John Pisano Guitar Night w/ Mundell Lowe
Better than ...Nancy Reagan's 90th birthday.
John Pisano has been a fixture in Los Angeles for a long time. His tasteful tones have backed musicians like Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra and Chico Hamilton, but for over fifteen years now he has ... More >>
"There is no drug quite as effortlessly adaptable as caffeine, the Zelig of chemical stimulants," Malcolm Gladwell wrote a decade ago in Java Man, his excellent survey of the history of coffee. Since that article in 2001, there have been a plethora of scientific research and studies (some ostensi ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"A duck carnitas taco is about as much happiness as $3 can be expected to buy." Ask Mr. Gold: Quelling That Carnitas Craving at Cacao Mexicatessen.
"Nancy Reagan (of all people) maybe put it best: 'Just say no.'" Mother Su ... More >>
Your kid's Happy Meal just got a little more unhappier, at least for McDonald's. Yesterday a Sacramento mother, Monet Parham, filed a class action lawsuit against the fast food giant. The suit was filed in conjunction with the Center for Science in the Public Interest in C ... More >>
Drug Policy AlliancePresident Richard Nixon was the original war-on-drugs crusader.Every day we wake up we think, ah, what a glorious morning -- wonder what's happening in the world of drug-war history. California is, after all, the wake-and-bake state.
Good thing the Drug Policy Alliance is ... More >>
D.A.R.E. ensares parents who smoke -- gasp -- joints.You gotta love D.A.R.E., the anti-drug program created by late Los Angeles police Chief Daryl Gates in 1983. It's done a great job of eradicating drugs in schools. More importantly, it's made snitches out of children who have been taught by ... More >>
Model poses for fashion designer James Galanos in one of his creations. The Los Angeles-based Galanos was known for designing outfits for Diana Ross and Nancy Reagan, among others.Photo: LA Herald-Examiner/UCLA CollectionClick image to enlarge
THE 30TH ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY AWARDS, HOSTED BY JAKE BRODER AND VANESSA CLAIRE SMITH (OF LOUIS & KEELY: LIVE AT THE SAHARA) IS HAPPENING AT THE EL REY ONE WEEK FROM TODAY, MONDAY NIGHT MARCH 30. DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 P.M., AND NO IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO RSVP OR BUY TICKETS.BRODER AND SMITH ... More >>
L.A.DRAMA CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS TONIGHT AT EL PORTALL.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDS TWO WEEKS FROM TONIGHT AT THE EL REYPURCHASE TICKETS TO THE 30TH ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDS ON MARCH 30TH; HERE ARE THE NOMINEES
GREASE at the PantagesGrease Photo by Joan MarcusNEW REVIEW GREASE Born of NBC's re ... More >>
1. Is it ever a bad idea for rappers to open their video with shots of them buying 40's at the liquor store?
2. Nate Dogg> a lump of aluminum foil> Akon?
3. Is the only thing better than a G-Funk classic from 1993, a video of said G-Funk classic interspersed with clips from the John Singlet ... More >>