Zachary Pincus-Roth

Zachary Pincus-Roth

Zachary Pincus-Roth is the deputy editor overseeing arts & culture at L.A. Weekly. He also has written for The New York Times, L.A. Times, Slate, Newsday, WSJ magazine, Variety and other publications. He teaches journalism at Loyola Marymount University and wrote the companion book to the musical "Avenue Q." For more info and articles visit zacharypincus-roth.com.

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  • 1 year ago | First Look

    The hardest part of dining at Local Kitchen + Wine Bar is remembering the name. Is it Local Food and Wine? Local Wine and Kitchen? Is there a “bar” in there? Frantic Googling to help confirm the name continually brings up places like Local Ki...

  • 1 year ago | Opera

    "Everything goes. Everything happens. ... Things mess up, but the motion keeps happening. The project has a momentum. Nothing stops." Production manager Ash Nichols embraces the chaos of Hopscotch, L.A.'s new "mobile opera." During the two ...

  • 1 year ago | Theater

    Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' play Neighbors sparked a national controversy for featuring a family called the Crows, who wear blackface and embody the stereotypes of a minstrel show. Despite the intriguing premise, the Matrix Theatre's 2010 production h...

  • 1 year ago

    On Monday, Friday and Saturday nights, El Floridita erupts into hot, sweaty, drunken chaos. That's when the dimly lit Cuban restaurant named for a Havana Hemingway hangout hosts a salsa band from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., preceded by an 8 p.m. salsa le...

  • 1 year ago

    Comedy writer Jason Shapiro started the Twitter feed @LosFelizDaycare in 2013, and you would have thought it would be old hat at this point, but there is no shortage of fodder for satirizing young, educated, progressive, Angeleno parents. The feed...

  • 1 year ago

    Based on an audience suggestion, the Improvised Shakespeare Company performs an entirely new, made-up-on-the-spot play in the style of Shakespeare. Yes, much of it does rhyme, and yes, it's hilarious, and while there are contemporary references th...


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