Skylaire Alfvegren

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  • 3 years ago | Film and TV

    One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here. Luigi Francis Rossi -- better known as Shorty, titular star of the Animal Planet "docudrama" Pit Boss -- was not, as some ha...

  • 3 years ago | People 2012

    One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here. We have a "moral obligation to be thinking of where humanity is going," says entrepreneur and brainiac humanitarian Dr. Pete...

  • 3 years ago | Class Warfare

    Editor's note: Freelance journalist Skylaire Alfvegren has been attending Occupy L.A. general assemblies since they first began two months ago. She previously covered the Nov. 17 arrests of 46 occupiers for the Weekly and was there last night as p...

  • 3 years ago | A Considerable Town

    "Mic check! MIC CHECK!" The now-familiar chant of Occupy Los Angeles protesters unable to hear the speaker wafts through the crisp night air outside City Hall's south steps on Nov. 17. Among the hundreds gathered are youngsters with Maori-sized ea...

  • 4 years ago | Art

    "Imagine growing up watching the person you love most being bludgeoned, immolated, dunked in boiling wax ... or doing those things to other people," remarked Victoria Price, the willowy daughter of Vincent Price, as an eclectic mix of art patrons ...

  • 4 years ago | Art

    This wasn't your mother's Beverly Hills. First, this writer felt compelled to visit the Beverly Hills Cheese Store, where she discussed Bollywood music production, politics and mutants with Marky Ramone, protopunk percussionist and purveyor of his...