| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Days before the Friday launch of the second annual BET Experience, L.A. Live was packed with workers feverishly getting ready for the three-day festival.
Inside Staples Center, crews were preparing the arena for a weekend of shows that will include...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 6:13 PM
In four months, the proposal by Anschutz Entertainment Group to build a downtown football stadium will expire if an NFL team is not committed to play at the venue. That's too bad; this page had supported the idea, which seems to be going nowhere. One of...
| Feb 26, 2014
Convention Center: An article in the Feb. 25 Business section about a rise in bookings at the Los Angeles Convention Center said that the city had turned over the job of booking conventions to Anschutz Entertainment Group last year. In fact, AEG got a...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Electronic Entertainment Expo, the videogame industry's largest convention, could leave Los Angeles. If it does, it would cost the city $40 million a year in revenue.
The Entertainment Software Assn., which owns E3 -- this is the event's 20th...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Cranes dot the skyline in downtown Los Angeles as upscale hotels, hip restaurants and apartments signal a new wave of revitalization.
But if new arrivals want to become homeowners, tough luck. Surging demand, combined with a lull in condo construction,...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:08 PM
A Los Angeles City Council panel voted Tuesday to move ahead with a backup plan for modernizing the city's Convention Center, one that assumes that an NFL football stadium won't be built nearby.
The council's Economic Development Committee recommended...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:21 PM
The BET Experience keeps getting bigger.
In the weeks before the three-day festival takes over L.A. Live from June 27 to 29, the network will sponsor a free weekly concert series.
BET and AEG teamed with Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza to present the...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Faith Evans, Warren G, Alice Smith, Mack Wilds, Tank, Eric Benet, Lacrae, Rico Love and Daley have all been tapped for the BET Experience Fan Fest, the network announced Thursday.
The acts will perform during the free expo offered during the three-day...
| May 10, 2014
| 6:32 PM
Acknowledging that their dreams of attracting a local NFL team may soon be dashed again, Los Angeles officials have begun laying the groundwork for the construction of a 1,000-room hotel on city-owned property that would directly connect to the Convention...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 12:26 PM
It’s entirely possible that the Forum arena in Inglewood narrowly escaped the wrecking ball only because of a segment on CBS’ newsmagazine “60 Minutes.”
As Madison Square Garden Co. moves forward on its plan to return the Forum...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 6:04 PM
In 2003, the X Games came to Los Angeles in what was supposed to be a two- or three-year experiment. Before long, they turned into a fruitful, highly anticipated event that has encapsulated action sports in the Southland for 11 years.
This year's X...