Live Music: Ian Anderson plays “Thick As A Brick” – both of them — at the Greek Theater

(Editor’s Note: Because of unforeseen internet problems, this review did not make it into print on its originally scheduled publication date earlier this week.  But here it is, a few days late, but a thoughtful review of an important performance, nonetheless.) By Mike Finkelstein On a gorgeous Saturday night at the Greek Theatre, Ian Anderson… Read More Live Music: Ian Anderson plays “Thick As A Brick” – both of them — at the Greek Theater

Live Brazilian Music: Bebel Gilberto and Forro in the Dark at Royce Hall

By Don Heckman Brazilian singer Bebel Gilberto and the band Forro in the Dark opened CAP UCLA’s new music season at Royce Hall Friday night with a two-hour romp through the rich harmonies, soaring melodies and irresistible rhythms of Brazilian music. If you’re wondering what CAP UCLA is, and what happened to UCLA LIVE, here’s… Read More Live Brazilian Music: Bebel Gilberto and Forro in the Dark at Royce Hall