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With something like 400 modern and contemporary art galleries in L.A., and aesthetic taste being so subjective, picking just ten of the city's "best" galleries i ... More >>
Looking for a book about the Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society? Perhaps you need a Jolly Roger doormat for the house. Maybe you just want to pick up some time-travel sickness pills, a spray-bottle of barbarian repellant or a few fresh dinosaur eggs before you blast to the past. Whatever yo ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Alice in Wacko landMost punk fans know Alicia Armendariz as Alice Bag, the lead singer of The Bags, the group featured copiously in 1981 doc The Decline of the Western Civilization, the one about punk.
But Armendariz has another story to tell, and her no book Violence Girl- East ... More >>
Lina Lecaro Out On The MountainA wildly amusing party week awaits, which the emphasis on "amusing." Black lights, glowing boobies, circus performers, rock freaks, and gay gaggles at L.A.'s most thrilling theme park are just a few of the offerings this week. Enjoy the ride(s)!
Fri., Sept. 23
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Lina LecaroSaturday night dress code: vampy and violet (see Resurrection and Prince party).Summer will be gone before you know it, so get ready to mark off a few must-dos from the bootie-bumper bucket list. Been to a DJ-driven afternoon pool party yet? A three-day Mod scooter ride and stomp-a ... More >>
Falling JamesThe CrawdaddysIn what one hopes will be an annual tradition, Rhino Records returns again this year with a pop-up version of its beloved Westwood retail store, presenting two weeks of cutout-bin sales and surprise in-store gigs by a stellar lineup of pop-rock veterans. The concert ... More >>
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 >>