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  • Garcetti stays within familiar territory on city appointments

    Garcetti stays within familiar territory on city appointments
    After he was elected mayor, Eric Garcetti put out a call to civic-minded Angelenos to serve on city boards and commissions. "We are looking for people with new ideas, practical experience, policy expertise and, most of all, a true commitment to public...
  • Robert Glasper pulls out of Angel City Jazz Festival; Blanchard in

    Robert Glasper pulls out of Angel City Jazz Festival; Blanchard in
    Citing "circumstances beyond our control," the Jazz Bakery announced that the Robert Glasper Experiment has canceled its upcoming appearance at the Angel City Jazz Festival, which is set to kick off Friday, Oct. 4. Glasper was scheduled to perform on...
  • Rock the Bells 2013: Staying put for Black Hippy, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

    Rock the Bells 2013: Staying put for Black Hippy, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
    Hip-hop has plenty of incentives for artists – money, fame, command of a potent art form. But what are the incentives for fans at this year’s Rock the Bells? Unexpectedly, it’s less about discovery and more about dedication: staying...
  • Rock the Bells 2013: Conjuring spirits -- past and present

    Rock the Bells 2013: Conjuring spirits -- past and present
    A few minutes into J. Cole’s Sunday night set at the Rock the Bells hip-hop festival in San Bernardino, the introspective wordsmith thanked the crowd for just being there. “I know there were other choices, but I appreciate you coming to me,&...
  • Listen to Robert Glasper's 'Calls' featuring Jill Scott

    Listen to Robert Glasper's 'Calls' featuring Jill Scott
    Last week, we brought you news that Robert Glasper, the wide-ranging jazz pianist, would release a new album by his band the Robert Glasper Experiment on Oct. 29. Now you can hear the album's lead single, "Calls," below. A luscious neo-soul cut with...
  • Robert Glasper to release 'Black Radio 2' on Oct. 29

    Robert Glasper to release 'Black Radio 2' on Oct. 29
    Robert Glasper is tuning back into "Black Radio." Months after his 2012 disc by that title won the Grammy for best R&B album -- upsetting more conventional nominees such as Anthony Hamilton and R. Kelly -- the wide-ranging jazz pianist announced...
  • Hear now: Mazzy Star unveils new song, 'California,' teases album

    Hear now: Mazzy Star unveils new song, 'California,' teases album
    Los Angeles-born duo Mazzy Star has released new music, a teaser to a much-delayed album now set to be released in September. The song is called “California,” the group's first new work since 2011's two-song single, "Common Burn"/"Lay Myself...
  • Review: 'Rite' stuff for Bad Plus at the Ojai Music Festival

    Review: 'Rite' stuff for Bad Plus at the Ojai Music Festival
    OJAI — It can't, of course, be helped, but after a hundred years, "The Rite of Spring" has inevitably lost its sting. "Le Sacre du Printemps" supposedly caused a riot at its Paris premiere May 22, 1913, although the police files are lost and...
  • Dawes adds fresh sentiments to folk-rock roots

     Dawes adds fresh sentiments to folk-rock roots
    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...
  • Rock the Bells 2013 books Tyler the Creator, Big Krit, Wu-Tang Clan

    Rock the Bells 2013 books Tyler the Creator, Big Krit, Wu-Tang Clan
    When Rock the Bells sets up in San Bernardino this fall, the traveling hip-hop festival will feature two of hip-hop’s most revered – and dead – voices: Wu-Tang Clan’s uproariousĀ fallen memberĀ Ol’ Dirty Bastard and godfather...
  • Controversial Arizona nonprofit releases name of contributors -- more nonprofits

     
    In a stunning reversal, an obscure Arizona nonprofit at the center of a legal battle over secret political contributions released on Monday morning the identity of its contributors, which it had been fighting tooth and nail to keep secret. But......