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Marissa Lopez and Gil Gastelum's broad kitchen table, covered with a brightly colored oilcloth and set with a fresh basket of pan dulce, is the heart of their Arleta home. For one hour each night, it's also their refuge.
"She doesn't allow phones when w ... More >>
Monday, October 29
The Monolators, et al.
In a week already oozing with Halloween events, this particular Monday oozes very competitively with four decades of alt-classics via five much-loved local bands. Most intriguing is the warhorse indie-pop band Monolators' Bee Gees set. Will they do ... More >>
Just when you thought how amazing it is that the original lineup of the Go-Go's is still together after 30-plus years, one of them goes and breaks a hip ... well, a wrist. Kathy Valentine will be temporarily replaced by local bass hero Abby Travis for this tour, but with Travis' experience with Beck ... More >>
Timothy NorrisLana Del Rey
December 7, 2011
See also: The Problem With Lana Del Rey (Is You)
Better than...I ever even knew. Then again, what do I know?
"I have my fingers crossed that LDR lives up to all this hype. Girl's got talent," said my friend after I told her I was s ... More >>
Screen shot from The Beat Is LawJarvis Cocker on stage at GlastonburyOn August 10, L.A. Pulp fans gathered at Cinefamily for a sold-out screening of The Beat Is Law: Fanfare for the Common People, part of this year's Don't Knock the Rock film festival. The movie is Eve Wood's follow-up to the ... More >>
At Royal Clayton's, a British pub on the bottom level of the Toy Factory Lofts, Adam Unknown leans into a microphone as he tickles piano keys. At times, it seems as though the clang of silverware against glass wants to compete with the performer's subtle croon, but the background noise never qui ... More >>