| Jul 14, 2008
THERE ARE "once-in-a-lifetime" tribute and trophy shows most every weekend in Los Angeles, but Saturday night had been circled on the calendar for weeks by fans of the British Invasion as an evening of amazing confluence. Crosstown events promised to...
| Feb 6, 2008
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the founder of the Transcendental Meditation movement, who taught the Beatles to meditate, made "mantra" a household word in the 1970s and built a multimillion-dollar empire on a promise of inner harmony and world peace, died...
| Jun 7, 2009
For almost as long as theres been rock n roll, Los Angeles has been a city at the center of its history and mythologya town in which legends are made, burned, rebuilt, merchandised, forgotten. The city has had its fair share of native rock talent and...
| Jun 7, 2009
Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark herelived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
| Jul 5, 2009
Allen Klein, the brash music mogul whose five-decade career included stints as the business manager for the Beatles and the Rolling Stones, died Saturday in New York. He was 77.
Klein died after a lengthy battle with Alzheimer's disease, according to Bob...
| Jul 11, 2009
Tom Wilkes, a Grammy Award-winning art director and album cover designer whose work included albums for the Rolling Stones, Janis Joplin, Neil Young and other music legends, has died. He was 69.
Wilkes, who was diagnosed with a form of amyotrophic...
| Feb 27, 2009
| 2:12 PM
TÊTE-À-TÊTE: JIMMY SMITS
If it seems Jimmy Smits has been in our living rooms for the best part of 20 years, its because he has. With iconic roles on L.A. Law, NYPD Blue, The West Wing, Cane and a recent stint on Showtimes Dexter, this actor has...
| Mar 7, 2009
A U.S. citizen was one of the three men who were found decapitated this week in Tijuana, Mexican authorities said Friday.
The body of George Harrison, a 38-year-old former Chula Vista resident, had been dismembered and mutilated and was dumped in a...
| Apr 12, 2009
A chilly morning wind was blowing down Sixth Avenue, but it was warm inside Radio City Music Hall even though the grand old palace was hushed and its balconies deserted. A production team was busy preparing for the night's concert, an all-star charity...
| Feb 15, 2004
In a bohemian stretch of Sunset Boulevard that winds through Silver Lake, there's a stereo repair shop with an exterior that seems, for some, oddly familiar: The coiling red and blue lines on its external wall served as the cover for an album by a...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Martin Scorsese will direct and produce an HBO documentary on former President Bill Clinton, and the film will be made with Clinton's full cooperation, HBO announced Monday. In a statement, Clinton said: “I am pleased that legendary director...