David Newman didn't start out to be a film composer. He wasn't even fully aware of the crucial role his father had played in film music history until a few years after Alfred Newman had died.
Miramax's "Shall We Dance?" pirouetted into the top spot on the exclusives roster during its first weekend in New York and Los Angeles. Writer-director Masayuki Suo's Japanese-language comedy waltzed…
"Portrait of a Lady's" Barbara Hershey and Robbie Coltrane of the BBC TV series "Cracker" are starring in Amos Poe's "Frogs for Snakes," an independent film being produced by the Shooting Gallery's…
Topics of diversity and universality are hot in L.A.'s clubland. With Southern California's melting-pot demographics, clubs can prosper by appealing to several ethnic groups.
As she was making the label rounds, the rap on Meredith Brooks was that she was a sassy singer-songwriter in the Alanis Morissette mold -- perhaps too much so to make a name for herself.
It seems almost too perfect. The Newman music family. The legacy of the triumvirate of Alfred, Lionel and Emil carried on by the younger generation of Randy, Thomas, David and Maria.
Channel V, Star TV's music channel, has launched a new 24-hour service in Japan. Known as Channel V Intl., it is broadcast through the Japanese digital platform PerfecTV.
For nearly 30 years his has been one of the loudest voices in the Los Angeles music community, yet few of us have ever heard him sing or play a note.
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…
For decades music publishing has been considered a second-class citizen in the music industry, partly because few understood the business of plugging songs or acquiring and administrating song…
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…