Everyone's always saying that jazz is dead -- at least since the fuzz shut down New Orleans' Storyville in 1917 -- but jazz will never die. Musicians on the other hand can, do and have. And quite a few jazz legends are buried in L.A. In fact, it's pretty surprising how many pivotal stars have thei ... More >>
This week, an army of minimalist sculptures emits the sent of Pine Sol, a composer uses dry ice to make music and MOCA PDC becomes an arcade. 5. Climate controlled concert The Quartz Cantabile is an instrument powered by heat. Flames send hot air through tubes of various lengths and sizes, which co ... More >>
Depending on how you were raised, food dropped onto the floor was subject to the three-second rule, the five-second rule, the one-minute rule, or the before-the-dog-gets-it rule. That homespun yarn of a law, though, may not necessarily stand up under the rigors of actual scientific research. A few ... More >>
Remember pink goo? Let us refresh your memory. Pink goo, aka pink slime, is scraps of meat and connective tissue swept up from slaughterhouse floors that are doused with a pink chemical to kill dangerous pathogens -- since they've been, you know, on the floor -- then blended together into a substanc ... More >>
View more photos in Timothy Norris' Ice Cube slideshow. Ice Cube @ House Of Blues, Dec 11 Twenty-plus years into the game, Ice Cube has figured out at least a few things about the rap performance. He's perfected the rapper-on-stage routine with minimal extras (no fire, video, bitches, or shirt-ri ... More >>
America prepares to shutter the infamous prison camp, and jihad looms
Suzy Beal sniffs the boulevard from downtown to the 405, then gives up.