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  • Mamoru Samuragochi, disgraced Japanese composer, apologizes for lies

    Mamoru Samuragochi, disgraced Japanese composer, apologizes for lies
    He isn't completely deaf. He didn't really compose his own music. And now he's sorry for lying about it. Mamoru Samuragochi, the composer who was once popularly referred to as the Beethoven of Japan, appeared at a news conference in Tokyo on Friday...
  • TV Review: 'Cosmos'

    Lowbrow comedy titan Seth MacFarlane executive producing a reboot of Carl Sagan's iconic science series "Cosmos" sounds like a bad joke right out of, well, "Family Guy," but somehow the improbable gambit works. Fox's bold move to reserve 13 weeks of prime...
  • Book Excerpt: 'Five Came Back' Looks at How a Quintet of Filmmakers Shaped the Public's View of World War II

    Several weeks after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the White House sent Karl Rove to Los Angeles to meet with studio chiefs and entertainment industry leaders to ascertain what Hollywood's role could be in the new war on terror. Not much ever came of...
  • Franchise Fatigue Gives Way to Fresh Ideas From Videogame Creators

    To find out how discombobulated the videogame industry is these days, ask gamemakers what they think of their business. You'll set off feelings of exuberance over how many people are playing, thanks to a variety of digital platforms -- and frustration...
  • 'Friends' Producer Helps Bolster Emerson College's Expansion in Los Angeles

    The sweeping views of the Hollywood sign are just a taste of what Emerson College's new Los Angeles campus, located in the heart of Hollywood at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Gordon Street, has to offer its students, thanks in large part to alumnus...
  • Ex-Ad Man's Bone Appetite Program Helps Seniors and Their Pets

    A dog may be a man's best friend, but for home-bound seniors, a dog can be an only friend. Brian Daly discovered that senior citizens receiving aid from St. Vincent Meals on Wheels -- one of the nation's largest privately funded nutrition programs for...
  • Ray Parker Jr. Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Ray Parker Jr.'s resume boasts several decades worth of work as a top-drawer studio musician, songwriter, producer and R&B hitmaker as a solo artist and a member of Raydio, yet he will forever be best known for his theme song to Ivan Reitman's 1984...
  • Seven Ways to Improve the Quality of Music

    1. MUSIC IN SCHOOLS The bottom line is, if we want better popular music, more people have to know how to play it. Speak with famous musicians, and you'll be stunned how many started in the school band. With the evisceration of school music programs has...
  • Glendale Youth Orchestra keeps things fresh

    Glendale Youth Orchestra keeps things fresh
    Conductor Brad Keimach aims to keep the programs fresh for the audience and musicians of the Glendale Youth Orchestra. Last season, one concert was devoted to selections from Handel's "Messiah." Instead of using vocal soloists for the arias, Keimach...
  • KCSN radio gets a little help from a friend — Paul McCartney

    There aren’t a lot of university radio stations that that can claim a Beatle among their fans, but Cal State Northridge-based public station KCSN-FM (88.5) just became one. “Paul McCartney called today to express his appreciation of KCSN and...
  • Echo Park's NO rides the shifting landscape of rock in L.A.

     Echo Park's NO rides the shifting landscape of rock in L.A.
    Bradley Hanan Carter feared the worst about his future. The New Zealander singer-songwriter had spent much of the 2000s with his rock band, Steriogram, that was on a major label and had a track in an Apple commercial. Since landing in L.A. though, his...