2 days ago | Festivals
For the eighth year, Echo Park Rising will see bars, stores and other businesses in the Echo Park area join forces for a free festival that celebrates, for the most part, local music, art, culture, food and so much more. EPR has fast become a high...
8 days ago | Metal
An interview with Otep Shamaya, singer and songwriter with the metal band that shares her name, is never dull. The razor-sharp, politically active and damn funny frontwoman has never been short of a word or two about that which grinds her gears, s...
9 days ago | Diversity
Dr. Michelle Flowers Taylor said the idea for the program came out of her doctoral research on academically high-achieving girls of color. In interviewing them, she realized that many of them found their way to STEM (science, technology, engineeri...
10 days ago | Cock Rock
On paper, Ultraphonix are a tough sell. Corey Glover is the frontman with NYC hard rock/funk metal troupe Living Colour, a band that formed in the mid-’80s and gave zero fucks about other people’s opinions of what rock music is — what it’s suppos...
11 days ago | Grunge
Starting a band, rehearsing, booking gigs, making the whole damn thing work — these are genuine challenges for grown adults with day jobs and reasonable cash flow. But for a group of musicians who are still in school, the task can be monumental.