| Oct 6, 2014
| 12:45 PM
The Nobel Prize in Literature will be announced Thursday in Sweden, and the guessing game is on for who the recipient might be. Could it be Haruki Murakami? Philip Roth? Bob Dylan?
The Nobel Prize is awarded to a living writer for his or her body of...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 12:08 PM
John Gilbert Getty of the J. Paul Getty oil family has sold his landmark house in Los Feliz for $8.3 million.
Called the Castle, the 1924 home was designed by A.F. Leicht, known for his symbolic designs and distinctive results. Among his works were...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:14 PM
House of Go-Go; 273 pages
We remember so well the cathartic moments after 9/11 — the candlelight vigils, the tributes to first responders — that it's easy to forget how many things simply stopped after the...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
There's a scene late in Bill Murray's new dramatic comedy "St. Vincent" — so late, in fact, the credits are already rolling — that is seemingly innocuous, yet tells you a lot about Murray and this performance, and in fact Murray as a...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:25 PM
The venerable Lido Theatre and Smokey Robinson are nearly the same age — 75 and 74, respectively — yet the legendary Motown singer proved to be a lively, engaging and still seductive swain for what Robinson referred to as the venue's "virgin...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The first thing to know about John Ridley's "Jimi: All Is By My Side" is that the writer-director was unable to secure rights to any of Jimi Hendrix's original songs or recordings: This turns out to provide both the film's biggest strengths and biggest...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Bob Dylan will be honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year ahead of next year's Grammy Awards, the Recording Academy and MusiCares Foundation announced Tuesday.
Dylan will receive the honor during MusiCares' 25th annual gala dinner and concert...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Gunnar and Matthew Nelson admitted Wednesday at Sellersville Theater 1894 that their late father, 1950 and ‘60s TV star and singer Ricky Nelson, wouldn’t have wanted a tribute like the show they were doing for him.
“Luckily, God gave...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:35 PM
"Purple Haze" isn't here, and neither is "Hey Joe," "Foxy Lady" or "The Wind Cries Mary." None of Jimi Hendrix's classic music found its way into "Jimi: All Is By My Side," but that doesn't hurt this moody, mesmerizing film one bit.
For one thing, as...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:05 AM
A miserably dull recounting of one of rock music's most incandescent talents, "Jimi: All Is By My Side" is the film equivalent of a flashy guitar solo that goes nowhere.
Written and directed by Oscar winner John Ridley (he wrote "12 Years a Slave"),...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 6:15 AM
MOUNT DORA — Charlie Daniels and Bob Dylan are two names you don't expect to see together.
Daniels is an outspoken conservative country fiddler and guitarist and Dylan wrote anthems for the civil-rights era — "Blowin' in the Wind" —...