Entertainment News

  • Supernatural artist Michael V. Rios

    HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Artist/Musician Michael Rios is best known for his artwork and visual collaboration with Carlos Santana on the multi Grammy winning CD Supernatural. I had an opportunity to visit him in his studio lined wall to wall with breathtaking art in various forms alive with vibe and full spectrum colors. A […]

  • City Hearts to host Acclaimed Photographers “Fresh Focus” Auction at Leica Gallery in Los Angeles

    LOS ANGELES – On 16th September, LA’s preeminent Arts education and outreach organization, City Hearts: Kids Say Yes to the Arts, will host its highly respected “Fresh Focus” photography auction at the Leica Gallery in West Hollywood. The celebrated benefit auction, emceed by comedian and actor Jeff Garlin, will feature over 40 globally acclaimed hand selected […]

  • The Juke Box Hero: A conversation with Lou Gramm

    By Dr. Alan Carlos Hernandez HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Louis Andrew Grammatico was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Nikki (Masetta), a singer, and Bennie Grammatico, a band leader and trumpeter. He attended Gates-Chili High School in Rochester, graduating with the class of 1968. Gramm began his musical career in high school […]

  • A conversation with TONY LEVIN of King Crimson

    By Dr. Alan Carlos Hernandez HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) — Tony Levin is currently a member of the bands King Crimson, Peter Gabriel Band, Stick Men, Levin Brothers. His most notable bass playing albums and tours have been with Peter Gabriel, King Crimson, John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Lou Reed, Alice Cooper, Buddy Rich, Peter Frampton, […]

  • The Funkiest Doctor on the planet, Doc Kupka, The mighty Tower of Power

    By Dr. Alan Carlos Hernandez HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  In the summer of 1968, tenor saxophonist/vocalist Emilio Castillo met Stephen “Doc” Kupka, who played baritone sax. Castillo had played in several bands, but Castillo’s father told his son to, “Hire that guy,” after a home audition. Together, they became the backbone of Tower of Power. […]

  • The Cindy Blackman Santana Conversation

    HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Superstar drummer and songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana just released a new summer single, “Fun, Party, Splash,” featuring Carlos Santana and produced by Narada Michael Walden. The past few months have been a blur for Cindy Blackman Santana. She is currently touring and performing with her husband Carlos Santana, is featured as […]


Art and Culture

  • Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar

    Sassan Behnam Bakhtiar may be the new kid on the block, but his works have already been sold by Christie’s auction house, alongside those by the reputable Parviz Tanavoli, Shirin Neshat, Farhad Moshiri, Reza Derakhshani, Charles Hossein Zenderoudi and many more. The latest to sell was his portrait of Soraya Esfandiari Bakhtiari – a member […]

  • Winners and losers in Capital of Culture

    Splendour and misery have been close neighbours in Marseille for 2,600 years. And last year, when the Phoenician city was the European Capital of Culture, was no exception. Read More

  • Eastern spirit in western watercolours

    Davide Benati is unmistakable. The distinctive mark of the painter from Reggio Emilia is his large watercolours. The Riviera Times spoke to the artist about his history and exclusive work with the Marlborough Gallery in Monaco. Read More