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Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson Saluted at First Grammy Museum Gala, Architects of Sound: Motown

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

hese men got the whole world dancing, swaying, singing along (and they still do). Mr. Robinson's angelic vibrato may sing words, but in attempts to define it, it defies them! And words cannot convey the beauty and import of this event. But for you, I'll give it a go.

Bob Marley, the Messenger

Suzan McDowell | Posted 11.07.2013 | Miami
Suzan McDowell

Walking through the Bob Marley Messenger exhibition I was moved by the ordinary origins of this prophetic soul who transcended race, culture, class and heritage.

Goddess of New Wave: A Conversation With Berlin's Terri Nunn

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

It was in the midst of glam metal and punk rock in late 1970s Los Angeles that Terri Nunn, the queen of New Wave, emerged as the lead vocalist of Berlin. Nunn mesmerized with tantalizing appeal, encompassing the alluring glam of David Bowie combined with the powerful confidence of Grace Slick.

Asha Puthli at the GRAMMY Museum

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 10.27.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Asha Puthli was to become the first female Indian pop star, vocalizing breathily pre-Donna Summer, implementing her stupefying trills, scats and roars on numerous recordings in various genres and in multiple languages.

mun2 Upfront Move Forward as Grammy Museum Honors Rivera (SLIDESHOW)

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.11.2013 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

I started out doing a story on mun2's upfronts as a segue to a story on how shows make it to TV at all. But then, as many stories do, it led into another direction and ended up in the heart of the Grammy Museum surrounded by Jenni Rivera's belongings, and her family.

Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss Celebrate 50th Anniversary of A&M Records

Jay Weston | Posted 12.08.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Imagine this... two guys have been partners for 50 years in the volatile music business, and until they sold the company in 1989 (for several hundred million dollars!), they didn't even have a written contract between them!

The Beach Boys' Kids Form A Cover Band

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.10.2012 | Home

Like fathers like sons. And daughters. While the Beach Boys are currently enjoying a massive 50th anniversary tour around North America, a bunch o...

A Musical Portrait of LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

"Trouble in Paradise" and "Who Shot Rock & Roll" serve to remind of us of how much music can shape the very landscape of our lives and our times, through journeys that both define and transcend the place where we live.

Woody Guthrie's Los Angeles

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Peter Dreier

Surely if Guthrie -- best known for "This Land Is Your Land," often considered America's alternative national anthem -- were alive today, he'd be writing songs about families fighting bank foreclosures, university students protesting tuition increases, workers organizing and people mobilizing for immigrants rights.

Robbie Robertson On Working With Martin Scorsese

Rolling Stone | Posted 12.13.2011 | Fifty

Since they first teamed up on The Last Waltz 35 years ago, Robbie Robertson and Martin Scorsese have enjoyed a prolific working relataionship, collabo...

Weekend To-Do List: Live Shows, Film Screenings, And Valentine's Day-Inspired Events

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend if you're looking for live entertainment, you can choose from indie, family-oriented and classical music events or head to a local comedy...

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Finds a Home

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Most songwriters, even successful ones, toil alone or with a single collaborator. To call them unsung would be oxymoronic, but with a few exceptions t...

PHOTOS: Unusual Music Venues In LA: Guitar Shops, Museums, & Cemetaries

Los Angeles Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine. Not the stage-diving type? These music venues might change your mind For the rest of the list and more of...

LA Film Fest: Did MTV Kill the Music Video Star?

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

Film festivals aren't typically the place where you expect to see music videos, but this being Los Angeles Film Festival it's not surprising that musi...

Lust & Larceny, Primeval Love, & Our Thirsty World: Your Weekend-To-Do List

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

For the rest of the best in Los Angeles cultural happenings, check out Flavorpill LA. ...

Nanci Griffith Releases New Album, Plays At The Grammy Museum

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Howie Klein

The exhibit explores the 200-year history of music and politics in America, assembling over 100 diverse artifacts from government archives, private collections, and myriad musical artists.

The Grammy Museum Is L.A. Live's Christmas Gift to City of Angels

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paige Donner

L.A. Live's Grammy Museum is an interactive playground using technology that facilitates the experience of music in so many ways; it is much more than a traditional museum.