Tanja M. LadenIan Whitcomb reads from "Lotusland: An Englishman in Exile"The Los Angeles Visionaries Association (LAVA) held its 14th free monthly Sunday Salon at Clifton's Cafeteria on April 24, attracting an eclectic crowd of salon regulars as well as first-timers. An informal gathering of ... More >>
Parisian rapper RohffIn the States, it's easy to be stuck in the bubble of our domestic music. Sadly, many European artists have a difficult time breaking into the North American market. Often, this stems from the language barrier, but it can also be due to the straight-up oddball nature of t ... More >>
James BeardTwitter is at it again. The 2010 James Beard Award Finalists were announced this morning via the foundation's Twitter account. L.A's Suzanne Goin, of Lucques, AOC Wine Bar, Hungry Cat and Tavern was nominated for Outstanding Chef, while Matt Molina of Mozza and Michael Cimarusti of ... More >>
Elements Café, a 4 year-old restaurant in Pasadena, is opening a second location, next to the Pasadena Playhouse, in December. In the meantime, chef-owner Onil Chibas recently expanded both the original space on Fair Oaks and the breakfast and pastry menu. The new restaurant will be even larger, wi ... More >>
In a week of seemingly endless death in Hollywood, let us take time to consider the British actress Mollie Sugden, who had nothing to do with Tinseltown and died today in Surrey. Sugden was a performer who struggled for years to break out of the wilderness of Britain's regional theater before appear ... More >>
The awful truth about Nancy Meyers
Big Joe Bralic thought he was Superman. Then the Canadian tried to do a drug deal in L.A.