| May 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
A rock icon gets a fine (not to mention finely named) tribute in "Super Duper Alice Cooper." This cinematic bio of shock rock's founding father ultimately traces a somewhat standard rise/fall/redemption arc, with the major drama provided by the subject'...
| May 18, 2014
| 1:26 PM
"Here's a song I wrote when I was working at Wilshire and Western," Billy Joel said Saturday during his first ever performance at the Hollywood Bowl, introducing "Piano Man" from 1973. The detail no doubt came as a surprise to many who consider Joel an...
| May 20, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The Obama administration is expanding its Turnaround Arts program, an initiative designed to bring arts programs to failing schools in an effort to boost student achievement.
The program is a public-private partnership funded in part with $5 million from...
| May 23, 2014
| 8:38 AM
| May 19, 2014
| 9:22 PM
Lady Gaga got plenty of applause at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia last night, where a rowdy crowd of Little Monsters, dressed to kill in bras, wigs and short shorts, reveled in every song, word and profanity. And she reveled in the adoration....
| Jun 9, 2014
| 4:23 PM
An eighth-grader at Seven Generations Charter School in Emmaus has won the National History Bee in Atlanta over the weekend. Alex Schmidt, 12, of Allentown, was named the winner in the individual competition in which thousands of elementary and middle...
| May 28, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 9:57 PM
It takes some chutzpah to present the Elton John-Tim Rice musical "Aida" in as small a space as The Venue, Blue Star's intimate theater in the Ivanhoe neighborhood.
"Aida" on Broadway was a larger-than-life spectacle, with complicated lighting, a...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 3:19 PM
"Aida," the ancient Egyptian love story set to an Elton John pop score, will be staged by Orlando's Clandestine-Arts, the troupe that staged "Sweeney Todd" in January.
Tim Rice ("Jesus Christ Superstar," "Evita," "Aladdin") wrote the lyrics for the...
| May 29, 2014
| 7:36 PM
The programming offered by PBS SoCaL is arguably the finest available on the airwaves. This in spite of the ever-present on-camera fundraising replacing the presence of commercial pitching. On a recent Saturday night in Costa Mesa, the cultural outreach...
| May 30, 2014
| 2:23 PM
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