| Jun 8, 2013
I knew the relationship was over when she told me she'd never heard of the Kinks. I could overlook her mood swings, her occasional cruelty and even those all-too-frequent phone calls with her "ex"-girlfriend, but music ended up being the deal breaker.
| Jun 25, 2013
| 4:38 PM
It’s the kind of thing a lot of music lovers have been saying since “American Idol” turned singing into a nationally televised competitive sport a dozen years ago: “[Insert legendary pop singer's name here] would never get past the...
| May 26, 2013
| 4:35 PM
CANNES, France — The hometown favorite won big time at the Festival de Cannes on Sunday night as France's "Blue Is the Warmest Color" walked off with the Palme d'Or.
In a highly unusual step, jury president Steven Spielberg announced that the...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Join us for a live video chat with John Thavis, who reported from...
| Feb 2, 2013
Longtime L.A. Philharmonic flutist
Roland Moritz, 86, who played flute for the Los Angeles Philharmonic for more than 40 years and for a time shared the concert stage with his father, Frederick Moritz, the Philharmonic's longtime...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Anna Deavere Smith, famed for creating one-woman, documentary theater pieces about taut social issues in which she portrays multiple people she’s interviewed, has won the $300,000 Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize, one of the most lucrative awards in...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Bob Dylan is bringing it all back home.
A year after the legendary singer-songwriter was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, he's set to be decorated with France's prestigious Legion of Honor, according to Reuters, which said that a 17-member...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 12:50 PM
Björk began her Sunday night concert at the Hollywood Palladium with a definition of terms, and as usual for Iceland’s foremost sonic adventurer, those definitions were about as broad as possible.
“Welcome to 'Biophilia,'” said the...
| 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...