By Diamond Bodine-Fisher
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2013 issue. Check out our entire People 2013 issue here.
Just blocks from where the Gold Line cuts across Figueroa Street, you'll find the latest addition to an increasingly trendy business district in Highl ... More >>
To the casual observer battle rap might seem like an anachronism, until you realize that it's bigger than ever. Leagues like URL and King of the Dot have produced some of the most talked about events in hip-hop -- with the controversies to boot.
See also: Ghost-Writing Allegation Rocks the Rap Batt ... More >>
West Hollywood has come a long way since it was incorporated as its own city on the western fringe of Hollywood in 1984. While its Boys' Town strip along Santa Monica Boulevard can still rival New York's Greenwich Village and San Francisco's Castro district as the gay capital of America, WeHo is a g ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.]
10/29/12: As I sit here in Boston on a night off, I can see Hurricane Sandy-powered sheets of ... More >>
KCRW Broadcast #183 for Saturday, October 6, 2012
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Fanatics! Hello from Ohio! Columbus, Ohio, to be exact. I thought it would be a great idea to celebrate some great Ohio bands, Ohio-themed songs and Lenny Bruce talking about Ohio! Hour one is a mix ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday.]
Henry Rollins doesn't keep his political opinions quiet; in a column last fall about the Occupy protesters he recounted how senator Rand Paul "made a fool of himself trying to compare them ... More >>
In the time that has passed since the release of Behemoth's 2009 album Evangelion, band leader Nergal overcame a life-threatening leukemia scare, avoided prison time after blasphemy charges in his home country of Poland were dropped, and got let go from a gig as a judge on the Polish version of The ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with crowd estimates. First posted at 5:30 a.m.
Alfonso Ribeiro of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air might do the nerdiest, preppiest dance of all time.
But that didn't stop hundreds if not thousands of followers from joining him yesterday at Universal CityWalk and other locales in ... More >>
Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
Del Taco Corp.With the further expansion of Chick-fil-A in Los Angeles, the recent announcement of Papaya King coming to Hollywood and the arrival of Australia's Oporto to the Southland, we at Squid Ink thought it was an opportune time for a trip down memory lane. Here, in no particular orde ... More >>
CBSMaybe we should just call him 'The Voice.'Even with his vow to enter rehab, the story of Ted Williams, a homeless man discovered on the streets of Columbus, Ohio, is a real American fairytale.
Only days ago he was panhandling at the side of a highway. And now he's touring L.A. (getting de ... More >>
Proving once again that the Weekly is your place for bedbug news. According to exterminator Terminix, Los Angeles ranked No. 10 in bedbug infestation nationwide, the Los Angeles Daily News reports.
At least we're not New York, which leads the country in bedbugs. Bedbugs are small, delightfu ... More >>
Lisette Lee.The whole private-jet-with-an-entourage smuggling scheme sounds like something a teenager would dream up, and we're guessing it might have worked in the past. But this time the move unraveled for a Beverly Hills woman, authorities allege. They say Lisette Lee, her bodyguard and tw ... More >>
James BeardThis morning the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Judges will vote to determine the final 5 nominees in each category, which will be announced on March 22nd. The winners will be announced at the Foundation's award party, ... More >>
Updating our blog from yesterday, a team of FBI and Columbus, Ohio cops gunned down the alleged Los Angeles serial rapist who cops here had dubbed the "High Desert Rapist." It all went down in a bizarre series of events after he was released from Los Angeles County jail on a huge bond -- $3.4 millio ... More >>
The Yeah Fest formerly know as Fuck has announced its summer tour across the Eastern, Southern, and Middle United States, and a little bit of Canada. Bands touring are Matt & Kim, Circle Jerks, Dillinger Four, The Death Set, Monotonix, Dan Deacon, Paint it Black, Team Robespierre, Brother Reade, Cr ... More >>