The Key Club's last day is today! Ever since West Coast Sound broke the story of its impending closure, local music fans have been mourning the place. Personally, we've been to the venue hundreds of times, and worked there as a DJ during Metal Skool's heyday for about two years. We believe the venue ... More >>
After being found dead in his L.A. apartment Sunday, Rick Calamaro is being remembered as Charlie Sheen's ex-assistant in media reports. But Calamaro meant much more to L.A.'s nightlife scene. His death is suspected to be drug related and followed, we've learned, a month holed up inside his apart ... More >>
Alex Kirst, the former drummer for wild LA rockers The Nymphs and a member of Iggy Pop's band was killed late Thursday, Jan. 13, in Cathedral City near Palm Springs. Local police are investigating the death as a hit and run. "We have no evidence of any braking," Sgt. Paul Herrera told The D ... More >>
Prop. 19 has created some interesting coalitions of groups in favor and opposed. Josh Richman of the Oakland Tribune provides a handy guide to who is for and against.
Steel Wheels, Darling Stilettos and the Boo-Over
Pre-awards parties; star spotting; survival of the hippest