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Ivor Levene

About Ivor Levene

Ivor Levene likes to interview musicians, write about music and musicians, play music, listen to music, read about music, photograph musicians, and anything else you can think of with music. He has been involved with the music scene for over thirty years and his posts have appeared all over the place! Ivor says "I'm going to write about music as long as I have something to say".

Rolling Stones Author To Visit Los Angeles

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here at The Los Angeles Beat, and I’ve been waiting for a local event that I think music fans in our fair city would want to know about.  And of course, there … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Woman In Motion – Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek, and The Remaking of NASA

Here’s a great film to make you feel good about where we are all going as a race, the human race.  “Woman In Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek, and The Remaking of NASA,” released yesterday, is a close look at … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons Why You Should not Miss The Los Angeles Auto Show this Year

The world-famous L.A. Auto Show starts tomorrow, November 22, 2019, and runs through December 1, 2019. The show will fill the LA Convention Center with over a thousand cars, trucks, SUVs, and electric vehicles. Of course, the big draw is … Continue reading

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The Brady Bunch Meets Heavy Metal at the Celebrity Bowl For Ronnie Fundraiser

I don’t know about you, but whenever I think of Heavy Metal, I think of The Brady Bunch. Why not? One group is decked out in leather and studs, and the other….Hmmm, OK, maybe not so much. What does the … Continue reading

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Rod Stewart with Jeff Beck at The Hollywood Bowl

Last night, two of the heaviest of heavyweights reunited at The Hollywood Bowl, where Jeff Beck performed a set with old bandmate and vocalist, Rod Stewart. Billed by the announcer as, “The first reunion of these legends in thirty-five years,” … Continue reading

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Heart and Soul, David Crosby at The Saban Theater

Somewhere in America, David Crosby has something important to say, and you need to hear it. He’s singing his heart out, joking with his audience, and playing as proficiently as ever, time has not caught up to him.  Last night … Continue reading

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Where Rock And Photography Meet Art

If you’ve ever read any of my articles, you know that there are two things that I’m absolutely passionate about; Music and Photography. If I can combine the two, I’m in heaven. Coming up on Saturday, September 14 is the … Continue reading

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Getting Real With David Crosby, Cameron Crowe, and A.J. Eaton

Yesterday I had the opportunity to speak with filmmaker Cameron Crowe, director A.J. Eaton, and the irascible, venerated musician David Crosby, to discuss their documentary, Remember My Name. Opening today in select theaters of Los Angeles and New York, the … Continue reading

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Nowhere To Run, Nowhere To Hide

Last night I had the rare pleasure of sitting through what felt like the shortest concert in history, but in reality went far into the night.  It felt much shorter than it was, primarily because that’s what a great concert … Continue reading

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Keith Richards at Morrison Hotel Galleries

You know that any post anywhere that starts with the words, “Keith Richards” has got to have a great time embedded in it. Last night at The Morrison Hotel Galleries was no exception. I say “Galleries” because the event, “Keith … Continue reading

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