Throughout two decades and ten albums, D.C. rock outfit Clutch has evolved into one of the mightiest blues-rock bands around. One of the tangibles that make Clutch stand out is the lyrical output and delivery of vocalist Neil Fallon, whose lyrical output reflects his obsessions with conspiracy theor ... More >>
Did you know that Carbon Beach in Malibu is not a "private beach."
In fact, there's almost no such thing as private beach in California, with a few exceptions, including the coastline in front of Vandenberg Airforce Base in Lompoc. But that hasn't stopped wealthy Malibu residents, including David G ... More >>
In Los Angeles, hitting the 40-year mark usually means it's time for a facelift. So when 41-year-old West Hollywood restaurant announced Mirabelle it would be closing for some updates, customers needn't have been shocked.
What could rightfully come as surprise, though, is the culinary direction t ... More >>
Pop art will never die, so long as bizarre celebrity obsessions keep it fresh, fun and, y'know, weird. So what's with Ellen? How many renditions of her mug do you think you can handle in one gallery opening?
This weekend at the Terrell Moore Gallery, artist Renda Writer assembled his second annual ... More >>
This week's picks pretty much sum up the year: L.A. boosterism, '70s nostalgia, autobiographical installation art and women artists recognized a few decades late.
5. The Original Paparazzo
At MOCA, Weegee is more showman than craftsman. The photographer, who started his career as an aggressive New ... More >>
Andrew FrougChris Phelps and Zak Walters at Salt's Cure
In part one of our interview with chefs Chris Phelps and Zak Walters of West Hollywood's butcher-shop-turned-restaurant Salt's Cure, they explained that wet aging is hocus pocus and that the pigs they buy from Napa Valley live more glamo ... More >>
Paul T. BradleyTake THAT, British archers, er, Amtrak...
There's an annual Orange County wildlife spectacle rife with enough tradition, mystery, and lore to intrigue even the most seasoned of naturalists. Swallows be damned, we're actually talking about the Annual Mooning of the Amtrak in La ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWS
Stage FEATURE on William Leavitt's Spectral Analysis Courtesy of East West PlayersKrunk-Fu Battle Battleâ€‹Though Mayank Keshaviah found thin patches in the new musical Krunk-Fu Battle Battle (book by Qui Nguyen, lyrics by Beau Sia and vocal ... More >>
While no city beats Norman, Oklahoma for shockingly high levels of carcinogenic hexavalent chromium in its tap water, both Los Angeles and Riverside have higher levels than California officials would like to see. With .20 and 1.69 parts per billion (ppb), LA and Riverside, respectively, don' ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSTHIS WEEK'S STAGE FEATURE ON BLOGGERS VERSUS THE NEWS NEW REVIEW A TINY PIECE OF LANDâ€‹photo by Halstan WilliamsThis worthy but heavy-handed drama by playwrights Joni Browne-Walders
and Mel Weiser is a well intentioned attempt to articulate the
pro-I ... More >>
Art CenterNorman Schureman.Students, faculty and staff of Art Center College of Design in Pasadena on Monday were mourning the death of a teacher who was fatally shot over the weekend at a Persian New Year's party.
Authorities say Norman Schureman, 50, was shot to death some time before 11: ... More >>
On February 19, 1979, broadcaster Walter Cronkite announced to his nightly news audience that a private plane had crashed in California. Of the four people onboard, only one had lived. His name was Norman Ollestad and he was 11-years-old.
Ollestad had come-to after the crash on top of Mount Baldy ... More >>