Los Angeles Entertainment News: 1500 Sound Academy, Ava Max, and Celebrity Culture

1500 Sound Academy: Enriching Los Angeles' Creative Population

1500 Sound Academy, located in Los Angeles, provides local residents with music and industry fundamentals.

The program provides affordable instructional courses and annual scholarships for students of color in the area.

1500 Sound Academy exposes students to guest lectures from veteran artists and moguls, including Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, and more.

The program has classes for K-12 and post-high school students, providing access and opportunities to local residents.

Larrance Dopson and James Fauntleroy, part of the renowned musical ensemble 1500 or Nothin’, have played an integral part in creating hits for Beyonce, JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, and Bruno Mars.

Ava Max's Los Angeles Show: A Spotlight on Concert Etiquette

Ava Max was attacked on stage during her Los Angeles show, adding fuel to the conversation on concert etiquette.

A man jumped on stage and struck Max in the face before being blocked by security.

Max continued through her set and post-show meet and greets, but it remains unclear whether she received medical attention or pursued legal action.

This incident follows Bebe Rexha's show where a man launched a cell phone at the singer, leaving her with a black eye and stitches.

Max is on her first-ever headlining United States tour in support of her “Diamonds & Dancefloors” album and has five more dates on the docket.

Hollywood Updates: Film Reviews and Pop Culture Phenomena

As Hollywood continues to recover from the pandemic, new releases are hitting theaters and streaming services.

Recent films like In The Heights and A Quiet Place Part II have received positive reviews.

Pop culture phenomena like the Friends reunion and Loki series are dominating social media.

Celebrity culture is also in the spotlight with rumors of a potential Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck reunion.

As entertainment returns to normal, there's no shortage of exciting news and updates in the world of Hollywood.


Preezy Brown. (June 18, 2023). James Fauntleroy And Larrance Dopson’s 1500 Sound Academy Aims To Enrich Los Angeles’ New Breed Of Creatives. www.vibe.com.
Thania Garcia. (June 21, 2023). Ava Max Struck by Concertgoer on Stage During Los Angeles Show: ‘He Slapped Me So Hard’. variety.com.

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