Whether you're indulging your inner Carrie Bradshaw's need for Manolo Blahnik or looking for your sneaker holy grail, Los Angeles has a shoe store for you. Here's a rundown of where to find the pumps, loafers, trainers, wedges, slingbacks, flats and everything in between to satisfy anyone's retifism ... More >>
Does anybody need a laugh? Thought so.
5. Celebrity: Part of Writers' Reading Series
"Funny, needy people baring their souls for your amusement." With Cindy Chupak, Jeff Kahn, Terri Mintz, Jean Black, Debbie Jhoon, and Johnny Walker. Presented by Jill Soloway, Maggie Rowe and Andersen Gabrych. C ... More >>
Imagine (1) somehow finding yourself among a group of apprehensive "fresh fish" being badgered and browbeaten by a brutal prison guard as he processes you through a penitentiary populated by Hannibal Lecter-esque psychotics and the lobotomized victims of grizzly, Mengele-like inmate experiments.
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Earlier this month the L.A. Weekly broke a troubling story that starkly illustrates the growing chasm between the 'haves' and the 'have nots' in today's society. The article brought to light the callous actions of Ronnie Teasdale, owner of L.A.'s Crossfit Mean Streets gym, who plastered his gym's Fa ... More >>
Monday, July 23
These U.K. goth-soul ghouls haven't played in the United States since 2010, when The xx wrapped up support of their self-titled semi-hit debut and subsequently went into studio-hibernation mode. This summer, they're back on the road ahead of the Sept. 11 release ... More >>
I have a dirty theater secret: I thought Clybourne Park was pretty good. As in merely pretty good. As opposed to the modern classic it's now perceived to be, after its premiere Off-Broadway brought it the Pulitzer Prize, followed by runs at the Mark Taper Forum, a hop to Broadway, and finally, on Su ... More >>
The Weekly's critic-at-large, Steven Leigh Morris, has landed a two-book publishing deal with New Hampshire-based Smith and Kraus Publishers.
The first book -- working title Building Snowmen in the Desert -- is a three-year research project for a comprehensive history of Los Angeles theater. Thi ... More >>
The venerable "best bets for the new year" critic's post always carries with it the uncertain odor of the racetrack tout. Even the seeming sure things -- the NYC-anointed, blue-chip transfers of Broadway hits -- are too often diminished by dispiriting changes in the cast or production design that ca ... More >>
JB JurveWayne Atkins: Cave Painting, 2009
When I visited JB Jurve gallery, an eight-month-old space off Broadway in Chinatown, last Saturday, the door was locked. Later, I called the number listed and found they had closed early in anticipation of Father's Day, a holiday that, for most, is d ... More >>
On a recent afternoon in Hollywood, Barry Manilow, the Brooklyn-born singer-songwriter who has sold more than 80 million records worldwide, has one of life's curious surprises waiting for him in suite 12D of the W Hotel & Residences, where he's holding an interview in support ... More >>
Last Friday, people of all ages and zip codes gathered to witness the roosting of the Vaux's swifts in the chimney of an abandoned building located off Broadway and Fifth Street. The swifts have been stopping in Los Angeles for quite a few years as they migrate down to Guatemala for winter. "Birds ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE ON THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGENEW REVIEW GO KING LEAR: THE MADMEN
Photo by Ed Krieger
The old loon hasn't looked so good in some time. Bart DeLorenzo's
staging for Antaeus Company's Classicsfest 2010 comes with two casts --
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