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"Doesn't she look like Audrey Hepburn?" asks Elayne Boosler of Jazzy, a visiting pit bull–Weimaraner mix. Boosler does an impression of Jazzy as Hepburn, playing off the w ... More >>
Mel Brooks doesn't think he's an American master.
That's someone like Mark Twain or Ernest Hemingway, says the creator of the funniest farting scene in the history of film.
But Susan Lacy, executive producer of PBS' American Masters series, thought differently, and convinced Brooks to dispense wi ... More >>
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One Friday afternoon a few years ago, just as lawyer Shawn Chapman Holley dropped some highly confidential paperwork discussing her client's alleged illicit activities through the mail slot of a lavish home in the hills, she realized she had the wrong ad ... More >>
Yesterday, the American Federation of Musicians staged a protest aimed at TV shows with live bands, here and in New York. In the Los Angeles area they picketed outside of The Tonight Show, Dancing With the Stars and Jimmy Kimmel Live. The 116 year old organization claims its performers haven't been ... More >>
Friday, September 21
LARGO AT THE CORONET
Both Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor went on to successful solo careers and side projects after their band Azure Ray broke up in 2004, but there was something irreplaceable about the way the two singers used to blend their sweetly sad voices together ... More >>
We received news from the Smashing Pumpkin's camp that their friend and collaborator, bassist Mark Tulin from 1960s psychedelic garage legends the Electric Prunes, passed away this weekend.
Here's a moving tribute by Billy Corgan, courtesy of StudioDog Kerry Brown:
A Few Thoughts on the Pa ... More >>
FacebookKush Expo promises the L.A.-O.C. area's first pot-convention smoking lounge.Earlier this week Gov. Arnold Schwarzengger said on the Tonight Show that, in California, "No one cares if you smoke a joint or not."
That pronouncement just might be put the test this weekend as the Kush Exp ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Opus, at the Fountain Theatre
MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR JAMES GAMMON: Sunday, August 22, 2 p.m. at the MET Theatre, 1089 N. Oxford Avenue in Hollywood. RSVP here
Check back Monday night for reviews of: BOY'S LIFE, Howard Korder's 1988 ba ... More >>
At Largo last night, Jason Moran took his place at the Steinway while Bill Frisell tuned his six-string guitar before the first of two sets. Drummer Kenny Wollesen gathered his drum sticks and sat back in his seat. The trio had recently played a few concerts at Yoshi's in Oakland, the finale to Fris ... More >>
Conan O'Brien will be bringing his "Legally Prohibited From Being Funny on Television" tour to the Gibson Amphitheater on April 24 [UPDATE: another date added for April 25]. Tickets for the American Express-sponsored tour are available through his Team Coco website.
The show is advertised as ... More >>
NBCAs the world watched the biggest break-up since (possibly) Brad and Angelina unfold in slow-motion this month, it would be reasonable to think that the blood between late-night host Conan O'Brien and NBC would be as bad as it gets. The network paid him and his staff nearly $45 million to w ... More >>
NBC made it official today: Conan O'Brien is leaving with a $45 million package that includes about $33 million for the soon-to-be ex-Tonight Show host and $12 million in severance for members of his staff, according to Business Week.
The agreement allows O'Brien to get on the air via anothe ... More >>