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This week's dance events include four Balanchine ballets and the Tap Dance Kid grown up.
5.What an L.A. Times dance critic has to do to get onstage with th ... More >>
How do you, how does anyone, define the term artisan today? The answer, less than five years ago, was an independent food crafter of various genres, ages, types and vastly different production yields. The schoolteacher who makes only a few hundred jars of jam annually in a shared rental kitchen. Th ... More >>
Our Best Of issue just hit stands! We found our fairy tale, and now we present it to you: 435 of the most fabulous things in all of Los Angeles. From the city's most amazing restaurants to its tawdriest dive bars, from its edgiest art exhibits to the top spots for live music, we've got it all covere ... More >>
See also: "Dirty Beaches? Not in L.A. (Well, for the Most Part)"
Were you chin-deep in scary ocean bacteria all summer long, without ever realizing it? Now, thanks to local environmental org Heal the Bay, your blissful summertime ignorance shall be briskly swiped clean by the hard facts of fall!
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Leading up to this year's Best of L.A. issue (due out Oct. 4) -- and probably beyond, at this rate -- we'll be counting down, in no particular order, 100 of our favorite dishes.
42: Steak Tartare Tacos at Mess Hall.
The historic Brown Derby space in Los Feliz (and former Louise's Trattoria) recen ... More >>
The LAPD fears that the owner of Valleywide Driving School in Granada hills, a 44-year-old Filipino man named Joselito Valencia Danan (but known locally as "Joey"), may have a habit of coming onto his driver-ed students.
A 17-year-old boy claims he was sexually molested by Danan during a driving le ... More >>
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Colorado is looking into dropping the hammer on Jensen Farms, the cantaloupe processor linked to a Listeria outbreak last year that killed at least 30 people. The company is now the subject of a criminal investigation by the federal government, Businessweek reports.
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REDCAT's annual New Original Works Festival opens this weekend with Poor Dog Group's The Murder Ballad; Opera Povera's To Valerie Solanas and Marilyn Monroe in Recognition of Their Desperation; and puppeteer Susan Simpson's, Exhibit A. For compete schedule visit redcat.orgNext week, the Ojai Playwri ... More >>
By Dr. Paul Abramson and L.J. Williamson
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 >>
It's a Wednesday night and Eastside Luv Wine Bar is starting to sizzle. Flamenco dancer La Tigresa, wearing jeans, climbs up on the wide wooden bar and stomps dramatically, then cracks a subversive smile. It's not your typical flamenco set. The rest of the bar â€• part hip-hop scene, part cumbia clu ... More >>
You know whenever you go to the ER (because you probably can't afford insurance and the ER is your primary care) there's always an interesting mix of doctors there and while you wait the standard seven hours to get someone to write you a prescription for antibiotic drops for your pink eye you ... More >>
Cinefamily at the Silent Movie Theatre has been on fire this month, each week delivering films from the birth and golden era of hip hop. This is the final week of the month-long series. Tonight they're turning over the reigns to the estimable Delicious Vinyl crew, who will be screening rare foot ... More >>