This week, our critics enjoyed composer and musical director Gregory Nabours' 90-minute musical The Trouble With Words (Coeurage Theatre Company at the Unknown Theatre) as well as a quartet of one-acts at the Lillian under the collective title Unscreened. This week's Pick goes to Dorothy Fortenberry ... More >>
The Canadian troupe Cavalia wowed critic Lovell Estell III this week with its equestrian spectacle Cavalia's Odysseo. Good notices also for Diane Glancy's The Bird House at the Autry National Center, and for a revival of Carlos Murillo's Dark Play (or Story for Boys) at the Whitmore-Lindley The ... More >>
The tale of Lloyd Morris' arrest alone is enough to make the Glendale PD history books.
When a cop showed up to his house on Edmonton Road last Thursday morning, the suspect allegedly flipped a bitch, becoming "combative and aggressive" and daring the officer to shoot him. "The officer was finally ... More >>
We're beginning to think L.A. is the Rodney Dangerfield of cities -- you know, no respect. Despite our celebrity, natural beauty, and second-only-to-New York size, we suck in so many ways. Our traffic is the worst. Our roads are almost the worst. Our do-nothing City Council gets paid more than any o ... More >>
Have you been abducted by someone who looks like this?
A well-dressed Jim Moroney stood at a podium at the Unitarian
Universalist Church in Studio City one recent evening and said: "I was
abducted by an alien. I mean, how do you tell someone you're dating that
you were abducted by aliens?" ... More >>
No longer the "it" pup in L.A.Does anyone else find it ironic that in this self-absorbed bastion of PETA-loving celebutards yesterday's top dog for Hollywood types -- the Chihuahua -- has been kicked to the curb like trash?
We reported this week how the Society for the Preventi ... More >>
Dear fellow Southern Californians:
Sometimes we can be real idiots. Maybe we can be forgiven for going through that Hummer phase, where every neighbor's SUV had to be bigger than the next. Or for buying that 4,000-square-foot house we couldn't afford and abandoning ship when those "balloon p ... More >>
Photo by Jonathan ReillyNathan Fillion strikes his best heroic pose as Annie Savage looks on
Fearless superheroes battling feathered evildoers, male Martians having their egg sacs (!) violated by their disgusted compadres, and pint-sized sidekicks being brainwashed by Nazi vamps to assassinat ... More >>
Today is the sentencing date for Jacob Lee Westin, a man who pleaded no contest to stabbing a Good Samaritan unlucky enough to step in between a quarreling Westin and Westin's girlfriend in front of a Glendora Starbucks. There's something that catches the eye whenever you read the juxtaposition of v ... More >>
AT YOUR FINGERTIPS, THIS WEEK'S COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS(THE LATEST NEW REVIEWS ARE EMBEDDED WITHIN THE LISTINGS)Also, this week's INTERVIEW with playwright Richard GreenbergFOOD FOR HEARTBURN: THE POST PLAY DISCUSSIONAfter watching the opening night production of Vern Thiessen's Apple at Th ... More >>
Leonard Cohen just announced an extended spring tour, and will hit the Nokia Theater on Friday, April 10 -- a week prior to his Coachella appearance. Which is great for those of us who were a little worried about seeing one of our favorite songwriters surrounded by a bunch of drunken/tripping/coke ... More >>