Greg Behrendt started guitar lessons at 44; the He's Just Not That Into You author and comedian, now 50, cashed in on lessons with professional guitarist Michael Eisenstein, a birthday present from his wife. For Behrendt, the road to middle-aged surf-rocker has been paved in good advice and faile ... More >>
Marc Maron, the salt and pepper podcaster and personality behind the fledgling IFC comedy Maron, knows his way around a guitar. In loose-fitting jeans and a patchwork flannel, the comedian looks a lot like your run-of-the-mill guitar dad. Except he jams with icons like The Blasters' Dave Alvin on ... More >>
L.A. Weekly is celebrating The Big Lebowski's 15th anniversary with a massive cover story tribute! Check out our other Lebowski-themed stories. Not doing so would be very un-Dude. I saw The Big Lebowski when it came out in early 1998 and left feeling fairly indifferent. I didn't dislike it, but I d ... More >>
The Silver Lake Chorus formed in the winter of 2010 through word of mouth, flyers ("can you or anyone you know sing tenor?") and Facebook. Auditions pared 60 hopeful singers down to a choir of 25 young men and women, many of whom had previous choral experience and most of whom actually reside in Sil ... More >>
Also, J*DaVey, the Decemberists, Dragon Head, Wye Oak and others
Also, Miguel, L.A. Bluegrass Situation, Heidecker and Wood, the Ditty Bops and others
Also, Ghostface Killah, Pi, Brother Ali and others
Also, shows by Listing Ship, Detroit Cobras and more
And other May 29-June 5 shows
The Rutles: 30th Anniversary Reunion American Cinematheque March 17th It was here - well, not here, really, but in fact several thousands of miles away in the UK - that, Monty Python alum Eric Idle, along with Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band alum and frequent Python collaborator Neil Innes, concocted the ... More >>
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