This week, homing pigeons interfere with LCD signs on the I-10, one artist takes narcissism to virtuosic heights and another imagines China bringing the United States to its knees. 5. Soccer as endurance art "You can't be surprised by a good-looking girl playing ball once, maybe twice," says a guy ... More >>
Screenings with a shelf life to catch before it's too late
Curt SmithNot quite 30 years since he founded Tears for Fears with Roland Orzabal, Curt Smith is happily ensconced in Los Angeles as a singer/songwriter/composer, social media maven and -- according to his Twitter feed -- recently certified youth soccer referee. In between following his kids ... More >>
Our critics' picks - and pans - from this year's free festival lineup
Diamond Bar's city council may have folded under the millions of dollars its town was offered to cooperate, but Walnut is still suing Industry to get its neighbor to halt the giant rubber stamp that's been hammering overtime to clear the way for an $800 million NFL stadium. Thanks to Curbed L.A., fo ... More >>
Bye-Bye Beckham! Or, make that, Arrivadercci, Los Angeles! as an Associated Press story reveals that Italian soccer -- whoops, we mean, football -- team AC Milan is exploring ways to get the former Manchester United captain to wiggle out of his contract with the L.A. Galaxy. The Los Angeles t ... More >>
And a lot of big heads too
Phil Anschutz takes a huge hit if Beckham tanks as L.A.’s soccer megastar. He’s not worried
Who is David Beckham, and why should I care?
Tony Wilson on the city of Manchester, the Sex Pistols, Joy Division, Factory Records, New Order, the Hacienda Club, Happy Mondays . . . had enough yet?
The World Cup's Hollywood ending
American soccer’s future. Plus, the final: Germany vs. Brazil
Racy Elizabethans, speedy Cruise