Friday, April 20
The Call couldn't have imagined its rousing song "Let the Day Begin" would be the rally cry for not one (Al Gore) but two (Tom Vilsack) presidential campaigns. The Northern California group, who came into their own in the 1980s, haven't had a release since 2 ... More >>
On Thursday night, Amanda Palmer brought her traveling art party to Los Angeles' Pop tART Gallery. One of only six such events Palmer was throwing in the U.S. and Europe, the party was exclusively for people who donated at least $300 to her wildly successful Kickstarter campaign.
Holly Rushing was ... More >>
By Aaron Hillis
Not to knock films as fantastic as his Rachel Getting Married, The Silence of the Lambs, and Something Wild, but there's something wilder--or at least, more directly stimulating and pure--about Jonathan Demme's live-performance docs.
The 68-year-old auteur immortalized a Talking H ... More >>
A big congratulations to LA-based music blog Aquarium Drunkard, which beat all other music blogs in the country (including some high-profile ones from Brooklyn that like to proclaim their dietary restrictions) on an nationwide Internet vote for MTV's first "O Award."
According to MTV,
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photo by J. HettwerGayBiGayGay
One last post about the 2011 edition of SXSW:
In its 6th year, the SXSW spin-off Gay Bi Gay Gay Fest packs in enough merrymaking and debauchery to hold everyone over until Gay Pride in June.
Marianne WilliamsFool's GoldYou almost wonder what Fool's Gold can do for an encore.
The L.A.-based purveyors of pop and world-beat jambalaya have now toured the globe with their songs for a multinational, friending (in the true sense) the likes of Malian musical rebels Tinariwen and challen ... More >>