HOUSE OF BLUES, 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. Diversity is embraced in every way at this large-scale Sunset Strip venue, reflected in art, food and talent booked. The club might announce…
Markets & Festivals
The sumptuous music bassist Charlie Haden has composed and recorded with his Quartet West pays allegiance to a romanticized vision of Los Angeles, the one seen in film noir and detailed in the novels…
When Jon Favreau began taking free swing-dance lessons at the Derby, little did the retro club's owner imagine that her bar would one day become indelibly linked to "Swingers," a movie that was then…
Drawing on the collective resources of the Whisky-a-Go-Go, Billboard Live, the Viper Room and Dragonfly, the second annual Los Angeles Music Festival will take to the streets Wednesday through…
Hollywood history is filled with family dynasties of one sort or another --- the Barrymores, the Fondas, the Hustons --- but in the realm of music, only one name qualifies: the Newmans.
Milos Forman proved once more he knows how to push the politically incorrect button in his native land. It's been 30-something years since he ran afoul of Brezhnev-era authorities and left…
The 32nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival wrapped Saturday night in this historic Czech Republic spa town with a gala black tie event that celebrated not only the winners of the fest, but the…
A raft of premieres of new British pics, many by first-timers, plus a strong lineup of international titles, mark the 51st Edinburgh Intl. Film Festival's slate, announced Thursday.
Canadian filmmaker Atom Egoyan's "The Sweet Hereafter" will open the 22nd annual Toronto Intl. Film Festival, which runs Sept. 4-13.
Nine new Japanese pics will unspool at this year's Montreal World Film Festival, which runs Aug. 22-Sept. 2.
With reports from Nancy Tartaglione and Cecilia Zecchinelli.