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  • Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission

     Awaiting the welcome return of performance to art museums' mission
    Shortly after assuming the helm as the fourth director of the Museum of Contemporary Art last month, Philippe Vergne visited the Los Angeles Times to meet with editors and writers. Still in the beginning stage of absorbing MOCA's history and formulating...
  • Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS

    Catch the Dave Clark Five if you can on PBS
    Just two weeks after the Beatles' landmark appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in February 1964, the British group the Dave Clark Five — the Beatles' biggest rivals in the U.S. — had its own remarkable debut on the hugely popular Sunday night...
  • Paul Salamunovich dies at 86; led L.A. Master Chorale for 10 years

    Paul Salamunovich dies at 86; led L.A. Master Chorale for 10 years
    Chorale master Paul Salamunovich once said that the greatest moment of his life was a 1988 concert at the Vatican for Pope John Paul II with the group he had led continuously since 1949, the St. Charles Borromeo Church Choir of North Hollywood. But it...
  • ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown

    ACM and CMA square off in awards show showdown
    Broad of shoulder and booming of voice, Bob Romeo is a memorable guy with a seemingly memorable job title: chief executive of the Academy of Country Music. Based in Encino, it's one of that genre's two principal trade groups along with Nashville's...
  • More fans of the accordion are squeezing in lessons

    More fans of the accordion are squeezing in lessons
    Across the street from a wine lounge and a gourmet sausage spot on Glendale Boulevard in Atwater Village, a small red-and-white neon sign reads: "DAVE'S ACCORDION SCHOOL." Inside, black and tan cases sprawl in a row along the floor, and two shelves hold...
  • Wu-Tang Clan says it has been offered $5 million for secret album

    Wu-Tang Clan says it has been offered $5 million for secret album
    When the Wu-Tang Clan announced they would manufacture, and auction off, just one copy of a long-in-the-works secret album, the news was met with obvious intrigue. Who would shell out the money for the rarity -- and how much would a given collector be...
  • In Brazil, music for the flaunters and the wanters

    In Brazil, music for the flaunters and the wanters
    SAO PAULO, Brazil — Covered in tattoos and gold jewelry, MC Guime took the stage at a Sao Paulo club where patrons pay up to $4,500 for the VIP area, his lyrics fitting right in with the ostentatious surroundings. "Top of the line! Nike Shox...
  • Marc Platt dies at 100; dancer on Broadway and in film

    Marc Platt dies at 100; dancer on Broadway and in film
    Dancer Marc Platt was the male lead in the famed dream ballet in "Oklahoma!" on Broadway, choreographed by Agnes de Mille. In film, he was one of the brothers in "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers," and he had featured parts in several other musicals. But...
  • Emmylou Harris recalls her 'magical' album 'Wrecking Ball'

    Emmylou Harris recalls her 'magical' album 'Wrecking Ball'
    Emmylou Harris never fit any mold. From the beginning of her recording career in country music four decades ago up until today, the singer and songwriter has chosen songs without regard to boundaries or convention. That same open-minded, artistic...
  • Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Registry

    Music by Linda Ronstadt, Creedence to join National Recording Registry
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. Linda Ronstadt’s commercial breakthrough album, “Heart Like a Wheel,” the Everly Brothers’ career-rejuvenating 1960 hit “Cathy’s Clown” and Creedence...
  • Review: The Mavericks' 25th anniversary tour lights up the Belly Up

    Review: The Mavericks' 25th anniversary tour lights up the Belly Up
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. It’s rare enough that any band is still around after a quarter century, still recording and touring. What made the Mavericks’ 25th anniversary tour stop Tuesday at the Belly Up in...