By Liz Tracy In terms of fashion, there's something so liberating about going to an event like Ultra Music Festival. Certainly, each year, some looks are more in and some are more out, but overall, there is a lax unity, an agreement, that you can get away with wearing whatever the hell you want. Yo ... More >>
[Editor's note: Why This Song Sucks determines why particular tracks blow using science. It appears on West Coast Sound every Wednesday.] Song: Saved by the Bell's theme song History: Saved by the Bell was a TV show that came on in 1989 that everyone loved without reservation because everyone was ... More >>
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David Faustino parlayed his Married ... With Children fame into a hugely influential hip-hop party. Now he wants back into the scene.
For the print headline for this week's stage feature on the new Saved by the Bell musical in Burbank, written by our theater critic Steven Leigh Morris, the challenge was: how do you combine references to musical theater and Saved by the Bell in an amusing way while also making sure the maximum numb ... More >>
Glee's GQ shootYou've got to hand it to Lea Michelle, Matthew Morrison, and the rest of the cast of the TV show Glee -- they certainly have a special talent for taking a once awesome pop song and turning it into an insufferable case of over-singing and unnecessary theatricality. The third sea ... More >>
Haskins beams with pride beside Jude Buffum's "Saved By the Bell"... Gallery 1988, the tiny room on Melrose with the big vision, has emerged as a legit mecca of popular culture as fine art. Their artists are of a generation less restricted about ideas of what art can and should be, and dammit, if ... More >>
Showgirls: The Best Movie Ever Made. Ever! hits the stage one more night at UCB
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In an age when certified rock stars are a dying breed, a Kentucky band stakes its claim
And glamour ghouls
From politics to pop culture, a Mexican American Prince Who’s Who
Local bands, man
Including this week's picks, Jerker and The Tina Dance.
I want my Ralph TV