Maynard James Keenan is a man of many pursuits: musician, vintner, and as it turns out, cop. Web Editor Erin Broadley learned that the hard way when Sheriff Keenan arrested her as she tried interviewing him about Puscifer's upcoming shows at Club Nokia, April 4 and 5. Luckily he took the time to answer a few questions before locking her up. Video footage of interview and arrest here.
Valley of the Dolls hosted an Alice in Wonderland-themed
Mad Tea Party at Royal/T Cafe on March 21. Click through for photos of Lolitas, intricately designed dolls and young adults in elaborate Lewis Carroll-themed costumes. Read more in Liz Ohanesian's "Remember What the Dormouse Said."
The Jim Henson Company brought its naughty, adults only comedy and puppetry show, "Puppet Up! Uncensored," to the Avalon on March 21. Read more in Steven Leigh Morris'
"Puppet Up! Uncensored: The Monthly TV-Stage Hybrid From Brian Henson."
Forget what you think you know about bingo -- vixens Audrey Deluxe and Lucy Fur have brought the game out of the retirement home, glammed it up and transformed it into a late-night lingerie stage show. This month's Burlesque Bingo took place March 18 at the Key Club and was not to be missed. ...
Nightranger hits a slew of L.A.'s fashionable fetes and realizes the closets in this city rival those anywhere in the world. Read more in Lina Lecaro's "Nightranger Does Fashion Week: Stephen Sprouse, Lady Gaga and Box 8."
Since the 1930s, the grandest restaurants in L.A. have tended to be run by Italians whose menus respect few borders. Drago Centro is the newest generation of this sort of luxurious dining, a Perino's for 2010 and beyond. Read more in Jonathan Gold's "Celestino Drago's New City Cuisine: Gravity...
Fans of "The Green Fairy" gathered at Morton's in downtown L.A. on March 12 to celebrate the recent legalization of a liquor that was banned in the U.S. and Paris almost one hundred years ago, absinthe. Read Erica Wrightson's "Absinthe: The Green Hour at Morton's Los Angeles."