| Oct 26, 2008
It is a truth universally acknowledged that after Edgar Allan Poe's mysterious death in 1849, detective fiction did not make another splash on these shores until a pipe-smoking Englishman with remarkable powers of deduction became a transatlantic...
| Feb 8, 2009
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| Jun 30, 2010
A 15-year-old girl died Tuesday of a suspected drug overdose after attending a rave over the weekend at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum that had a minimum age requirement of 16.
The girl, identified by family members as Sasha Rodriguez, was one of...
| Jul 3, 2010
In the troubled aftermath of last week's mega electronic music festival at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum, artists and local promoters are confronting a dauntingly familiar question: what to do about the "R" word and the "E" word.
"R" stands for "rave," as...
| Oct 1, 2008
It's another Friday night at the Fullerton train station, which is full of the usual types: commuters with briefcases, people sprinting over a bridge because they found themselves on the wrong side of the tracks, families struggling with suitcases.
| Nov 29, 2006
| 7:42 PM
College is the great id of American movies. In the early days of film, universities were largely settings for outlandish comic escapades. But since the arrival of the youth culture in the 1960s, college has been a happy home not just for comedy, but for...
| Jan 18, 2009
Prominent Angelenos are flocking to President-elect Barack Obama's swearing-in ceremony and inaugural balls on Tuesday, and to related, high-profile events scheduled for this weekend. We spoke to attendees and party hosts, from Arianna Huffington to...
| Jun 10, 2009
| 1:10 PM
Monday December 4th, Milt talked to ANTHONY LAKE, National Security Advisor to President Clinton from 1993-96, as they discussed his new book 6NIGHTMARES: REAL THREATS IN A DANGEROUS WORLD AND HOW AMERICA CAN MEET THEM. (12/4/2000)
Anthony Lake (1:57:57)...
| Aug 7, 2008
Musicians have learned to downscale their expectations for TV exposure these days. Those lucky enough to score any might get a song spotlighted in a TV show or commercial. If they make the cut for one of the late-night talk shows, it's typically one...
| Sep 14, 2008
Log of the S.S. the Mrs. Unguentine
Dalkey Archive Press: 114 pp., $12.95 paper
ORIGINALLY published in 1972, Stanley Crawford's allegorical novel "Log of the S.S. the Mrs. Unguentine" has been in and out of print for years....
| Dec 10, 2008
LOS ANGELES, December 10, 2008 - LA, Los Angeles Times Magazine today announced the selection of Nic Harcourt as Editor at Large, Music & Culture. Beginning February 8, 2009, in LA's January/February double Oscar issue, Harcourt will contribute a...
| Oct 23, 2008
Stephen Rehage lost thousands of dollars in
the making of the first New Orleans Voodoo Experience, the outdoor
music festival he first produced in 1999 that only drew about 8,000
But now in its 10th year, the event has grown into a hot...