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  • Valerie June learned about music at church, home -- and from Britney

    Valerie June learned about music at church, home -- and from Britney
    The morning after firebrand singer Valerie June’s swing through L.A. to open for Sharon Jones at the Wiltern on Tuesday, she had a whirlwind day of activities related to promoting her acclaimed 2013 album “Pushin’ Against a Stone”...
  • In Post-Minimalism's music, everyone gets along

     In Post-Minimalism's music, everyone gets along
    Before there was Minimalism there was Post-Minimalism. That might seem hardly feasible if you put your trust in time being an irreversible process. Theoretical physics, however, allows for a more open future in which the concepts of past and present...
  • What made 'How I Met Your Mother' worth waiting for

      What made 'How I Met Your Mother' worth waiting for
    After nine years and 208 episodes, it's last call at MacLaren's Pub for Broda and his buds. On Monday, CBS' sitcom "How I Met Your Mother" will sign off with the second part of a two-episode finale that costar Josh Radnor — who plays lovelorn nerd...
  • In L.A., Taiwanese band Mayday rocks its all-Chinese audience

    In L.A., Taiwanese band Mayday rocks its all-Chinese audience
    Screams rang out Saturday night across the Los Angeles Sports Arena as Taiwanese band Mayday brought its brand of Asian stadium rock to an all-Chinese audience for a show celebrating its 15th anniversary. "We don't usually do anything on our...
  • Review: Timur Bekbosunov rises above the 'Collapse' at REDCAT

    Review: Timur Bekbosunov rises above the 'Collapse' at REDCAT
    Now that we've got 3-D printers, shall we make a singer? I want Al Jolson for the base material, useful for wholehearted expression derived from curious cultural transgression (but obviously without the blackface). Add a tad of Ethel Merman to enhance...
  • MLB hopes to hit one out of the park with MTV2's 'Off the Bat'

    MLB hopes to hit one out of the park with MTV2's 'Off the Bat'
    NEW YORK — Cable-television shows about baseball are as common this time of year as a slow-footed first baseman or a hard-throwing leftie. But what about a series in which studio hosts drool over the big numbers a player puts up on…Twitter?...
  • 'American Idol' recap: The band plays on

    'American Idol' recap: The band plays on
    The theme on "American Idol" on Wednesday night was "I'm With the Band," and Keith Urban predicted that the presence onstage of Rickey Minor and his fellow musicians would make many of the Top 9 contestants more comfortable. "I think some of them are...
  • 'American Idol' recap: The Top 10 take on top-10 hits

    'American Idol' recap: The Top 10 take on top-10 hits
    The "American Idol" top-10 performance show, in which the singers took on songs that, since 2011, have charted in the top 10, had its share of curiosities: an opening tribute to selfies, set to the Chainsmokers' viral creation "#Selfie"; ongoing...
  • ‘Da Vinci’s Demons’ composer Bear McCreary scores with Calder Quartet

     
    As a classical-music ensemble with a sterling critical reputation and a flair for the contemporary, the Los Angeles-based Calder Quartet […]...
  • Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern

    Review: Sharon Jones and Valerie June electrify the Wiltern
    Beyond its musical attributes, the exhilarating performance delivered by soul singer Sharon Jones and her band the Dap-Kings on Tuesday testified to the restorative power of music. Other than her ultra-short hair, there was no outward evidence of the...
  • Review: For Kronos Quartet, a time of renewal on 40th birthday

    Review: For Kronos Quartet, a time of renewal on 40th birthday
    Forty is old for a string quartet but not ancient. The Budapest String Quartet, founded in 1917, lasted 50 but with no original members after its first 15 years. The Juilliard String Quartet has been around since 1946, and its founding violinist, Robert...