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December 8, 2011
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and California native Sara Bareilles returns home to promote her sophomore album, "Kaleidoscope Heart. " Expect her signature piano-and-vocal pop songs and perhaps the new holiday single "Love Is Christmas. " Joshua Radin opens. Hollywood Palladium, 6215 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Fri. $32. (323) 962-7600. livenation.com
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January 27, 2014 | By Randy Lewis
One of the  highlights of Sunday's Grammy Awards ceremony was the meeting of singer-songwriter generations with the teaming of Carole King and Sara Bareilles for a medley of King's “Beautiful” and Bareilles' “Brave,” her Grammy-nominated anthem of empowerment. Without a single pyrotechnic effect, King and Bareilles sparkled in one of the night's most  enduring musical moments. As the segment came together at rehearsals at Staples Center, Bareilles received a master class in song arrangement and delivery from King, who tapped the invaluable training she absorbed as a member of New York's famed Brill Building school of songwriting in the 1960s.
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January 26, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Grammy nominee for Album of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance, Sara Bareilles, stepped out onto Sunday's red carpet wearing her hair wavy and heavily textured. Her hair stylist Rolando Beauchamp calls it “rough, beautiful hair to complement her soft, feminine Blumarine gown.” To achieve the look, Beauchamp started by prepping her damp hair with Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Beach Chic Texturizing Spray. He created the texture by rough-drying the hair and then twisting parts of it into loose cornrow braids from the front to the back of Bareilles' head.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 26, 2014 | By Gerrick D. Kennedy
Betting on the outcome of the Grammys is always a losing game. And the nominations for the 56th annual ceremony prove the voting members of the Recording Academy are as broad as ever with their musical tastes. But history has shown that unpredictability could be the theme of the evening. Will 17-year-old Lorde make Grammy history? Will Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Robin Thicke's staggering chart prowess be rewarded by voters? Will a rap album take the night's top prize for the first time in a decade?
ENTERTAINMENT
June 11, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
The offbeat 2007 movie "Waitress" is getting a musical makeover courtesy of pop star Sara Bareilles and the producers of the Tony Award-winning musical revival 'Pippin.' Just off their win Sunday, Barry and Fran Weissler announced that they plan to mount the musical with some Broadway heavyweights backstage. "Pippin" director Diane Paulus, who also won a Tony, is helming the show, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel is writing the script. PHOTOS: Hollywood stars on stage The production marks the first musical score for Bareilles, who earned a Grammy nod for her hit "Love Song.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 14, 2013 | By Randy Lewis
How similar is Katy Perry's new single “Roar” to Sara Bareilles' “Brave,” a track from her latest album "The Blessed Unrest?" One remarkable aspect of the digital age is the ways that technology can take multiple tacks to reduce the guesswork. In the comparatively old-school fashion, fans can compare the tracks sequentially on iTunes, Rhapsody or YouTube. RELATED: Katy Perry, John Mayer make sweet music in 'Who You Love' duet Here's Bareilles' song, which has logged almost 4 million views on YouTube since it came out in April.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 2010 | By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
Sara Bareilles' opinions tend to reveal themselves in song. Her first hit evidenced just that: Though thinly veiled, "Love Song" was about the disdain she felt toward record label executives who insisted she deliver a commercial radio single. "I'm not gonna write you a love song 'cause you asked for it, 'cause you need one," she sang defiantly on the 2007 track, which went on to earn two Grammy nominations and land at the top of Billboard's Pop 100 chart. "Yeah, it was ironic that it ended up working out," she said last month, smiling as she sat outside at the French Market Cafe in Venice a few blocks from her house.
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August 20, 2013 | By Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
As still as a statue, Taylor Swift stood before her 15,000 adoring fans at the Staples Center on Monday night, absorbing the screams of an electrified crowd. Glowsticks and multi-colored LEDs glistened all around. Cameras flashed. She'd already performed "State of Grace," her majestic ode to "the golden age of something good and right and real," and had traversed the catwalk that led from her main stage to a second one in the middle of the arena. She stared straight ahead, Aphrodite in red lipstick and high-waisted shorts.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 24, 2011
As devoted fans of his Fox comedies know, it takes a lot to keep Seth MacFarlane away from a microphone and a big-band musical number. MacFarlane will perform a concert of big-band songs, primarily from the '40s and '50s, at Club Nokia in downtown L.A. The evening will feature 14 numbers, many of them seldom performed, including "It's Anybody's Spring," "Anytime, Anywhere" and "You're the Cream in My Coffee. " A 36-piece orchestra will accompany MacFarlane, who will sing with guest Sara Bareilles.
NEWS
August 30, 2007 | Kevin Bronson
Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles remembers one of her first big breaks -- a couple of years ago she got to go to London to open for Maroon 5. "I didn't feel prepared for it; I hadn't earned it yet," she says. "I'm not sure I enjoyed it as much as I would have had I been pounding the pavement."
NEWS
January 26, 2014 | By Melissa Magsaysay
Grammy nominee for Album of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance, Sara Bareilles, stepped out onto Sunday's red carpet wearing her hair wavy and heavily textured. Her hair stylist Rolando Beauchamp calls it “rough, beautiful hair to complement her soft, feminine Blumarine gown.” To achieve the look, Beauchamp started by prepping her damp hair with Garnier Fructis Style Deconstructed Beach Chic Texturizing Spray. He created the texture by rough-drying the hair and then twisting parts of it into loose cornrow braids from the front to the back of Bareilles' head.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 7, 2013 | By Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
With so much music being streamed, swapped and downloaded from so many outlets these days, it's valid to ask whether we can arrive at any sort of Grammy consensus. The nominations for the 56th annual ceremony, announced late Friday, give us the answer: No. Successfully predicting musical consensus is, more than ever, a fool's game. Few, for example, would have bet on singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles' "The Blessed Unrest," landing an Album of the Year nomination. Sales have just been so-so, and it dropped out of Billboard's Top 200 album chart recently, only to sneak back in the latest ranking.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 20, 2013 | By Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
As still as a statue, Taylor Swift stood before her 15,000 adoring fans at the Staples Center on Monday night, absorbing the screams of an electrified crowd. Glowsticks and multi-colored LEDs glistened all around. Cameras flashed. She'd already performed "State of Grace," her majestic ode to "the golden age of something good and right and real," and had traversed the catwalk that led from her main stage to a second one in the middle of the arena. She stared straight ahead, Aphrodite in red lipstick and high-waisted shorts.
ENTERTAINMENT
August 14, 2013 | By Randy Lewis
How similar is Katy Perry's new single “Roar” to Sara Bareilles' “Brave,” a track from her latest album "The Blessed Unrest?" One remarkable aspect of the digital age is the ways that technology can take multiple tacks to reduce the guesswork. In the comparatively old-school fashion, fans can compare the tracks sequentially on iTunes, Rhapsody or YouTube. RELATED: Katy Perry, John Mayer make sweet music in 'Who You Love' duet Here's Bareilles' song, which has logged almost 4 million views on YouTube since it came out in April.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 11, 2013 | By Jamie Wetherbe
The offbeat 2007 movie "Waitress" is getting a musical makeover courtesy of pop star Sara Bareilles and the producers of the Tony Award-winning musical revival 'Pippin.' Just off their win Sunday, Barry and Fran Weissler announced that they plan to mount the musical with some Broadway heavyweights backstage. "Pippin" director Diane Paulus, who also won a Tony, is helming the show, and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel is writing the script. PHOTOS: Hollywood stars on stage The production marks the first musical score for Bareilles, who earned a Grammy nod for her hit "Love Song.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 8, 2011
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and California native Sara Bareilles returns home to promote her sophomore album, "Kaleidoscope Heart. " Expect her signature piano-and-vocal pop songs and perhaps the new holiday single "Love Is Christmas. " Joshua Radin opens. Hollywood Palladium, 6215 W. Sunset Blvd., L.A. 7:30 p.m. Fri. $32. (323) 962-7600. livenation.com
ENTERTAINMENT
January 27, 2014 | By Randy Lewis
One of the  highlights of Sunday's Grammy Awards ceremony was the meeting of singer-songwriter generations with the teaming of Carole King and Sara Bareilles for a medley of King's “Beautiful” and Bareilles' “Brave,” her Grammy-nominated anthem of empowerment. Without a single pyrotechnic effect, King and Bareilles sparkled in one of the night's most  enduring musical moments. As the segment came together at rehearsals at Staples Center, Bareilles received a master class in song arrangement and delivery from King, who tapped the invaluable training she absorbed as a member of New York's famed Brill Building school of songwriting in the 1960s.
ENTERTAINMENT
December 7, 2013 | By Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times Pop Music Critic
With so much music being streamed, swapped and downloaded from so many outlets these days, it's valid to ask whether we can arrive at any sort of Grammy consensus. The nominations for the 56th annual ceremony, announced late Friday, give us the answer: No. Successfully predicting musical consensus is, more than ever, a fool's game. Few, for example, would have bet on singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles' "The Blessed Unrest," landing an Album of the Year nomination. Sales have just been so-so, and it dropped out of Billboard's Top 200 album chart recently, only to sneak back in the latest ranking.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 24, 2011
As devoted fans of his Fox comedies know, it takes a lot to keep Seth MacFarlane away from a microphone and a big-band musical number. MacFarlane will perform a concert of big-band songs, primarily from the '40s and '50s, at Club Nokia in downtown L.A. The evening will feature 14 numbers, many of them seldom performed, including "It's Anybody's Spring," "Anytime, Anywhere" and "You're the Cream in My Coffee. " A 36-piece orchestra will accompany MacFarlane, who will sing with guest Sara Bareilles.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 2010 | By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times
Sara Bareilles' opinions tend to reveal themselves in song. Her first hit evidenced just that: Though thinly veiled, "Love Song" was about the disdain she felt toward record label executives who insisted she deliver a commercial radio single. "I'm not gonna write you a love song 'cause you asked for it, 'cause you need one," she sang defiantly on the 2007 track, which went on to earn two Grammy nominations and land at the top of Billboard's Pop 100 chart. "Yeah, it was ironic that it ended up working out," she said last month, smiling as she sat outside at the French Market Cafe in Venice a few blocks from her house.
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