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  • Album review: The Haden Triplets' 'The Haden Triplets'

    Album review: The Haden Triplets' 'The Haden Triplets'
    What possible street cred could there be in a roots-country record sung by three New York-born, Los Angeles-reared sisters and produced by a guy who grew up surrounded by the surf and sand of Santa Monica? Plenty, as it turns out, when the singers are...
  • 'Matilda the Musical' national tour to kick off at the Ahmanson

    'Matilda the Musical' national tour to kick off at the Ahmanson
    "Matilda the Musical," the hit family-friendly show based on the Roald Dahl book, will launch a national tour at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles in 2015, organizers announced Thursday. The musical, which won multiple Tony Awards, is currently...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' wins original song

    Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' wins original song
    In the end, some of the biggest names in pop music couldn’t topple a Disney princess. “Let It Go” from Walt Disney Pictures’ animated musical “Frozen” took the Oscar for original song, besting offerings from U2,...
  • Oscars 2014: Pink stays grounded in tribute to 'Wizard of Oz'

    Oscars 2014: Pink stays grounded in tribute to 'Wizard of Oz'
    The musical performances at this year's Academy Awards have tended toward the more stately. Rock stars U2 went acoustic. Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O stayed seated. Surely Pink would bring some showbiz excitement to the Oscars, no? Not quite. Pink...
  • The right time for Ross Golan's 'Wrong Man'

     The right time for Ross Golan's 'Wrong Man'
    Not two hours after he performed his passion project in an 88-seat theater on a recent Sunday night, Ross Golan made the rounds at a Grammy after-party hosted by Daft Punk, smiling as Jay Z and Beyoncé glided by and making nice with Madonna and Skrillex...
  • Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'

    Pianist Mike Garson debuts 'Symphonic Suite for Healing'
    Mike Garson obviously takes the piano very seriously, but he can chuckle over some of the contradictory paths that a versatile mastery of the keys has led him down. Maybe the unlikeliest of all is the one he's embarking on Saturday at Segerstrom Concert...
  • Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show

    Idina Menzel of 'Frozen' to sing at Oscars, open a Broadway show
    The coming week looks like it will be an extremely busy one for actress Idina Menzel. The "Wicked" and "Rent" veteran is scheduled to sing "Let It Go" from the Disney animated movie "Frozen" on Sunday at the Oscar ceremony at the Dolby Theatre in...
  • 'Big Fish' coming to Southern California following Broadway flop

    'Big Fish' coming to Southern California following Broadway flop
    "Big Fish," the elaborate stage musical based on the 2003 Tim Burton movie, flopped on Broadway last year, running for fewer than four months before closing at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York.  But this fish isn't dead in the water just yet. The...
  • Beats Music streams impressive playlists, but geeks want so much more

    Beats Music streams impressive playlists, but geeks want so much more
    Got discerning taste? Interested in digging in the digital crates for the best music available in the cloud? Then you've no doubt been targeted by Beats Music in the past few months. The much-hyped streaming service is the latest entry in an...
  • Oscar producers suit up for the big game

    Oscar producers suit up for the big game
    For some it's the Super Bowl, for others Olympic ice hockey — but for many, Oscar producer Neil Meron believes, the season's big game takes place in black-tie. "The Oscars is a sport," Meron said in an interview Thursday from a small office...
  • Regime change: Fallon survives transfer of 'Tonight Show' mantle

    Regime change: Fallon survives transfer of 'Tonight Show' mantle
    On Jimmy Fallon’s first night as host of NBC’s "Tonight Show," his first musical guests, the legendary Irish rock band U2, performed their first song perched precariously on the roof of Rockefeller Center with the New York City skyline and a...