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  • 9 years ago | Books

    Staff writer Brendan Bernhard’s White Muslim: From L.A. to New York to Jihad?, based on his L.A. Weekly cover story from December 2004, is published next week by Melville House ($13 paperback).Novelist and food writer Michelle Huneven and boo...

  • 9 years ago | Film and TV

    DATE MOVIE This anemic genre parody from “two of the six writers of Scary Movie” strives for the goofball precision of the brothers Zucker and, long before it reaches the end of its 70-odd minutes, gives you newfound respect for the comi...

  • 9 years ago | Film and TV

    FAQS Writer-director Everett Lewis (Skin and Bone, Luster) makes movies about gay life and love that embrace clichés in order to subvert them, and wield loose, almost meandering narratives that, at their best, allow viewers to organically w...

  • 9 years ago | Theater

    GO AMERICAN KLEZMER Aided by composer Ilya Levinson’s lively tunes and lyricist Owen Kalt’s engaging lyrics, this entertaining musical, set in 1910, builds its plot around a Jewish woman named Leah (Teressa Byrne) who longs to be a singe...

  • 17 years ago | L.A. Restaurants

    HOUSE OF BLUES8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood(323) 848-5100 With five bars on the restaurant level, live music nightly, and a dazzling collection of Southern folk art, House of Blues is a party palace extraordinaire. Its signature dish is a spic...

  • 17 years ago | L.A. Restaurants

    TANDOORI NIGHTS8165 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood(213) 848-8626 For six years, Tandoori Nights has satisfied the curry cravings of its loyal WeHo patrons. House favorites include tender lamb tandoori ($9.95), marinated in spiced yogurt and co...