| Feb 18, 2011
When indie rocker Ted Leo comes to Los Angeles, he and his taut band the Pharmacists typically head to clubs like the El Rey and the Troubadour, where they played a packed, high-energy show last March that included a killer cover of the Waterboys' 1988...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:40 AM
Dreamweapon: The Art and Life of Angus MacLise (1938-1979)
If, as Brian Eno once suggested, everyone who bought a Velvet Underground album started a rock band, it stands to reason that the musicians who shaped that revolutionary sound...
| Aug 20, 2011
| 8:03 AM
Saturday's Gayle on the Go! featured these events for the weekend of Aug. 20, 2011
The Tony Curtis Collection Julien's Auctions 9665 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 150 Beverly Hills 1-310-836-1818 www.juliensauctions.com Tony Curtis fans have an opportunity to...
| Jul 8, 2011
A Pittsburgh artist and teacher at Carnegie Mellon University has become a super hero for breastfeeding moms.
If you are getting harassed for breastfeeding in public simply call Jill Miller and she'll send "The Milk Truck". Miller plans on buying an...
| Sep 10, 2011
George Kuchar was perhaps the most prolific and influential filmmaker most moviegoers have never heard of.
With his twin brother, Mike — and later, alone — Kuchar made some of the earliest films in the 1960s explosion of underground movies....
| Sep 18, 2011
In September 1945, under a pall of ocher smog and summer heat, Los Angeles entered the postwar world. The city then was bigger, wealthier and more diverse than ever. Its established people — mostly past middle age and conservative, a few who were...
| Sep 15, 2011
Richard Hamilton, a British Pop Art pioneer who was credited with coining the name for a movement marked by its ironic and iconic use of commercial and pop culture imagery, has died. He was 89.
The Gagosian Gallery, which represents Hamilton, said the...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:36 AM
Saturday @ 10am Scooters & Supercars Day Petersen Automotive Museum 6060 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles 323-964-6347 Saturday is Scooters and Supercars Day at the Petersen Automotive Museum. You will you find both a super cars when too much is almost...
| Nov 11, 2011
Here we go again. It's about this time every year that the pressure starts to build. You know what I'm talking about.
The pressure to Give Good Gift.
It's the same old story. You pledge to shop early, to avoid the last-minute holiday panic. And then,...
| Nov 22, 2011
Q: Waaaaay back in the '60s I thought I saw bottles of wine with labels designed by Picasso, Dali and other popular artists. Was I dreaming?
—Elizabeth Dewey, Crystal Lake, Ill.
A: No, you weren't dreaming. The artists' labels were (and are) found...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 2:28 PM
"Fabulous! A Portrait of Andy Warhol"
By Bonnie Christensen
Henry Holt, $16.99, ages 8-11
The cover images and end pages show Andy Warhol's most famous images — Campbell's Soup cans, for instance — but Bonnie Christensen's words concentrate...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 8:55 AM
Until this spring, Chicago's Theatre Y focused exclusively on Romanian playwright Andras Visky, with productions of "Juliet: A Dialogue About Love" and "I Killed My Mother," both of which have toured internationally. But the company...