This is the third installment of our Pacific Standard Time Presents diary, tracking modern architecture happenings all over the city. Check out our previous entries:
*The Getty's Big, New Exploration of L.A. Architecture
*SCI-Arc's Gala and a Concert at Jackie Treehorn's House
High temperatures mig ... More >>
How would you like to glide along the beach like a seagull and then fly through the top of the Ferris wheel at the end of the Santa Monica Pier.
This is probably as close as you'll get.
Videographer Robert Macintosh, known for previous "fly through" escapades, brings you his latest beach fantasy ( ... More >>
Former Loveline and The Man Show host Adam Carolla loves cars, comedy, and talking about cars and comedy. His daily The Adam Carolla Show podcast has even received a Guinness World Record for the single most-downloaded episode ever, at 59,574,843, and in his spare time he also co-hosts Adam Carolla' ... More >>
Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
What to buy for the neighbor you suspect is a secret agent? The question plagues us every year. He's quiet mostly, always watching. He's obsessed with "the Soviets." Also there's that fog that hangs perpetually around his house. So probably not a holiday sweater. Your gift must be something h ... More >>
Billy MorrisonEditor's Note: For Angelenos, guitarist Billy Morrison is perhaps best known for his work with all-star cover band Camp Freddy, which also features core members Dave Navarro (guitar), Matt Sorum (drums), Donovan Leitch, Jr. (vocals), Chris Chaney (bass). Indie 103.1 fans no doub ... More >>
Rashantha De Silva sells clones.Last month we told you about the strange saga of a small company called Pystar that makes Apple Mac computer clones that were being sold locally at Rashantha De Silva's Quo Computer in South Pasadena. The only problem with these boxes was that Apple wasn't impr ... More >>
Although the massive Station fire north of Los Angeles continues to grow, the Yucaipa and Oak Glen fires are under control, which is very welcome news for residents--and for area apple lovers. Oak Glen is home to many Southern California apple farms, a constellation of U-pick farms and ranches, gift ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK CLOWNTOWN CITY LIMITSPhoto by Ed RachlesImagine a personable, grimy, makeup-smeared, cigar-chomping guy in a tank top, not unlike Tommy Lee Jones, playing cards outdoors on the porch of some tra ... More >>
THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED IN THE COMING WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK ST JOAN OF THE SLAUGHTERHOUSESPhoto by Vitor MartinsFor a lucid analysis of the malfunctioning global financial markets, one could do worse than Bertolt Brecht. And it's hard to imagine doi ... More >>
...One point of view he fails to discuss at all is the enormous potential Y2K represents in terms of creating enough chaos to enable the corporate entities that pull our strings to manipulate a confused public into acting against its own interests...