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“Up, Up and Away ” Starring 
Marilyn Mccoo & Billy Davis, Jr. Featuring New Material
Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., are the voices, original stars and lead singers of the legendary group, The 5th Dimension, before leaving the group in 1975.   ... read more / view event »
Matt Barnes and Snoop Dogg Host 5th Annual Celebrity Football Game Against Cancer
August 16, 2018
NBA champion Matt Barnes joined forces with hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg to host the 5th annual Athletes vs. Cancer celebrity football game. ... read more »
Soul Icon, Aretha Franklin is Seriously Ill  
August 16, 2018
Fans and friends, including Mariah Carey and Missy Elliott, offered prayers and well wishes to Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin, who is seriously ill.  ... read more »
Bruno Mars adds Charlie Wilson and More to Replace Cardi B on 24k Magic Finale Tour
August 15, 2018
After the perfect duet between Bruno Mars and Cardi B, fans couldn’t wait to see the two tour the world together. The Finesse single burned the charts as the collaboration brought back a 90’s nostalgia. ... read more »
Taste of Soul’s 7th Annual StarQuest Singing Competition, Bigger and Better Than Ever! 
August 9, 2018
Participants can now audition three different ways   ... read more »
Singing With Passion Comes Easy to Jordyn Simone
August 2, 2018
Singing is second nature to Jordyn Simone, a talented Los Angeles vocalist who is well on her way to stardom. ... read more »
Hip-hop Pioneer MC Lyte Partners with the NNPA to Give Back
August 2, 2018
Hip-hop pioneer MC Lyte is the national spokesperson for the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) Discover The Unexpected (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. ... read more »
Entertainment Legend Ben Vereen brings his Joy of Life and Love of his people to the Catalina Theater
August 2, 2018
Ben Vereen is bringing his legendary performance to the Catalina Theater on August 10th. The fact that Ben Vereen, who has remained a musical icon after all these years, is not a surprise to his legion of fans. ... read more »
Skirball Cultural Center Announces its Twenty-second Annual FREE Summertime Outdoor Concert Series
The Skirball Cultural Center announces the lineup for its twenty-second annual free summertime live music series, Sunset Concerts. This year’s artists showcase local and global influences from Malawian Nyanja Vibes, socially conscious R&B, psychedelic dream-pop, and Afro-Americana to experimental indie rock and Ethiopian funk. In addition to pioneering new sounds inspired by their own cultural identities and traditions, they utilize their art to bridge communities. Presented every summer since 1997 in the Skirball’s picturesque hillside setting, Sunset Concerts features both emerging and established talents, drawing music fans from across greater Los Angeles. ... read more / view event »
R. Kelly Sings About Troubles In Revealing 19-minute Song
July 26, 2018
Kelly sings about his troubles and battles in a new 19-minute song, addressing sexual abuse claims against him that have put a screeching halt on his career.  ... read more »
Large Turnout for Funeral of Joe Adams, Longtime Manager of Ray Charles 
July 26, 2018
On Sat., Jul. 21, mourners from across the country turned out for the funeral services of  Joe Adams, the longtime manager of legendary musician Ray Charles and former Chairman of the Board of The Ray Charles Foundation. ... read more »
23rd Annual Central Avenue Jazz Festival Returns with Silky Sounds
July 26, 2018
Free outdoor festival on July 28-29 will feature multicultural foods, interactive pavilions and activities for all ages. ... read more »
Singer El DeBarge Arrested on Suspicion of Vandalism
July 19, 2018
Singer El DeBarge was arrested on suspicion of felony vandalism in the San Fernando Valley. DeBarge, 57, whose birth name is Eldra DeBarge, was taken into custody about 9 p.m. on July 13 by officers from the Los Angeles Police Department's West Valley Station. ... read more »
Charlie Wilson: From Homelessness To The Hollywood Bowl
July 19, 2018
A titan is defined as a person who is influential in a certain field. R&B legend Charlie Wilson fits the definition.   ... read more »
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