Zachary Pincus-Roth

Zachary Pincus-Roth

Zachary Pincus-Roth is the deputy editor overseeing arts & culture at L.A. Weekly. He also has written for The New York Times, L.A. Times, Slate, Newsday, WSJ magazine, Variety and other publications. He teaches journalism at Loyola Marymount University and wrote the companion book to the musical "Avenue Q." For more info and articles visit zacharypincus-roth.com.

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  • 4 years ago | First Look

    The hardest part of dining at Local Kitchen + Wine Bar is remembering the name. Is it Local Food and Wine? Local Wine and Kitchen? Is there a “bar” in there? Frantic Googling to help confirm the name continually brings up places like Local Ki...

  • 4 years ago | Opera

    "Everything goes. Everything happens. ... Things mess up, but the motion keeps happening. The project has a momentum. Nothing stops." Production manager Ash Nichols embraces the chaos of Hopscotch, L.A.'s new "mobile opera." During the two ...

  • 4 years ago | Theater

    Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' play Neighbors sparked a national controversy for featuring a family called the Crows, who wear blackface and embody the stereotypes of a minstrel show. Despite the intriguing premise, the Matrix Theatre's 2010 production h...

  • 4 years ago

    After opening a New York theater in 1999, an L.A. branch in 2005 and a second New York venue in 2011, the Upright Citizens Brigade — led by original foursome Matt Besser, Amy Poehler, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh — took a huge step forwa...

  • 4 years ago

    People who want to find experimental theater in L.A. should of course read L.A. Weekly's theater reviews — but they also should sign up for No Proscenium, an email list for immersive and site-specific productions. Curator Noah Nelson dredges...

  • 4 years ago

    On Monday, Friday and Saturday nights, El Floridita erupts into hot, sweaty, drunken chaos. That's when the dimly lit Cuban restaurant named for a Havana Hemingway hangout hosts a salsa band from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., preceded by an 8 p.m. salsa le...


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