| Aug 9, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Bob Dylan dreamed he saw St. Augustine alive as you or me, and got a song out of it.
Graffiti artist Andre Saraiva dreamed of seeing Dylan live in concert in New York’s Central Park with Neil Young, Simon & Garfunkel, Leonard Cohen, Joan Baez...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:45 PM
“The Diary of Anne Frank,” the journal of a Jewish girl who died in the Holocaust during the final days of World War II, has been a worldwide phenomenon since it was first published in 1947.
The book was converted into a 1955 play and an...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Not even London's esteemed National Portrait Gallery is immune to the siren song of the celebrity art show. But then again, Bob Dylan isn't your typical celebrity dabbler.
This month Dylan will present 12 pastel portraits that he created in an...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 2:00 AM
A beloved but aging former heavyweight champ of the rock music world, the Forum in Inglewood, is making a comeback. Officials at Madison Square Garden Co. will unveil plans Tuesday for the historic arena that include a multimillion-dollar face-lift and...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Jesse Dylan, a Los Angeles filmmaker and the son of Bob Dylan, released a short film on Friday in defense of MOCA’s “embattled” director Jeffrey Deitch, who resigned from the museum on Wednesday.
“People are resistant to change;...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Folk music over the years has taken many forms, has gone electric and returned to its roots, has moved in and out of favor as new generations discover, rework and reexamine the music. Below are new releases and reissues that celebrate the depth of English...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:08 AM
Those not familiar with the iconoclastic soul artist Swamp Dogg might know him through his biggest hit, "Don't Take Her (She's All I've Got)," which hit the top five twice in the 1960s and '70s.
If not for that, perhaps you've seen the singer,...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:11 AM
"What if we took 'Snakes on a Plane,' combined it with 'Jaws' and relocated the thing from an airliner to the Westside of Los Angeles?"
Someone, somewhere uttered those words before coming up with the idea for "Sharknado."
Which makes us wonder how one...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:10 AM
The Blind Boys of Alabama, known in various formations since the late 1930s for their harmony-rich gospel music, are courting a new audience: indie-rock millennials.
On Thursday the group announced details of its upcoming collaboration with Justin...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 3:30 PM
CBS Films has released a new trailer for "Inside Llewyn Davis," the Ethan and Joel Coen story of a struggling folk musician that is due in theaters Dec. 6 following its successful world premiere in May’s Cannes Film Festival.
The movie is set...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Last month Beck released "Defriended," the first of what he said were two non-album singles he planned to put out this summer.
Now, following a performance Tuesday at the Days Off festival in Paris, the L.A.-based artist has revealed the second, "I Won'...