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Fitz and the Tantrums will play July 15 in the Hammer Museum courtyard along with Brit rockers The Heavy as part of the ongoing series "Also I Like To Rock."
Fitz and the Tantrums will play July 15 in the Hammer Museum courtyard along with Brit rockers The Heavy as part of the ongoing series "Also I Like To Rock."

Cottrell Smith gave up his job to preach a message to the people of Westwood. To hear what this local homeless man has to say through words and music, go to dailybruin.com/video

Self-proclaimed apostle overcomes demons

Street musicians add life to Westwood

June 6, 2010 – Billy Cole and Apostle Smith are two of a handful of crooners who play to mostly uninterested passerby. Today is a slow day. But this doesn't seem to matter to Cole. He tries to act like no one's watching. That way, it's just the music and him.

Christina Hughes and Wan Wong report.

"Street musicians add life to Westwood"

Cottrell Smith found religion while selling and taking heroin in South Central Los Angeles more than 30 years ago. Read more...

Cottrell Smith gave up his job to preach a message to the people of Westwood. To hear what this local homeless man has to say through words and music, go to dailybruin.com/video

Street musicians embrace their passion for music

David Smith wakes up every morning on a single mattress wedged into a white Ford full-size van. Lifting up the bed, Smith pulls out a hefty slew of musical instruments and wheels them down to Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade. He sets up, plays for a few hours, collects enough for lunch and then goes home. He has been doing this for 10 years. Read more...


The Brazilian music ensemble batUCLAda will perform lively music from Salvador Bahia, Brazil, tonight at the Fowler Museum. The group plays a variety of drums to encompass carnival culture and the energy that is so characteristic of it.
The Brazilian music ensemble batUCLAda will perform lively music from Salvador Bahia, Brazil, tonight at the Fowler Museum. The group plays a variety of drums to encompass carnival culture and the energy that is so characteristic of it.


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