Los Angeles News and Events | LA Weekly | Issue Archives | Jun 7, 2007
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  • Jun 7-13, 2007
  • Vol. 29, No. 29



  • Speeders: The Lighter Side of Cops

    The cheap thrill in the new Court TV series Speeders — sort of a law-enforcement version of Punk’d — is in waiting to see what various mph scofflaws say to the cop with the trailing videographer. But after seeing one episode (the show premieres tonight), the perceived dynamic that results...
  • Brand Upon the Brain!
  • Brand Upon the Brain!

    Director Guy Maddin’s latest pomo revitalization of early-cinema tropes and aesthetics sees the Winnipeg-based fabulist attempting a blockbuster event: a live spectacle with celeb narrators and an 11-piece orchestra, at least for the first three days of the film’s Los Angeles premiere engagement, after which it’s a prerecorded score and...


  • Live in L.A. Morrissey at the Hollywood Bowl, June 8
  • Live in L.A. Morrissey at the Hollywood Bowl, June 8

    All the elements of a going-down-in-history Morrissey concert were there: sold-out behemoth venue, two full hours, tight band, a whopping ten stage-divers, and the pre-show hubbub that always looks like an arts 'n' crafts fair of homemade Moz-inspired get-ups. It's one thing to slap on some pomade and cuff your...




  • Road Trip: Day 4 (still in Santa Fe)

    It dawns on me this groggy, windy morning that Santa Fe Time (SFT) is one hour ahead of Los Angeles Time (LAT). I rationalize a lazy day to acclimate to the time difference and adjust to the altitude, which manifests mostly in my nostrils. I soak up some rays by...

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    '"Being happy with just one man forever" sounds great in concept, but in practice, it often plays out like standing in the one line that doesn't move at Customs.'