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  • Radio Free Baltimore: The songs that soundtracked the Baltimore Uprising

    Radio Free Baltimore: The songs that soundtracked the Baltimore Uprising
    By Wednesday, April 22, just three days after Freddie Gray’s death, Sandtown-Winchester was nearing 48 hours of national news media occupation, and residents and protesters were already sick of it, as a prescient video of resident Shaun Young...
  • Datebook: Experimental photography, stitched portraits, night of stories

    Datebook: Experimental photography, stitched portraits, night of stories
    A night of live storytelling, pictures that play with the act of picture-making, a children’s story reinvented, and stitched pieces that evoke innocent childhood games as well as┬ásin. Plus: a longtime L.A. gallerist unveils her new space downtown,...
  • Kamasi Washington and band prove 'The Epic' hype, thrill a sold-out Regent

    Kamasi Washington and band prove 'The Epic' hype, thrill a sold-out Regent
    Perhaps it was a self-fulfilling prophecy, saxophonist Kamasi Washington introducing his massive three-disc jazz collection called "The Epic" on a Monday night to a sold-out, audibly electric crowd. With a title like that, the dozens of musicians...
  • Kamasi Washington expands jazz's boundaries on new album 'The Epic'

     Kamasi Washington expands jazz's boundaries on new album 'The Epic'
    When jazz saxophonist Kamasi Washington was contributing string arrangements to rapper Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp a Butterfly," few could have predicted that both L.A. artists would end up dominating the conversation about hip-hop and jazz in 2015. But...
  • Datebook: Anonymous suburbs, gritty assemblages, the art of African hair

    Datebook: Anonymous suburbs, gritty assemblages, the art of African hair
    Abstractions that bear obscured images of faces, gritty wall pieces made with recycled canvas and bits of detritus, the cookie cutter nature of suburban development around the world, and an installation that touches on the history of surveillance. Plus:...
  • The Short List: Trans Am, the Buzzcocks, Earl Sweatshirt, more

    The Short List: Trans Am, the Buzzcocks, Earl Sweatshirt, more
    WEDNESDAY: The Swedish Fist, the baritone ukulele-driven solo project of Kerra Holtgren, opens for Whiskey Shivers at Holy Frijoles. Malaika Aminata and DJ K-Meta host Our Nature open mic with Creators Infinite, Abu the Flutemaker, and Nag Champa....
  • Live Nation buys stake in Bonnaroo music festival

    Live Nation buys stake in Bonnaroo music festival
    Concert promoter and ticket seller Live Nation said Tuesday that it bought a controlling stake in annual music festival Bonnaroo. The purchase will boost Live Nation's portfolio of music festivals, which attract hundreds of thousands of people paying...
  • When will new music be released? These days, it's anyone's guess

    When will new music be released? These days, it's anyone's guess
    For Kanye West fans, the arrival of a new record is a given. It's got a name, "So Help Me God." Producers are attached. He executed his prerequisite stage-storming, attention-grabbing viral moment at the Grammy Awards. Paul McCartney, we have been...
  • Bursts of intensity within Kahlil Joseph's quotidian landscape at MOCA

    Bursts of intensity within Kahlil Joseph's quotidian landscape at MOCA
    Nothing much happens in “m.A.A.d.,” Kahlil Joseph’s double-screen video installation at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Unexpectedly, its open-ended ordinariness is among the work’s primary advantages. Women sit under...
  • Sundance Next Fest returns to the Theatre at Ace Hotel August 7-9

    Sundance Next Fest returns to the Theatre at Ace Hotel August 7-9
    The Sundance Institute announced Tuesday that Sundance Next Fest will return Aug. 7-9 to the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. This will be the third year that Sundance has put on a summer event in L.A. and the second in a row at the...
  • Datebook: Suburban strangeness, a master of noir, skewering the powerful

    Datebook: Suburban strangeness, a master of noir, skewering the powerful
    Paintings that capture the strangeness of Huntington Beach, the latest from an icon of punk graphics and a longtime painter who still sets his sites on the rich and the powerful. Plus: a tour of downtown Los Angeles modernism and a performance that is all...