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  • John Cossette, Grammy Awards show executive producer, dies at 54

     
    Grammy Awards show executive producer John Cossette dies at 54....
  • Inside the banjo players' studio: Ed Helms and Steve Martin talk frailing, fingering and timing

     
    This Sunday, Steve Martin headlines the final night of the Bluegrass Situation, a four-night festival curated by fellow actor and fellow banjo enthusiast Ed Helms. If it’s anything like the concert Martin did at the same festival last year, you........
  • Remembering Owsley "Bear" Stanley (1935-2011) [Audio]

     
    The obituary for Owsley "Bear" Stanley ran in the news pages of the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, but it spiritually inhabits the music section. Though he never received the cult of his contemporary, Timothy Leary, the eccentric Stanley did......
  • Live review: Ryan Bingham and the Dead Horses at the El Rey Theatre

     
    Credit “Crazy Heart.” Last year Bingham won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for “The Weary Kind,” his theme song from the Jeff Bridges film about a washed-up country star. That Hollywood attention has greatly expanded Bingham’s following, as...
  • Live review: Wanda Jackson at the El Rey Theatre

     
    Jack White is a gifted guitarist obsessed with elusive morsels of rock’s past -- archeological evidence of the music’s soul. Having been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009, Wanda Jackson is officially a living, yodeling......
  • A true Hollywood story at Fountain Community Gardens

     
    Community Gardens Dispatch No. 16: Fountain Community Gardens, Los Angeles Only a few years ago, the tale of the 20,000-square-foot lot at the corner of Fountain Avenue and St. Andrews Place -- a stone's throw from the 101 Freeway in......
  • A few suggestions for the Grateful Dead video game coming this summer

     
    Despite reports of flagging sales of Guitar Hero, DJ Hero and Theremin Hero (ostensibly), the video game industry continues its quest to re-create every conceivable experience for PC and smart phone users. Hence, the recent report that a video game......
  • The Day of the Dead: A celebration of art and remembrance

     
    It's a common misconception that the Day of the Dead is an extension of Halloween. With its macabre moniker and heavy emphasis on skulls and skeletons, it's easy to make the connection since the Mexican holiday is celebrated on Nov.......
  • Dia de los Muertos: Honoring the dead con la vida

     
    When the celebrated Chicana artist Ofelia Esparza was growing up in East Los Angeles, her mother would usher the family to Calvary Cemetery each Nov. 2. The children played amid the headstones until it was time to eat. And then the narratives would begin....
  • Community gardens plan family celebration of Halloween, Day of the Dead

     
    The fourth annual Gathering of Community Gardens at the Stanford Avalon Community Garden is a celebration marking the harvest season as well as Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Alex Alferov and Summer Titone, who built the harvest altar......
  • The Day of the Dead comes to life tomorrow at the Folk Tree

     
    The Folk Tree's 27th Day of the Dead Altars & Ephemera exhibition celebrates the Día de los Muertos by displaying Mexican folk art and collections from local artists. The gallery, specializing in Latin-American folk art, will showcase through Nov. 9...