April 22, 1987 |
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.
March 22, 1996 |
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.
January 6, 2012 |
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.
August 22, 2008 |
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.
November 16, 2007 |
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.
September 19, 2012 |
Billionaire Philip Anschutz's plan to sell off his AEG entertainment division raises a major question about the fate of the company's AEG Live subsidiary, the concert industry's No. 2 powerhouse. The multifaceted AEG owns, operates and exclusively books dozens of venues across the country, controls stakes in the Los Angeles Lakers and Kings sports franchises and promotes hundreds of concerts and other live entertainment events each year. Industry veterans are speculating whether AEG will remain as a single entity under new ownership or be split into several pieces and be sold off. Among AEG Live's most prized concert world components are Staples Center in Los Angeles, the O2 Arena in London and the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio, of which it shares ownership with festival founder Paul Tollett.