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  • Arditti Quartet celebrates 40th anniversary in astounding fashion

    Arditti Quartet celebrates 40th anniversary in astounding fashion
    Formed a few months after the Kronos Quartet, the Arditti Quartet is also on a 40th anniversary tour. By one of those strange coincidences, Arditti, once a competitor of Kronos as the string quartet of the future, arrived in Los Angeles for a Monday...
  • Remembering a house music legend: Why Frankie Knuckles mattered

    Remembering a house music legend: Why Frankie Knuckles mattered
    Many waking up to find the name "Frankie Knuckles" trending this morning may have been a little baffled, wondering whether perhaps an old-time pugilist had passed. In a sense this was true, but instead of his fists, the Chicago dance music producer...
  • PASSINGS: Celes King IV, Mitch Leigh

    PASSINGS: Celes King IV, Mitch Leigh
    Celes King IV Community activist and entrepreneur Celes King IV, 70, a South Los Angeles community activist whose father was civil rights advocate Celes King III, died Saturday at a San Diego hospital, a family spokesman said. Adrian Dove,...
  • Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern

    Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern
    Beyond its musical attributes, the exhilarating performance delivered by soul singer Sharon Jones and her band the Dap-Kings on Tuesday testified to the restorative power of music. Other than her ultra-short hair, there was no outward evidence of the...
  • Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again

    Beleaguered producer of martial arts movies hopes to strike gold again
    Julius R. Nasso made a name for himself as the business partner of Steven Seagal, producing some of the ponytailed martial arts expert's best-known films. That was before Nasso's own life began to resemble a Hollywood mafia saga and he landed in prison....
  • For Los Angeles brand Co, fall 2014 is modern romance

    For Los Angeles brand Co, fall 2014 is modern romance
    A black sleeveless top with pleated ruffle sides, a red rose print silk georgette asymmetrical skirt, a black cape minidress and a mink baseball jacket, all priced from $625 to $5,250. Those are the dressed-up classics that will carry you through the fall...
  • 'The Voice' recap: The battles begin!

    'The Voice' recap: The battles begin!
    "The Voice" kicked off its Season 6 battle rounds on Monday, and they were as hotly fought as ever, with team members shed and stolen, sometimes so quickly that contestants barely had a chance to thank their old coaches before turning to thank their new...
  • Rapper YG talks about his 'Krazy Life'

     Rapper YG talks about his 'Krazy Life'
    It's a hot time to be a Los Angeles rapper. Last month, Top Dawg Entertainment charted its first No. 1 album, Schoolboy Q's "Oxymoron," and a few months earlier his peer, Kendrick Lamar, earned Grammy nominations for album of the year and new artist....
  • Music review: L.A. Master Chorale pays tribute to Morten Lauridsen

    Music review: L.A. Master Chorale pays tribute to Morten Lauridsen
    In December 1994, the Los Angeles Master Chorale presented the world premiere of a brief setting of the Latin chant “O Magnum Mysterium” by a little-known 51-year-old USC-based composer from the Pacific Northwest named Morten Lauridsen. Paul...
  • Review: For Kronos Quartet, a time of renewal on 40th birthday

    Review: For Kronos Quartet, a time of renewal on 40th birthday
    Forty is old for a string quartet but not ancient. The Budapest String Quartet, founded in 1917, lasted 50 but with no original members after its first 15 years. The Juilliard String Quartet has been around since 1946, and its founding violinist, Robert...
  • SXSW 2014: The winners and losers at the Texas music festival

    SXSW 2014: The winners and losers at the Texas music festival
    AUSTIN, Texas — Here's to bad vibes, colored vomit and off-years. Go ahead and toast those who prevailed at South by Southwest by getting signed, licensed or folded into a future marketing plan, but the losers in this vicious cycle earned more...