The producer's new album is on a big-time label
For a newly-signed band criss-crossing the U.S. touring, maintaining exuberance shouldn't be hard for Milo Greene to do. But the Silver Lake dream pop quintet, having just started their biggest tour, is already a bit road worn.
This week, there's a pithy, pink Ron English billboard on Temple, a tongue-in-cheek guide to L.A.'s Chinatown and human-scale dioramas being made on-site in Hollywood. 5. Fundraising for friends For her 1999 video We Got Moves You Ain't Even Heard of, Erica Cho gave herself a black eye so that she ... More >>
Picketers and protesters outside a Hollywood fast food restaurant, shouting slogans and attempting to dissuade customers from going inside. A scene from Chick-fil-A in the last week? No, it happened at a Carl's Jr. a short distance to the east...in 1989. The protest, on August 30 of that year, wa ... More >>
Marwa Atik needs five pieces of trim, the kind embellished with pearls and black jewels. At a store in downtown L.A.'s Fashion District, boxes of trimmings line the walls from floor to ceiling, but Atik scans quickly and zeroes in on what she wants. At her direction, a clerk climbs a tall, wooden la ... More >>
Ted SoquiEditor's note: Matt Kresling was arrested last Wednesday along with 292 others at the Occupy L.A. encampment. He submitted this first-person account to the Weekly share his reasons for involvement - as well as explain what happened after the arrestees were separated from the watchful ... More >>
Jonathan CastilloStop or we'll shoot.Updated at the bottom with juicy details about how this anti-photog movement in policing actually grew out of an LAPD policy. First posted at 1:29 a.m. We got a lot of attention when we scolded Long Beach police Chief Jim McDonnell for declaring that deta ... More >>
Senator Russell PearceAnnnd... Arizona's anti-immigration campaign hurtles still further into red-state ridiculousness. This morning, Governor Jan Brewer announced her latest, greatest battle plan in the war against illegal border-crossers: collect Internet donations to build a massive fence ... More >>
Maura LanahanOur eminent columnist, Mr. Henry Rollins![The one and only Henry Rollins contirbutes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every Monday and make sure to tune in to He ... More >>
Cali Bi at OCMA, plus Sean Duffy and John Paul Jones at LAM
Highlights from the fall season
With immigration reform stalled, some young, assimilated illegal immigrants are entering sham marriages with a little help from their friends
UC Irvine officials on Monday confirmed that they've moved to suspend the Muslim Student Union for one year for disrupting an on-campus speech by Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren Feb. 8 despite warnings from the school that such misbehavior would lead to sanctions. An attorney for the group ca ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSTHEATER NEW REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on producer Sir Cameron MackintoshStage Raw: ZAR Theatre ZAR from Wroclaw, Poland has been in Southern California for over a week, conducting workshops of their choral-physical technique at UC Irvine and UCLA. Their Tryptich opens next w ... More >>
The Portuguese director discusses his Jeanne Balibar documentary,
Mideast Metalheads: "Look around. We are living in a heavy-metal world."
Jancar Gallery's stable of painters' painters
Computer students got cooking; AP history morphed into cinema
Gordon Davidson, the killer among us
Is this really a surge in gang crime, or is Villaraigosa peddling fear?
If New York can slash homicide by 76 percent, can Los Angeles contemplate a vanishing point?
From laughing gas to nonalcoholic beer: Robert Stone in the í60s and today
Three Iranian families in L.A.
Mark Allen and his Machine Project
A journey through Poland reveals ghosts of the past and hopes for the future
With L.A. at its center
What does the FBI want with Steven Kurtz?
An ever-evolving list of L.A. Weekly alumni
The Center for Biological Diversity cares as much about the unarmored threespine stickleback as it does a cathedral forest of trees, which is why it is reinventing the environmental movement and could be saving Southern California in the process.
An interview with the father of Deconstructionism
Everything Gray Davis touches seems to short out
The end of the Web as we know it
James Newton loves the wrong notes
Catherine Opie looks in on lesbian domesticity
The Collective Confusion of American Progressives
Orange Countyís Little Saigon confronts the ghost of Ho Chi Minh
Stafford called on Roski in bid to control local lender
Lewis Baltz ponders that and other questions of life in the Corporate State