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Scotto Moore and his novel, Your Favorite Band Can Not Save You
Daryl M., April 17, 2019

Scotto Moore is a Seattle playwright whose works include several speculative fiction themed plays.


Collage of a some selected National Recording Registry 2019
Keith Chaffee, April 12, 2019

In 2000, Congress created the National Recording Preservation Board, an agency of the Library of Congress, to select titles each year for a National Recording Registry.


Coachella Valley image with album covers
Tina Lerno, April 11, 2019

The very first Coachella Festival was twenty years ago! If you were there in 1999 (as was I), you are officially old(er).


8 album covers of women jazz musicians
Eileen Ybarra, March 27, 2019

Jazz is one of my favorite music genres. I've been a fan for almost twenty years. For me, it started with listening to my parent's old jazz records on vinyl when I was in high school. Eventually, I moved onto CDs in college and then downloading mp3s.


Jack Nicholson in Chinatown (1974)
Alan Westby, March 11, 2019

The success and lasting popularity of the 1974 neo-noir classic, Chinatown, are often credited to Robert Towne's


LA Made logo surrounded by photos of performers
Tina Lerno, January 19, 2019

Get ready, we're preparing to launch Season 4 of the LA Made cultural programming series on February 1, 2019!


Colorful collection of ukuleles
Marc Horton, January 19, 2019

Go ahead, admit it: you’ve always wanted to learn how to play an instrument. Maybe you tried the piano when you were a kid, but it was too hard. Maybe you received a guitar for Christmas one year, but it just collected dust in your closet. Introducing: the ukulele!


Donna Summer "Queen of Disco"
Keith Chaffee, December 28, 2018

Donna Summer was born on December 31, 1948. Summer is best remembered as the "Queen of Disco," but her career lasted for thirty years after the disco era ended. Summer was raised in Boston, and moved to New York after high school.


Engelbert Humperdinck and an illustration of his opera Hänsel und Gretel
Keith Chaffee, December 21, 2018

Engelbert Humperdinck's opera Hänsel und Gretel was first performed on December 23, 1893, in Weimar, Germany.


Singer/songwriter Gordon Lighfoot with his guitar
Keith Chaffee, November 16, 2018

Gordon Lightfoot was born on November 17, 1938. Lightfoot is a Canadian singer/songwriter whose songs have been recorded by dozens of artists, and who is best known for a string of hit records in the 1970s.


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