This year's People issue celebrates the 56 Angelenos we find most intriguing. Among those 56 are fashionistas, musicians and novelists -- and, of course, the movers-and-shakers in Hollywood.
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Their influence can be felt on both the screen and behind the ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.
"I think you go right here," says Victoria Justice, guiding a reporter toward her house in the Encino Hills, overlooking the mountains and just down the street from Martin Lawr ... More >>
When Zach Abels played Jesse Rutherford a guitar riff two years ago in his parents' living room, the two of them knew they were onto something. They immediately recorded the song, and that track, "Sweater Weather" turned into a radio hit.
The Neighbourhood have received strong radio support locally ... More >>
The new year couldn't come at a better time. Forget Superstorm Sandy, school shootings, Snooki's baby, Rihanna and Chris Brown's reconcilliations. Let's start fresh, and let's do it with some new music.
Here are eight fantastic local bands, all of whom are set to break big in 2013. The best part? Y ... More >>
[Editor's Note: Fuck Guilty Pleasures celebrates the over-produced, commercial, artless, lowbrow music that we believe is genuinely worthwhile. Like, among the best music ever.]
Mitch Miller, musician, record producer, and twinkly-eyed choir master of '60s TV, rules. (Or, ruled. May he rest in peac ... More >>
Last week we brought you pictures of jazz players with presidents. It was pretty awesome, particularly Duke Ellington and Richard Nixon. But now, something even better: Pictures of rappers' cats!
Fact is, while canines are a common subject (and metaphor) in hip-hop songs, felines don't appea ... More >>
Phil Jackson, of all people, recently had some harsh words for "Fix The Knicks," the odd, showtuney-tune penned by New York Knicks owner James Dolan. (You can hear it here.)
Dolan needs either "a better lyricist or a better musician," Jackson said. Ouch! Of course, it's hard to disagree with ... More >>
Rasputina at Key ClubWHO: Rasputina
WHERE: Key Club
Better Than... Your kid sister's recital.
Russian religious icon Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin has long been a great source of intrigue, fear and inspiration, and one of those inspirations is New York-based act Rasputina.
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Peter BrookerThe JacketSomehow a person with a shitload of money decided to plunk down $1.8 million (think Dr. Evil voice) for Michael Jackson's iconic "Thriller" jacket this past weekend, which marked the two year anniversary of his death. We won't speak on the fact that the proud new owner, ... More >>
Emperor penguin fathers incubate eggs till they finally hatch.
Yesterday we brought you a fairly depressing post on dads and how they had screwed up (or alternatively inspired) some of the best known musicians in the world. Today we bring you lighter, more pleasant fare: rad dads! Dads who ... More >>
KreayshawnRemember when we told you to go see Kreayshawn? Those shows are about to get a lot more crowded. The Oakland rapper who stormed the blogosphere less than a month ago with the video for her single "Gucci Gucci" has officially signed with Columbia Records.
Though rumors began to swi ... More >>