Need a visual aid for your print edition? Jonathan Gold visits Red Medicine in Beverly Hills. ("Red Medicine, most famous for unmasking and ejecting the L.A. Times restaurant critic in its earliest weeks, is still more discussed in gossip columns than it is in food circles, and a lot of people who couldn’t pick Wolfgang Puck out of a police lineup have strongly held opinions about the place.") Click through for Anne Fishbein's spectacular photos and read more in Gold's Counter Intelligence, "Red Medicine."
Enigmatic alternative rock legends Ween packed the house for a sold out show at The Wiltern on Saturday night. Late in the set Gene Ween announced that they had a special guest in the house before the band kicked into David Bowie's Let's Dance as if the crowd needed any prompting. If you had...
San Diego's Crocodiles where in town at The Echo on Friday night for a sold out show in support of their latest (and second full length) release Sleep Forever. San Francisco's Tamaryn opened the show. All photos by Timothy Norris. Read more in "Crocodiles (with Tamaryn) at The Echo: Live Review."
Angelenos gathered at the Federal Building on Wilshire Blvd. Saturday afternoon in a show of support for Egyptian protesters. All photos by Liana Aghajanian. Read more in "Los Angeles Shows Support for Egypt with Rally at Federal Building."
Now in its second edition, Steven Blush's book American Hardcore delves in part into the formation of Southern California's now-legendary hardcore scene. Check out Edward Colver's photos of bands like Black Flag and read more in Siran Babayan's interview with Blush.
This week, Nightranger checks out Dragstrip's "Class-less Reunion," the premiere party for season 3 of RuPaul's Drag Race, Club Recess and Cirque Berzerk. Read more in Lina Lecaro's latest column, "Nightranger: Lash and Learn."
Old school Orange County punks Social Distortion opened up a three night run at The Palladium in Hollywood on Thursday night to a packed house. Lots of tats, a handful of mohawks and plenty of good times going around for a Thursday night. All photos by Timothy Norris.
You can't dedicate an entire newspaper to sex without putting a truly sensational photograph on the cover. For L.A. Weekly's current sex issue, creative director Darrick Rainey and photographer Star Foreman stepped into the studio with models to create a series of steamy yet witty images sure...
Need a visual aid for your print edition? Jonathan Gold visits Olympic Cheonggukjang in Koreatown. ("You should also be able to find the restaurant if you inhale deeply: Olympic Cheonggukjang specializes, reasonably enough, in cheonggukjang, a thick soup made with the fermented Korean bean...
Iron and Wine is back with a new record, Kiss Each Other Clean, a band and a couple of sold out shows at The Wiltern. Check out the scene from Tuesday nights' show with Laura Marling opening. All photos by Timothy Norris.