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  • Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era

    Tribeca 2014: With Nas' 'Time Is Illmatic,' a jump to another era
    NEW YORK -- The 1990s were a rich period for hip-hop, a time that saw the emergence of groups ranging from A Tribe Called Quest to N.W.A to Wu-Tang Clan (depending, of course, on which coast you favored). There was no artist more influential in that...
  • Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert

    Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert
    Death in Peter Brook’s elusive, essential production of “The Suit,” which closes this weekend at UCLA, is not losing your balance. Falling and picking yourself up again means you can keep going. Brook vividly underscores that in the...
  • Coachella: Stars are fashion brands' ticket in

    Coachella: Stars are fashion brands' ticket in
    This spring, Lana Del Rey's stylist, a hirsute Brit who goes by the moniker Johnny Blueeyes, ventured to the Fashion District in downtown Los Angeles to pick out free things for his client. When he arrived at the showroom of Chic Little Devil, a style...
  • Jay Z festival coming to Grand Park on Labor Day weekend

    Jay Z festival coming to Grand Park on Labor Day weekend
    Announcing that rapper Jay Z's popular Made in America music festival is coming to downtown, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that the event will "shine a spotlight" on Grand Park, the city's up-and-coming Civic Center gathering spot. But what was...
  • Review: Fresh from Coachella, Duck Sauce keeps beat moving on 'Quack'

    Review: Fresh from Coachella, Duck Sauce keeps beat moving on 'Quack'
    One oft-reported takeaway from this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which ran Friday through Sunday and will repeat this weekend in Indio, is that kids have taken over the place. Yet while that may have been true on the festival&...
  • 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"...
  • Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles

    Jay Z announces Made in America festival will come to Los Angeles
    Jay Z’s Made in America is officially coming to Los Angeles. The rap mogul, along with Mayor Eric Garcetti, Budweiser and United Way, announced that the festival will take over downtown’s Grand Park and surrounding areas in front of and...
  • TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more

    TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more
    'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season. (Which is not to say sixth year; it has been on the air only since 2010). By any standard of inventiveness, intelligence, imagination,...
  • Armando Peraza dies; flamboyant bongo drummer

     Armando Peraza dies; flamboyant bongo drummer
    Cuban-born drummer Armando Peraza, a self-taught musician who transformed himself from a homeless orphan in Havana to a world-recognized bongo and conga expert who performed with Carlos Santana for nearly two decades, died Monday in a South San...
  • R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' 'Do to the Beast'

     R&B meets grim and grime in Afghan Whigs' 'Do to the Beast'
    Rock 'n' roll has a way of romanticizing the tortured and the libertines, especially ones with a little poetry in them. Singer Greg Dulli, whose band Afghan Whigs returns Tuesday with its first new album in 16 years, "Do to the Beast," clearly has a...
  • Steve Martin to debut new musical at Old Globe in San Diego

    Steve Martin to debut new musical at Old Globe in San Diego
    Steve Martin will present the world premiere of his much buzzed about new musical "Bright Star" in September at the Old Globe in San Diego as part of the company's 2014-15 season, which was announced on Thursday. "Bright Star," which Martin is writing...