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Martin Schoeller's new show "Identical: Portraits of Twins" at ACE gallery in Beverly Hills is interesting enough on its own, but the opening this past Saturday was an unusual and memorable experience that, q ... More >>
So, I rode in a car with a baby for about five hours today, and here's what happened.
12:50 p.m.: Today, here in about ten minutes, Wife, Boy A, Boy B, Boy C and I will attempt to travel in a car from Houston to my parents' house in San Antonio, for Christmas. Boy A and Boy B have made this trip p ... More >>
This week, a flashing sign turns a basement into a danger zone, a veteran paparazzo exhibits his best shots and an exhibition at the MOCA Pacific Design Center outpost makes you feel you've swallowed Alice's shrinking potion.
5. Lazy Sunday music
Critic and professor Jan Tumlir has written about ar ... More >>
Everybody knows grandma makes some mean cookies. But this particular grandma apparently makes the best ones of all.
In fact, the Murrieta's woman's baked goods (and we emphasize the word "baked") are too potent for any adult without a doctor's recommendation.
Grandmother, in this case, laces her c ... More >>
*The Allah-Las Put Their Retro Where Their Mouths Are
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*KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez on His New Album: "I Am Moved by Single Moms, Moved by Junkies"
This summer KCRW is putting on free concerts every Thursday night at the Hammer Museum, starting June 28 and goi ... More >>
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Song: "Patty Cake"History: "Patty Cake" first popped up in 1698 on Thomas d'Urfey's mixtape The Campaigners. And dat shit had da' streetz on blaze, son!!!
It w ... More >>
There's about to be a pretty sweet-lookin' day on the calendar, if you hadn't noticed: November 11, 2011, or 11-11-11.
Adorable, right?! It's like a nice little row of golf flags, or a line of Santa Monica palm trees on a windy day, or wilty grass, or something. It is, in fact, so sweet-look ... More >>
Disney BabyCan you say, 'Buy it now?'We could hardly blame Disney for creating tween-demo sensations like Miley Cyrus or Selena Gomez (not to mention Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera and Britney before them): Kids represent a merchandise bonanza for a stuffed-bauble marketing enterprise ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSAlso see this week's STAGE FEATURE on Polish theater unmaskedNEW REVIEW GO THE DEBATE OVER COURTNEY O'CONNELL OF COLUMBUS, NEBRASKA â€‹Photo courtesy of Chalk Repertory TheatreIf we're to believe playwright Mat Smart, which is probably not a good idea, the bloody rampag ... More >>
Phil Spector Found Guilty Famed music producer Phil Spector was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2003 death of sometime actress Lana Clarkson. He faces a prison sentence of 18 years to life. L.A. DailyUrban League The L.A. Dodgers' opening home game was marked by a parking-lot stabbing and v ... More >>
Send in the Tow Trucks Public hearings will soon be held to gather comments on plans to speed traffic during rush hours on Pico and Olympic boulevards. LA TimesSign of the Times The recession began with Chevy and Washington Mutual signage being draped with canvas and now the AIG corporate logo has b ... More >>
Mass Transit Becoming Mass? Figures show the MTA is keeping some of the ridership it won when gas blew past $4 per gallon last year. Are Angelenos finally embracing buses and trains? L.A. TimesLa Habra Site of New OctoHouse Prudential Realty claims Nadya Suleman's father has purchased a 2583-square- ... More >>
Dodgers Offer Stimulus Package to Manny Club owner Frank McCourt is offering the Scott Boras-repped Manny Ramirez a $45 million deal over two years. L.A. TimesShowdown on Sunset Drive Nadya Suleman's Whittier neighbors are fed up with the invasion of their street by cigarette-butt-flicking paparazzi ... More >>
Actor Errol Flynn signs autographs outside courtroom where he was on trial for the statutory rapes of two teenage girls. He beat the raps after two months of testimony.Photo: Herald-Examiner/LAPL Collection
We usually leave the comedy tips to the obsessive freaks who follow the scene, but we've been kind of focused on Eugene Mirman for the past, uh, forever, and think that his brand of ridiculousness is superior to many others. Maybe it's the claustrophobic nature of his clips, which feature him in a r ... More >>