Falling James is a writer whose work has appeared in numerous publications.
10 days ago | Performance Art
John Fleck's solo show "Blacktop Highway: a gothic horror screenplay’d on one man’s body" begins its run on Friday, Nov. 9, at West L.A.'s Odyssey Theatre. Ahead of the opening, the revered performance artist tells L.A. Weekly about the inspiratio...
12 days ago | Interviews
It’s always a special occasion when Sparks singer Russell Mael and his keyboardist brother, Ron Mael, play a show in their hometown of Los Angeles. The duo, who are scheduled to perform consecutive nights downtown at the Palace Theatre on Wednesda...
19 days ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
Since 2011, Deap Vally have been one of Los Angeles’ most intriguing hard-rock duos, slamming together blues and grunge riffs with occasional hints of punk on their two albums, Sistrionix (2013) and Femejism (2016). But singer-guitarist Lindsey Tr...
23 days ago | Art
The Fluxus Festival, which occurs primarily at Disney Hall and runs through June, celebrates the madcap collision of art, music, words and ideas from the contrarian group of multidisciplinary artists who composed the Fluxus scene in the 1960s and ...
26 days ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
“I’m forever the new girl,” Laura Jean Anderson says. The local singer-guitarist is talking about her regular appearances over the past two years with retro-jazz combo The Hi Fi Honeydrops, but she could just as easily be describing the ways she h...