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  • Linda Ronstadt and others remember Phil Everly (1939-2014)

    Linda Ronstadt and others remember Phil Everly (1939-2014)
    Responding to the death Friday of Phil Everly of the Everly Brothers, many of the world’s most respected rock and country vocalists expressed their sorrow over the loss. As these artists discussed the influence the Everlys had on their own music,...
  • 'The Book of Mormon' to hold lottery for $25 tickets at Pantages

    'The Book of Mormon' to hold lottery for $25 tickets at Pantages
    This post has been corrected. See below. "The Book of Mormon" will hold a lottery for a limited number of $25 seats before each performance when the national tour of the hit musical returns to the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles starting Jan. 21....
  • New Forum? Time to drop that cellphone and rethink concert-going

    New Forum? Time to drop that cellphone and rethink concert-going
    A stage, a sound system, musicians and a crowd. That's all you really need to put on a concert. Everything else — $12 beer, nachos, jumbo video screens, light show, 3-D glasses, VIP meet-and-greets, merch, vapor pen for your "medical marijuana"...
  • Golden Globes: From Matthew McConaughey to Bono, here's what they said

    Golden Globes: From Matthew McConaughey to Bono, here's what they said
    Hollywood rarely goes off script during the forced march of awards season. But the Golden Globe Awards, where giddy and often booze-fueled stars roam the halls of the Beverly Hilton Hotel, is a rare evening of spontaneity in the season. Here are a few...
  • Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle' rides high with three awards

    Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle' rides high with three awards
    Continuing its late surge through Hollywood's never-ending awards season, director David O. Russell's con game story "American Hustle" won a leading three trophies at the Golden Globes — including best musical or comedy — while the slavery...
  • Sony Pictures leads studios with four Golden Globes film wins

    Sony Pictures leads studios with four Golden Globes film wins
    Sony Pictures Entertainment led all studios with four Golden Globe wins in film categories on Sunday night. The studio's haul included three awards for "American Hustle," which had been nominated in seven categories. Sony Pictures, a unit of Sony Corp.,...
  • Music industry watches for potential 'Inside Llewyn Davis' effect

    Music industry watches for potential 'Inside Llewyn Davis' effect
    A budding folk singer's struggle to connect with fans is at the heart of Joel and Ethan Coen's latest film, "Inside Llewyn Davis," their historically informed story of a musician trying to find his way in the Greenwich Village folk music scene circa 1961....
  • Laura Benanti enjoys the spotlight with 'Sound of Music' TV splash

     Laura Benanti enjoys the spotlight with 'Sound of Music' TV splash
    "The Sound of Music" has been sweet to Laura Benanti. In 1998 at the age of just 18, she made her Broadway debut as Maria in a revival of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical, but it was her role last month as Maria's rival, the jilted Elsa Schrader, in NBC'...
  • Igudesman & Joo have fun with Mozart, other classical dudes

    Igudesman & Joo have fun with Mozart, other classical dudes
    Channeling Danny Kaye, Victor Borge, P.D.Q. Bach and other musicians-cum-comics, conservatory-trained violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo like to say that they don't make fun of classical music but rather that they have fun with classical...
  • Amnesty International concerts captured on 'Released!' DVDs, CDs

    Amnesty International concerts captured on 'Released!' DVDs, CDs
    It’s almost inconceivable today, but a generation ago, some of the biggest pop music events in the history of the planet came and went with no commercially available evidence left behind. That curious fact is brought to the fore with this week&...
  • T.S. Eliot widow's art collection sells for $12.9 million

    T.S. Eliot widow's art collection sells for $12.9 million
    T.S. Eliot never lived to see the Andrew Lloyd Webber stage musical "Cats," based on Eliot's collection of poems "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats." But Eliot's second wife and widow, Valerie, did live long enough to profit from the musical, amassing a...