| Jun 3, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For a man who sold well over 25 million records in his lifetime, won eight Grammy Awards and functioned as R&B's chairman of the board for the better part of two decades, Luther Vandross goes strangely undermentioned today as a giant of urban music....
| Jul 10, 2014
Here are the Top 3 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. REPLAY AMERICA FESTIVAL Replay America bills itself as “the ultimate ’80s festival.” We won’t go that far. The Go-Go's But any tour topped by The Go-Go’s, the only all-...
| Jul 17, 2014
Sometimes, with a popular music concert, the popular is more important than the music. Such is the case with teen idol Justin Bieber or country idol Luke Bryan. But it was a surprise that it also was the case Wednesday......
| Sep 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Labor Day isn't just the unofficial end of summer. When the lights went down on Kanye West's Made in America set in front of L.A. City Hall on Sunday night, another time of year came to a close: festival season.
There are some school-year stragglers,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
LONDON -- U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has greenlit North Korean political thriller "Opposite Number." The 10-part drama series has been penned by British playwright and screenwriter Matt Charman, who wrote the original script for Steven Spielberg's...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 2:28 PM
Rapper Rick Ross may have the top-selling album in the U.S., but the past week was a good one to be associated with an animated film.
In the days following the March 2 telecast of the Academy Awards, songs from Disney's "Frozen" and Universal Pictures'...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Alicia Keys’ “Girl on Fire” won the prize for R&B album at the 56th Grammy Awards on Sunday.
A decade into a career that boasts more than 35 millions records sold and 14 Grammys, Keys said she was struggling to find herself. After...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 3:16 PM
If you don't have tickets for Wednesday's sold-out concert by pianist Emanuel Ax, here's another cultural treat for arts lovers.
On Wednesday, Oct. 23, for one night only the musical "Merrily We Roll Along" will be screened in movie theaters.
| Apr 28, 2013
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change.
FOR THE RECORD:
Sneaks list: In the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:59 PM
The hit series "Teen Wolf" is a top-ranked cable show among young viewers. It also ranks at the top of the list when it comes to receiving California film tax breaks.
On Tuesday, the MTV series was approved for an estimated $11-million tax credit for...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:43 PM
LANCASTER — His Wednesday began like any another throughout the last 45 years.
Burbank High alumnus Mark Covert awoke at 4 a.m. for his predawn workout.
The plan had been the same for the Lancaster resident, which is to say Covert scheduled an...