Lynnmarie Rink's one-woman (not counting her band) show about her life as a polka star is this week's pick of the week. It's called Wrap Your Heart Around It, and it's being performed at the Falcon Theatre in Burbank. Also, recommendations for Theatricum Botanicum's new work Merlin: The Untold Adven ... More >>
It's the fifth day of rehearsals for Chicago, and the director is presenting two numbers to the press, "All That Jazz" and "We Both Reached for the Gun." She's noticeably nervous as she gets things started, apologizing for any potential lack of preparedness. The cast just got these numbers yesterday ... More >>
If you're looking to relive television shows from the '70s through the '90s and profess your fandom for long-forgotten action heroes, this weekend offers a bevy of conventions to satisfy your inner geek.
Dianne Garcia The teaser trailer for Spartacus: Vengeance at the panel at San Diego Comic Con 2011 promises more of what fans have come to love: the violence, the sex and the intense human drama. Cast members Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), Lucy Lawless (Lucretia), Manu Bennett (Crixus), Dustin Cl ... More >>
Among the fans who turn out to see Lucy Lawless lesbians, mythology buffs, amateur historians and those who don't much care which way the sword cuts
Also, Cut Chemist, NOFX, Hal Blaines 80th bash and more
On Saturday, tens of thousands of people--young and old, gay and straight--loudly protested the passage of Proposition 8 in downtown Los Angeles near City Hall. The peaceful demonstration, organized by a newly-formed group of young gay and lesbian activists called F.A.I.R., was probably the best-att ... More >>
And other shows happening April 24-May 1
For the week of Jan. 25-31
Uncurbed enthusiasm for Larry David’s new season offerings
For the week of Jan 12 – 18
Comedian Paul Rodriguez and his skateboarding son, Paulie, are rich and famous. But where would they be without Pablo?
What to do in Los Angeles this week
Edited by Kateri Butler
Game character Lara Croft busts out to pop stardom.