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.
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March 29, 2012 |
Days after his arrest on multiple corruption charges, the former general manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum pleaded guilty to a single criminal count of conflict of interest, avoiding a trial and possible lengthy prison sentence. Patrick T. Lynch will do no prison time as part of Wednesday's plea deal and must repay $385,000 that he allegedly received from a Coliseum contractor as part of a kickback scheme. He also will be placed on three years' probation. Lynch, who faced up to 15 1/2 years behind bars, is one of six men who were charged last week in a sweeping, 29-count indictment alleging bribery, embezzlement, conspiracy and conflict of interest at the historic, taxpayer-owned stadium.