Angela Davis, former Black Panther, is the go-to commentator on any protest or political uprising these days. (And, apparently, the go-to stencil for "street artists" designing nostalgic protest fliers.)
So why hasn't anyone asked her how she feels about the DREAM Act -- the national push to grant ... More >>
Courtesy 1301PE GalleryA still from Modern Times, Forever, which might be the longest film ever made
Pacific Standard Time's performance-art festival continues through this weekend, but there are a few great exhibitions to see as well. One in Chinatown is almost therapeutic, while another, o ... More >>
TIME MagazineUpdate: The covergirl's name is Sarah Mason. Details below.
It's ironic enough that TIME Magazine chose L.A. street artist Shepard Fairey to design today's "Person of the Year" cover, which depicts an anonymous protester peering from between her beanie and bandana. Fairey is the ... More >>
Updated after the jump: Fairey changes the "Occupy Hope" poster to please occupiers. "Anonymous" hackers, who also rep the Guy Fawkes mask, are likely still unsatisfied.
Originally posted November 18 at 3:50 p.m.
Here we go again. L.A. street artist Shepard Fairey has released a second original de ... More >>
theoccupationparty.comA West Coast legend does his part.Yup. This just happened. Right after receiving the victorious news from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg that Occupy Wall Street doesn't have to move out of Zuccotti Park after all, protest organizers learned they'd been blessed with a S ... More >>
Christopher J. LynchWax figures of Barack and Michelle Obama
Oran Z began his quest for a wax head of Barack Obama even before the president took office. The creator and proprietor of the Pan African Black Facts and Wax Museum in South Los Angeles met resistance from his supplier, who wanted ... More >>
[Here at LA Weekly, we're honored to count with the services of LA's Top Jazz Journalist, the inimitable Brick Wahl. We asked Brick to weigh in on the Esperanza Spalding Grammy upset. Brick has been an Esperanza fan from way back, and he was happy to put it all in context for us (and ... More >>
Scrolling down a list of things to possibly do today, I came across an announcement for an appearance by John Birch Society president John McManus, who'll be in North Hollywood tonight talking about "America's Economic Meltdown." The John Friggin' Birch Society! A wave of heady nostalgia swept over ... More >>