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  • Coachella 2014: Haim makes itself at home; Bastille brandishes a hit

    Coachella 2014: Haim makes itself at home; Bastille brandishes a hit
    Haim's performance Friday afternoon in the Outdoor Theatre was its first at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. But with their long center-part hair and their short denim cut-offs, the three sisters who make up this L.A. pop-rock trio look...
  • Backstreet Boy Nick Carter marries Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara

    Backstreet Boy Nick Carter marries Lauren Kitt in Santa Barbara
    Backstreet Boys heartthrob Nick Carter is a married man: He said "I do" over the weekend. The former boy bander, 34, who launched countless teen-girl crushes circa 2000, wed girlfriend Lauren Kitt on Saturday, he confirmed on Twitter late Sunday....
  • Coachella moves to the beat of digital youth

    Coachella moves to the beat of digital youth
    INDIO — As a giant impenetrable scrum of attendees waited for New Zealand singer Lorde, 17, to take the Outdoor stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Nearby, MGMT played the main stage, and the chorus of its song "The Youth"...
  • Coachella 2014: Who really headlined, Arcade Fire or dance music?

    Coachella 2014: Who really headlined, Arcade Fire or dance music?
    Who was Sunday's Coachella headliner? The band that played last, to wrap up the weekend on the main stage? Or the act that drew probably the weekend's biggest crowd, and certainly its most fevered rush of fans? If the answer is the former, it's...
  • Review: Minimalist Jukebox Festival anything but minimal here

    Review: Minimalist Jukebox Festival anything but minimal here
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic's Minimalist Jukebox Festival orchestral program last weekend was not minimal, which Roget's tells us is synonymous for negligible, trifling, slight, nominal, token, insignificant, smallest. Find a dictionary of antonyms and...
  • A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges

    A more upscale Coachella still has some fun ragged edges
    INDIO — The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival has been referred to by some as Bro-chella since at least 2008, when the annual desert gathering featured such dude-friendly headliners as Jack Johnson and Roger Waters. The latest edition,...
  • Listen: Le Butcherettes return with 'Demon Stuck in Your Eye'

    Listen: Le Butcherettes return with 'Demon Stuck in Your Eye'
    Two years ago during a performance at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, Teri “Gender Bender” Suaréz climbed to the top of a lighting rig, locked her legs around a rung and then hung upside and sang. Standing between her skull and a...
  • Reel China: Beijing film festival opens with international emphasis

    Reel China: Beijing film festival opens with international emphasis
    BEIJING -- The Beijing International Film Festival kicked off in the Chinese capital on Wednesday, opening with the French production "Beauty and the Beast" directed by Christophe Gans and starring Léa Seydoux and Vincent Cassel. In only its fourth...
  • Coachella 2014: Jared Leto, Leonardo DiCaprio hit the party circuit

    Coachella 2014: Jared Leto, Leonardo DiCaprio hit the party circuit
    An epic sandstorm raged Saturday night, reportedly sabotaging Pharrell Williams' set and causing festival-goers to walk with kerchiefs wrapped tightly around their mouths. "Finally, hipsters have a real use for their scarves," one heavily bearded,...
  • Coachella 2014: Lorde makes Coachella debut, brings in the wind

    Coachella 2014: Lorde makes Coachella debut, brings in the wind
    Between songs during Lorde's striking, sparse set just past sundown on Saturday night, the singer paused for a moment to wonder on the year that she's had. She's 17 years old and co-penned one of last year's biggest anthems, "Royals." With the first...
  • Cannes 2014: Gosling, Carell and Kristen Stewart headed to fest

    Cannes 2014: Gosling, Carell and Kristen Stewart headed to fest
    A number of high-profile 2014 awards hopefuls -- and an eclectic group of Hollywood stars -- will make their way to the Cannes Film Festival this year, joining the annual parade of global auteurs. Bennett Miller’s fact-based wrestling tale “...