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Get an inside look at the process of making a film at the Los Angeles Theatre Foundation's Movies About Making Movies Film Festival at the TCL Chinese Theatre this weekend, starting with a double fea ... More >>
Even if it's reborn as part of the newly-imagined Clifton's, many still mourned when aquarium-filled Bahooka tiki bar in Rosemead closed its doors recently. But in NoHo, the Tonga Hut will be celebrating its 55th birthday this year -- and appropriately for such an exotic craze, the phenomenon began ... More >>
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The rules state you have a calendar year to complete the task. Amos Clarke is nine months in, "but I've only been making serio ... More >>
Paul Thomas Anderson excels at coaxing brilliant work out of his collaborators -- which, on his last two features, specifically means not only his leading men but also composer Jonny Greenwood and cinematographers Robert Elswit and Mihai Malaimare Jr. -- and directing them so expertly that he distra ... More >>
Does Filipino cuisine have a publicity rep? Because if it does, he should be working overtime right now. At every hip gastropub in town -- and certainly there is no shortage of those -- the pig has been elevated to princely levels. It's a mathematical certainty that the menu will feature some kind o ... More >>
At the center of the city, there is a 100-foot-long ocean liner dry-docked in a parking lot. It would seem out of place in many if not most L.A. neighborhoods. Except here. Landlocked Koreatown is bobbing with nautical-themed restaurants, and you can't walk the length of a plank without stumbling in ... More >>
The Venice RV fight goes on....Update of update: The RVs are back on 3rd, according to an activist.
Update: Sgt. Jeff Merlot, LAPD Pacific, provides details of the operation to remove the RVs: LAPD was called at 10 Tuesday night by Dept. of Sanitation and Watershed Protection Division after ... More >>
File photoSome Venice residents were fuming over the weekend after a report surfaced alleging that a couple of RV dwellers dumped sewage from the vehicle's septic tank into a gutter in the 3600 block of South Pacific Avenue along the community's more-tony Marina Peninsula.
According to a ser ... More >>
Tomorrow The Hungry Cat goes all South Pacific for Halloween, with a special Tiki holiday menu. The folks at David Lentz' Hollywood restaurant (he also has a Hungry Cat in Santa Barbara), justly famous for its cocktails, will be mixing Mai Tais and White Zombies for the occasion. For dinner they'll ... More >>
Chromeo is one of those '80s-crazed dance music acts that makes the cool kids in empty Ray-Ban frames go off the Richter like a South Pacific earthquake. It was Chromeo that was about to take the stage when dozens of fans climbed down an Inglewood Forum balcony to get a closer look, prompting cops i ... More >>