NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) â The country duo Maddie & Tae took on gender stereotypes in their first platinum single, "Girl in a Country Song," and now they are targeting another overused effect in today's country music: electronic drum machines.
The veteran actor goes searching for talent in Afghanistan in the latest look at Barry Levinson's new dramedy, co-starring Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson and Danny McBride.... more
Queen food writer Ruth Reichl is making an appearance at the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts on Monday, August 31 as part of the center's lecture series (and probably to promote herÂ upcoming cookbook). The event brings together food from the likes of Chica, Hal Jr's Bar B Q and ShakeDown Ice Cream, craft beer from Henhouse and Fort Point and music from Crashing Hotels, Vanwave and more, all to benefit the San Francisco Rock Project. MISSION â 18 Reason's next pop-up dinner will feature Peruvian food from chef Nico Vera, who will talk about the history of the dishes he serves and play authentic Afro-Peruvian to eat to.
Starting in September, the Los Angeles Philharmonic will be giving people around LA the chance to virtually step inside Walt Disney Hall via an Oculus Rift headset. The virtual reality experience VAN Beethoven will be based out of a specially designed truck that will make its way around Los Angeles beginning on September 11, when it will be stationed outside Walt Disney Concert Hall, the home of the LA Phil, and ending on October 18 during CicLavia, which sees some of the city's streets closed to traffic. In between those two dates, the touring truck will make its way to the LA County Fair, the Hollywood Bowl, Museum Mile, Grand Park, the Levitt Pavilion and the LA Korean Festival, among other destinations -- and with more to be added as the event approaches.
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