| Feb 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
"People have been talking this week about the 100th birthday of Ronald Reagan," said Ward Emling, director of the Mississippi Development Authority's Office of Film and Culture, from the stage of the Clive Davis Theater in the Grammy Museum on......
| Jan 20, 2010
| 4:34 PM
The Grammy Museum has landed an impressive roster of artists for its series of question-and-answer and performance sessions in the year since it opened at the L.A. Live complex downtown. Among the participants: Brian Wilson, Smokey Robinson, Annie Lennox,...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Guitarist John Jorgenson gave Grammy Museum officials a special challenge during his question-answer-performance session Monday night: how to shoehorn the myriad aspects of an extraordinarily multifaceted career into the usual two-hour time slot and leave...
| Jun 20, 2010
One of the hottest tables in town isn't at a restaurant. New York chef Marcus Samuelsson of Aquavit has cooked here. So have local chefs Susan Feniger of Border Grill and Street, Evan Funke of Rustic Canyon, and Church & State's Joshua Smith.
| Sep 10, 2010
Rich Cronin, the lead singer and songwriter for the band LFO who wrote the catchy 1999 hit "Summer Girls" — in which he rapped about Abercrombie and Fitch — has died of complications of leukemia. He was 36.
Cronin, who was diagnosed with...
| May 29, 2011
Gil Scott-Heron, a singer, songwriter, poet and author whose social commentary and combination of spoken words with musical grooves are widely cited as a seminal influence on rap music, died Friday. He was 62.
The Associated Press reported that a friend,...
| Aug 14, 2011
An eclectic group will assemble onstage Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl to riff on the work of Joni Mitchell. Oddly, one thing many of these artists — who range from jazz to folk to indie rock — have in common is that they arrived late...
| Apr 20, 2008
Sly Stone, the Howard Hughes of the Woodstock scene, rolled up on a hulking three-wheel custom chopper painted the color of lemons. His straggly hair was tucked up beneath an ebony San Francisco Giants baseball cap with sparkly silver threading and draped...
| Apr 25, 2008
One week after taking over as chairman and chief executive of BMG Label Group, Barry Weiss appears to be toiling away behind the scenes, unconcerned about the long shadow cast by his predecessor, Clive Davis.
Living with Davis' outsize legacy is...
| Feb 8, 2009
| 10:08 PM
| Jun 1, 2008
CARLY SIMON isn't the first name you'd expect to find on a list of classic-rock superstars who keep tabs on " American Idol." "I tune in whenever I get a chance," she says in that signature dusky voice. "How could I not, when this season Brooke White sang...