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  • Issue Archive for
  • Dec 23-29, 2010
  • Vol. 33, No. 7

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Calendar

Film

Music

  • RIP: The Lost LA Music Venues of 2010
  • RIP: The Lost LA Music Venues of 2010

    First they came for the raves, then they came for the medical marijuana dispensaries, and then they came for the Echo Curio. At least we can now breathe a sigh of relief that no one will ever abuse Ecstacy, medical marijuana, or small, innovative live music ever again. Here's to...
  • Motorhead Announces World Tour, LA Date
  • Motorhead Announces World Tour, LA Date

    Los Angeles strip club Patron of the Decade Lemmy and his current crop of Motörhead bandmates have announced a world tour that will take them all over the US and then over to Australia and South America. If you can't wait to see Lemmy (singing, not just shooting the shit...
  • BRICK'S PICKS: A CHARLIE O'S CHRISTMAS

    Christmas falls on a weekend this year, which has certainly done a number on the jazz listings. This might be a good thing, else we'd be subjected to a helluva lot of very tired holiday standards complete with bass solos. Soprano saxes come out, too. Singers by the swarm. And...

Restaurants

  • Year In Review: Top 10 Squid Ink Stories of 2010
  • Year In Review: Top 10 Squid Ink Stories of 2010

    Next Friday evening, 2010 will tick away its final seconds taking with it 365 days of restaurant openings, (Test Kitchen, Chick-fil-A, A-Frame) and closings (R.I.P. Anisette, Grace), food truck controversy, farmer's market battles, and Top 10 compilations of everything from the foodie words we hate the most to our favorite...
  • Thursday Edition: A Roundup of Newspaper Food Stories

    --Portland, OR: Restaurateur discovers 1809 Italian cookbook. --Anchorage: Local pigs' popularity leads to pork drought. --Duluth: Chocolate-covered sausage. --Las Vegas: Chefs offer suggestions on treats for Santa. --Middleton, WI: Restaurant to hold Seinfeld-inspired Festivus fundraiser --San Francisco: The best hot cocoa in the Bay Area. --France: French farmer jailed in...

Theater

Arts

  • Best of the Cons 2010
  • Best of the Cons 2010

    Check out more photos from this year's conventions in "50 Awesome Cosplays of 2010." From internationally known events like San Diego Comic-Con and Anime Expo to smaller, single-franchise conventions like Power Morphicon and MacrossWorld to non-con events like the L.A. screening of The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya, there was no...
  • Stage Raw: Rock With You
  • Stage Raw: Rock With You

    COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS NEW THEATER REVIEW (see below)STAGE FEATURE on Cormac McCarthy's The Sunset LimitedNEW REVIEW GO  ROCK WITH YOU: THE KING OF POP, LATIN STYLE For those of us brought up to giggle at Michael Jackson's foibles, from his holding his son over a balcony by his arms to...

Columns

  • LukeLovesNate: The Ultimate Lovenote in a Blog/Bottle
  • LukeLovesNate: The Ultimate Lovenote in a Blog/Bottle

    I got word of this while procrastinating earlier today and I just can't get every teen RomCom plotline out of my head. (Specifically a "Sleepless in Seattle" meets Josie Grossie hybrid that would probably kill at the box office.) If I weren't so hopped up on Yerba Mate I might...
  • Sexual Fantasies: Mental Sex Toys to Keep Women on Track
  • Sexual Fantasies: Mental Sex Toys to Keep Women on Track

    Welcome to another installment of blush-inducing, inappropriate but educated discussion about all kinds of sex stuff. Rape fantasies. Group sex. Stripping. Have I got your attention? As I've mentioned in several past articles, the Internet is my happy place. Clearance shopping, music sharing, anonymous e-sex (just kidding...maybe), and catching that...

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