Duke Ellington and Richard Nixon spend some QTBy Sean J. O'Connell
Sonny Rollins is one of the greatest living jazz musicians. Since his first recording session with trombonist J.J. Johnson in 1949, he has relentlessly dedicated himself to discovering the limits of the honking beast. This Th ... More >>
Paul Conrad's "Chain Reaction" sculpture in Santa Monica.Paul Conrad, the longtime political cartoonist for the Los Angeles Times who left the paper in 1993 but continued to contribute material for 15 years, died over the weekend at his Rancho Palos Verdes Home. He was 86. During his career h ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSAlso, see the latest NEW REVIEWS and the current STAGE FEATURE on Adeline's Play at the Powerhouse Theater in Santa MonicaNEW REVIEW PICK ANITA BRYANT DIED FOR YOUR SINS â€‹Photo by Ty DonaldsonThe title of Brian Christopher Williams play suggests a slick, sassy gay com ... More >>
THE 30TH ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY AWARDS, HOSTED BY JAKE BRODER AND VANESSA CLAIRE SMITH (OF LOUIS & KEELY: LIVE AT THE SAHARA) IS HAPPENING AT THE EL REY ONE WEEK FROM TODAY, MONDAY NIGHT MARCH 30. DOORS OPEN AT 6:30 P.M., AND NO IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO RSVP OR BUY TICKETS.BRODER AND SMITH ... More >>
L.A. Gets Water Boarded The DWP's board of directors has voted to impose penalties on consumers who don't cut their water use by 15 percent this summer. Associated PressStroke Fells Keach/Nixon A mild stroke has knocked actor Stacy Keach out of the Richard Nixon role he'd been playing in Frost/Nixon ... More >>
The grand Nashville band Lambchop has delivered its majestically morbid (or morbidly majestic) brand of orchestral country music for nearly 20 years. Its founder, lead singer and songwriter, Kurt Wagner, is a dour dude who smokes like a fiend, grumbles and mumbles into the microphone like he's hoo ... More >>
BY MARC COOPER
Republican strategists are now privately admitting they face the real possibility of an historic down-ticket catastrophe come November 4th.
The demise of the entire Reagan Era could possibly be certified by the Democrats winning a 60-seat filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.
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A Pitchfork seems like the appropriate emblem. After all, it's been a hellish last two days, culminating with this moment right now, my friends already having set off for the festival at the absurdly early crack of noon, abandoning me to pump Fela on my iPod in a Chicago Barnes and Noble, spitting ... More >>