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  • Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival

    Quincy Jones tunes up for TCM Classic Film Festival
    Quincy Jones knew even at a young age that he wanted to compose film scores. "I used to go to movies for 11 cents," Jones said at his mansion nestled in the Bel-Air hills. "I used to play hooky in Seattle every day. I could tell if a movie was scored at...
  • Culture, art, history and more on tap at Festival of Books at USC

     Culture, art, history and more on tap at Festival of Books at USC
    Krista Bremer's cross-cultural journey began on a North Carolina jogging path, where the one-time California surfer girl met a scientist from Libya who romanced her and swept her away. Bremer, one of the authors at this weekend's Los Angeles Times...
  • 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...
  • H&M, Alexander Wang announce collaboration with party at Coachella

    H&M, Alexander Wang announce collaboration with party at Coachella
    The event: H&M threw its second annual H&M Loves Music party on Saturday during the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Party co-host Alexander Wang also announced his new collaboration with the Swedish brand. The collection will be revealed Nov. 6....
  • Coachella 2014: Cajmere delivers Chicago house in the Yuma Tent

    Coachella 2014: Cajmere delivers Chicago house in the Yuma Tent
    It's a perennial theme, one that manifests itself throughout genre and era: the idea of getting lost in music. Whether it's Pharrell imploring us to "Lose Yourself to Dance," Eric B. and Rakim's "Let the Rhythm Hit 'Em" or the old-time standard "The...
  • Bigger, more rarefied Coachella offers revelers creature comforts

    Bigger, more rarefied Coachella offers revelers creature comforts
    INDIO — It wasn't yet 1:30 p.m. on Saturday in the Sahara Tent, but 16-year-old Niall Bauer had already met up with friends on the lawn in the massive, LED-flashing venue inside the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which began the first...
  • Learning in reverse brought Kogi chef Roy Choi to the top

    Learning in reverse brought Kogi chef Roy Choi to the top
    All roads lead back to the Kogi truck. "It's like my 'Sweet Caroline' and I'm Neil Diamond," Roy Choi said. "I'll never be able to outlive Kogi. Kogi is a beast." The chef was attempting to articulate what spawning that marvel of Korean barbecued ribs...
  • Coachella 2014: Five things we learned from Day One

    Coachella 2014: Five things we learned from Day One
    Opening day of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is history, so all of those second-weekend pass holders know what to expect -- and can plan accordingly.   With acts like Muse, Skrillex, MGMT, Lorde and Pharrell Williams among some of...
  • Coachella 2014: The Knife and Bryan Ferry put on a real show

    Coachella 2014: The Knife and Bryan Ferry put on a real show
    Toward the end of the Knife's Friday night set on the Outdoor Stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, a couple of shirtless bronzed bros wandered over from across the field, pulled by the siren song of an electronic house-music beat. They...
  • Coachella 2014: Parties bring Hollywood excess to the desert

    Coachella 2014: Parties bring Hollywood excess to the desert
    As day one of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival heats up, so does the epic party scene. While hundreds of thousands of people have swarmed the Empire Polo Field to gorge on their favorite bands, thousands of others -- mostly celebrities,...