Courtesy of Jodi WilleEat you heart out Harry Potter -- this is what witches and wizards really look like
The full moon was in Aquarius and Mercury in retrograde as members of L.A.'s cosmic mafia -- a fashionable collection of white witches, black wizards, Crowleyites, healers, shamans, alch ... More >>
Falling JamesThe Middle ClassSo much of punk rock is centered around nostalgia these days, whether it's played by modern corporate pretenders aping their elders in watered-down, insipid ways or the surviving elders themselves, whose reunions are often too sluggish and self-congratulatory to e ... More >>
Courtesy Skirball Cultural Center.When we reported on the Skirball's double exhibits "Houdini" and "Masters of Illusion" a few weeks ago, there was one question that we didn't quite get to cover: how come so many magicians are Jewish?
A few possible answers seem to present themselves right ... More >>
Tuesday night, we went to check out Mr. Dead's Underground, the Halloween event presented by The Academy of Magical Arts and Rudy Coby at The Magic Castle. The event consisted of shows in multiple rooms throughout the legendary venue. We were able to catch two of the performances.
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Cameron WittigAndrew Bird (Yes, this is a promo photo. We'd love to show you a picture of the actual Largo show, but Largo hates photography.)A small audience waited expectantly in the warm gloom of the Largo at the Coronet for the Andrew Bird Variety Hour to begin. The lovely thing about t ... More >>
Pitchfork reports that comics legend Alan Moore, the revered writer responsible for From Hell, Watchmen and League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (the comics, NOT the movies) has a couple of new musical collaborations ready, including one that features the one and only Mike Patton.
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