A Silver Lake billboard that recently hawked Avion tequila took on a very different tone last month. "SUPPORT PUBLIC EDUCATION OR FACE CATASTROPHE!" read the near-apocalyptic message in stark black type. On Santa Monica Boulevard, the wisdom of Robert Frost crept by in the same foot-tall, all-caps c ... More >>
New Beverly Cinema hosts the return of Shirley Clarke's 1962 film
Following the ever-changing taco beat in Los Angeles is often an exercise in both triumph and trepidation. Take for example Tacos Leo, the truck that swept the taco-loving loving community into a mad al pastor fervor two years ago, serving gorgeous chile-imbued swaths of seared pork garnished with a ... More >>
The 25-year-old whose car flew off Pier 300 at the Los Angeles Harbor on Saturday afternoon has been identified as David Maghamifar. A Facebook profile that appears to belong to the victim says he grew up in Genova, Italy -- attending high school at Liceo Classico Emiliani -- before moving to SoCal ... More >>
The Legacy of Ken Kesey
Four on the floor
Who's your barber?
Plus this week's film pick: The Band's Visit
For the Week of Dec. 7-14 Opening This Week Larger Theaters Smaller TheatersHollywood, West Hollywood, Downtown The Valleys Westside, Beaches Special Events
Bored writers turn to the art of the insult
Youth and literature in Tobias Wolff’s first novel
Disaster, death and evil little children
How you say — “horns of dilemma”?
Tony Bui's haunting Three Seasons
Shirley Clarke, independent