October 15, 1987 |
With U2's Nov. 17 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum concert sold out, tickets for a Nov. 18 show at the home of the Raiders will go on sale at 8 a.m. Saturday at Ticketron outlets in Sears and Tower Records stores, and at the Los Angeles Sports Arena box office. The supporting acts on the second date will be the Pretenders and the BoDeans.
May 17, 2012
MUSIC Pink Floyd founder Roger Waters reprises what's been a massive project of recent years — his live incarnation of his band's seminal album, "The Wall. " Fans loved it at Coachella in 2008, and he returns for a triumphant take on the record's dystopian worldview and experimental rock. Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, 3939 S. Figueroa St., L.A. 8 p.m. Sat. $30.50-$248. ticketmaster.com.
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May 30, 2012 |
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum field is the place where the USC Trojans play football, two Summer Olympics were staged, John F. Kennedy accepted the Democratic presidential nomination and Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass. It was also a location for "The Gangbang Girl #32," a hard-core pornographic movie that featured 40 minutes of group sex on the gridiron turf, The Times has learned. The filming at the taxpayer-owned stadium was done at night, with the Coliseum's towering lights blazing and its rows of distinctive red and white seats framing many of the scenes.
July 13, 2000
The Saturday afternoon segment of the Summer Sanitarium tour, featuring Metallica, Korn and Kid Rock, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum will go head to head with qualifying rounds for the L.A. Street Race, creating some traffic issues. Show organizers suggest fans arrive early (gates open at 2 p.m.) and park at USC. Concert-goers should avoid parking to the south of the stadium, where street and parking lot closures will make the going tough.
March 16, 1990 |
Mayor Tom Bradley on Thursday appointed broadcaster, businessman and former football great Willie Davis to head a task force to look for a new professional football team for the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, if the Raiders deal with Oakland is signed. Bradley said he believes that Oakland should hold a referendum on its $660-million offer to the Raiders.
May 16, 1990 |
Aida Axed: Giuseppe Verdi's "Aida" will not be stopping at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum next month, Montreal-based producer International Opera Festival announced Tuesday afternoon. The producers, who earlier canceled the first of the show's two Los Angeles appearances, had sold only about 6,000 tickets and said projected sales weren't expected to cover the "enormous production costs" of such things as a cast of thousands, 45-foot Sphinx and 50-pound python.