*Debbie Devine and Jay McAdams profiled in our People Issue
Take a look at what passes for children's theater in this country and one might well conclude that childhood constitutes a warm and fuzzy eighth dimension of tooth-aching sentimentality and genteel innocence. Never mind that tw ... More >>
These Smurfsters are totally over it.
For those of us who grew up with The Smurfs, it once held a special place in our inner-children's nostalgic little hearts.
Based on a Belgian comic, the diminutive blue Smurfs became part of Hanna-Barbera's animated media juggernaut in the early '80s. ... More >>
Courtesy of Koi.The Rising Sun Roll (left) and Koi Fusion Shot (right).Want to help the Japan earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in your own gluttonous way? If you don't have the skills to make a treat for LA Bakesale for Japan, the mega, citywide fundraiser set for April 2, here are 10 ot ... More >>
Anne Fishbeinan expert cooks Korean BBQ at Choonchun Dakgalbi
One female student remains hospitalized at Torrance Memorial Medical Center after Friday's lunchtime "cooking accident" at North High School left ten students with injuries. As part of a fundraising activity to benefit Unicef, the ... More >>
Frank FairfieldFile under Halloween-appropriate shows that you don't have to dress up for: Murder ballads -- those creepy little tomes to our dark side -- will be the fare tonight at the Echoplex for a group of artists assembled by the people behind the New Los Angeles Folk Festival.
And why ... More >>
While most of us tend to buy bottled water or filter our own, we still usually drink the tap water at restaurants. Compared to other parts of the globe, the quality of that water is still pretty good. From March 21-27, the UNICEF Tap Project¬ģ is recommending diners donate $1 per glass of tap ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWS
This week's Theater Feature on Camelot and Baal. GETTING OUR FRINGE ON
I've heard it said at numerous receptions and parties that the
reason L.A. has so much bad theater is because it has so much bad
theater - that less would be more. Fringe Fe ... More >>
CNNAnderson Cooper.A Friday telethon to raise money for the victims of last week's earthquake in Haiti will be broadcast from Los Angeles, New York, London and Haiti, organizers announced Thursday. It will be everywhere: ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox, CNN, BET, The CW, HBO, MTV, VH1, CMT, PBS, TNT, Show ... More >>
Before you go whining to Gloria Allred or UNICEF, turn to this picture one more time and gaze at its pornographic hubris and cavalier disdain for restraint. Then, remember that this is no cruel nightmare of nature but an invention of Man. Or at least the men over at HolyTaco.com, a site given to whi ... More >>