¡Mas Suave! Theyre handsome, charming and so good to their mothers. Theyre Mexican American Princes, and they rule Los Angeles. By DANIEL HERNANDEZ
Are You a Map? Top 10 signs you are a budding Mexican American Prince Prince or Troll? Where do L.A.s most prominent MAPs land on the troll-o-meter? Milestones in MAP History: From Edward Roybal to Alberto Gonzales All Over the Map: From politics to pop culture, a Mexican American Prince Whos Who
Number 19 A short story by NAOMI HIRAHARA, excerpted from the new anthology Los Angeles Noir. A Considerable Town
Banging bumpers with Mischa Barton, by MEHAMMED MACK
RENA KOSNETT partys with the 24-hour porny people.
Plus, in SEVEN McDONALDs 24 SEVEN, a boy-meets-balloon-gets-girl story
GUSTAVO ARELLANOs ¡ASK A MEXICAN!
An illustration by MAX KORNELL
a cartoon by BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN.
Politics Meets Street: Why are politicians and civic leaders bellying up to the eyebrow-raising Club 740? JEFFREY ANDERSON reports on the club and one of its patrons: convicted Bell Gardens Councilmember Mario Beltran.
Freed Sex Slave Caught in Legal Bind: Trafficking victim-turned-counselor Maria Suarez looks for a Schwarzenegger pardon, by JILL STEWART.
In DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD, NIKKI FINKE tells of the insanity behind an in-the-works Beatles cover-music movie, Across the Universe.
Plus, a cartoon from MR. FISH.
In Hot Water: Where to spend teatime in Los Angeles, by LINDA IMMEDIATO.
Plus, LIBBY MOLYNEAUXs HOOPLA,
Be Your Own Guinea Pig: Entering Andrea Zittels Critical Space, by ARTY NELSON.
Plus, MUST SEE ART Paul McCarthy lecture at the UCLA Hammer Museum and Sick-Amour by Joel Tauber at Susanne Vielmetter by AMRA BROOKS
Eat & Drink
Low and Slow: That is the tempo. Jaime Martin del Campo and Ramiro Arvizus La Casita Mexicana, by JONATHAN GOLD.
Plus, FIRST BITE: 750ml;
ASK MR. GOLD about artful dining
Road Warriors: High-velocity action in Foxs new series Drive, by ROBERT ABELE.
In SURF REPORT, Notes from the Underbellys great expectations.
Gordon Davidson kills at the L.A. Weekly Theater Awards.by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
Plus, new theater reviews,
ALAN RICHs A LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC,
CLASSICAL PICK The Millennium Consort and Martin Neary at St. Sophia Cathedral by MARY BETH CRAIN
DANCE PICK Spirited Astray: Kenji Yamaguchi at El Portal Theater by ANN HASKINS
Petaphilia: Molly Shannon shows some puppy love in Mike Whites Year of the Dog, by ELLA TAYLOR.
World Market: Something for everyone at City of Lights, City of Angels festival, by SCOTT FOUNDAS.
Gone With the Wind? Success remains elusive for Native American filmmakers, by MATTHEW FLEISCHER.
Plus, reviews of new releases,
GOOD REP Small Town Gay Bar by ERNEST HARDY
And Noir City: Los Angeles Vs. New York: The Eighth Annual Festival of Film Noir by PAUL MALCOLM
SHORT RUN: Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles by DAVID CHUTE|
This Is Rock & Roll Radio! How Ron Cey and a 10-watt station in Long Beach changed one mans life, by REVEREND DAN.
Roller Coaster of Wub: Disneyland goes all Chili Peppers and shit, in KATE SULLIVANs ROCK & ROLL LOVE LETTER.
Plus, ERNEST HARDY on Timbalands solo LP
LINA LECAROs NIGHTRANGER
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