| Dec 9, 2013
| 9:59 AM
“Piano Man” Billy Joel called it “a little overwhelming” to be among this year’s class of Kennedy Center Honors recipients, along with Carlos Santana, Herbie Hancock, opera singer Martina Arroyo and actress Shirley MacLaine....
| Dec 11, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Deborah Rutter, who grew up in Encino and began her career as an orchestra executive in Los Angeles, will be the next president of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Rutter, 57, has been president of the Chicago...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:16 PM
Cuban-born drummer Armando Peraza, a self-taught musician who transformed himself from a homeless orphan in Havana to a world-recognized bongo and conga expert who performed with Carlos Santana for nearly two decades, died Monday in a South San...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 4:16 PM
La música de raíz, en cuanto "ombligo" del que manan todos los estilos, se hace fuerte en una garganta femenina, como queda patente en el disco que ha reunido las voces de tres mujeres "orgullosas" de su pasado y folclore: la mexicana Lila Downs, la...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 9:15 AM
For Grammy-nominated percussionist Sheila E., being named an innovative Latina artist has special significance.
"When I started playing percussion, especially Latin jazz, people told me I was Latin, but I didn't feel Latin," says 56-year-old Sheila E.,...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Everyone dislikes some kind of music, but are there people out there who don’t respond to musical pathos?
Apparently, yes, and they weren’t lying when they said so, according to a study published online Thursday in Current Biology.
| Dec 16, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Those with big bellies tend to ask:
"Jorge, can you please make me look thinner?"
The tailor's answer is always the same: "I don't think so. But when I'm done, trust me. You're going to look good."
For 30 years, Jorge Tello has dressed Los Angeles'...
| Sep 19, 2013
It was the middle of winter and Jordan Sonnenblick stood in the middle of a lonely former dairy farm in Bethel, New York. He was all along but more than 40 years earlier, 400,000 people had converged on the site for the generation-altering music...
| Sep 26, 2013
What: 2013 ALMA Awards When and Where: Friday, Sept. 27, live at 10pm ET on MSNBC About: Eva Longoria returns to co-host the ALMA Awards (American Latino Media Arts Awards) when the 2013 ALMA Awards ceremony airs as a live, one-hour special on MSNBC....
| Jan 9, 2014
A singer whose 1990s band had one of the best-selling albums of all time will play a solo show Sands Bethlehem Event Center, it was just announced. Rob Thomas, lead singer of Matchbox Twenty, will perform at the center May......
| Jul 8, 2013
If you liked Michael McDonald during his six-year run as singer/frontman for The Doobie Brothers in the late 1970s and early 1980s, you likely would have liked his performance Sunday at Sands Bethlehem Event Center. A lot. Because McDonald’s 15-...