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Former undisputed heavyweight champion of the world Mike Tyson scored one of the more impressive comebacks of his colorful career last night. That he did so in his one-man autobiographical show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, on the stage of Hollywood's Pantages Theat ... More >>
A studio complex where the Beatles, Elvis and the Beach Boys recorded went up in flames tonight, according to the L.A. Fire Department and reports.
The blaze at 1041 N. Orange Avenue in Hollywood (a.k.a. 1041 Production Studios) was reported about 7 p.m. and was put out in 18 minutes, according to ... More >>
By Kirk Silsbee
Rhythm and blues giant Johnny Otis passed away on Tuesday in Altadena. He was 90. At times a bandleader, talent scout, club owner, and broadcaster, among other titles, his caravan tours in the 1950s helped popularize R&B throughout the country. His influence on the genre is incalcul ... More >>
Stock image: Sven Thielmann/ECM RecordsGary Peacock, Keith Jarrett, and Jack DeJohnetteWho: Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette
Where: UCLA Royce Hall
Better than...any other piano trio on the planet.
Last night the trio of pianist Keith Jarrett, bassist Gary P ... More >>
The Hollywood Forever Cemetery has become synonymous with rock 'n' roll thanks to great live shows (recently, Patrick Wolf and Jens Lekman) and its popular Cinespia screenings. But its headstones are what makes it sacred ground for music fans. Even Morrissey says he wants to be buried there.
Holl ... More >>
Larry GrahamBy Sean O'Connell
This Sunday at the Hollywood Bowl you'll be able to catch Larry Graham, wedged between performances by sand-swept Spyro Gyra and saxophone loverboy Dave Koz. But, Graham is a pioneering funk bassist, so why the heck is he a part of the Bowl's Smooth Summer Jazz ... More >>
"They became our Beatles: all the stuff that was going on in Beatlemania, we translated into Midnitermania. In this microcosm which is East Los Angeles, this is something that belongs to us. It gave young kids who would eventually become musicians like myself inspiration to pursue a career in music, ... More >>