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November 25, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Anschutz Entertainment Group has parted ways with Randy Phillips, the chief executive of its live entertainment arm AEG Live, the company said Monday. Jay Marciano, AEG's chief operating officer, has been named AEG Live's chairman.  The exit of Phillips, who joined the company in 2002, is part of a restructuring of the division's management, in which Marciano will take a more active role in leading the subsidiary with a team of executives.  ...
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November 25, 2013 | By Ryan Faughnder
Anschutz Entertainment Group has parted ways with Randy Phillips, the chief executive of its live entertainment arm AEG Live, the company said Monday. Jay Marciano, AEG's chief operating officer, has been named AEG Live's chairman.  The exit of Phillips, who joined the company in 2002, is part of a restructuring of the division's management, in which Marciano will take a more active role in leading the subsidiary with a team of executives.  ...
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BUSINESS
June 16, 1994 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
In one of the first antitrust reviews of a major telecommunications deal, the Justice Department said Wednesday that it will allow British Telecommunications to go ahead with a modified plan to acquire 20% of MCI Communications Corp. The alliance pairs Britain's largest telecommunications company with the second-largest U.S. long-distance provider as they pursue the $10-billion market for international business customers.
BUSINESS
January 6, 2012 | By Alex Pham and Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times
Billionaire Ron Burkle has added movie production and concert promotion to the arenas he wants to play in. The man who made his fortune bagging supermarket chains and selling them off for billions went into the live music business Thursday by purchasing Artist Group International, a New York agency that books concerts for Billy Joel, Metallica and others. He concurrently invested in the movie business by taking a stake in independent movie studio Relativity Media. Y Entertainment group, a newly formed subsidiary of Burkle's investment firm Yucaipa Cos., made the two deals separately for undisclosed sums of money.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 22, 1987 | CHRIS PASLES, Times Staff Writer
San Diego-based Three's Company seemed afflicted with a severe case of superficial chic in a dance program shared with violinist Erica Sharp and trombonist Miles Anderson at the County Museum of Art on Monday. The dancers--Nancy McCaleb, Jean Isaacs, Faith Jensen Ismay and guest Denise Dabrowski--looked best when playfully exploring abstract, formal qualities of movement. Whenever they attempted to embody narrative or social meanings, their dances turned slick and empty.
BUSINESS
March 22, 1996 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here are a few tips on how to buy concert tickets if you plan to resell them at a profit. 1. The object is to go through the line at your local ticket outlet as quickly as possible and, if you can, go through the line again. Every second wasted makes a difference. 2. Be discreet in your dealings and remain as inconspicuous as possible. The reason for this is that there may be fans in line who feel you are cheating them out of better seats. Also, store employees may become irritated with you. 3.
BUSINESS
January 6, 2012 | By Alex Pham and Ben Fritz, Los Angeles Times
Billionaire Ron Burkle has added movie production and concert promotion to the arenas he wants to play in. The man who made his fortune bagging supermarket chains and selling them off for billions went into the live music business Thursday by purchasing Artist Group International, a New York agency that books concerts for Billy Joel, Metallica and others. He concurrently invested in the movie business by taking a stake in independent movie studio Relativity Media. Y Entertainment group, a newly formed subsidiary of Burkle's investment firm Yucaipa Cos., made the two deals separately for undisclosed sums of money.
BUSINESS
August 22, 2008 | From Times Wire Services
Concert company Live Nation Inc. said it had agreed to an exclusive five-year deal with entertainment firms CIE and Time for Fun to extend its reach into Latin America. Terms were not disclosed.
BUSINESS
November 16, 2007 | From Times Wire Services
Live Nation Inc., the concert touring company, said it would acquire Signatures Network Inc., a music merchandise company, in a deal valued at $79 million in cash, stock and debt.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 25, 2007 | Richard Cromelin
The U.S. entry in "Live Earth," the set of seven concerts being staged around the world July 7 to raise awareness of global warming, will take place at Giant Stadium in New Jersey, but plans are also in place for an unofficial companion concert at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum the same day.
BUSINESS
March 22, 1996 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here are a few tips on how to buy concert tickets if you plan to resell them at a profit. 1. The object is to go through the line at your local ticket outlet as quickly as possible and, if you can, go through the line again. Every second wasted makes a difference. 2. Be discreet in your dealings and remain as inconspicuous as possible. The reason for this is that there may be fans in line who feel you are cheating them out of better seats. Also, store employees may become irritated with you. 3.
BUSINESS
June 16, 1994 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
In one of the first antitrust reviews of a major telecommunications deal, the Justice Department said Wednesday that it will allow British Telecommunications to go ahead with a modified plan to acquire 20% of MCI Communications Corp. The alliance pairs Britain's largest telecommunications company with the second-largest U.S. long-distance provider as they pursue the $10-billion market for international business customers.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 22, 1987 | CHRIS PASLES, Times Staff Writer
San Diego-based Three's Company seemed afflicted with a severe case of superficial chic in a dance program shared with violinist Erica Sharp and trombonist Miles Anderson at the County Museum of Art on Monday. The dancers--Nancy McCaleb, Jean Isaacs, Faith Jensen Ismay and guest Denise Dabrowski--looked best when playfully exploring abstract, formal qualities of movement. Whenever they attempted to embody narrative or social meanings, their dances turned slick and empty.
OPINION
August 22, 2011 | By Pasquale Rotella
The media and some public officials have had plenty of bad things to say about the Electric Daisy Carnival, and a lot of it can be summed up by the word "rave. " But this isn't 1993, and Insomniac, which produces EDC, isn't throwing parties in warehouses with no rules and no security. Insomniac creates multimillion-dollar productions with top artists like Tiesto (who performed at the opening of the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens) and Will.i.am (who performed for President Obama). Don't know them?
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 12, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Trude Rittman, 96, a choral and dance music arranger who help shape such landmark Broadway productions as "Carousel," "The Sound of Music" and "Camelot," died Feb. 22 in Lexington, Mass. The cause of death was not disclosed. Rittman left her native Germany during the rise of Adolf Hitler and arrived in New York in 1937.
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