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Friday, May 17
In 1995, audiences met Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Céline (Julie Delpy) in Before Sunrise, the story of a chance meeting on a train that turns into a night of conversation and roaming around Vienna. With only a short time together until Jesse' ... More >>
This week for our music feature we profile local guitar hero Hanni El Khatib, whose sophomore album, Head In the Dirt, came out Tuesday on the heels of some cherry licensing placements (hello, Super Bowl commercial).
See also: Hanni El Khatib: The hard-partying singer is sexy, raw, wild and, hopef ... More >>
A fully functioning hoverboard...y'know...for the kidsLocal memorabilia-selling powerhouse, Profiles in History did another one of their epic auctions this weekend at the Paley Media Center in Beverly Hills -- and the nerds cleaned house. Again.
Compared to Debbie Reynolds' series of show-st ... More >>
For anyone who's lived in Los Angeles longer than a decade, it's impossible not to feel caught in some sort of time-warp pulling up to the recently reopened Hotel Bel-Air. The swans still float serenely on the pond and wander the lush grounds, but the first thing you notice aren't the Cygnini, it's ... More >>
Essex Public HouseEssex, when it was still up and running
When a new bar is about to open in Hollywood, we can't help but imagine the scene in Back to the Future III when Marty McFly gets his coffin size measured before a showdown with Mad Dog Tannen. With such a high turnaround it's no surpr ... More >>
Via outdoorcinemafoodfest.comThere are only a few chances left to get in on the Outdoor Cinema Food Fest - the dual-themed event that's been uniting food and film lovers alike all summer - before it comes to a close for the season at the end of the month.
This weekend the Fest celebrates the ... More >>
By Gustavo Turner
Last night the Echoplex presented a sophisticated pop bill headlined by Liam Finn and Eliza-Jane, the children of down-under stars Neil Finn (Split Enz, Crowded House) and Jimmy Barnes. The first opening band was perennial local power-poppers The 88s, who charmed the sparse crowd ... More >>