The scandal surrounding a love affair between a brother and his sister forms the centerpiece of John Ford's 17th century play, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore. Archway Theatre's downtown production is this week's pick. See below for all the latest new theater reviews and comprehensive theater listings.
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This week, homing pigeons interfere with LCD signs on the I-10, one artist takes narcissism to virtuosic heights and another imagines China bringing the United States to its knees.
5. Soccer as endurance art
"You can't be surprised by a good-looking girl playing ball once, maybe twice," says a guy ... More >>
FYF Fest Day 2
The Faint, Converge, Dinosaur Jr and Others
September 2, 2012
*Our review of FYF Day One
*Take our FYF quiz
Better Than: Striking for a 40 hour work week.
After a series of intense showers and professional-assisted dust removal, we were back for day two of the purporte ... More >>
Friday, August 31
Mark de Clive-Lowe
As one might expect from a hapa Japanese-New Zealander who arrived in L.A. via Boston, New York and London, this keyboardist/DJ/music producer is a complex synthesis of musical styles and cultures. Mark de Clive-Lowe honed his craft in the United King ... More >>
*M83's Anthony Gonzalez Makes Soundtracks, Without the Movie
*The Descendents, Kid Dynamite, and Ty Segall at FYF last year
*Pics from FYF Fest 2011: Death From Above 1979, Explosions in the Sky, Descendents, Simian Mobile Disco and More
*Pics from FYF Fest 2010: The Rapture, Dead Man's B ... More >>
See also: Our complete Coachella coverage
By the third day of Coachella's second weekend -- the sixth and final day of this year's festival -- folks had more or less learned to ignore the dust and the heat. Here are our intrepid writers' favorite things about the final hours of the 2012 event.
Yes, we chose our Cookbook of the Week, Mighty Spice: Fast, Fresh and Vibrant Dishes Using No More than 5 Spices for Each Recipe, in part for the publisher's legal disclaimer (more on that later). It waives them not only from potential recipe disasters but also includes medical warnings (?!). Keep i ... More >>
Since the late 1980s the Red Hot Organization has released over a dozen music compilations to help raise funds for AIDS research with help from artists as varied as George Michael, Wu-Tang Clan, Nirvana and Alice Coltrane. This year the Organization will be releasing Red Hot Rio 2 - a star- ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Shanto's BakeryFreshly made manakish bread with a variety of toppings bubble up in the oven at Shanto's
Before Shaunt Adessian opened Shanto's Bakery in La Crescenta, he traveled thousands of miles from Los Angeles, arriving in Lebanon to discover the Levantine culinary meth ... More >>
SapphireBlue22stack of newspapersWhat's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free ... More >>
CNNworld record hummus
It seems as if Lebanon and Israel have moved the battlefield to the kitchen. This past Saturday Lebanon set the world record for the largest bowl of hummus in the village of al-Fanar, near Beirut, surpassing the previous record set four months ago by Israel in the Arab ... More >>
Despite the auspicious image above, the only green spotted at the Treasure Island Festival this weekend, was that being smoked by the heavy hippie and hipster quotient that swarmed San Francisco's finest former Naval base cum music festival grounds. Indeed, for any wayward Angelenos incubat ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSTHE LATEST NEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Leonard Nimoy and Company of AngelsCOMEDIES ABOUT THE END OF THE WORLDâ€‹Poland's Theatre ZAR rehearsing Gospels of Childhood at the Barbican in London, where they performed last month. That piece is the first third of the ... More >>
Greg Gillis, aka Girl Talk.
The Coachella message board lit up this morning when someone posted a pretty convincing list of Friday set times, one of the last big secrets the festival reveals. For those of us going, the set times are obviously important because they dictate what we'll be missing, w ... More >>
Yeah, so all the silly speculation probably isn't done yet, as Goldenvoice always adds a few heavy-hitters after the initial announcement, but the initial line-up is up. Click through to see it in all it's glory. We'll start analyzing it soon, but for now: Throbbing Gristle! No Pavement?
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Missed the sold out Beirut shows? Ahh, lucky you. They're playing at 6:30 tonight at Amoeba Records. Go on over and check it out or read Rena Kosnett's review to convince yourself not to miss it.
Photo by Rena Kosnett
Amoeba will have a webstream of the performance on their website, but come o ... More >>