| Aug 1, 2011
| 3:10 PM
Lollapalooza, according to “Rushmore” star and former Phantom Planet drummer Jason Schwartzman, is a little like the 1986 animated film “Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation.
He can explain. Sort of.
“The bands stay in one hotel...
| Aug 7, 2011
The first day of rehearsals was another momentous occasion for the Red Hot Chili Peppers. It was fall 2009, more than three years since the band last toured, and the rockers were beginning the hard work of rebirth with a new guitarist, Josh Klinghoffer....
| Aug 3, 2011
Two thoughts, as we watch Columbus Drive transform into a wall of portable toilets. One, must be Lollapalooza time. Two, where on Earth did that word come from?
Legend and Encyclopedia Britannica have it that founder and Jane's Addiction leader Perry...
| Aug 4, 2011
Hundreds of thousands will converge on Grant Park once again this year for Lollapalooza!
The three-day music festival starts Friday, August 5th and runs thru Sunday, August 7th.
The annual music festival on the lakefront celebrates its 20th anniversary....
| Mar 18, 2007
MARK MY words: Southern California is about to suffer a major earthquake. Probably a catastrophic fire too. And certainly a real estate collapse.
How do I know this? Because the gods (or Thetans) who look down upon our patch of paradise do not appreciate...
| Feb 15, 2008
AT 85, Norman Lear is, by age and experience, Democratic Hollywood's elder statesman. But he was also the first guy in town to recognize that presidential politics would be different this time around. (Change isn't limited to the young, after all.)
| Apr 24, 2008
Carmen Electra may be giving matrimony another whirl.
The "Meet the Spartans" actress is reportedly engaged to boyfriend Rob Patterson, according to a People source.
"He told friends three days ago that he got engaged," says the source. "The ring is a...
| Sep 21, 2008
Former Blink-182 drummer/reality TV star Travis Barker and Nicole Richie's ex DJ AM were seriously hurt in a plane crash that killed four others Friday, but doctors say they're expected to recover.
The two musicians were passengers on a Learjet that...
| Sep 27, 2008
WHEN former Jane's Addiction guitarist Dave Navarro hired designer Heidi Toll to outfit his Broadway Hollywood loft, he knew the look -- or, rather, the looks -- he was after.
The space needed to be clean and streamlined but funky and sexy too --...
| Oct 15, 2008
HOLLYWOOD -- The Hollywood Palladium is ready to welcome guests after closing for more than a year to undergo a massive facelift. The reopening concert tonight will feature hip-hop artist Jay-Z and DJ AM, who was critically injured in a South Carolina...
| Feb 17, 2009
A small consolation to those not seeing Jane's Addiction in LA Tuesday night: It sounds like you'll get another shot to see the original lineup.
But here's the catch: It will probably be on a much bigger stage, and it may be the last time you see Trent...
| Apr 5, 2009
No doubt you've noticed the high-fashion takes on Dr. Martens by designers Yohji Yamamoto and Raf Simons, or the classic eight-hole boots that Cory Kennedy, Tennessee Thomas and other L.A. It girls are sporting in lieu of heels these days. Apparently, the...