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  • Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends

    Beatles special comes together with a little help from their friends
    Dave Grohl was on his way to rehearsals for a TV special marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" when the panic set in. "Suddenly it hit me: Maybe I ought to listen to the record again before...
  • Review: Profeti della Quinta roams Jewish Italian madrigal songs

    Review: Profeti della Quinta roams Jewish Italian madrigal songs
    Even for a city in which architectural surprise is no surprise, the Wilshire Boulevard Temple surprises. Do yourself a favor and step inside; the interior has just been magnificently restored. A radiant 1929 mural surrounds the domed synagogue,...
  • Live music as a theme of downtown L.A.'s revival

     Live music as a theme of downtown L.A.'s revival
    The crowd that waited under the neon red glow of the Ace Hotel's "Jesus Saves" sign came to see the experimental rock band Spiritualized. But as they filed into the Theatre at Ace, they became part of a different sort of resurrection. Nestled in the...
  • Inglewood's renovated Forum is mostly fabulous

    Inglewood's renovated Forum is mostly fabulous
    Powerful spotlights illuminated a fresh coat of red paint, stately Roman-style columns and a renewed sense of possibility as concert-goers filed into the grand opening of the newly renovated Forum in Inglewood. "It's awesome," Leslie Yamamoto, 30, and...
  • DJs give new gear a spin amid boom in electronic dance music

     DJs give new gear a spin amid boom in electronic dance music
    It was DJ Miguel Garcia's first time at last month's National Assn. of Music Merchants' big trade show in Anaheim, but he was in his element, hunched over an expensive DJ rig while spinning his own dance music. "These are probably the best you can get,"...
  • Grammys 2014: A conversation with executive producer Ken Ehrlich

    Grammys 2014: A conversation with executive producer Ken Ehrlich
    For more than three decades, the Grammys' longtime executive producer Ken Ehrlich has navigated a gamut of hurdles to pull off the annual telecast. A dizzying lineup of talent has been confirmed for Sunday's ceremony, including Paul McCartney, Beyonce,...
  • Motley Crue calls it quits, announces 'final' tour

    Motley Crue calls it quits, announces 'final' tour
    “All bad things must come to an end.”  That’s how Mötley Crüe broke the news it was calling it quits. The influential, and infamous, L.A. rock band turned Beacher’s Madhouse in Hollywood into a circus Tuesday morning as more than...
  • Beatles' road to rock history started before 'Ed Sullivan Show'

    Beatles' road to rock history started before 'Ed Sullivan Show'
    It was the pop culture equivalent of the Big Bang, a televised moment that changed music for decades to come. Fifty years ago Sunday, the Beatles made their U.S. live television debut on "The Ed Sullivan Show" as 73 million people tuned in, the...
  • Beatles' 'Revolver,' 'Abbey Road' live for autism benefit Saturday

    Beatles' 'Revolver,' 'Abbey Road' live for autism benefit Saturday
    The ante is upped measurably for the latest all-star benefit show staged by the Wild Honey Foundation: a varied assemblage of singers and musicians, mostly Los Angeles-based, who will perform two of the Beatles’ most highly regarded albums, “...
  • The Beatles powered TV, and TV powered the Beatles

    The Beatles powered TV, and TV powered the Beatles
    Fifty years ago next Sunday, on Feb. 9, 1964, via "The Ed Sullivan Show," America met the Beatles. It was not the group's first appearance on American television. CBS News had reported, dismissively, on British "Beatlemania," and Jack Paar had aired...
  • 'American Idol' recap: The Top 13 show us who they are

    'American Idol' recap: The Top 13 show us who they are
    The "American Idol" top 13 took the stage live on Wednesday night to perform songs suited to the theme "This is me." They were instructed to select a song that "truly defines them as an artist and as a person," Ryan Seacrest told us. Some of the...