Peter Asher is still a musical force

SANTA MONICA, CA–When Gordon Waller passed away seven years ago, his long-time partner Peter Asher decided…

Kool & the Gang keeps the funk alive

LOS ANGELES-There was a “celebration” at the Microsoft Theatre on Sunday night as the “Keeping The…

Race and justice define ‘Doubt, A Parable’

Any time you have religion, sex and race in the mix of things, more than likely…

Steve Miller Band rocks the Greek

The Steve Miller Band made a stop at the Greek Theatre on their North American summer…

Peace and love from Aloe Blacc

The Ford Signature Series at the newly-renovated John Anson Ford Amphitheatre, a jewel in the Hollywood…

Gladys Knight: Classy never gets old

LOS ANGELES, CA-It was Gladys being Gladys. The oversized but well-groomed afro immediately caught your attention.…

Lei Jia Brings Her Quintessential Voice to North America

BEIJING-As China gains in international stature, the country’s most important annual holiday, the Spring Festival (or…

Passing the Musical Torch

“I love fashion and music so, I created an event where they could collide for a…

Otis Redding Gets Gibson Tribute

The King of Soul, Otis Redding, was honored July 15 with a Gibson Art Guitar on…

Porgy & Bess: Masterpiece Theatre

For the past month,  the Ahmanson Theatre has trotted out a classic stage musical in Porgy…

Identifying With ’Twelve Angry Men’

Pasadena-The premise of “12 Angry Men” is an all-time classic. The original film acted out masterfully…

AN EVENING OF FUNK

Los Angeles – The KHHT-FM Hot 92.3 Old School Funkfest at The Greek Theatre last Saturday…

Vanessa Bell Calloway Exalts ‘Letters From Zora’

PASADENA-Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway may pick up an Academy Award one day for her theatrical talents.…

5 Reasons Why Long Beach Jazz Festival Glitters

Everything that glitters does not turn into gold. One exception is the Long Beach Jazz Festival…

Monday’s Meditation: George Duke’s Lasting Legacy

LONG BEACH-The great musician known as George Duke is no longer present with us on earth.…