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  • Issue Archive for
  • Jan 14-20, 2010
  • Vol. 32, No. 10

News

  • Conan Says NBC Wants Custody Of 'Masturbating Bear'
  • Conan Says NBC Wants Custody Of 'Masturbating Bear'

    As the world waited this week for a conclusion to the dramatic battle between Tonight Show host Conan O'Brien and his soon-to-be ex-employer NBC, he hinted during his monologue Tuesday night that the apparent stall in severance negotiations might be over the "intellectual property" his late-night skits have amassed over...
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Film

Music

  • Mars Volta Ax-man Makes Directorial Debut
  • Mars Volta Ax-man Makes Directorial Debut

    We here at West Coast Sound, existing as we do at the geographic crossroads of the music biz and the film industry, like to make a point of keeping readers abreast of inspired audio/visual intersections. For instance, exactly one month ago, we alerted you to yet another outgrowth of Maynard...
  • Super-Club Promoter Giant Moves Back To Avalon
  • Super-Club Promoter Giant Moves Back To Avalon

    Super-club promoter Giant and its founder Dave Dean have quietly returned to Avalon Hollywood to help promote Friday and Saturday nights, club representatives confirmed. The move marks a reunion for Dean and his onetime home base after he was booted from the club in 2006 (rumors were that his cut...
  • First Peek at Serge Gainsbourg Biopic!
  • First Peek at Serge Gainsbourg Biopic!

    For the last couple of years we've been receiving steady reports about the conception, shooting, editing and slow unveiling of a monumental French biopic about the greatest Frenchman of the 20th Century (take that, Charles freakin de Gaulle!). Gainsbourg (Vie Héroïque) "Un conte de Joann Sfar"--Gainsbourg (Heroic Life) "A tale...
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  • House of House at El Cit

    Club Bang! has always been a youthful romp, and after 10 years its original groovers have grown up, while a new generation thumps on. This Saturday marks the shagster happening’s big 10, and it’s sure to be a most mixed jamboree. Ten DJs will be on hand in three rooms...

Restaurants

  • Great Harvest Bread Company Opens in South Pasadena
  • Great Harvest Bread Company Opens in South Pasadena

    With the nearest Great Harvest Bread Company more than 40 miles away in Thousand Oaks, the western San Gabriel Valley's ripe for a bakery that mills its own wheat. Co-owner Patricia Diaz spent ten years researching franchises that would give her creative control without compromising corporate support. She discovered that...
  • Playing With Food: FungiFest at Machine Project
  • Playing With Food: FungiFest at Machine Project

    There are many things capable of filling an Echo Park art gallery on a Saturday night, namely the promise of free booze, which makes any art opening a draw for the young and perennially broke. But usually there is at least some promise of pop culture-infused paintings or gender bending...

Theater

Arts

  • Star Wars Jedi Car at Anime LA
  • Star Wars Jedi Car at Anime LA

    Last Saturday at Anime L.A., we spotted this Star Wars car out between the driveaway and patio of the Los Angeles Airport Marriott. The car is a promotional vehicle courtesy of "The TMPCC/CBS/CW/Paramount & All Industry Car Show" Obi-Shawn. It's X-Wing Fighter car modification that is known as an H-Wing...

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