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  • Tigran Mansurian's 'Quasi Parlando' is spellbinding

    You can tell a lot about a composer from the performers who champion him or her. Tigran Mansurian, the 75-year-old Armenian composer of music in which deep cultural pain is quieted through an eerily calm, heart-wrenching beauty, has been superbly served...
  • Norwegian pop star Thomas Dybdahl uses L.A. as his lab

    Norwegian pop star Thomas Dybdahl uses L.A. as his lab
    Thomas Dybdahl remembers the moment he knew his new album was going to be something special. A real-deal pop star in his native Norway, the 35-year-old singer had come to Los Angeles to do what all real-deal pop stars eventually do: experiment with...
  • Candidates in L.A. supervisors' 3rd District race issue arts support

     Candidates in L.A. supervisors' 3rd District race issue arts support
    The Los Angeles arts scene is about to lose its best friend among elected officials, as Zev Yaroslavsky steps down from the county Board of Supervisors after 20 years, having run up against term limits. It's not certain whether his successor will...
  • Baltimore Symphony announces encore project for 2016 centennial

    Baltimore Symphony announces encore project for 2016 centennial
    As the Baltimore Symphony's 2016 centennial approaches, the orchestra will commission 10 composers to write encores of two or three minutes each.  Adding a twist to the project, the public is invited to submit ideas to help inspire those composers....
  • Maya Angelou: Authors, including J.K. Rowling, pay tribute

    Maya Angelou: Authors, including J.K. Rowling, pay tribute
    Maya Angelou, poet and author of the memoir "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings," touched many with her words and life. After she died Wednesday at age 86, tributes from authors and others began flowing on Twitter. Here is a sampling: J.K. Rowling,...
  • How PTA Wants to Reinvent the Travel Channel

    Michael Shimbo isn't going on the right journey when he navigates the Internet. The former Apple and Live Nation executive who turned his love for music into Concert.TV, has hit the road with PlanesTrains+Automobiles, a digital streaming network that has...
  • Violinists' protest against US Airways becomes an online hit

    Violinists' protest against US Airways becomes an online hit
    Two violinists who said that their instruments were not allowed on a US Airways flight have taken their grievances to YouTube in a video showing them protesting on the airport tarmac. Their video, posted earlier this week, has since gone viral and has...
  • Charlie Daniels Returns A Favor With 'Doin' It Dylan'

    Charlie Daniels Returns A Favor With  'Doin' It Dylan'
    It's been 35 years since the release of the Charlie Daniels Band's anthemic "The Devil Went Down to Georgia." The rousing country classic, which chronicles the Devil's attempt to steal a young fiddler's soul, hit the top of the Hot Country Singles...
  • Throwback Thursday, the top 10 songs this week in 1994 [Videos]

    Throwback Thursday, the top 10 songs this week in 1994 [Videos]
    A Swedish quartet had two songs on the chart -- but neither were No. 1 this week 20 years ago. Here's your top 10, via Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive. 10. "Back & Forth," Aaliyah From Aaliyah's debut album, "Age Ain't Nothing But a Number,"...
  • Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' enters Billboard Top 200 at No. 1

    Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' enters Billboard Top 200 at No. 1
    Coldplay’s “Ghost Stories” shot to the top of the Billboard 200 Albums chart in its first week of release, selling more than 382,000 copies out of the gate in a demonstration of the ongoing commercial potency of the British rock group....
  • Re-imagined Covers of Familiar Tunes Breathe New Life Into Trailers

    A creepy lullaby rendition of Disney's classic "Once Upon a Dream," a grungy version of Ben E. King's feel-good "Stand by Me," and a brooding interpretation of Robert Palmer's bouncy '80s anthem "Addicted to Love" all exemplify a growing trend: songs...