By Liz Ohanesian
*How a Star Wars Art Show Came to Be
*Elvis Mitchell Picks the 10 Best James Bond Openings
*Skyfall Review: James Bond Now Has a Superhero-Style Origin Story
Plasticgod's small, block-y paintings stand up on a top shelf inside Little Tokyo gallery/boutique Q Pop. There's ... More >>
KCRW BROADCAST #208
Fanatics! Hello from Honolulu, Hawaii. Due to a scheduling glitch, I am out here without the means to create this Saturday's show. Engineer X and I looked over some of our older shows and settled on one from last May to roll out for you.
You might remember it from wh ... More >>
Starting June 9th, LACMA, in collaboration with Loyola Marymount University's School of Film and Television and in celebration of the 50th anniversary of James Bond film franchise launches its new exhibit "...Is James Bond." The exhibit features the opening sequences for all twenty two Bond films. ... More >>
In protest of California's rapidly approaching foie gras ban, C.H.E.F.S. (the Coalition for Humane and Ethical Farming Standards), an organization that sounds like an maniacal conglomerate out of a James Bond film, or perhaps a culinary-slanted take on the Avengers, announced yesterday that it will ... More >>
See more photos in Timothy Norris' slideshow, "Duran Duran @ Nokia Theatre."
Duran Duran, Neon Trees
September 27, 2011
Better than...practicing your first kiss on a John Taylor poster.
"I've reached the age where I need to put glasses on to see the set list," said Simon Le Bon at ... More >>
A self-portrait of Rembrandt.Updated at the bottom: Rembrandt recovered (but no suspects were in custody). First posted at 7:04 a.m. Monday.
It sounded like a scene out of a high-intrigue film about white-gloved burglars, something with the tone of a James Bond caper or The Thomas Crown Affa ... More >>
Shannon CottrellShibuya-kei influenced band The Aprils played Meltdown Comics in L.A.
In our recent posts on bands like Anamanaguchi, The Aprils and The Lady Spade, you might have noticed references to Shibuya-kei, the '90s-centric style of indie, almost always electronic, pop that centered ... More >>
David BaileyJohn Barry (with then-wife Jane Birkin)
Oscar-winning composer for James Bond films, John Barry died today. He was 77. As the man behind the sound of the swinging Sixties 007 era and beyond, he presented the big band extravaganzas for the Bond films. He won Oscars for his work on ... More >>
Flickr/Rios-EnriquezLake Street Creamery, one of the food trucks at this weekend's Rotary Arts & Crafts Fair
L.A. is chalk full of holiday events this weekend -- from downtown's Artisanal L.A. to Bond Appetit: James Bond, Foodie event -- and now the Valley is getting into the mix. On Saturda ... More >>
manzine.comYes, yes, we hate the word "foodie," but we like the idea of the Culinary Historians of Southern California's "Bond Appetit: James Bond, Foodie" event taking place next Saturday, December 11th, at the Downtown Central Library.
With inspiration from the writings of Ian Fleming, aut ... More >>