The Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter" is the movie soundtrack song that won't die. Martin Scorcese made a cliche out of it decades ago, but since then it not only hasn't gone away, it's become more prevalent in movies and TV. Sure, it's a good song, but mango popsicles are good too and we don't want o ... More >>
Sinead O'Connor is still making headlines, 20 years into her career. Having battled everything from the Catholic Church to drug addiction, the Irish icon remains beloved and despised. Though nothing compares to her pop stardom of the early '90s (har har), we're nonetheless psyched for her shows at t ... More >>
Jane Austen, spinach and tomato pizza, Walter Manzke.12 Chefs, 12 Months, 12 Charities: Walter Manzke
To celebrate 20 years in business, Joe Miller launches a year-long dinner series, inviting guest chefs to prepare a monthly prix-fixe feast with the proceeds benefiting St. Vincent Meals on W ... More >>
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SF Weekly: San Francisco chefs are getting on the bugs-as-food bandwagon. Literally. Don Bugito food truck to launch soon.
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Richard "Scar" Lopez, founding member of pioneering East LA Chicano rock group Cannibal and the Headhunters died last July 30 of lung cancer, the LA Times reports.
Most obituaries about Lopez's life and career (and the band's monster hit "Land of 1,000 Dances") are drawing from a great 2005 artic ... More >>
In addition to opening punk club the Masque, LA DIY music giant Brendan Mullen, who died at age 60 yesterday after suffering a stroke on Saturday, was a longtime LA Weekly music writer whose prescient insight and in-the-trenches curiosity captured the experience of being a music head in LA in the 8 ... More >>
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