This week, two artists dance with hula-hoops, another uses graffiti to obscure paintings of high-heeled, made-up models and a third installs hairy bronze statues in WeHo.
5. Just say no
In 1962, Judson Dance Theater started at the Judson Church in Greenwich Village. Programming was informal; wri ... More >>
Inside a candlelit space, twelve kinetic figures are seated around a large, wooden table. They are dressed primarily in leather, smoking cigarettes, turning their heads as conversations overlap. The table is lined with candles, an empty bottle or two and a few tiny creatures with birdlike heads. The ... More >>
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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.
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Chicanos have played a defining role in punk rock since its inception. In fact, Michigan's ? and the Mysterians are a strong contender for the first band to be labeled "punk rock." A little closer to home, East Los's Cannibal and the Headhunter ... More >>
grayl growlsphoto by Adi Parvulescu
Our writer Drew Denny traveled from L.A. to Lithuania, Germany, Poland and Denmark meeting artists and musicians for her "Overseas Underground" series. Her next stop was a goth club in Berlin, where she met the band reliq.
Despite their myriad references ... More >>
It was the summer of 1989, shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall, and millions of Americans were knocking down virtual walls of their own alongside their Soviet counterparts as Nintendo released the Game Boy with Tetris packed in with the system.
Ivan FernandezOver 20 years later (25 fo ... More >>
Meet the Carsick CarsThis morning you woke up and we bet you didn't think "You know what my life needs right now? An underground Chinese band doing a live cover of the Velvet Underground's 'Sunday Morning'!"
Let's pretend you thought that and, magically, the godess of music (Euterpe or somet ... More >>
The Pixies were just in town celebrating the 20th anniversary of Doolittle, which, oddly enough, probably had nothing to do with the fall of the Berlin Wall (or did it?).
Not content with sharing the entire album as a live performance at the Hollywood Palladium, Black, Deal & Co, Inc. have decided ... More >>
Twenty years ago, Hollywood's David Hasselhoff stood on the Berlin Wall wearing a stylish jacket-o'-lights and a scarf depicting a keyboard, looked at Communism straight into its ruddy face, and sang to it thusly:
"One morning in June some twenty years ago,
I was born a rich man's son.
I had everyt ... More >>