The scandal surrounding a love affair between a brother and his sister forms the centerpiece of John Ford's 17th century play, 'Tis Pity She's a Whore. Archway Theatre's downtown production is this week's pick. See below for all the latest new theater reviews and comprehensive theater listings.
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Our weekly list of special movie events to check out in L.A.:
Thursday, Aug. 16
6. Last January at Sundance, a movie starring Frank Langella (who played Richard Nixon in Frost/Nixon and, more importantly, the scheming owner of the Knicks in Eddie) as a man who becomes friends with a robot made qui ... More >>
Beneath glowing lanterns along Chinatown's Chung King Road on Friday the 13th, more than 400 people passed through the doors of Coagula Curitorial to check out Gordy Grundy's one-man, one-night-only art-show, "BURN." Two bartenders and a spokesmodel poured lemongrass-tinged Bombay Sapphire East Gin ... More >>
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Riot Act is a semi-regular column that challenges conventional wisdom in controversial issues
Last month, Tennessee, the state where Jerry Lee Lewis married his 13-year-old first cousin and John Thomas Scopes was convicted for teaching evolution, made waves ... More >>
Just a couple of months after opening up her own first restaurant, Rocio Camacho, the J. Gold approved Mole'ra formerly of Mole's La Tia and La Huasteca, has opened up a second locale. The Sun Valley extension of Rocio's Mole De Los Dioses officially opened last Saturday, Jan. 14 in a strip mall ne ... More >>
Happy Friday the 13th. For some, this is a reason to avoid cats, errant ladders, chopsticks, stray moving vehicles and not-as-random-as-they-seem numbers and letters. But unless you're a baseball player, in which case you have every reason to be superstitious (that's a joke, unless maybe you're Jame ... More >>
Got your computer open and your dates and times picked out? If not, well, find your iPad and stop, oh, working at your job. The lottery for LudoBites 8 reservations starts now. (Voiceover. Padma.) LudoBites 8, which takes place at Lemon Moon on weeknights between January 18 and February 22, is using ... More >>
Todd HartmanPerish Dignam is a party warrior; see Sat.Superstitious types might opt to stay home this Friday and go out Saturday or Sunday instead, but we consider the night pretty lucky when it comes to club revelry in LA. Putting aside any friggatriskaidekaphobia (the actual name for fear o ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Head bangers welcome at Re-Animator- The Musical. From Alice Cooper to GWAR to Marilyn Manson, sinister schlock and rock have always gone hand in (severed) hand. Music artists embellishing their stage show with theatrical thrills will never cease (even Lady Gaga's got monsters and ... More >>
Photo via Gelato BabyWest Hollywood's urban designer John Chase died of an apparent heart attack the morning of this past Friday the 13th. Editors Alissa Walker of Gelato Baby, and Marissa Gluck and Josh Williams of Curbed remember Chase's flamboyant, passionate, maximalist life and times. He ... More >>
Rebecca SmeyneAfraid to travel, shop or generally just get out there to do your job because it's Friday the 13th? You're not alone.
According to CNBC employers lose as much as $800 million in productivity on this day as a result of superstitious employees who are afraid to get out there and ... More >>
They got jokes -- ThemselvesStow away what you think you know about indie rap auteurs Themselves, a.k.a. Doseone and Jel.
Yes, the Anticon duo is performing at The Echo tonight, June 9 (with support from Talkdemonic and Baths). And yes, they plan to slay all comers with their inimitable mix ... More >>