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Best friends since preschool, Anna Dewey Greer and Christine (Tina) Stormberg moved from Omaha to Los Angeles to open a bikini shop that was also a life/art project and also a g ... More >>
"The San Andreas is not Los Angeles' only fault," cracked architectural historian Thomas Hines at the kickoff to Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A.. Hines didn't really mean it -- he was quoting a joke that people from, say, San Francisco might make -- but the quip hit just ... More >>
This week, it's all about looking back: One artist revisits 1993 L.A., another borrows the palette of teen pop from 20-some years ago and a museum show features graphically bold, grittily political art of the '80s.
5. What art even is
When the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston changed its nam ... More >>
On a backpacking trip through Europe in my early 20's I ended up in the small Alpine ski village of Isola, France. After a long day on the slopes my friend Anne-Sophie took me to a rustic restaurant for dinner -- all dark wood and fireplace and goblets of wine. There I had my first taste of raclet ... More >>
Malcolm Bedell, a food blogger from Rockland, Maine, was the big winner in the Today show's first Super Bowl chicken wing cookoff today, with his Apricot-Shellacked Ghost Chile Wings. Why, exactly, is this so unspeakably thrilling? Because he is my little brother!
I never would have imagined, when ... More >>
As you may have noticed, this year's Best Of issue dropped on your doorstep, metaphorically if not actually, last week. There are hundreds (yes, hundreds) of listings, of spas and hikes and cocktails and grottos (yes, grottos), so many that you might get lost -- so many that we thought we'd pull out ... More >>
*What The Hell Is Backstreet Boys' "I Want It That Way" About? UPDATE: Mind-blowing Shit Has Come To Light
*Color Me Badd Lyrical Dissection: What Does "We Can Do It 'til We Both Wake Up" Mean?
It's truly impossible to tally the changes the record industry has undergone in the past decade ... More >>
By Tibby Rothman and Jill Stewart
Wilshire Grand Hotel rendering done at such an extreme angle it's nearly impossible to see light effects.Update: The City Council has approved the top-to-bottom lighted
Wilshire Grand Hotel project. The vote will read as "unanimous"
officially, yet one co ... More >>
T. NguyenA rice puff at Queen's Bakery
Queen's Bakery in Chinatown sits innocuously between a Sam Woo and Wing Wa Hing Gifts and Arts Co. (this is a one-stop shop: you can get everything from paper lanterns to fresh herbs here). The bakery is small, modest, and Pepto-Bismol pink. In fact, ... More >>
Coolio has a fetish -- for cranberry relish.
The aging rapper showed up on NPR to sample the "sounds terrible, tastes terrific" relish recipe from Susan Stamberg's mother-in-law.
As odd as that may seem, Coolio a.k.a. The Ghetto Gourmet, hosts a popular online cooking show, Cookin' With Coo ... More >>
SXSW convention center full of LA Weekly issues... even the old ones
LAWeekly.com's first day at SXSW started early as I couldn't wait to get up and start my morning with a huge breakfast -- which of course led to the requisite dash for Pepto-Bismol because my body isn't used to a Texas "small," ba ... More >>