Friday, December 21
"Christmas 101" with Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Van Dyke Parks, Emmylou Harris, Carrie Fisher
UCLA ROYCE HALL
Rufus and Martha Wainwright's late mother, Canadian folk singer Kate McGarrigle, created the annual "Christmas 101" holiday event, which features carols from around th ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
Carrie Fisher was wondering recently what to do with the huge Princess Leia painting -- "in that fucking iron bikini" -- that George Lucas sent her for her birthday. "I'm sure ... More >>
The L.A. Weekly's People issue is our most eagerly anticipated of the year -- and, as much as it kills the wordsmiths around here, much of the anticipation is about the cover. Who's been chosen? And just how fabulous do they look?
This year, we've got five covers, all shot by Kevin Scanlon and desi ... More >>
Shannon CottrellSan Diego Comic-Con 2011For the past three years that I've been covering conventions for LA Weekly, people have been telling me to go to Atlanta for Dragon*Con. I've heard it from commenters, friends and professional contacts. There are many who believe that Dragon*Con is the ... More >>
Debbie Reynolds held Hollywood's largest garage sale at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills on Saturday. In case you missed it on Oprah, Ms. Reynolds had one of the largest private collections of classic Hollywood memorabilia and most of it was up for grabs this weekend in front of a ... More >>
Timothy NorrisHenry Rollins' Weird Record Academy for the Open of Ears: Last night at the Echoplex
[For more exclusive shots from Henry Rollins' event last night, see Timothy Norris' slideshow 'Henry Rollins @ The Echoplex'.]
I am back from Africa. That was a long haul. From Entebbe, Uganda ... More >>
Gustavo TurnerYoko Ono and Lady Gaga frolic on a piano at the Orpheum Theatre in LAWe told you this one was going to be special.
Stay tuned for our full review, but Saturday night's brilliant show/tribute to Yoko Ono at the Orpheum brought some extremely special moments with Tune-Yards, the ... More >>
Yoko OnoJohn Lennon would have turned 70 next week, and among the events celebrating the legendary Beatle are two shows this weekend featuring a reconstituted Plastic Ono Band, the loose collective of musicians Lennon assembled 40 years ago.
His widow Yoko Ono and son Sean Lennon (the musica ... More >>
By Sophia KercherLast night during Carrie Fisher's Wishful Drinking reading at Book Soup, an employee ducked down to connect a wire to the podium and nearly went in-between a lady's legs. "Oh! You almost went where no ones touched in years," she cooed, tossing her short, smart haircut. The crowd of ... More >>
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This Week's Theater Pick
Leslie Jordan's Autobiographical Trip Down the Pink Carpet
If a zest for life is infectious, there's probably no more delightful a carrier than Leslie Jordan. A diminutive stage, film, Emmy Award-winning TV actor, and fugitive from the Bible Belt, Jordan regales us ... More >>