The controversy over a Belvedere Vodka print ad that critics say depicts and glorifies a near-rape has come to Los Angeles this week.
That's because an actress in a video on which the ad is based is pissed off: Alicyn Packard is suing Belvedere's parent company for allegedly using her image without ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshTomato-Watermelon Mary (left) & Bllody Mary menu (right).Ray Garcia, the chef who brought you the Kegs and Egg brunch with its bottomless pint of draft beer, is making FIG's brunch even better, introducing a cocktail menu featuring six new variations on the Bloody Mary ($12-16), ... More >>
Parties or performances? We've come to the unfortunate conclusion that you really can't have it both ways when it comes to the merciless monster that is Coachella weekend. Every year we've managed to hit a couple soirees before attacking the field around sunset, but things were different for the 201 ... More >>
Nicole CamposYouth in RevoltBe gone, miserable graveyard of cinema that is January, when the studios are notorious for dumping sub-par product while everyone plays with their Christmas toys and spends any movie-going time catching up with the Oscar bait that came out last month. Dimension Fi ... More >>
View more photos in Timothy Norris' day one and day two slideshows.
This weekend the LA Weekly celebrated its annual People issue with LA Weekend, a two-day cultural happening at the Nike Store at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre that offered music, art, food and drink (100-proof Belvedere vodka, whi ... More >>
Other than the term "swine flu," we learned several very important things over the weekend: Bea Arthur (RIP) made a damn good leg of roast lamb, there is definitely a limit to how much grilled cheese one can consume, and that the Belvedere vodka served at our L.A. Weekend festival -- yeah, that stuf ... More >>