at Birth: Kimberly and Kevin were twins whose lives were shaped by the desert
and loss, but that’s where the -similarities ended. By STEVEN LEIGH MORRIS
Bastard Question: A former Blood explores the roots of our nation’s
longest-running war. By ERNEST HARDY
A Considerable Town
New Train: And other revelations, TOM CHRISTIE listens in on Michael Govan
and Jeff Koons.
Circuit: GENDY ALIMURUNG meets Hollywood’s reigning “notebook
Plus, DAVE SHULMAN’s COLUMN
DAVE, The Ungripriveting Hoot Bowl
NATIVE’S NOTEBOOK illustration by J.T. STEINY;
A MEXICAN! by GUSTAVO ARELLANO
Ultimate Product Placement: Phil Anschutz will take a huge hit if Beckham
tanks as L.A.’s soccer megastar, by ANDREW GUMBEL.
In THE Z FILES, DAVID ZAHNISER on ACORN,
billed as grass roots but on the major’s payroll.
In MARC COOPER’s DISSONANCE, congressional Demos shrink before Republican
Plus, JEFFREY ANDERSON on Huntington
Park mayor Mayor John Noguez – or is it really Juan Rodriguez?
in the Band: The rock & roll fantasy of live-band karaoke, by LINDA
Squared: Zen and the art of Vija Celmins, by DOUG HARVEY. Plus, GALLERIES,
MUSEUMS and more.
That Make You Shake: Michele Matheson’s novel of addiction, Saving
Angelfish. By TOM CHRISTIE. and more.
Killed Dick Watson? And who’s been nominated for the L.A. Weekly Theater
ALAN RICH’s A
LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC on Andrew Norman at the Monday Evening Concerts and the
Carlsbad Music Festival's Matt McBane.
Hamburg Ballet by ANN HASKINS
PICK László Fassang by MARY BETH CRAIN
Her Majesty’s Secret Service: The diplomat as terror-solving sleuth
in BBC’s The State Within, by ROBERT ABELE.
Clothed: Borat’s Ken Davitian gets laughs for make benefit
grateful moviegoers of America, by ROBERT ABELE.
Forget: Rwanda revisited, Leimert Park mourned at the Pan-African Film Festival,
by ERNEST HARDY.
of new film releases,
RUN: Matthew Barney: No Restraint by MICHELLE ORANGE
Affair to Remember: UCLA’s Roberto Rossellini retrospective takes
viewers on a voyage to Italy by DAVID THOMPSON
Love Songs: Our funny valentine to you — pop and rock’s best
sounds of romance.
Plus, DIGGIN’ YOUR SCENE checks in with Great
Northern.By ALIE WARD
LIVE IN L.A.:
X Clan, Medusa, Abstract Rude, Crown City Rockers The Key Club by JOHN PAYNE
Is for Mystery: M. Ward El Rey Theatre by LINDA IMMEDIATO
History Channeler: The Bobby Bradford Mo’tet and other jazz picks
by BRICK WAHL
LINA LECARO’s NIGHTRANGER,
Joss Stone: Fifth Dreamgirl?
LOVE by DAN SAVAGE