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{mosimage} L.A.’s
20 Best Italian Restaurants
: From spaghetti to Italian sushi, JONATHAN GOLD
ranks the most delicious trattorias, pizzerias and ristorantes. Plus, four
classic delis.

Also 35
new Where to Eat Now entries
.

Separated
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

The
Bastard Question
: A former Blood explores the roots of our nation’s
longest-running war. By ERNEST HARDY


A Considerable Town

LACMA’s
New Train
: And other revelations, TOM CHRISTIE listens in on Michael Govan
and Jeff Koons.

Three-Ring
Circuit
: GENDY ALIMURUNG meets Hollywood’s reigning “notebook
guy.”

Plus, DAVE SHULMAN’s COLUMN
DAVE
, The Ungripriveting Hoot Bowl

A
NATIVE’S NOTEBOOK
illustration by J.T. STEINY;

¡ASK
A MEXICAN!
by GUSTAVO ARELLANO

And a cartoon
by BRUCE ERIC KAPLAN
.

Newsroom

The
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
brinkmanship.

Plus, JEFFREY ANDERSON on Huntington
Park mayor Mayor John Noguez – or is it really Juan Rodriguez
?

and
a cartoon by MR. FISH
,


LA Vida

I’m
in the Band
: The rock & roll fantasy of live-band karaoke, by LINDA
IMMEDIATO.

Plus, LIBBY
MOLYNEAUX's HOOPLA

Art

Attention
Squared:
Zen and the art of Vija Celmins, by DOUG HARVEY. Plus, GALLERIES,
MUSEUMS and more.

Books

Places
That Make You Shake
: Michele Matheson’s novel of addiction, Saving
Angelfish
. By TOM CHRISTIE. and more.

STAGE

Who
Killed Dick Watson?
And who’s been nominated for the L.A. Weekly Theater
Awards?

Plus, new
reviews

ALAN RICH’s A
LOT OF NIGHT MUSIC
on Andrew Norman at the Monday Evening Concerts and the
Carlsbad Music Festival's Matt McBane.

DANCE PICK
Hamburg Ballet
by ANN HASKINS

CLASSICAL
PICK László Fassang
by MARY BETH CRAIN

Screen

On
Her Majesty’s Secret Service
: The diplomat as terror-solving sleuth
in BBC’s The State Within, by ROBERT ABELE.

Plus, in
SURF REPORT, The Super Bowl crew not so ready for their close-up
.

FILM

Azamat
Clothed
: Borat’s Ken Davitian gets laughs for make benefit
grateful moviegoers of America, by ROBERT ABELE.

Never
Forget
: Rwanda revisited, Leimert Park mourned at the Pan-African Film Festival,
by ERNEST HARDY.

Plus, reviews
of new film releases
,

SHORT
RUN: Matthew Barney: No Restraint
by MICHELLE ORANGE

An
Affair to Remember:
UCLA’s Roberto Rossellini retrospective takes
viewers on a voyage to Italy by DAVID THOMPSON


Music

13 Silly
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

M.
Is for Mystery
: M. Ward El Rey Theatre by LINDA IMMEDIATO

The
History Channeler
: The Bobby Bradford Mo’tet and other jazz picks
by BRICK WAHL
 

LINA LECARO’s NIGHTRANGER,
Joss Stone: Fifth Dreamgirl
?

ROCK PICKS

SAVAGE
LOVE
by DAN SAVAGE

Letters

rockie horoscope

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