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Educational outreach at Grammy Museum

Grammy statue in the middle of the third floor at the Grammy Museum.

The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles isn’t just a place for music fans to see artists’ artifacts, but an educational center with resources made available to students to learn and expand within the music industry. Through its four floors of exhibit space, many Grammy awards can be found, including the multiple musical instruments and personal items from musicians, singers and ... Read More »

Minor league hockey ‘Reigns’ over the Inland Empire

Ontario Reign face off against the Bakersfield Condors November, 3rd 2014. (Photo: Kacy Hintz)

There’s a certain atmosphere about a hockey rink, starting with the crisp chill of the air surrounding freshly scraped ice. It’s the smell of buttered popcorn and cheap beer. Sharp specific sounds of skates cutting into the ice and pucks ringing off the crossbar. These rinks are not just places to watch hockey; they are hockey. Travel about 1,500 miles ... Read More »

The future of music is now: modern artists’ progressive moves

Music isn’t just about releasing a CD on a Tuesday anymore. Modern artists have challenged the way that music was meant to be both created and consumed thanks to a slew of technological advancements. Performers such as Lady Gaga, Kanye West and more recently Taylor Swift have taken charge of how they want to distribute their work. Whether it’s the promotional ... Read More »

The beat goes on; “NOW 52″ is released

"Now That's What I Call Music 52" album cover

Remember what you were listening to in 1998? Chances are if you were watching the right TV shows, you probably saw a commercial promising you a compilation of hits that’d never let you forget that year in music. The idea, which originated in the UK, was meant to be – and still is – as simple as it is brilliant. ... Read More »

Gyllenhaal is mesmerizing in ‘Nightcrawler’

(Photo courtesy of "Nightcrawler.")

Playing a dark and disturbed character is nothing new for veteran actor Jake Gyllenhaal. But his latest role in “Nightcrawler” has the A-list actor transformed into someone unrecognizable. Between the weight loss, the obsessive nature of his character and his greasy personality , Gyllenhaal mesmerizes as a man trying to make it in the world of LA crime journalism. Gyllenhaal ... Read More »

Zanerobe and TDE Celebrate “Primal” Launch

Vic Mensa Performing Image: Mitchell Gaddis

Australian based clothing line Zanerobe celebrated the launch of their ‘Primal’ collection at the Westin Mitchell Design Warehouse in Los Angeles Saturday. The evening was full surprises and performances by Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) artists. Some might think it’s odd that an Australian clothing line and a LA-based hip-hop record label are collaborating on a project but TDE and Zanerobe have history ... Read More »

Review: Taylor Swifts new album ’1989′

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If you loved Taylor Swift’s first album you may not like her most recent album “1989.” Seeing that T Swift started as a country singer and won multiple Grammys, it is safe to say that she will not be categorized as country any longer. Granted there is no dubstep involved, like her previous album that was still labeled country, but ... Read More »

Electronic promoter, DJ Gary Richards talks Hard Day of the Dead

Hard Founder, Gary Richards

After seeing the electronic music trend change “800 million times,” Gary Richards, DJ and organizer of the Hard electronic music events, says he learned a lot when it comes to throwing concerts and creating music. “I think people get into electronic music and really have no idea how or why,” Richards said in a recent telephone interview. “Their friends are ... Read More »

NBC to get new drama

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NBC is adding a new drama to its line up, according to Deadline Hollywood. Everyone remembers all the troublesome times Lindsay Lohan had not so long ago. Apparently those times are worth a whole hour on primetime television, well sort of. The untitled project is inspired by Lohan’s attorney, Shawn Holley. Deadline Hollywood notes that the project “delves into the life ... Read More »