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Henry Rollins: No More Talk About Shooting Americans, Please
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L.A. billboards advertise all sorts of things -- upcoming films, non-profit organizations or strip clubs. But in an earlier time, more billboards were all about music.
Robert Landau's new book Rock 'n' Roll Billboards of the Sunset Strip displays the rise of that music genre and its influence throu ... More >>
Scattered around Los Angeles are restaurants that could be used as examples for teaching kids how to differentiate among objects. "One of these things is not like the others" lessons. Petrillo's on Valley Boulevard in San Gabriel, a solo Italian neighborhood restaurant bobbing up and down in a sea o ... More >>
Outside of its birthplace in Hawaii, Lappert's Ice Cream is mostly a Northern California brand. Bored in retirement, Walter Lappert mixed his first batch of ultra rich, high-butterfat ice cream in Kauai in 1983. The brand took off, and his son, Michael, opened a California production facility the ... More >>
Eva has deep immigration knowledge (we kid).President Obama is having prominent Angeleno Latinos over to his Casablanca today for a little talk on immigration.
Among the invitees are Desperate Housewives' Eva Longoria, fellow actresses Rosario Dawson and America Ferrera, and local radio hero ... More >>
Peanut Butter Wolf talks about his earliest vinyl purchases ahead of the Stones Throw 10-10-10 blowout.UPDATE: Due to permit restrictions, Stones Throw's 10-10-10 event is no longer taking place at The Sex. The location has been changed to downtown's Club 740.
New flyer after the jump.
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The falafel is one of those foods that has migrated a long distance across multiple countries, spawning many variations, preferences and preparations. Some falafel are made from fava (though far less commonly in the U.S.) and some from chickpeas. They can be filled with different herbs, or onions de ... More >>
By Gustavo Turner
Click here to view a slide show of Timothy Norris' photos of Mika at the Palladium.
Halfway through his set last Friday at the Hollywood Palladium British would-be pop superstar Mika unveiled "Touches You," one of the shiniest tracks on his slick new album The Boy Who Knew Too ... More >>
Blender recently posted a list of John McCain's favorite songs. Sure, you could make fun of him for choosing kinda gay stuff like Perez Hilton did, but the more telling fact is that the most recent song on this list is more than thirty years old.
Think about that. Thirty-one years have come and ... More >>
Another Day of the Ninja has come and gone, leaving us all a bit sad for its passing, as this holiday season can sometimes do.
Hundreds of budding young ninjas, cleverly disguised as 20-something nerds and geeks, converged on the El Rey Wednesday night for the first ever live performance of Ask ... More >>