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  • The ballad of a classic guitar shop

    The ballad of a classic guitar shop
    Most Southland music fans know McCabe's Guitar Shop for the innumerable folk, country, blues, jazz and world-music concerts presented over the decades in the tiny back stockroom that can hold about 150 folding chairs when all the instrument cases are...
  • Ground level

    | This is the first in an occasional series of walking tours that The Times' architecture critic will be taking with writers, artists, designers and others who see the L.A. cityscape in unusual or provocative ways. On an L.A. wavelength * To urban blogger...
  • He's San Francisco's pugilistic poet, for better or verse

    He's San Francisco's pugilistic poet, for better or verse
    August Kleinzahler gets into fights at poetry readings. Once, in Ireland, he traded insults with a host he found verbose. At a reading in a New York bar, he told a noisy drunk to shut his trap. Fists flew after the guy made a crack about Kleinzahler's...
  • The joys of clay pot cooking

    The joys of clay pot cooking
    I don't think I've ever met a clay cooking pot I didn't like . . . or want to own. And I have more than 100 clay pots of every size in my kitchen to prove it: Moroccan tagines, Provençal daubieres, Spanish cazuelas, Italian bean pots, Turkish guvecs...
  • Live review: A Night of the Beats at Disney Hall

     
    Bebop and beat intersect in an uneven pairing of musicians and poets. It was difficult to know what to expect going into the Night of the Beats concert at Disney Hall on Tuesday night. In this final performance in the......
  • Matt Weinstock, Dec. 17, 1959

     
    Forgotten Men As you probably read, film director, Joseph Von Sternberg has sued Fox for $1 million, charging the 1959 version of "The Blue Angel" with May Britt and Curt Jurgens was made without his consent and was inferior to his 1929 version with...
  • The idiosyncratic legacy of Harry Smith

     
    Although his "Anthology of American Folk Music," released by Folkways in 1952, became essential to America's folk music movement of the 1960s, Harry Smith remained on the fringes of culture. Or, rather, on the avant-garde, as Rani Singh and Andrew......
  • Brand X Files: Goat smashes into strip club. Fox readies U.S. version of 'Torchwood' and how David Letterman really feels about Jay Leno

     
    Fox readying U.S. version of BBC sci-fi hit "Torchwood" (Hollywood Reporter) Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin voted L.A.'s best Twitterer (LA Weekly) New film about Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" poem with James Franco and "Madman" Jon Hamm (Guardian) And if you want...
  • James Franco as Allen Ginsberg: Tonight at Sundance

     
    Beat fans in Park City will be lining up tonight to see "Howl," the film about Allen Ginsberg's seminal poem and the censorship fight around it, starring James Franco. It's one of 16 films in dramatic competition at the Sundance......
  • Live review: Justin Townes Earle at the Echo

     
    Steve Earle's son's stripped-down songs run the emotional gamut. Justin Townes Earle is a young man of awesome traditions, who signifies his heritage every time he signs his name. Talent isn't a genetic trait that can be inherited, but Earle......
  • Hot Property: James Franco sells Sunset Strip compound for $3.3 million

     
    Actor James Franco, who plays Allen Ginsberg in the film "Howl," has sold his Sunset Strip-area compound for $3.3 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The Spanish-style villa, built in 1923, has three bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms in 4,000......
  • Whoa dude, it's the Grateful Dead with Washington and Lincoln

     
    Dennis Larkins can be forgiven his feeling of déjà-vu, as he strolls through the new Grateful Dead exhibit at the New York Historical Society. Thirty years ago, he and Peter Barsotti created an iconic poster for the band’s 1980 shows......