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News: Scorsese & DiCaprio Retrospect, LA

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The American Cinematheque announced today that it will feature a two-day retrospective of the film collaborations of Academy Award®winning director Martin Scorsese and three-time Academy Award nominated actor, Leonardo DiCaprio on November 13 and 14 at the historic Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. The two-day event will feature screenings of the four acclaimed films on which Scorsese and DiCaprio have collaborated: ... Read More »

Music Interview: Justin Gage + L.A.

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  For those whom have never been to L.A., imaginations often conjure scenes of red carpets, Hollywood premieres and shopping on Rodeo Drive a la Pretty Woman (or Entourage, depending on your age). But for those outside “the business” who call L.A. home, it is a very different city; a city with an active music scene and growing art world. ... Read More »

Navigating Calicountry

Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace, Pioneertown, California

In Music+Travel Worldwide, Jessica Hundley is your guide to all things Calicountry. It’s the sound of the American West, of adventure and cowboys and the wide open spaces, a sound filled with the heartache of the great wide open. California’s brand of country music got its start with Roy Rogers, and by the 1960s L.A. acts like Gram Parsons had ... Read More »

New York Gets Hard

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New York, ya’ll better get ready to party. This weekend, Hard is coming to NYC. And the LA-based audio-visual extravaganza is bringing an all-star line-up of artists — including Major Lazer, Destructo and Crookers — to Terminal 5 (610 W 56th St., New York City; 212-665-3832), Saturday night from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. To sample what’s in store, check ... Read More »

Location-less in LA

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What happens when your film’s version of going on location is standing front of a green screen? Sure it can look good on the theaters, but in reality there’s not much there. While we’re sure Roland Emmerich’s upcoming ‘2012‘ is going to be a hit — after all, it’s got plenty of floods and explosions and doomsday paranoia — you ... Read More »

A Roman (Polanski) Holiday

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Roman Polanski may not be going anywhere for a while, now that (allegedly?) raping a 13-year-old has finally caught up with him and all. He may be holed up in a Swiss jail, but his films provide a trip around the world. Even after his exile from the United States in 1977, the director continued to shoot on location throughout Europe ... Read More »

Breakin’ in LA

Ice-T in 'Breakin' and Entering'

The year was 1983 and hip-hop was king. ‘Breakin’ and Enterin‘,’ a documentary about a Los Angeles hangout Radiotron, introduced the world to break dancing and a young rapper named Ice-T.   A year later, the doc was turned into ‘Breakin’,’ an updated version of ‘West Side Story,’ about a jazz dancer who falls in love with a b-boy named Ozone. ... Read More »

New Boyz: The New West Coast Sound

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They may only be 17, but the New Boyz are leading the latest wave of the West Coast sound. The Los Angeles-based duo of Ben J and Legacy hit it big with “You’re a Jerk,” an ode to jerkin’ dance craze that’s taken over the city’s teen scene. Steeped in laid-back party beats and styled with Day-Glo ’80s and ’90s ... Read More »

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