| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:58 PM
It’s been 13 years in the making, but Tuesday the recorded version of “Ghost Brothers of Darkland County,” the musical-theater collaboration between rocker John Mellencamp, horror writer Stephen King and producer T Bone Burnett finally...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Beck's new song is a measure of his nimbleness: Less than six months after the release of his willfully old-fashioned sheet-music project "Song Reader," the L.A.-based shape-shifter is back with a blippy electro-pysch jam whose title nods to Facebook....
| May 28, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Laura Marling always had an epic in her. Even from her earliest teenage recordings, such as her 2008 debut, "Alas, I Cannot Swim," her songs had the stuff of myths — suicide, revenge, impossible love. With "Once I Was an Eagle," she's finally made a...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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After two sold-out performances last week in New York, the L.A. edition of Stones Fest, a musical salute to the Rolling Stones that benefits the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, will bring Michelle...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Sam Jones is one of Hollywood’s most acclaimed photographers. His celebrity portraits—of people such as George Clooney, Ben Affleck, Bob Dylan, Kristen Stewart — have appeared on the covers of Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly and Men&...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Concert music: I'm supposed to embrace it all. As the socially lucky offspring of professional pianists, I have survived music school, performed songs for actual money and worked in radio as well as a critic passionate about today's composers.
| May 23, 2013
| 9:40 PM
Guard in Lakers 1971 championship team
Flynn Robinson, 72, a flashy guard who was a member of the 1971-72 Lakers team that brought Los Angeles its first NBA title, died Thursday at Keck Hospital in Los Angeles from complications related...
| May 19, 2013
| 1:53 PM
CANNES, France -- In close to three decades of filmmaking, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen have shared a lot of looks. But with "Inside Llewyn Davis," which had its premiere in Festival de Cannes competition Sunday, one particular glance said it all.
| May 22, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Members of the L.A. quartet Dawes have been performing for paying audiences since they were teenagers, so there was no reason John Fogerty could see to go easy on them.
"Let's do it one more time," said the veteran roots rocker, standing onstage in...
| May 3, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Alejandro Sanz doesn't do irony.
Earnestness flows like extra-sweet sangria from the Spanish singer-guitarist. Sincerity suffuses his raspy voice, a fine, soulful instrument that he showcased to striking effect during his Wednesday-night concert at...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Stephan Pastis, the former lawyer-turned-cartoonist behind the daily comic strip “Pearls before Swine,” (which runs in 650 newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times) recently made his first foray into long-form chapter books with “...