The Silver Lake Chorus formed in the winter of 2010 through word of mouth, flyers ("can you or anyone you know sing tenor?") and Facebook. Auditions pared 60 hopeful singers down to a choir of 25 young men and women, many of whom had previous choral experience and most of whom actually reside in Sil ... More >>
It's Tuesday night in the loftlike performance area semi-hidden behind Meltdown Comics' retail floor, and a crowd of more than 60 in neatly arranged chairs intently watches the show's youthful host, Justin Willman. He disappears behind a large black cloth, then asks an audience member to name a ... More >>
Are Lady Gaga and Mitt Romney performance artists? The mainstream press has said so, and there's not much to stop them. As an artistic practice, performance art is what happens when an event or action is framed for an audience. Which means it could be anything, really. So what distinguishes self-awa ... More >>
Philippe Chow may have eponymous restaurants in New York and Miami, but it's his West Hollywood location that's feeling the love. Every week from Sunday to Thursday night, Philippe by Philippe Chow is serving up a "neighborhood" prix-fixe three-course menu for forty dollars per person. Twenty extra ... More >>
He's solved some of the world's most vexing illusion puzzles and builds tricks for acclaimed magic artists
Well, he may have been kidding about that last part but Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse "Boots Electric" Hughes was dead serious about ensuring tonight's gig at the Mayan will be straight-up, hip-shaking, good time rock and roll for all who attend. The Los Angeles-based band led by Hughes and Q ... More >>
Cinefamily charts the evolution of writer/director "enfant terrible"
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