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 >>
1:04 pm: In about 25 minutes, I'm going to be chaperoning a middle school dance. The dance is for the school's graduating 8th graders, of which there are several hundred. I've probably chaperoned fifteen of these things already. It's like being a bouncer at a night club, except this party will take ... More >>
In yesterday's first part of our interview with Wolfgang Puck, the chef talked about his new downtown restaurant WP24 and gave us a little backstory of Ma Maison, Spago and the invention of his famous pizza. Speaking of pizza, turns out that Puck decided to detour, mid-interview and en route to the ... More >>
Alexander McQueen, the British fashion designer who had earned critical acclaim (and numerous awards) for his innovative and outrageous designs, has died, multiple sources report. The Daily Mail is reporting that his death was a suicide.
His brand's website offers the following statement:
On beha ... More >>
Last week as we were sorting through our piles of CDs and accumulated MP3 files, we started to notice how big the stack of recent excellent LA music was. It became apparent that we're in the middle of a pretty great year for Los Angeles releases, and decided to give mid-year props to our fave ... More >>