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Song: Chris Brown's "Don't Wake Me Up"
History: "Don't Wake Me Up" is the hyper danceclub track from Chris Brown's latest album, Fortune. Apparently, wherever ... More >>
Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
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Better Than: the Sahara Tent at Coachella.
Avicii, the baby-faced boy king of the new EDM generation, brought the house down last night with a relentlessly aggressive set that fou ... More >>
No amount of ice can freeze out the taste of fermented WindexFinally, the wise men speak!
Jeff Wright, Jaisen Freeman and Chris Hunter -- that notorious trio behind the cultural phenomenon turned public enemy that was caffeinated alcopop "killer" Four Loko -- defend their product in a March ... More >>
J. GarbeeRay GarciaRay Garcia, Executive Chef at Fig in Santa Monica, is perhaps the only 32-year-old chef who can say he has worked for Thomas Keller, Douglas Keane, and a picky canine in the same year (more on that later, but yes, a customer at the Peninsula Beverly Hills, where Garcia was ... More >>
Ben CalderwoodThe Black Rock: Chartreuse, crémant champagne and crushed cacao nibs, created to toast the resolution of a certain six-season long mystery
The 2005 documentary feature Into Great Silence, depicting the the pious ebb of life at France's Grand Chartreuse monastery, tested the cr ... More >>
Last year was rough and many restaurants in Los Angeles could not weather the financial storm. After 28 years of business, Orso closed in November, and just last month Gardens on Glendon, a Westwood staple for 21 years put out a For Lease sign. But while some eateries folded, others such as Bouchon ... More >>
At last night's cool Filter party at the Corona Yacht Club, I ran into sculptor Christopher Janney, whose Sonic Forest installation will once again appear as part of Coachella's art offerings. Janney has been working for the past week to install his work at the Empire Polo Field, where the 2008 Coac ... More >>