L.A.-based pop artist Kerli is spreading love. She calls her latest EP, Utopia, "a collection of positive energy" and via collaborations with artists like Switch and "musical soulmates" SeventyEight, she creates big beat laden synth dance soundtracks for big nights out.
Raised in Estonia, Kerli ha ... More >>
*Clockwork Couture, L.A.'s Premiere Steampunk Fashion Spot
You've reached the holiday shopping homestretch, but there's one final gift that's driving you mad. Maybe it's for your sibling, or the co-worker whose name you pulled in Secret Santa. Regardless, it's for someone whose known inte ... More >>
Wreck-It Ralph won't be in theaters until November, but the buzz for Disney's forthcoming animated film has already begun. Directed by Rich Moore (The Simpsons, Futurama), the movie stars John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer and Jane Lynch as video game characters whose lives are more comp ... More >>
Rolling out a blanket under the stars, taking in a movie project on a big outdoor screen while snacking on some kalbi tacos or pulled pork sliders is quickly becoming a L.A. summertime tradition.
Last weekend marked the debut of two new weekly festivals: Street Food Cinema, which is being but on b ... More >>
Last weekend was WonderCon, the large, three-day pop culture convention organized by the same people who bring us San Diego Comic-Con every year. Normally, WonderCon takes place in San Francisco. Due to remodeling at their hometown convention center, however, this year's event moved to Anaheim.
It ... More >>
Lina Lecaro LACMA CEO Michael Govan, Tim Burton and Slash
There is seemingly no rest for the wicked mind of Tim Burton. With current/recent projects ranging from the film version of Dark Shadows to a reworking of his stop-motion short Frankenweenie to Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty (sadly, ... More >>
Alice in Wonderland
The schedule for the screening series tied to the upcoming Tim Burton exhibit at LACMA has been announced:
Edward Scissorhands, May 27, 7:30 pm (70mm print)
Ed Wood, May 28, 7 pm (introduction by Burton himself, and preceded by Vincent, Burton's 1982 short)
Beetlejuice, J ... More >>
If you go to a store called Dapper Cadaver in Sun Valley here in Los Angeles, you will see many weird things. Of the weird things, this monkey's paw is perhaps one of the weirdest. The monkey's paw, of course, is infamous for bringing bad luck to those who use it to make their wishes come t ... More >>
For beachside locals, Santa Monica Place provided the quintessential mall experience throughout the '80's and '90's. (Fun fact: it was featured for mall scenes in Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Pretty in Pink and Beverly Hills, 90210).
At some point, though, it started to seem comparatively shabby n ... More >>
One of Disneyland's oldest rides, "Alice in Wonderland," has been temporarily closed after a inspector pointed out that it lacked handrails for maintenance crews.
According to The Orange County Register, Disney and the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health were alerted abou ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW
THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Lieutenant of Inishmore and A Tale Told by an IdiotAN UNKNOWN FUTURE: Theater on Seward Closes its Doors
John Fleck performs tonight (Thursday), 8 p.m. with his sardonic
one-man comedy about Trader Joe's (and points beyond), Side E ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE on KING LEARCAPTURED AURAL PHANTASY THEATER
CAPT presents a special event tonight (Friday) night, Hooray for Hollywood Extravaganza, celebrating the legends of Our Fair City, In a style mixing radio and vaudeville. The Galler ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE ON THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGEWUTHERING "HEIGHTS"Lin-Manuel Miranda stars in his own Broadway hit, In The Heights, now at the Pantages. Photo by Joan Marcus
"Wuthering" actually means windy not withering. Though the former
is preval ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCurrent STAGE FEATURE on Anton Chekhov's 150th Birthday BashTHE OTHER FESTIVALS
Running concurrently with the Hollywood Fringe (June 17-27) is Arts Olympus (June 17-20) on board the Queen Mary in Long Beach.
AO includes a contemporary Russian exhib ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT FEATURE ON BORN TO BE ALIVE and THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACELEASE SUBSIDY PROGRAM GETS ANOTHER LEASE
A recommendation by L.A.'s Chief Administrative Officer Miguel
Santana to restructure (eliminate) the city's Lease Subsidy Program for non- ... More >>
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Photo by Joel Daavid
Mabel (Bonnie Hunt), a naive Des Moines housewife, calls a graveyard shift salesman named Joe in Los Angeles (Timothy McNeil), to order an expensive watch for her son's 18th birthday. She can't yet go through with the ... More >>