| Nov 17, 2014
| 8:10 AM
A photo posted by Niykee Heaton (@niykeeheaton) onNov 11, 2014 at 1:52pm PST
A young white woman singing Chief Keef lyrics as if it were an Ariana Grande song might sound like a recipe for disaster.
Except Niykee (pronounced like Nicki)...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
What exactly is the Music Center? The term applies to the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, the Mark Taper Forum, the Ahmanson Theatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall and REDCAT. Grand Park, the newish green space between the Music Center and City Hall, is also...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:30 PM
The campus that was once the legendary Hollywood headquarters for CBS will become home to a new generation of popular broadcasters.
Cable television networks MTV, Comedy Central, BET and Spike TV will consolidate in a new building at Columbia Square,...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 9:58 AM
In the long history of “lost” albums during the rock era, “The Basement Tapes” by Bob Dylan and future members of The Band ranks as the mother of them all. Who knew that the informal, one-take, slapdash recording sessions among...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The Colburn Wesley Project singers stepped out onto the 51st floor of a downtown Los Angeles skyscraper to make their debut.
Dressed in lace, pearls and tailored suits, they mingled with the benefit's celebrity emcee, a statuesque former "Basketball...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Seven new albums poured into the U.S. top 10 last week as sales continued to crater and most releases showed short legs. However, embattled music retailers will shake it off next week: Country-pop sweetheart Taylor Swift's first full-blown pop set "1989"...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:07 PM
Singer Tim Hauser, the founder of the Grammy-winning vocal quartet The Manhattan Transfer, a group he established in 1969, has died. He was 72.
Hauser, a Los Angeles resident, died Thursday of a heart attack in Pennsylvania, according to the group's...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 2:03 PM
The Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety has signed off on geology reports that found that no active earthquake fault runs under the site of a proposed 16-story development just east of the Millennium Hollywood project.
“We agree with...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 3:00 PM
How fertile was the "Basement Tapes" period in 1967 when Bob Dylan holed up in upstate New York, away from fan and media scrutiny, writing and recording song after song after song with the group soon to be known as the Band?
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:00 AM
“Lost on the River: The New Basement Tapes,” an ambitious new project in which a handful of contemporary musicians have completed unfinished songs by Bob Dylan nearly half a century old, has been set for release on Nov. 11.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Neil Diamond’s Feb. 27 concert at Allentown’s PPL Center won’t be solitary, man.
The arena has announced on its website that because of high demand, Diamond will perform a second show on March 1.