| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Secret Policeman's Ball on Sunday, March 4, in New York City will bring comedians and pop music acts together to generate funds for Amnesty International. The latest Secret Policeman's Ball show is part of 50th anniversary celebration activities by the...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Arts on TV New Year's Eve: Bernstein and Gershwin; Cold Play...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:33 PM
New Year's Eve TV programming...
| Feb 13, 2012
The 54th Grammy Awards will be remembered as a story of two women with towering, timeless voices — Adele and Whitney Houston — one representing youthful triumph and boundless possibility, the other a reminder of fresh tragedy and a life...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Eleven years ago today, George Harrison died at the age of 58 in Los Angeles.
And exactly one year after that some of the late Beatle's closest friends -- including Eric Clapton, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Harrison's surviving bandmates -- gathered for...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 7:00 AM
A painting by German artist Gerhard Richter has broken the record for the most paid at auction for a work by a living artist, according to Sotheby's. The work, titled "Abstaktes Bild" (804-9), sold for 21.3 million pounds ($34.2 million) on Friday in...
| Apr 20, 2012
Levon Helm is most widely known for the songs he sang that found their way onto the pop charts during his long tenure as drummer and singer for the Band: "Up On Cripple Creek," "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" and "Don't Do It," earthy and infectious...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:00 AM
The blues are a foundational American art form that speak not only to the U.S. experience but to all of humanity's.
Need proof? Just ask a European -- especially a European who's making a sentimental journey to the sacred shrines of the blues, with...
| Jan 19, 2012
Pioneering rhythm-and-blues singer, songwriter, drummer, bandleader and disc jockey Johnny Otis made the kind of conscious life choice early on that few people have the inclination, or circumstance, to carry out.
Born white, the son of Greek immigrant...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 2:17 PM
With less than a week until the release next Tuesday of his major-label debut, the Canadian R&B singer known as the Weeknd is giving listeners a preview of some of his new material.
"Trilogy" will primarily collect songs from a series of free albums...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 9:34 PM
A list of upcoming concerts across the Southland, with on-sale dates in parentheses. Gibson Amphitheatre Amanda Miguel & Diego Verdaguer, Feb. 26 (now); Eric Clapton, March 9 (Mon.); Luis Miguel, Jan. 29 (Fri.) Honda Center New Kids on the Block......