With Historic ‘Moonlight’ Win, the Academy Embraces Empathy Over Escapism
- Oscar-Winner Casey Affleck Calls Denzel Washington ‘One of the First People Who Taught Me How to Act’
- Epic Oscars Mistake: Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty Announce Wrong Best Picture Winner
- ‘La La Land’ Makes Damien Chazelle Youngest Best Director Winner in Oscars History