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  • Interviewing Mary Lambert: Since Macklemore & Lewis hit 'Same Love,' success is keeping her warm

    Interviewing Mary Lambert: Since Macklemore & Lewis hit 'Same Love,' success is keeping her warm
    Singer Mary Lambert says her goal has always been to “impact as many people as possible,” though she believed it might be as a teacher, for which she got a college degree, or a politician. Instead, while Lambert was working as a bartender in...
  • Library of Congress welcomes recordings by the Doors, Righteous Brothers

    Library of Congress welcomes recordings by the Doors, Righteous Brothers
    With nods to the Doors, Sly & the Family Stone, the Righteous Brothers and Steve Martin, the latest selections to the Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry have a decidedly California slant. Each year the institution surveys more than...
  • La Cañada History: Australia's Stephenson wins inaugural GNA tournament at Oakmont

    La Cañada History: Australia's Stephenson wins inaugural GNA tournament at Oakmont
    Ten Years Ago A small band of residents angered by the estimated costs to install sewers in their Flintridge neighborhoods held a demonstration in front of City Hall. Carrying handmade signs and waving them at passing motorists, the four-member group...
  • L.A. orders tenants to vacate troubled Hollywood building

    L.A. orders tenants to vacate troubled Hollywood building
    Los Angeles building officials on Thursday ordered a real estate developer to remove tenants from a 22-story apartment building in Hollywood, the latest piece of bad news to befall the recently opened project amid a long-running court battle. The...
  • Kendrick Lamar blasts Air + Style sound system, cuts off set early

    Kendrick Lamar blasts Air + Style sound system, cuts off set early
    The big-ticket traveling production at the Rose Bowl was called Air + Style, presented by its majority owner, Olympic-medalist/superstar-snowboarder Shaun White. Saturday's inaugural day opened as gracefully as White flying and spinning through the air...
  • Brian Wilson, Bonnie McKee and others react to 'Blurred Lines' verdict

    Brian Wilson, Bonnie McKee and others react to 'Blurred Lines' verdict
    Singer-songwriter John Hiatt was onstage several years ago at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica when he paused to introduce a new song to the audience. "The trick with a new song," said Hiatt, a songwriting veteran whose work has been recorded by Bob...
  • After 'Blurred Lines' verdict, Brian Wilson talks Chuck Berry and 'Surfin' U.S.A.'

    After 'Blurred Lines' verdict, Brian Wilson talks Chuck Berry and 'Surfin' U.S.A.'
    Brian Wilson's forthcoming studio album, "No Pier Pressure," features the Beach Boys creative leader ‎collaborating with several guest musicians, including Blondie Chaplin, the South African guitarist and singer who briefly was a member of the Beach...
  • Friday & Sunday: Neil Diamond concert at PPL Center

    Friday & Sunday: Neil Diamond concert at PPL Center
    Ask Neil Diamond why, at age 74 and after a career of more than 50 years, he's going out on a grueling world tour, and he's a bit fatalistic. "I always have that thing that hurries me up and it says, 'Don't wait around and don't waste time because it'...
  • George Harrison tree -- killed by beetles -- to be replanted Feb. 25

    George Harrison tree -- killed by beetles -- to be replanted Feb. 25
    The George Harrison Memorial Tree, infamously killed by beetles, will be replanted on Feb. 25 in Griffith Park on what would have been the former Beatle’s 72nd birthday. Chris Carter, host of the longest-running Beatles radio show “Breakfast...
  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Appreciating the greatness of Nat King Cole

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Appreciating the greatness of Nat King Cole
    One of my journalism students wrote an opinion piece lamenting the poor quality of music today when compared to 30 years ago, an unusual yet perceptive observation from someone so young. She mentioned the increasing use of Auto-Tune, a computer program...
  • Grammy Awards bring gold to revitalized Capitol Records

    Grammy Awards bring gold to revitalized Capitol Records
    As I noted in a recent profile of the Capitol Music Group and its president and chief executive, Steve Barnett, Capitol Records has been on a roll in the two years since it became part of the Universal Music Group following UMG’s purchase of...