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  • Dec 29, 2005 - Jan 4, 2006
  • Vol. 28, No. 6

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Film

  • Storm the Arthouse

    Some of the year’s best independent movies are still snaking their way toward L.A.; others may not come at all

Music

Restaurants

  • Ask Mr. Gold

    Question: I’d like a sub sandwich. A grinder. A hoagie. Anything long and football-shaped stuffed with meat and cheese. Hot or cold is fine, but preferably hot. And melty. My fiance and I have been searching the city for a year and a half, but we haven’t been able to...

Theater

Arts

  • Metal Memoir

    Buy this rock chick a beer and let her blab, cuz she’s fun to hang out with. Is she disillusioned with her few years scribing on the tattered outskirts of the ’80s–’90s Hollywood metal scene? A little, maybe, but in Nërd Girl Rocks Paradise City, Anne Thomas Soffee disposes of...
  • Should Auld Aquaintance Be Forgot
  • Should Auld Aquaintance Be Forgot

    Whew! What a New Year's Eve celebration! I was invited to an Upper East Side mansion, think Mr. Drummond from Diff'rent Strokes, no, think Silver Spoons in a Penthouse, to dine on Italian food catered by a fancypants restaurant, then head downtown to see friends Amy Miles and Craig Wedren...
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  • Chocolate-covered Snails and Other New Year's Delights
  • Chocolate-covered Snails and Other New Year's Delights

    Even if they weren't my friends, I would still think Jenna and Oliver from Materials and Applications were totally rad. Their Maximillian's Schell installation (aka the Golden Vortex) has lent an aura of majesty to Silverlake Boulevard, and in a real nod to Utopian ideals, the space is open to...
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  • Home Sweet Home
  • Home Sweet Home

    I just woke from a food coma. I went home for the holidays to see my family in NY. For us Christmas means lobster, shrimp, crab, lasagna, and proscuitto and figs, sopressata and the good parmesan, stuffed hot peppers, rainbow cookies, and a steady flow of wine. And, ok, it's...
  • A Tale of Two Top Hats
  • A Tale of Two Top Hats

    I just got back from New York, New York, and since I spent much of my winter holiday hanging with my nieces Flora and Ava, twins aged 18 months, the biggest fashion trends on my radar were of the turtleneck onesie and snap-crotch corduroy pants variety (very chic, I thought;...
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  • Deep Blue
  • Deep Blue

    One of the great things about New York is that it doesn't really change. Sure restaurant names change but I found all of my old haunts still there, happily haunted by other women in their twenties who want to set the world on fire. But besides certain restaurants and bars,...

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