According to the people who track these things, there are roughly 170,000 new books published each year in the United States -- an alarming percentage of which arrive, unbidden, at the L.A. Weekly office.
Each week, we'll offer a snapshot of a newish book that's caught our attention. Just as there ... More >>
Andrew CourtienWarped Tour, featuring The Devil Wears Prada, Gym Class Heroes, SHARKS, Yelawolf, and more
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Warped Tour is the longest running touring festival in the United States, older than the now dead Ozzfest and the immobile Lollapalooza. Throughout its ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on Salome and J.M. Barrie at PRTCuriousjosh.comThe Burning OperaThe Burning Opera: How to Survive the Apocalypse, created by Mark Nicols and Erik Davis, and being performed at Syrup Loft downtown, is among the productions being revie ... More >>
So what did Juan Mari Arzak, Ferran Adrià and José Andrés love eating while they were in Los Angeles? Umami Burger and Kogi. Maybe other things too, but we didn't have a chance to find out.
Near the end of the talk, they took questions from the audience. After the mundane, the meaningless and ... More >>
Vincent GalloTonight's musical headliner at the El Rey Theatre has no albums, no mp3s, no songs on the Internet, scant YouTube presence, and not even any merch, unless you count guitar picks from a 2007 tour, and those are sold out.
No, with the experimental rock ensemble RRIICCEE, you get o ... More >>
Browsing the gallery of photos that is The Museum of Fat Love, these folks don't seem that unusual. Mostly they seem like, well...the vast majority of America. No pun intended (okay, fine, yes, pun intended).
So, on the one hand, it's strange that such a "museum" exists, because museum connotes an ... More >>
DommmNYC Magnolia Cupcakes
You've seen Magnolia cupcakes in chick flicks such as Sex and the City (in an episode where Carrie falls for Aden), and in The Devil Wears Prada (when Andy buys a cupcake as a belated birthday present/peace offering for her boyfriend.) And after nearly a year of p ... More >>