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For Lease: A Paul Williams-Designed Building on L.A.’s Sunset Strip

An office building built by iconic L.A. architect Paul Williams has come up for lease on the Sunset Strip. Known for years as the Berman/Kohner Building and now dubbed The House on Sunset, the three-story Deco Moderne-style building was constructed in 1936 by Williams, who was the first Black member of the American Institute of […]

Why Hollywood Homeowners Prize Paul Williams’ Designs: “A Triumph of Talent and Will”

This year marks the anniversary of the birth of one of America's first black architects, Paul Williams, who built hundreds of homes for Hollywood's stars in L.A.'s neighborhoods.

‘American Idol’ Alum Allison Iraheta Takes Up Residency at Hollywood’s Hotel Cafe

Among the songs on Halo Circus' opening week set list? One the season-eight finalist wrote with Duran Duran's John Taylor

Diane Warren Receives MusExpo International Music Industry Person of the Year Award

The multiplatinum tunesmith shares stories of songwriting success through the years.

ASCAP Taps Tom Petty for Founders Award

The rock veteran will be honored at the 31st Annual Pop Music Awards on April 23 in L.A.

Oscar-Winning Composer Paul Williams on What Makes a Perfect Movie Song

The man who wrote "The Rainbow Connection" says the goal of any composition is to connect the audience to the movie's message.

‘Paul Williams: Still Alive’ Reintroduces a Diminutive Musical Giant (Video)

Director Stephen Kessler develops a tenuous friendship with his subject in this documentary about the vagaries of fame and the dangers of fan worship.