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  • The Rentals return with overwhelming confidence

    The Rentals return with overwhelming confidence

    In many cases, The Rentals’ Lost in Alphaville sounds like a more hip Weezer. Whereas that band has become quite the commercial juggernaut with mainstream-ready singles on each and every new album, The Rentals (led by former Weezer bassist, Matt Sharp) make groovy, hipster rock. The Rentals is also...
  • LA Galaxy are the Comeback Kings

    LA Galaxy are the Comeback Kings

    In the last nine unbeaten games, the LA Galaxy has made some impressive comebacks to save points and keep the team in the race for the best record in the MLS. Out of the last nine games, the Los Angeles Galaxy came back from behind in three games, giving them the reputation as the Comeback Kings. As...
  • Kris Bowers among Finalists competing for 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz

    Kris Bowers among Finalists competing for 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz

    Los Angeles-based jazz pianist Kris Bowers is among the five finalists competing for the 2015 Cole Porter Fellowship in Jazz which is produced every four years by the American Pianists Association. Presented by REI Real Estate Services, the competition begins September 27, 2014, at 8 p.m. in...
  • Los Angeles fall comedy preview: Kevin Smith, Chris Tucker, Steve Byrne

    Los Angeles fall comedy preview: Kevin Smith, Chris Tucker, Steve Byrne

    Los Angeles is one of the largest markets in the world for entertainment, and that includes comedy. Several legendary comedy clubs exist in the LA area, with some of the biggest names in the business making audiences laugh seven nights a week. Look below for the highlights in our Los Angeles fall...
  • LA Galaxy come from behind to beat FC Dallas and clinch playoffs

    LA Galaxy come from behind to beat FC Dallas and clinch playoffs

    The LA Galaxy came from behind by a goal and took the victory with a final score of 2-1 over FC Dallas on Saturday evening at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. With the victory over the Texan club team, the Los Angeles Galaxy also clinched the playoffs. The stats shows that the Los Angeles...
  • Sturgill Simpson proves country is alive and well with his new album

    Sturgill Simpson proves country is alive and well with his new album

    Even if you've heard people talk about Sturgill Simpson's latest album Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, you're not really prepared for what you hear when you start listening to it. While it is modern considering it was released earlier this year, the sound you hear is most definitely a throwback...
  • Nas coming to LA in October on Time Is Illmatic Tour

    Nas coming to LA in October on Time Is Illmatic Tour

    Legendary hip-hop rap artist and producer, Nas, will perform on a 20-city tour starting the first week of October in upstate New York. Nasir Jones has been on the road for all of 2014 performing at smaller venues and plans on booking more venues around the country in 2015. Nas will make his way...
  • LA Opera sets Verdi's 'La Traviata' in the Roaring '20s Art Deco era

    LA Opera sets Verdi's 'La Traviata' in the Roaring '20s Art Deco era

    The hottest ticket in Los Angeles Friday night was clearly the LA Opera's revival of "La Traviata" starring Plácido Domingo, Nino Machaidze, and Arturo Chacón-Cruz. This “Traviata,” which originated in Los Angeles in 2006 had the audience in the palms of their hands. The action is set in the...
  • Artist profile: Chick Corea

    Artist profile: Chick Corea

    Born Armando Anthony Corea in Chelsea, Massachusetts, on June 12, 1941, Chick Corea began studying piano at age four. He recorded his first record with Mongo Santamaria in 1962 as a sideman and later began composing originals including “La Playa” his first recorded composition in 1964. In 196...
  • LA Angels journey to AL West division title

    LA Angels journey to AL West division title

    After a five year drought, the Los Angeles Angels claim the AL West after defeating the Seattle Mariners 5-1, and an Oakland A's loss earlier this week. The Angels haven't won the AL West division crown since 2009, where the Texas Rangers and the Oakland A's dominated between 2010-13. A great deal...
  • Get to know singer-songwriter Ray William Roldan

    Get to know singer-songwriter Ray William Roldan

    Ray William Roldan is a bit of a surprising artist. He has a sound that is pure country, but that's not what's surprising. The surprising part is that he was born in New Jersey and lives in Los Angeles, but you'd never know just by listening to him. His songs have that sound you'd expect from...
  • LA Galaxy on the hunt for the Supporters' Shield award

    LA Galaxy on the hunt for the Supporters' Shield award

    The LA Galaxy is on the hunt for the Supporters’ Shield award, trophy given to the team with the best record, and it begins on Saturday evening with a match against FC Dallas at the StubHub Center. The current leader that is on pace in getting the prestigious award is the Seattle Sounders. As...
  • Eagle Rock Music Festival releases 2014 lineup

    Eagle Rock Music Festival releases 2014 lineup

    Step into fall by heading to the Eagle Rock Music Festival in Los Angeles. Held Oct. 4, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., the festival, now in its 16th year, features an eclectic mix of musicians, food and fun for the entire family. The festival recently announced its musical lineup, which includes more...
  • Five best places for microbrews in Los Angeles during Oktoberfest

    Five best places for microbrews in Los Angeles during Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest is a time to kick back with friends, find a great biergarten, and load up on hefeweizen, weisswurst, and sauerkraut. But sometimes, it's nice to break away from tradition a bit, and try something a little different. Here are five craft beer bars from around Los Angeles with a serious...
  • Chivas USA to rebrand and rebuild for MLS season

    Chivas USA to rebrand and rebuild for MLS season

    The Chivas USA team who shares their home facility with the Los Angeles Galaxy in Carson, will soon be sold to new ownership, no later than the end of the year, by Major League Soccer. There have been talks regarding the record amount the team could be sold for. The team will undergo a name change...
  • Guide to John Anson Ford Theatres

    Guide to John Anson Ford Theatres

    The John Anson Ford Theatres is a cozy outdoor venue nestled at the base of the Hollywood Hills in the Cahuenga Pass, just across the freeway from the Hollywood Bowl. It consists of a 1,200 seat amphitheatre and an indoor theatre that seats 87. It is owned and operated by the County of Los Angeles...
  • Jaime Penedo is back with the LA Galaxy

    Jaime Penedo is back with the LA Galaxy

    Goalkeeper Jaime Penedo from Panama is back with the LA Galaxy and will be back as the starter against FC Dallas on Saturday evening at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. Penedo was off playing with his national team for the 2014 Central American Cup that was held in the United States for two...
  • LA Galaxy vs FC Dallas Preview for Saturday

    LA Galaxy vs FC Dallas Preview for Saturday

    The LA Galaxy is set to play FC Dallas on Saturday evening at the StubHub Center. This will be the second meeting of the 2014 season between the two MLS Western Conference teams with the Los Angeles Galaxy taking the first victory back in May. In the last meeting, which was also played at the...
  • The Observatory hosts the Make the Music Go Bang! festival

    The Observatory hosts the Make the Music Go Bang! festival

    One of the great things about summer is that it's the time of year for music festivals. Well, this weekend we say goodbye to summer, but there is one last music festival before we move into fall. This festival is a good one too. If you're going to send off summer with one last music festival of the...
  • AJ DeLaGarza back with LA Galaxy after mourning son's death

    AJ DeLaGarza back with LA Galaxy after mourning son's death

    Defender AJ DeLaGarza of the LA Galaxy is back to the routine of being a soccer player after mourning the death of his new born son Luca. DeLaGarza came back on Wednesday to train with the LA Galaxy to bring things back to normal with himself and his involvement with the Angeleno team. As reported...
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