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  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here—lived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: Alicia visits Peter in jail on 'The Good Wife'

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Jan 10 - 16, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SERIES The Good Wife: Alicia (Julianna Margulies) gives Peter (Chris Noth) an unpleasant bit of information (10 p.m. CBS).......
  • Hart-felt statements about violence against women

     
    Comedian Kevin Hart was probably upset about not being invited to the UCSD-area Compton Cookout, where white college kids apparently had a ball acting out their ghetto fantasies. So Hart, who has had roles in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" and other stuff,...
  • Ann Powers: The men, in their own world

     
    Last week, "American Idol" entered its always risky semifinal phase and plunged right into territory that made it seem like yet another remake of the "Poseidon Adventure". Our favorite television pleasure vessel sure seemed to be taking on water, and...
  • An arresting art show at the ArcLight Cinemas

     
    There's an interesting-looking art show at the ArcLight Cinemas multiplex opening tonight that caught my eye in David Ng's post over at the Culture Monster blog. L.A. artist Rachel Schmeidler takes celebrity mug shots and renders them in a Warholian...
  • Celebrating Fela Kuti's 'The '69 Los Angeles Sessions' reissue [Updated]

     
    Those lucky enough to catch the musical "FELA!" on Broadway know that a transformative scene takes place in Los Angeles in 1969. It's here that the Nigerian bandleader and singer Fela Ransome Kuti, known for the creation of what he......
  • R.I.P.: Jazz drummer Steve Reid dies at 66

     
    Domino Records announced today that percussionist Steve Reid, who performed with artists as varied as Martha Reeves, Miles Davis and Four Tet's Kieran Hebden, died in his sleep Monday after a fight with cancer. Perhaps most heard on Martha &......
  • 'Glee': Give back the funk

     
    “Bring in ‘da Noise, Bring in ‘da Funk?” Well, there was a whole lot of funk – the stinky kind, not the hip-shaking groove that the kids of New Directions were looking for. Given the fact that this was the......
  • Legs, eggs and more draw diners to Helen's

    First impressions: It would be easy to walk right by Helen's. Clad in brown siding with a simple "Helen's" stenciled on the street-side window, this South Side soul food diner doesn't holler for attention. Inside the unusually heavy front door (beware...
  • 'Young@Heart'

    'Young@Heart'
    The Rolling Stones, as it turns out, are not the only senior citizens singing rock 'n' roll. Another, rather unexpected group is singing lyrics that are more cutting edge and performing on-screen antics that are considerably more amusing. You won't...
  • Don't You (Forget About Me) - Ken H. / Producer

    James Brown, "I Got You (I Feel Good)," Otis Day And The Knights, "Shout," Animal House Chuck Berry, "Johnny B. Goode," Chuck Berry Is On Top KC and The Sunshine Band, "Boogie Shoes," KC and The Sunshine Band Stevie Ray Vaughn, "The House Is...
  • Stagecoach Festival takes the stage

    Stagecoach Festival takes the stage
    ONE OF those golden moments you hope for at gargantuan music gatherings like the weekend Stagecoach Festival in Indio came Saturday night, when the Judds, Naomi and daughter Wynonna, resuscitated their monstrously successful '80s act in what was billed as...