By Katie Bain and Ben Westhoff
City National Grove of Anaheim
"Do you love rock and roll?" Prince asked last night. "Do you like your rock and roll funky, though?"
A Prince show is always a big deal; his passion and showmanship is Springsteen-like. Even better, his need to constantl ... More >>
Good news, bad news. The good news first: no one drowned.
Now the bad news. Your Los Angeles Dodgers went to San Francisco and were swept in three by the hated Giants, losing each night in one-run fashion, 2-1, 10-9 and 4-3. There was the usual trouble hitting with runners in scoring position, some ... More >>
While Anaheim Angels first baseman Albert Pujols was hitting his 450th home run last year, his wife, Deidre Pujols, was knee-deep in calderos, the Dutch oven of Latin American cooking. The price tag comes with a good cause: Proceeds from her new cookware line, Pujols Kitchen Cookware, benefit povert ... More >>
[Editor's note: Deathmatch pairs two artists who have something in common, and determines who is better. It's a concept we sort-of ripped off from MTV, except that instead of claymation it's the printed word!]
Dave A. Stewart, best known as Annie Lennox's other half in '80s new wave act the Eurythm ... More >>
Two days after Thanksgiving Day 2011, hardcore b-boy fans poured into Moscow's Nikulin Circus for the annual Red Bull BC One Championship. The event is one of the largest and best-known international competitions, tagging itself the "Official Breakdance World Championship." Sixteen of the world's to ... More >>
Here's the known, and rumored, list 15 of exceedingly rich Wall Street one percenters, fabulously wealthy moguls and hardcore baseball lovers who may -- or may not -- have made secret, non-binding $1 billion bids to buy the Dodgers before the January 23, 2012 deadline expired.
1. Tom Barrack, col ... More >>
SonyDespite the brilliance of Moneyball as a baseball movie -- a really cheesy moment exists in the film.
Looking to rally moviegoers this weekend is the feature adaptation of Michael Lewis 2003 tome Moneyball, which dramatizes the resurrection of the 2002 underdogs, the Oakland A's, under th ... More >>
"It's hard not to be romantic about baseball," admits Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics played, in career-best form, by Brad Pitt in Bennett Millers' Moneyball.This line, from a screenplay by Stephen Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin, happens in the home stretch of a film abo ... More >>
What happens when you mix food bloggers, steampunk performers and fake Christian fundamentalists? We'll find out tonight at the party for the Los Angeles Web Awards.
Before we announce the winners, we'd like to thank you (yeah, you, right there) for your help with the nomination process. Y ... More >>
The Bruery Sets the Local Standard for Excellence
California is king when it comes to American craft beer. Maybe Oregon would argue, but they would lose. In the Golden State of craft brew heaven, Nor Cal and San Diego County have long reigned supreme. That era is over. The best brewery bet ... More >>
John and Ken.Was it a hate crime?
As the Dodgers head north to do battle with the Giants today, it's an assertion being made by John Kobylt of L.A. station KFI-AM 640's The John and Ken Show. He's talking, of course, about the opening-day beating of Santa Cruz paramedic and San Francisco fan ... More >>
Angels Stadium.Looks like Dodgers fans aren't just dishing out the hooliganism these days. A pregnant woman and her brother, both apparently Dodgers fans, were hospitalized after they were beaten, allegedly by Angels fans, following an exhibition game between L.A. and the Angels at Angels Sta ... More >>
LA Weekly Flickr pool/aaron haedtDodger beer
This LA Weekly Flickr pool photo comes to you from photographer aaron haedt, who took the shot on March 30th using a Casio EX-FC100. A preseason game -- Opening Day was the 31st -- between the Dodgers and the Seattle Mariners. No idea if the photog ... More >>
Barry Zito: Golden Gate bumpkin in the big cityLooks like someone was getting a little overexcited before the big game.
In what we're hoping is an omen for the San Francisco Giants' luck on the Dodger Stadium diamond today, pitcher Barry Zito got himself into a bit of a crunch in West Hollyw ... More >>
Maura LanahanOur eminent columnist, Mr. Henry Rollins![The one and only Henry Rollins contirbutes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Monday and make sure to tune in to He ... More >>
Milton Bradley.Milton Bradley, the bad-boy former Dodger who once threw a bottle of water into the stands at Chavez Ravine, was arrested this week after a woman alleged that he threatened her.
Los Angeles police said the picked up Bradley at his home in the 5300 block of Oak Park Ave. Tuesda ... More >>
courtesy chad brown
Chad Brown is an L.A.-based DJ and the singer/guitarist in CB Brand, and he may well know more about country music than anyone you're likely to encounter in this city. He is a true historian who recalls the backstories of each record in immense detail--from how he found i ... More >>
Frank FairfieldFile under Halloween-appropriate shows that you don't have to dress up for: Murder ballads -- those creepy little tomes to our dark side -- will be the fare tonight at the Echoplex for a group of artists assembled by the people behind the New Los Angeles Folk Festival.
And why ... More >>
SCAAIf you're anywhere near Anaheim for the next few days, you may notice a few minor tremors in the area. No, not another earthquake. Not even the happiness of baseball fans after the Angels beat the Yankees yesterday for the first time since 2002, but about 10,000 coffeegeeks all tossing ba ... More >>
Juan Ocampo/LA DodgersNomar Garciaparra serves himself a plate of food at Carne Asada SundayNomar Garciaparra, the 6 time All-Star infielder who spent much of his 14-year career with the Red Sox and a few memorable years with the Dodgers, retired Wednesday. During his three years wearing Dodg ... More >>