Madonna’s Madame X Wows Wiltern (REVIEW)

Madonna is a multitude of things to a multitude of people: LGBTQ+ champion and feminist groundbreaker. Movie star and fashion icon. Prim Brit-esque author and tough-talking New Yorker. And of course, the Queen of Pop. Because through all of the tabloid sensationalism and premature reports of her career demise, nobody has been able to permanently…

Best concerts in L.A. this week: Sleater-Kinney, Bad Bunny and Madonna

Nov. 13-14, 16-17, 19-21 and 23-25 Madonna Madonna brings her latest “Madame X” persona to a theater stage with an 11-show run at the 1,850-seat Wiltern, marking her first smaller-scaled residency since 1985’s “The Virgin” tour. Beyond the much-discussed ’round-midnight starting time and cellphone prohibition, we’ll likely see Madge bring back the holograms she debuted…

The 10 Best Things About Madonna’s ‘Like a Virgin’

A version of this story originally ran on November 12, 2014, for Like a Virgin’s 30th anniversary. It defies logic a little bit, but the biggest hit off of a diamond-selling album by one of the biggest pop stars of all-time has become underrated. On the crit-praise aggregator website AcclaimedMusic.net, “Like a Virgin” ranks as the No. 230 most-beloved…