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  • San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?

    San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?
    Every year, millions of people find themselves craving a vacation from greater Los Angeles. Many of these people don't want to cross state lines or climb mountains or contend with deserts, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, redwoods, Gold Country or Mickey Mouse....
  • Local Songs: Is it hot in here? Or is it just these songs?

    Occasionally, we encounter performers who seem so confident about that voice that comes from very deep inside, they may not need a microphone. Pop, jazz and soul singer Chloe Dolandis is one of those singers. When she launches into “Bring Back the...
  • Waking up with Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

    When Grace Potter hit the stage for VH1’s Divas Salute the Troops this past December wearing a skimpy, silver, flapper dress and gripping a Gibson Flying V guitar, all eyes were on the blond bombshell before she strummed a single note. And then, she...
  • Allison Iraheta: Life after American Idol

    As the only female among the final four contestants of American Idol’s 2009 season, Allison Iraheta delivered an impassioned, dynamic rendition of Janis Joplin’s “Cry Baby” that even left Simon Cowell impressed. “You have...
  • Fresh Art: Vena Paylo

    Fresh Art: Vena Paylo
    "Feel Like a Soldier"   By day, Vena Paylo is an arts assistant for Broward County Cultural Division, where she designs the division’s Web site and works with artists and cultural organizations. By night and on weekends, she practices her own...
  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • CSN looks back on 'Demos' as it forges forward with new music

    Graham Nash puts it quite simply. Crosby Stills & Nash doesn't have to tour anymore. The trio doesn't need to record and release albums. The group is secure enough financially to retire. But here it is summer 2009, and again, as it has been for most...
  • Bohemian tenants shown the door

    NEW YORK -- Overheard on the Chelsea Hotel stairway one recent Sunday: Question: "Is Rita still here?" Reply: "Rita's dead." A pause between footsteps. "Rita was a sweetheart." Only in this hotel could such an exchange take place as calmly as if two...
  • Robert Ginty dies at 60; action-film star also directed for TV, led Irish theater center

    Robert Ginty dies at 60; action-film star also directed for TV, led Irish theater center
    Robert Ginty, a versatile actor who starred in the 1980 film "The Exterminator" and built a varied career as a producer, director and actor in film, television and the stage, has died. He was 60. Ginty died Monday at his home in Los Angeles, said Michael...
  • 'American Masters' sings Joan Baez's tune in new PBS profile

    As famous as names in music might be, relatively few evoke an entire era. Such a name is Joan Baez. Still going strong, the veteran singer-songwriter-activist gets the "American Masters" treatment in the new PBS profile "Joan Baez: How Sweet the Sound"...
  • Sweet home Laguna

     Sweet home Laguna
    Laguna Beach High School junior Macarena Rivera began playing "homemade music" with her stepdad, Jason Farthing, in the family's living room about two years ago, in order to promote his cigar box art and guitar business and to help the performing arts...