Featured Arts

When Jack Casady (left) accepted an invitiation from his friend Jorma Kaukonen to join Jefferson Airplane in 1965, he had no idea that it was the beginning of a 50-year partnership in rock 'n' roll. Photo: Publicity photo

Perfect landing: Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady on Jefferson Airplane’s golden anniversary

In 1965, amid the notorious counter-cultural hub of San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury district, began what would prove to be one of the most influential experiments in rock history: Jefferson Airplane. As headliners of those now legendary festivals—Woodstock, Altamont, Monterey Pop and Isle of Wight—like the roaring sound of the zeitgeist itself, the music of the Airplane […]

Country music star Glen Campbell takes his private agony public in the documentary I’ll Be Me at the Paramount tomorrow. Photo: @PCH Films

ARTS Pick: I’ll Be Me

I’ll Be Me documents the courage of country musician Glen Campbell who, when diagnosed with Alzheimer’s-related dementia, decided to plan an amazing farewell tour across the U.S. with his family. The film shows the struggle of the affliction, but also how friends, family, love, laughter and music can help a person cope with its unpredictable […]