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This week, an array of icons -- cowboys, the president, an unforgettable AIDS activist -- appear in art on view and three performers laugh all afternoon at LACMA.
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Friday, December 21
"Christmas 101" with Rufus and Martha Wainwright, Van Dyke Parks, Emmylou Harris, Carrie Fisher
UCLA ROYCE HALL
Rufus and Martha Wainwright's late mother, Canadian folk singer Kate McGarrigle, created the annual "Christmas 101" holiday event, which features carols from around th ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.]
Since I last wrote you, I have been living in hotels, hitting festival stages and spending a l ... More >>
In the time that has passed since the release of Behemoth's 2009 album Evangelion, band leader Nergal overcame a life-threatening leukemia scare, avoided prison time after blasphemy charges in his home country of Poland were dropped, and got let go from a gig as a judge on the Polish version of The ... More >>
Judging by artworks on view around town, you'd think L.A. invented Thanksgiving. Or, maybe I'm reading too much into it.
In any case, here are five Thanksgiving-related L.A. artworks (that are probably not inspired by Thanksgiving).
Hall of famer Mel Gibson.After we recently published some of the Simon Wiesenthal Center's "Top 10 Anti-Semitic Slurs of 2010," readers weighed in -- some with disdain for those who couldn't contain their prejudice and others who questioned whether being anti-semitic was really a sin on the l ... More >>
Mel, this list needs you.TMZ called it (as usual): Mel Gibson didn't make the "Top 10 Anti-Semitic Slurs of 2010'' list? Surprising, innit?
It's a whole new era in unenlightened Jew hating. And the L.A.-based Simon Wiesenthal Center has the list of fresh recruits.
At the top, former Associa ... More >>
Ranter: Shaved-headed white dude, in his mid-forties, wearing black hoodie and beret
Location: West Sunset bus stop and then the 2 bus
Time: Eleven p.m., Saturday, October 16
Topics Covered: Whether buses can be proven to exist; the possibility that this is a duplicate earth; time travel; Sl ... More >>
The Yard, formerly located in the backyard of the Polish restaurant Warszawa in Santa Monica, is enjoying a new space on Broadway. Officially opened last March, The Yard will celebrate its grand re-opening tonight at 9 p.m. to showcase new menu items, new decor and introduce executive chef Chris "C. ... More >>
Magdalena Chojnacka was born in Poland but grew up in the original techno city, Detroit. She started DJing in 1996 and was spotted by techno star Richie Hawtin in 1999. He tapped her to open for him at clubs, festivals and tours.
DJ Magda plays the Standard downtown on Saturday night
It was ... More >>
Nestle-waters.comNestle bottled waterA few weeks ago, we wrote about two new government reports that raised concerns about the safety of bottled water ("New Reports on Plastic Water Bottles: Question Your (Water) Sources & Just Drink From the Tap"), as well as the environmental impact of the ... More >>