This week, an army of minimalist sculptures emits the sent of Pine Sol, a composer uses dry ice to make music and MOCA PDC becomes an arcade.
5. Climate controlled concert
The Quartz Cantabile is an instrument powered by heat. Flames send hot air through tubes of various lengths and sizes, which co ... More >>
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Song: The Lion King's "Hakuna Matata"
History: "Hakuna Matata" is from Disney's The Lion King. The first time I saw The Lion King was as a preteen with a childh ... More >>
Kelly Packard "is well known for her acting work on Baywatch," the emcee in a tux told everyone within earshot Saturday afternoon as Packard approached the red carpet, just before the debut of a new musical playing for one day only, titled Loving Silent Tears. The musical's publicity materials said ... More >>
According to Tim Burton lore, Frankenweenie, the live action short he made for Disney back in 1984, was intended to be a stop motion animation film. Nearly 30 years later, that original vision has come to life with the feature-length Frankenweenie, out this Friday.
Buzz has been surrounding the fil ... More >>
There is an old-wives/Farmer's Almanac weather adage that says March "comes in like a lion, out like a lamb." As residents of Southern California, we are pretty much disqualified from every saying about weather ever, although a few days ago we actually experienced gusting winds that fittingly ... More >>
Last.fmThe last thing we saw before we slit our wristsThis week's issue of Rolling Stone featured an EXCLUSIVE interview with Sting -- er, Phil Collins. (Remember when RS wrote about shit that was relevant, instead of resorting to a loop of Mick Jagger career retrospectives and top-5,000 list ... More >>