Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian is playing songs from the band's 1987 thrash metal masterpiece Among The Living and their new covers record Anthems on tour right now. He's also taken on a second gig hosting Fangoria's Blood and Guts, a YouTube series on The Nerdist Channel in which he meets with masters ... More >>
You complain about all these immigrants in L.A., pointing to some of our more colorful, downtown-adjacent environs as hotbeds or foreignness?
But do you ever point the finger at ... USC?
Yes, our Trojan friends are responsible for much importation of overseas talent, it would seem:
If you've noticed that the Ring of Fire around the Pacific Rim seems to rock like a frat party every time there's a giant earthquake, new science might just back up your observation.
A new study by U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Fred Pollitz documents how the Pacific Rim went bonkers following ... More >>
Radar L.A., the festival of local and Pacific Rim performance troupes that performed last summer, has secured the funding to return to Los Angeles in September, 2013. This was confirmed by Olga Garay, Executive Director of L.A. city's Department of Cultural Affairs, and Diane Rodriguez, Director of ... More >>
It seems crazy to find a line winding out the door of Catalina Liquors. But a stream of hungry humanity queues up at this nondescript Redondo Beach convenience store to score the outrageous sandwiches and Hawaiian-inspired lunch plates sold at The Standing Room within. This minuscule, seatless deli, ... More >>
What makes a great mac & cheese is perhaps more intensely subjective than pizza crust preferences. Is it thick creamy cheese sauce or a layer of cheesy crust? Some say it requires a generous topping of seasoned breadcrumbs, while others are staunchly anti-crumb. Instead of answer or impose, we thoug ... More >>
Just a couple of weeks ago, George Abou-Daoud owned seven restaurants in Los Angeles (The Bowery, Delancey, Gelatovino, The Mercantile, The Mission Cantina, Rosewood Tavern, Tamarind Ave. Deli). But as of last week, he has an eighth, Township Saloon, which begins serving lunch today, and stays open ... More >>
COMPLETE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE : A Case for Small TheaterThe Groundings' Crazy Uncle Joe Show has a one-night only tenth anniversary performance (Wed., June 22, 8 p.m.) featuring (pending cast availability) Kristen Wiig, Kevin Nealon, Maya Rudolph, Michael Sheen, Will ... More >>
tomvandewegheJapan's big one.One man caused a lot of fright in California in recent days, and we're not talking about Gov. Jerry Brown.
No, he's journalist Simon Winchester, who wrote in Newsweek that the Japanese 9.0 earthquake March 11 paired with other Pacific Rim shakers could help trigg ... More >>