Category Archives: Music

A Day Of Blues To Be Livestreamed On Can’t Stop The Blues–10+Hours Of Free Music To Help Local Charities

A Day of Blues is the Long Beach Blues Society’s answer to keeping the music, events and important charitable donations going during the COVID-19 crisis. Featured artists will include Robert Cray, Keb’ Mo’, Tommy Castro, Diana Rein, Sugarray Rayford, Blind … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: All Kinds of Icons, Part 1

  “The Best of Cher” (2020, Time Life) This nine-DVD, 15-hour Time Life set, which covers the post-Sonny/pre-movie stardom and post-Oscar periods of her career, provides not only an abundance of footage of El Centro’s Cheryl Sarkisian, but also examples … Continue reading

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The Rundown: The Week in Brief 9/18/2020

The Bobcat Fire in the Angeles National Forest Continues to Rage The Bobcat Fire, which began on September 6th, has now  burned over 50,000 acres and is at 3% containment, continuing to affect the skies and air quality, as far away … Continue reading

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The Tribe and Chris Carter Pay Homage to the Beatles @ Coach House on 9/5

The LA-based classic rock collective The Tribe Band will perform songs by the Beatles as part of a Labor Day Weekend live-streaming event and countdown on Saturday, September 5. Chris Carter, host of the long-running “Breakfast with the Beatles” radio … Continue reading

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Put Aside Your Worries and Play Some Music

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 08/28/20

Alpine Village near Torrance may be Designated a Historic Landmark Anyone who grew up in the South Bay will remember Christmas shopping trips to Alpine Village, the largest, drunkenest Oktoberfest in California, their huge weekend swap meets, and 80s punk … Continue reading

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Book Review: Growing Wild by K.P. Rennie

Ever since the beginning of rock ‘n’ Roll, parents and teens have been at odds, whether the kid’s hair was too long, too short, or too purple. Add in undiagnosed learning or mood disorders, possibly an unreported trauma, and for … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk, Blondie, St. Vincent & Other Hollywood Bowl Shows to Stream Live Starting Sunday

For 98 years, countless Angelenos enjoyed leisurely evenings at the Hollywood Bowl. COVID-19 brought these beloved summer outings to a screeching halt, and it’s been a serious sonic loss. Starting this Sunday, and every Sunday evening through October 11, assuage … Continue reading

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The Rundown: This Week in Brief 8/21/2020

Saving a Piece of Art History from Demolition The unassuming Sun Cleaners building on Franklin Ave in Los Feliz was once the art studio for Sister Mary Corita, or Corita Kent, from 1960 to 1968. Kent, celebrated as part of … Continue reading

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TODAY! (DE)TOUR, Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Virtual Charity Festival, NOW Streaming Live for COVID relief

The Morrison Hotel Gallery and Rolling Live Studios, in association with NIVA and MusiCares, are hosting (De)Tour, a day-long virtual charity festival. This is a free event, however, all donations will be matched by Spotify for COVID-19 relief are welcome. … Continue reading

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