Suave! They’re handsome, charming and so good to their mothers. They’re
Mexican American Princes, and they rule Los Angeles. By DANIEL HERNANDEZ
You a Map? Top 10 signs you are a budding Mexican American Prince
or Troll? Where do L.A.’s most prominent MAPs land on the troll-o-meter?
in MAP History: From Edward Roybal to Alberto Gonzales
Over the Map: From politics to pop culture, a Mexican American Prince Who’s
19 A short story by NAOMI HIRAHARA, excerpted from the new anthology Los
A Considerable Town
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
¡ASK A MEXICAN!
illustration by MAX KORNELL
cartoon by BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN.
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.
Slave Caught in Legal Bind: Trafficking victim-turned-counselor Maria Suarez
looks for a Schwarzenegger pardon, by JILL STEWART.
HOLLYWOOD, NIKKI FINKE tells of the insanity behind an in-the-works Beatles
cover-music movie, Across the Universe.
cartoon from MR. FISH.
Water: Where to spend teatime in Los Angeles, by LINDA IMMEDIATO.
Your Own Guinea Pig: Entering Andrea Zittel’s “Critical Space,”
by ARTY NELSON.
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
and Slow: That is the tempo. Jaime Martin del Campo and Ramiro Arvizu’s
La Casita Mexicana, by JONATHAN GOLD.
ASK MR. GOLD about
Warriors: High-velocity action in Fox’s new series Drive,
by ROBERT ABELE.
In SURF REPORT, Notes
from the Underbelly’s great expectations.
Davidson kills at the L.A. Weekly Theater Awards.by STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
ALAN RICH’s A
LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC,
PICK The Millennium Consort and Martin Neary at St. Sophia Cathedral by
MARY BETH CRAIN
PICK Spirited Astray: Kenji Yamaguchi at El Portal Theater by ANN HASKINS
Molly Shannon shows some puppy love in Mike White’s Year of the Dog,
by ELLA TAYLOR.
Market: Something for everyone at City of Lights, City of Angels festival,
by SCOTT FOUNDAS.
With the Wind? Success remains elusive for Native American filmmakers, by
of new releases,
GOOD REP Small
Town Gay Bar by ERNEST HARDY
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|
Is Rock & Roll Radio! How Ron Cey and a 10-watt station in Long Beach
changed one man’s life, by REVEREND DAN.
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
LOVE by DAN SAVAGE.