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Exec to Sound Off On Country Music

Grand Ole Opry vet Pete Fisher heads to L.A. to tune up ACM’s ties in entertainment business.Academy of Country Music’s Pete Fisher is heading to Los Angeles to play up the genre.

By Diane Haithman January 20, 2017 midnight   Share

L.A. Football Club Signs Delta, Aeromexico as Official Airlines

Los Angeles Football Club has signed Delta Air Lines and its partner Aeromexico as the official airlines for the new Major League Soccer club, LAFC announced Monday.

Voice Media Group Puts LA Weekly Up for Sale

Los Angeles’ feisty alternative weekly, the LA Weekly is up for sale, owner Voice Media Group has announced. Voice Media Group (VMG) owns several publications across the country, including Phoenix New Times, Houston Press, and Miami New Times, among others.

Mitú to Create Latino Content for MLB

Latino media company mitú has signed a content deal with Major League Baseball to promote baseball to young Latino audiences.

2016 “Busiest Year in Recent Memory” for On-Location Filming in L.A.

Location, location, location: FilmL.A. Inc. reports encouraging news that on-location filming in Greater Los Angeles increased 6 percent in 2016, making last year “the busiest year in recent memory” for local filming, with nearly 40,000 days of shooting in area locations.

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Licenser Turns to TV Vet to Channel Revenue

Genius Brands International enlists kids’ TV veteran to help produce more revenue.

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Artists, Buyers Will Hang Together at Exhibition

ART: Annual fair positions some purchasers to frame acquisitions as investment

Exhibitors at the upcoming Art Los Angeles Contemporary picture a busy season.

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LAX Moves on $6 Billion Plan to Ease Transit In, Out of Airport

Getting Lift

LAX looks to get moving on transit improvements as the way is cleared for project bidding.

Chargers Seal Deal on Move to Los Angeles

After numerous failed attempts to land a new stadium in their longtime San Diego home, the Chargers have decided to flee the coop and move to Los Angeles.

L.A. “Crushes” Tourism Records in 2016 With 47 Million Visitors

Universal Studios Hollywood is L.A.’s most popular tourist destination. So it seems only fitting that Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and other city and entertainment officials chose Universal as the site for today’s announcement of 2016 as a record year for Los Angeles tourism.

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George Lucas Selects Los Angeles for Museum of Narrative Art

Los Angeles has won the battle to become home to filmmaker George Lucas’s $1 billion art museum.

DreamWorks Animation to Hire New CEO

DreamWorks Animation is getting a new chief. Chris DeFaria, president of animation and technical innovation at Warner Bros. Pictures, is expected to be named DreamWorks chief executive, the Hollywood Reporter said Tuesday.

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LA 2024 Summer Olympics Would Generate $11 Billion in Local Economic Impact

If the 2024 Summer Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles, it would generate $11 billion in local economic impact, according to a study released Monday by the LA 2024 Olympic Organizing Committee.

Netflix Nabs New Space in Hollywood

Netflix Inc. just put another spotlight on its Hollywood real estate romance. The video streaming company has signed a deal for the full five floors at Cue office building, bringing its total Hollywood footprint to more than 500,000 square feet.

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Golden Globes Turns Up Shine at Beverly Hilton

On Roll in Hollywood

Beverly Hilton rolls out the red carpet, a mountain of food, and an army of employees to serve the Golden Globes.

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Magazine Serves Dining Venture

Former food editors now hope to make cut with Silver Lake’s Botanica.

Former food editors are using an online magazine to make headlines for their restaurant venture.