Let's all try to be really open-minded for a hot second.
Records Ad Nauseam, a niche record label run out of the Hollywood boutique Beauty is Pain, just put out a vinyl LP of never-before-released Charles Manson music. Recorded on tape in a room above the chapel at Vacaville Medical Facility in th ... More >>
Resurrection is a theme this week. Artist Scott Benzel brings back Sharon Tate as a faux Maoist and Rob Sullivan revives local ghosts.
5. Nuclear wasteland art
When nuclear plants and uranium mills close, the leftover radioactive waste has to go somewhere. Scattered across the rural west are Uraniu ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSTheater Feature on La Razon Blindada and A Wolf Inside the Fence and NEW REVIEW GO HAMLET, PRINCE OF PUDDLES
Photo by Justin Zsebe
Scholars have teased out new layers in Shakespeare's tragedy for 400
years. A new company, L'Enfant Terrible, co ... More >>
For the 19th time, Leslie Van Houten, a convicted killer and former follower of Charles Manson, was denied parole and told her freedom could be considered once more in three years.
Van Houten, who is now 60 years old, was convicted of murder and conspiracy for her role in the 1969 murders of ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE ON THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGEWUTHERING "HEIGHTS"Lin-Manuel Miranda stars in his own Broadway hit, In The Heights, now at the Pantages. Photo by Joan Marcus
"Wuthering" actually means windy not withering. Though the former
is preval ... More >>
Court spectator/actor Sal Mineo gets frisked prior to entering the Manson Family murder trial of Sharon Tate and others. Mineo himself would be murdered in a West Hollywood alley in 1976.LA Herald-Examiner/LAPL
Charles Manson's former remote hide-out has been gutted in a suspicious fire, according to the Death Valley National Park Service. Authorities are not sure whether Barker Ranch, famous for being Manson's last home before he was nabbed by police for the notorious Tate-LaBianca murders, was torched ac ... More >>
As reported here yesterday by Christine Pelisek, Charles Manson disciple Susan Atkins has been sent to a prison hospice to die from incurable brain cancer. Atkins was convicted in 1971 of murder for participating in an eight-death homicide spree carried out by the Manson Family in 1969. That summer ... More >>
Susan Atkins, who is suffering from brain cancer, will be lucky to see the end of the year. In September, prison authorities quietly moved the 60-year-old Charles Manson follower (who has her own Web page) from an undisclosed hospital in Southern California to the Central California Women's Facility ... More >>
The LA Weekly recently took a peek at last month’s state Board of Parole Hearings transcript in which Manson follower and convicted murderer Susan Atkins was denied “compassionate release.” In May, Atkins’ husband asked for “compassionate release” for his wife because she is dying from b ... More >>
The state Board of Parole Hearings on Tuesday denied a request for “compassionate release” to Charles Manson follower and convicted murderer Susan Atkins who is dying of brain cancer.
In the summer of 1969, Atkins stabbed to death a pregnant Sharon Tate a gruesome 16 times at Tate’s Benedict ... More >>
The state Board of Parole Hearings will decide today whether they will grant Charles Manson follower and convicted murderer Susan Atkins “compassionate release.”
Atkins, 60, reportedly has terminal brain cancer and her bid for “compassionate release” will be one of two cases considered as ... More >>
Former Beverly Hills matchmaker Virginia Graham told the LA Weekly that she has a date with CNN.
CNN contacted Graham after reading, Beverly Hills Matchmaker Spills About Manson Family Member Susan Atkins, she said. Graham’s upcoming interview will likely focus on her prison chat fest with Atkin ... More >>
In the summer of 1969, Susan Atkins stabbed to death a pregnant Sharon Tate a gruesome 16 times at Tate’s Benedict Canyon mansion. Later, Atkins told fellow inmate and Beverly Hills matchmaker Virginia Graham that the 26-year-old actress begged for her life and the life of her unborn child.
“S ... More >>
Inyo County sheriff investigators officially called off the dig for human remains Wednesday at remote Barker Ranch, the last known hideout of Charles Manson and his followers.
Investigators reported that 20 law enforcement officials and scientists using portable ground penetrating radar, lasers an ... More >>
So far…nada. Inyo County sheriff investigators reported today that they have not found any bodies yet at Barker Ranch, the last known hideout of Charles Manson and his followers.
“One bullet casing was found in the site,” said Inyo County Sheriff’s Lt. Jim Jones,” but forensic testing in ... More >>