¡Mas
Suave!
They’re handsome, charming and so good to their mothers. They’re
Mexican American Princes, and they rule Los Angeles. By DANIEL HERNANDEZ

Are
You a Map?
Top 10 signs you are a budding Mexican American Prince
Prince
or Troll?
Where do L.A.’s most prominent MAPs land on the troll-o-meter?
Milestones
in MAP History
: From Edward Roybal to Alberto Gonzales
All
Over the Map
: From politics to pop culture, a Mexican American Prince Who’s
Who

Number
19
A short story by NAOMI HIRAHARA, excerpted from the new anthology Los
Angeles Noir.
A Considerable Town

Banging
bumpers with Mischa Barton
, by MEHAMMED MACK

RENA KOSNETT partys with the
24-hour porny people
.

Plus, in SEVEN McDONALD’s 24
SEVEN, a boy-meets-balloon-gets-girl story

GUSTAVO ARELLANO’s
¡ASK A MEXICAN!

An
illustration
by MAX KORNELL

a
cartoon
by BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN.

Newsroom

Politics
Meets Street
: Why are politicians and civic leaders bellying up to the eyebrow-raising
Club 740? JEFFREY ANDERSON reports on the club and one of its patrons: convicted
Bell Gardens Councilmember Mario Beltran
.

Freed Sex
Slave Caught in Legal Bind
: Trafficking victim-turned-counselor Maria Suarez
looks for a Schwarzenegger pardon, by JILL STEWART.

Plus, firm
faces criminal charges for asbestos removal
,

In DEADLINE
HOLLYWOOD
, NIKKI FINKE tells of the insanity behind an in-the-works Beatles
cover-music movie, Across the Universe.

Plus, a
cartoon from MR. FISH
.

LA Vida

In Hot
Water
: Where to spend teatime in Los Angeles, by LINDA IMMEDIATO.

Plus, LIBBY
MOLYNEAUX’s HOOPLA
,

Art

Be
Your Own Guinea Pig
: Entering Andrea Zittel’s “Critical Space,”
by ARTY NELSON.

Plus,
MUST SEE ART
Paul McCarthy lecture at the UCLA Hammer Museum and “Sick-Amour”
by Joel Tauber at Susanne Vielmetter by AMRA BROOKS

Eat & Drink

Low
and Slow
: That is the tempo. Jaime Martin del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu’s
La Casita Mexicana, by JONATHAN GOLD.

Plus, FIRST
BITE: 750ml
;

ASK MR. GOLD about
artful dining

Screen

Road
Warriors:
High-velocity action in Fox’s new series Drive,
by ROBERT ABELE.

In SURF REPORT, Notes
from the Underbelly
’s great expectations
.

Stage

Gordon
Davidson kills at the L.A. Weekly Theater Awards
.by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS

Plus, new
theater reviews
,

ALAN RICH’s A
LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC
,

CLASSICAL
PICK The Millennium Consort and Martin Neary
at St. Sophia Cathedral by
MARY BETH CRAIN

DANCE
PICK Spirited Astray
: Kenji Yamaguchi at El Portal Theater by ANN HASKINS

 Film

Petaphilia:
Molly Shannon shows some puppy love in Mike White’s Year of the Dog,
by ELLA TAYLOR.

World
Market
: Something for everyone at City of Lights, City of Angels festival,
by SCOTT FOUNDAS.

Gone
With the Wind?
Success remains elusive for Native American filmmakers, by
MATTHEW FLEISCHER.

Killer
of Sheep
by Ella Taylor and The
Best Film about Los Angeles
by JOHN POWERS – Originally published
2003.

Plus, reviews
of new releases
,

GOOD REP Small
Town Gay Bar
by ERNEST HARDY

And
Noir City: Los Angeles Vs. New York:
The Eighth Annual Festival of Film
Noir by PAUL MALCOLM

SHORT RUN: Indian
Film Festival of Los Angeles
by DAVID CHUTE|

Music

This
Is Rock & Roll Radio!
How Ron Cey and a 10-watt station in Long Beach
changed one man’s life, by REVEREND DAN.

Roller
Coaster of Wub
: Disneyland goes all Chili Peppers and shit, in KATE SULLIVAN’s
ROCK & ROLL LOVE LETTER.

Plus, ERNEST HARDY on
Timbaland’s solo LP

LINA LECARO’s NIGHTRANGER

DANCE
CLUB PICK

ROCK PICKS

Letters

Rockie Horoscope

SAVAGE
LOVE
by DAN SAVAGE.