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This week's list of dance includes Alice in Tutuland, a festival with dance from New York, San Francisco and L.A., and Heidi Duckler doing site-specific dance at a hospital.
Friday, July 13
EL REY THEATRE
A heavy hitter in the early-aughts' onslaught of brainy indie-rap word-slingers, Aesop Rock now is 15 years into a nearly blemishless career. This New York native and San Fran transplant is celebrated for his nearly unmatched ability to braid colorful verbi ... More >>
‚ÄčOur critics were in a upbeat mood this week, serving up a Pick of the Week to Jackie Hoffman's Jackie Five-Oh!" at the Gay and Lesbian Center‚Äč, with recommendations for the Actor's Company's O(h), the production company's The Beauty Queen of Lenane (at the Lex) Days of Wine and Roses at the Lou ... More >>
Game designer James Taylor now has a website for his independent board game, The Gentlemen of the South Sandwiche Islands. I profiled him last week in our print edition. We weren't able to get the web address into the print piece, so I'd like to share it with you now. (Click here to visit it. ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWS
This week's Theater Feature on Camelot and Baal. GETTING OUR FRINGE ON
I've heard it said at numerous receptions and parties that the
reason L.A. has so much bad theater is because it has so much bad
theater - that less would be more. Fringe Fe ... More >>
Even if you're not an Allman Brothers fan, this is the time to be eating peaches--out of hand, in cobblers and pies, over ice cream, while spinning 37 year-old records. At the Venice farmers market this morning (open at 7 a.m., the marine layer like a low heaven), Tenerelli Orchards' tables were fil ... More >>
View more photos in the Mad Tea Party slideshow.
Shannon CottrellAs the sun set over Culver City maid cafe Royal/T and the crowd of Pullip doll-clutching elementary school girls were replaced by young adults in elaborate Lewis Carroll-themed ensembles, the Mad Tea Party, hosted by local shop The V ... More >>
Pitchfork Music Festival, Day 2
By Jeff Weiss
Tad Kubler of the Hold Steady (Photos by Nick Lucchesi)
Sometimes, on your own, you arrive at the realization that
"hey, it isn't so bad. I'm attending a music festival for free in a
very beautiful city and even though I'm trying hard not to gawk at ... More >>