| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:51 PM
LAS VEGAS -- "The Super Bowl of music."
That's how Clear Channel Communications executive Tom Poleman described the iHeartRadio Music Festival that his employer is putting on this weekend in Las Vegas. And judging by the number of A-list acts due to...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
This year's fall pop music season offers your average 21st century bounty, one with so many colors, textures, varieties, personalities and avenues for consumption that it's pretty easy to frame an argument depending on mood or agenda.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:48 AM
Drivers who dealt with the traffic mess caused by a partial closure of Hollywood Boulevard for Paul McCartney’s concert Monday night would do well to remember an alternative route for Tuesday. This time, the stage will belong to Justin Timberlake....
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:30 PM
"Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I'm 64?" sang a twentysomething Paul McCartney in his semi-confrontational love song, an interrogation of romantic commitment through the trials of physical decay.
For Jason DaSilva, the...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
"Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin'," which premieres Tuesday on PBS, inducts the (very) late guitarist, singer and songwriter into the PBS hall of "American Masters."
It's a sometimes-enlightening, regularly exciting, always watchable documentary...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Veteran TV director Michael Pressman got a surprising response when he asked students in his film directing class to describe their dream jobs.
“Your job,” he said they told him recently. “We want to be the director in charge of a TV...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:37 PM
When Paul McCartney put out a solo album titled “Memory Almost Full” in 2007, veteran British Broadcasting Corp. producer Kevin Howlett might well have smiled.
Memory can indeed play tricks on anyone -- even Beatles -- as the years roll by....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:00 AM
If your DVR still holds the complete recording of last December's benefit concert at Madison Square Garden for Hurricane Sandy victims, the new film "12-12-12" is no reason to hit the delete button yet. Directors Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening put...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Paul McCartney appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday to release 30 Greenpeace activists detained for staging a protest two months ago at an Arctic drilling platform, reminding the Kremlin leader of their friendly 2003 meeting and the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 8:00 AM
On Oct. 25, 1975, Elton John played the first of two sold-out concerts at Dodger Stadium for a combined audience of 110,000 people. The gigs helped establish John as one of the most theatrical pop stars in the world: a piano-pounding dynamo prowling the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:26 PM
Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon know just how #ridiculous the hashtag frenzy has become.
Timberlake, 32, who's all over the media this week promoting the next installment of his album "The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2," out Monday, appeared in a pre-...