Category Archives: Interviews

Duff McKagan – It’s So Easy And Other Lies Begins Theatrical Run

  Music fans love to get an inside look at the lifestyles of their idols, and the new documentary It’s So Easy and Other Lies, directed by Christopher Duddy does not disappoint.  The film is a vertiginous ride through the … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Malibu Guitar Fest: 4 Days Of Guitar Worship And Amazing Music!

The Malibu Guitar Festival is in its second year and boasts an impressive list of musical artists, mostly and obviously guitarists, who have been influentially known for their craft or have been GRAMMY nominees and award winners, and who have … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview: Larkin Poe

Larkin Poe are awfully young to be ten years into their music career. Touring on the bluegrass circuit as the Lovell Sisters in their mid-teens, sisters Rebecca and Megan Lovell gained extensive road experience, including the start of a long … Continue reading

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“The Andersonville Trial” Onstage Now at Burbank’s Grove Theatre Center

“As we entered the place, a spectacle met our eyes that almost froze our blood with horror, and made our hearts fail within us.” ~ Robert H. Kellogg, Union Army Sergeant Major in the 16th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers, Andersonville Prison, … Continue reading

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Book Launch This Weekend of “Shot in the Dark: The Collected Photography of David Arnoff”

David Arnoff will be in Los Angeles this weekend launching his epic photography book, Shot in the Dark: The Collected Photography of David Arnoff. In his stunning catalogue of the nascent punk scene, Arnoff has captured the essence of a … Continue reading

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KISS at The Morrison Hotel Gallery in West Hollywood

Last night, founding members of KISS showed up at The Morrison Hotel Gallery at The Sunset Marquis to promote an exhibit of Japanese art known as the KISS + UKIYO-E Project, a traditional art produced using wood-block prints. The exhibition, … Continue reading

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Interview With James D. Cooper – Lambert and Stamp

I recently discussed the making of Lambert and Stamp with first-time Director James Cooper.  More than just your usual music-related documentary, this stark film hits home on both an artistic and an informative standpoint.  There are many brilliant insights into … Continue reading

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Tony Franklin – Reading Between The Lines

There are few bass players around today who showcase the true versatility of the bass as both a rhythm and lead instrument in the way that Tony Franklin manages to do. Known to his legions of followers as “The Fretless … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Voice Arts Awards Gala/William Shatner Interview

Last night was the second annual VoiceArts awards gala in Hollywood. One can be forgiven for not being aware that this event even existed, it is after all, only the second time that this event has been held. On deeper … Continue reading

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The Stars Come Out To Shine at Skylight Theatre Company’s Salute to Ed Asner

“Tonight I feel like I’ve been reborn, because through the many things that you have said, the memories that you have shared tonight, I feel like I have come to know myself all over again!”- Ed Asner, addressing the audience … Continue reading

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