Historic Dunbar Hotel hosts Central Avenue Jazz Festival

It’s time once again for cool Jazz on a warm summer afternoon. The 19th Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival will take place this weekend in front of the famed Dunbar Hotel on historic Central Avenue in South Los Angeles. Showtime ...

Grand Park, Music Center to host National Dance Day

The Music Center, 135 North Grand Ave., and Grand Park, 200 North Grand Ave., are partnering with The Dizzy Feet Foundation (DFF) to present the West Coast’s flagship National Dance Day event for the third year in a row. Dancers ...


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The Whispers perform at Palmdale Amphitheater tomorrow

The legendary R&B group “The Whispers,” members of the Vocal and R&B Halls of Fame, will take the stage at the Palmdale Amphitheater tomorrow.

Art equals change

Art and culture have the power to change communities and inspire people to take action, and on July 22, the Community Coalition will hold an artivist forum from 5-9 p.m. at 8101 S. Vermont Ave., Los Angeles.

Fifth Harmony, Bea Miller to perform at Palmdale Amphitheater tomorrow

The highly popular all-girl group Fifth Harmony, fresh off their appearance on the Today Show and the release of their new single “Bo$$”, and X Factor star Bea Miller will bring music, energy and fun to Palmdale Amphitheater tomorrow at ...

Middle school metal band lands huge record deal

A trio of middle school rockers has just unlocked a major record deal.

KISS to take over Vegas 'Joint' in November

The legendary rock band KISS becomes the next big act to make an extended stop in Las Vegas.

Phil Vasser at Palmdale Amphitheater tomorrow

Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year Phil Vassar will take the stage at the Palmdale Amphitheater tomorrow at 8 p.m. as Palmdale’s summer concert series kicks off the 2014 season. 7

LA in a Day Fashion Show highlights young designers

Young professionals, fashion enthusiasts, and trendsetters converged at the Los Angeles Supper Club Tuesday night to attend the highly anticipated LA in A Day Fashion Show. Wall to wall the venue was filled with guests dressed in their best garments, ...

BET attempts to share genius in Los Angeles

The BET Awards and BET Experience returned to Los Angeles this weekend for a complete takeover of the L.A. Convention Center and L.A. Live. The awards took place on Sunday June 29, but the BET Experience, which was free to ...

Meshach Taylor of ‘Designing Women’ dead at 67

Another familiar Hollywood face bid farewell late Saturday—actor Meshach Taylor. He died at age 67 at his Altadena home, after battling cancer, his agent Dede Binder said.

Santa Clarita prepares for Thursdays @ Newhall

The city of Santa Clarita’s Thursdays @ Newhall, kicks off the month of July with a series of traditional and commemorative time periods for all to enjoy.

Jazz innovator Horace Silver dies at 85

Horace Silver, the innovative bandleader, composer and pianist who brought a grounded earthiness to the “hard bop” genre of Jazz in the 1950s, has died of natural causes at his New Rochelle, N.Y. home. He was 85.

Black Greeks celebrate unity in Southern California

Members of the Divine Nine Black Greek fraternities and sororities recently gathered in Southern California to celebrate unity at The 2014 California Greek Picnic (CGP).