| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:46 PM
To the editor: I live near the Granada Hills Christmas Parade route. Normally, there are street sweepers that follow the end of the procession to clean the streets; this year there were none. That got me thinking about your editorial. ("L.A. needs a...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 12:54 PM
A $39 million settlement will be paid by concert promoter Live Nation, the country duo Sugarland and 16 other defendants in a class-action lawsuit stemming from a 2011 stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair that killed seven and injured dozens,...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Brandon Lavoie always wondered about Club Bahia.
The Latin music venue, on the southeastern end of Sunset Boulevard at the juncture of downtown and Chinatown, stood out for its neon-airbrushed murals of DJs and dancers. "Everyone knew of this place,"...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 4:25 PM
A two-day music festival held in downtown L.A.'s Grand Park last year netted an estimated $31,000 for city coffers, according to an economic analysis of the event released this week.
The Budweiser Made in America Festival produced an estimated $792,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Entertainers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga may belong to different generations, but "Cheek to Cheek," a joint album of standards released in September, showed they share more common ground than most singers.
Now Bennett, 88, and Gaga, 28, have announced...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Arts, fitness and sports park programs would be expanded under the proposed $448.6 million Chicago Park District budget released on Thursday, but fees would increase for programs, parking and permits.
The proposed 2015 budget had the highest year-over-...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Tony Award-winner Idinia Menzel will launch a global tour next year after she exits the current Broadway musical “If/Then.” The tour, which kicks off July 7, will play Connecticut July 11 at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Menzel is also noted for her...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:20 AM
One Direction is returning to Chicago in 2015.
The insanely popular British pop group will play Soldier Field on August 23. The guys (Niall, Harry, Zayn, Liam, Louis, Ben, Casey, Daequan, Ricky, Juan, Devin, Logan, Seamus, Vern and Ol' Pete) will...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:38 PM
One Direction is coming to Baltimore next year, with a tour date at M&T Bank Stadium on Aug. 8.
The show is among 17 U.S. concerts and six in Europe added to the British pop group's "On the Road Again" 2015 summer stadium tour, which will also include...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 9:51 PM
The Greek Theatre could change hands after a Los Angeles city commission recommended Thursday that another company take over running the historic Griffith Park venue, the latest step in a bitter battle between entertainment titans.
The decision could...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 7:01 PM
The pivotal race to replace retiring Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky has become a money battle between labor unions and business interests, with fundraising approaching $8.4 million.
Sheila Kuehl and Bobby Shriver have directly collected a...