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  • Issue Archive for
  • Sep 13-19, 2007
  • Vol. 29, No. 43

News

  • Hank and the Masked Angelenos
  • Hank and the Masked Angelenos

    Wheatpasted posters across from the Tiki-Ti and KCET on a Sunset Blvd. billboard pole near Virgil. More pasting - and stickers - on Santa Monica Blvd. near Manzanita, covering up those terrible Colt .45 poster ads. Also the masked "owl." Photos by Mark Mauer. More from both locations after the...
  • Art Show Openings: Luke Chueh, Miles Thompson, Audrey Kawasaki
  • Art Show Openings: Luke Chueh, Miles Thompson, Audrey Kawasaki

    There are a lot of art shows around town well worth checking out. Miles Thompson's show, "CA," at La Luz de Jesus on Hollywood Blvd. in Los Feliz runs through Sept. 30. More images from the opening here. Luke Chueh's "Paintings of Hope" is at Gallery 1988 on Melrose and...

Film

Music

  • Shields at Club Violaine, 9/15
  • Shields at Club Violaine, 9/15

    Shields Club Violanie at Roberto's, Chinatown By Ryan Ward Every third Saturday of the month, Roberto's in Chinatown becomes Club Violaine and opens their doors in tribute to pre-grunge era shoegaze giants. This past Saturday the honorees were the beloved and astronomically influential Stone Roses. Surprisingly headliners Shields' were the...

Restaurants

Theater

Arts

  • The Great Rap Swindle
  • The Great Rap Swindle

    Yeah, Kanye West keeps it real. First his Bush comments on the Katrina telethon, then his stance on the MTV/Britney debacle. (One word: “exploitation.”) He was also the first to admit the whole 50 Cent beef was a stunt to sell records. (And by the way, why did so many...
  • Skinny Bitches, Orange Men and Rockin' Wild Boys
  • Skinny Bitches, Orange Men and Rockin' Wild Boys

    Sick of the post-Emmys coverage yet? Even if you only a watched a smidge of the entertainment shows the past two days, you know more than enough. Where to get knockoffs of Emmy dresses: ABS and Faviana. (They look cheap to me). What was bleeped from the telecast ("god-damn" and...
  • Calling All Label Whores: Intermix opening in LA
  • Calling All Label Whores: Intermix opening in LA

    Kitson is about to get some fierce competition... Intermix, the über popular NYC fashion boutique has announced it will open its first West Coast shop on Wednesday, September 26th (despite what you may have heard from Daily Candy). When I lived in NYC, Intermix was THE place to go for...
  • Rivers Run Dry
  • Rivers Run Dry

    Gorgeous getups or no, I just can't sit through another 3 hours of E! pre-Emmy red carpet coverage this year-- even if Ryan Seacrest has moved from kissing asses outside of the event to actually hosting it. UPDATE: APPARENTLY HE DID BOTH! WHAT KIND OF ENERGY PILLS IS THIS GUY...

LA Life

Columns

Advice Columns

  • Advice Goddess

    The truth is, your co-worker who always has "a great weekend!" probably doesn't feel that way because she has dozens of men drooling into her shoe. Research by psychologist Martin Seligman and others shows that people with an optimistic orientation toward life are not only happier but more successful in getting what they want.