LACMA's Muse Costume Ball has become one of the hot ticket events for Halloween in Los Angeles, a night spent wandering through the museum halls with costumed people every bit as eye-catching as the work hanging from the walls. This year, the ninth annual fete also served as a sneak preview for "Sta ... More >>
Monday, July 16
By day, Paul Prado is one of the brevity-obsessed comic geniuses at L.A.'s own 5 Second Films. He's their in-house Method actor -- a guy who takes what he does so seriously, he'll shave his head clean for a five-second spoof of Citizen Kane. He can occupy a ch ... More >>
The Top Five Metal Guitarists Under The Age of 30
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Nine-piece metal outfit Slipknot begins their headline run on this year's Rockstar Mayhem tour this Saturday in San Bernardino. Their percussionist ... More >>
After eight days in Park City, I'm back in Los Angeles; the festival continues through the weekend, with the awards announced Saturday night. Here are some notes on films I didn't get a chance to write about at length. Keep an eye out for my wrap-up of the festival in next week's print edition.
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Lina Lecaro Crookers crank it out at Control, FridayThere is never a better excuse for excess and revelry than a birthday or anniversary. This week, two such occasions are mark-the-calendar-worthy, at the Avalon Hollywood and at the new Los Globos. An overnight excursion, a popular Italian DJ ... More >>
Vince Neil: his DUI mugshot from June, 2010 (left) and a candid shot for a fan at a secret, decadent Eyes Wide Shut style party this past December
According to Billboard, Motley Crue singer Vince Neil "avoided the media and quietly pleaded guilty Wednesday [today] to driving drunk last summe ... More >>
Lina Lecaro(T)hat's All Folks! at Dragstrip 66
What a year. Looking back as we always do around this time, one thing was very clear, LA be crazy after dark!
Was it end-(or beginning?)-of-decade (yup, look it up) dementia, all the mercury in retrograde activity or something else that gave th ... More >>