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  • Kings fans should be more gracious

    Kings fans should be more gracious

    The Los Angeles Kings are finally an NHL powerhouse. After many years of mediocrity, the team stands alone atop the mountain. The last three seasons have yielded three straight trips to the Conference final, and two championships. The players are excited about the future, as the team looks to be on...
  • Mike Tyson interviewed for Genius Talks

    Mike Tyson interviewed for Genius Talks

    For those that recall the Mike Tyson of the '80s and '90s, seeing this man calmly, gently answering questions during the Genius Talks at the BET Experience was more than a little surreal. There was a time when Tyson was arguably to most feared man on the planet. Professional boxers then were...
  • Bill Withers is interviewed at BET Experience

    Bill Withers is interviewed at BET Experience

    Bill Withers is one of our finest songwriters. Some of his most popular songs include “Lean on Me,” “Ain’t No Sunshine,” “Use Me,” “Just the Two of Us,” Lovely Day” and “Grandma’s Hands.” Therefore, the prospect of a Genius Talk where actor Hill Harper would be chatting with the legendary singer...
  • Los Angeles Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle will not require foot surgery

    Los Angeles Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle will not require foot surgery

    One of the major concerns with Kentucky's Julius Randle heading into the 2014 NBA draft was his right foot. Many speculated that Randle's foot would require surgery and potentially force him to sit out the upcoming NBA season, but now that doesn't appear to be the case, according to Mike Bresnahan...
  • Dr. Mae Jemison impresses during BET Experience Genius Talks

    Dr. Mae Jemison impresses during BET Experience Genius Talks

    It was sincerely disappointing when only the first few front rows were filled for Dr. Mae Jemison’s Genius Talks interview during the 2014 BET Experience. Granted, it was still early in the Saturday lineup, and many attendees had not yet arrived. However, an opportunity to see the first ever African...
  • Guide to the O.co Coliseum

    Guide to the O.co Coliseum

    As part of the Coliseum Complex, the O.co Coliseum works in collaboration with the Oracle Arena to host concerts, sporting events, and other live entertainment shows. Newly renovated in 1995, the O.co Coliseum used its $120 million to completely remodel the interior of the venue. Not only did it...
  • Starlight Bowl's summer concert series in the San Fernando Valley

    Starlight Bowl's summer concert series in the San Fernando Valley

    Since 1992, the Starlight Bowl in Burbank has been providing Burbank and Los Angeles County with high energy concerts. The venue has become a premier “tribute” band magnet that is low cost each summer. Most describe the outdoor venue as magical. There is a long, winding road up to Stough Park where...
  • Salonen conducts Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev at the Hollywood Bowl

    Salonen conducts Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev at the Hollywood Bowl

    IMPORTANT PROGRAM UPDATE: Esa-Pekka Salonen and Yefim Bronfman have had to withdraw from this concert due to unforeseen circumstances. The program remains the same. James Gaffigan will conduct pianist Behzod Abduraimov. For more details, please visit the LA Phil website. The rare and widely...
  • LA Phil presents Bernstein & Gershwin at the Hollywood Bowl, July 10

    LA Phil presents Bernstein & Gershwin at the Hollywood Bowl, July 10

    Grammy Award-winning conductor and composer Bramwell Tovey will conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic orchestra and the multiple award-winning singer Dee Dee Bridgewater at the Hollywood Bowl on July 10, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. As the first of the 2014 Classical Thursdays summer concert series, the evening...
  • Breanna Kennedy plays the Westlake Village 4th of July Celebration

    Breanna Kennedy plays the Westlake Village 4th of July Celebration

    Breanna Kennedy is a singer-songwriter from originally from Salt Lake City who now lives in Los Angeles. She discusses her beginnings on guitar, the opportunity to meet and perform for Pete Townshend, and what she'd be doing if she weren't making music. AXS: You grew up with music. What was your...
  • Jeanie Buss will be involved in the Lakers sales pitch to Carmelo Anthony

    Jeanie Buss will be involved in the Lakers sales pitch to Carmelo Anthony

    The Los Angeles Lakers will pull out all the stops this summer in an attempt to right the ship as quickly as possible. Armed with a considerable amount of cap space, the Lakers will try to lure one or both of the top two free agents on the market in LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Although adding...
  • Los Angeles Lakers release 2014 NBA Summer League roster

    Los Angeles Lakers release 2014 NBA Summer League roster

    The 2014 NBA draft is now in the rearview for the Los Angeles Lakers as the storied franchise were able to bring in two promising young prospects in the form of Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson. Now that Randle and Clarkson are in the fold, the focus will be on NBA free agency and the upcoming NBA...
  • Get into the groove with Charnett Moffett's Spirit of Sounds Trio at Catalina's

    Get into the groove with Charnett Moffett's Spirit of Sounds Trio at Catalina's

    One of the world’s most extraordinary jazz bassists comes to Catalina’s Jazz Club on July 11 and July 12, 2014. Charnett Moffett’s Spirit of Sound Trio featuring Michael Ragonese on keyboards/piano, and drummer Brijesh Pandya, will perform nightly at 8:30 p.m. The trio will perform songs from...
  • Angels' Mike Trout may join Home Run Derby

    Angels' Mike Trout may join Home Run Derby

    When the Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout crushed a 500 foot home run in Kansas City against the Royals, it made many salivate at seeing him at the Home Run Derby. Trout is still unsure that he would compete in the home run derby even if he was asked by American League captain Jose Bautista. He...
  • Southern Culture on the Skids at The Constellation Room

    Southern Culture on the Skids at The Constellation Room

    Southern Culture on the Skids played The Constellation Room last night, and if you missed it, you missed a unique experience. The first thing you notice about the band - particularly if you're seeing your first Southern Culture on the Skids show - is the fashion. For this show, Dave Hartman (drums...
  • Kings of Culture takes the extra step in helping kids achieve life success

    Kings of Culture takes the extra step in helping kids achieve life success

    Kings of Culture is an organization dedicated to helping children and not just hearing them. Their vision is in line with many non-profits like the Boys and Girls club, Big Brother and Big Sister programs. The goal of these organizations align with each other in their missions and visions for a more...
  • The Price is right for the Dodgers

    The Price is right for the Dodgers

    With all the speculation on whereTampa Rays pitcher David Price will end up, one thing's for sure: he is expected to be moved by the trading deadline. Between the Milwaukee Brewers, the Kansas City Royals, Cleveland Indians and the Los Angeles Dodgers, LA has the best chance of landing Price in a...
  • OC Fair concert preview: LeAnn Rimes and Kristian Bush

    OC Fair concert preview: LeAnn Rimes and Kristian Bush

    There have been few people as impactful in the modern country music scene as LeAnn Rimes. With nearly 40 million albums sold worldwide, almost a dozen studio releases, and she helped pick up the baton that everyone from Patsy Cline to Shania Twain has helped carry over the years. On July 24, Rimes...
  • Guide to The Mint

    Guide to The Mint

    The Mint is one of the Los Angeles area's best known small music venues. While many up-and-coming artists have played here, it also attracts the fairly regular big name (and there was that one time in 2002 where Johnny Depp sat in on drums with the Bill Carter Band, as we've included here). It might...
  • Former LA Dodgers pitcher Bobby Castillo dies of cancer

    Former LA Dodgers pitcher Bobby Castillo dies of cancer

    Former Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Bobby "Babo" Castillo died in a Los Angeles hospital on Monday from a lengthy battle with cancer. Castillo was 59, but lived his life-long dream of pitching in the major leagues. Castillo played for both the Dodgers and the Minnesota Twins from 1977 - 1985, and...
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