5 days ago | Coachella
Visual art is the key factor that makes the difference between a concert and a festival, and Coachella knows it. After all, photos from this year's event sell the experience to next year's newcomers, and the visual landscape is just as import...
2 months ago | Jazz
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett The Wiltern Sunday, February 8, 2015 Before the vocalists took the stage, the 32-piece band opened with "Take The 'A' Train." Sparkling crystal swags hung from the proscenium, and the audience was elegant in evening...
3 months ago | Education
If you've ever seen Casablanca, you remember Sam the piano player. His fingers would glide over the keys as he simultaneously carried on a conversation with Ilsa, scanned the room for his boss, or sang, rarely needing to even look down at his hand...
5 months ago | Music Bidness
Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof. Woof. Mitchell Frank's barking ringtone is at it again. Tonight Frank is hosting a private party at the Regent Theater, his newly renovated venue on Main Street, in the Historic Core section of downtown Los Angeles. Outside...
6 months ago | Halloween
Grand Park's third annual Dia de los Muertos celebration is its most overtly political yet. Starting with 10 altars in 2012, the exhibit of tributes to the dead — some personal, some issue-driven — has now grown to include 50 different...
6 months ago | EDM
Is it that swing keeps coming back, or does it just refuse to go away? The last time early 20th century sounds burbled up to the surface was in the late '90s, when bands like Big Bad Voodoo Daddy haunted the Derby in Hollywood, a scene immortalize...