World Party, the highly entertaining “band” of Welshman Karl Wallinger (who plays all the instruments), has been making stellar, Beatles-
inspired tracks since 1986. His latest release, World Party: The Big Bang Concert Series, is a five-song EP that is a good introduction for the uninitiated and a great reminder to longtime fans of how much they’ve missed World Party. Enjoy the romantic anthem “She’s the One” and the 1987 hit “Ship of Fools,” live with a full and rocking band.
It has been 25 years since the riots in Los Angeles after L.A. Police Department officers were acquitted of charges of using excessive force with Rodney King. LA 92, from National Geographic Documentary Films, looks back at the events leading up to the violence. “LA 92” airs on NatGeo April 30 at 9 p.m. Viewers should be aware of violent content and language.
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