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  • Music Box: Now with even more cult classics

     
    RedEye spoke with Scott Tobias about his column, host of the theater's New Cult Canon series, about the latest cult classics and how Quentin Tarantino is a hero....
  • Critic's Notebook: A midyear look at some of the best music of 2011 (so far)

     
    It doesn’t make sense in 2011 to try and count the number of CDs released because doing so is only one measure of the volume. Toss in mixtapes, thumb drives, vinyl, Bandcamp pages, Twitter links to Mediasphere downloads, streams, rips,......
  • EGYPT: Draft laws for mosques and churches face criticism

     
    Although new laws regulating the construction of houses of worship have been sought by politicians and human rights advocates long before the Jan. 25 revolution, there has been little progress toward passing such regulations. A draft law proposes that...
  • Janet Reitman's 'Inside Scientology' is well-researched and compelling

     
    A new book looks behind the veil at the Church of Scientology....
  • The strange case of Placido Domingo Jr. and the Church of Scientology

     
    Placido Domingo, Jr. spars with Church of Scientology...
  • Don't Knock the Rock: Films for the vinyl crowd

     
    Named after a 1956 B-movie, Don't Knock the Rock has now become a much-anticipated gathering for vinyl and film geeks alike. Digging deep in the crates for docs, shorts, musicals, concert films and narrative, music-driven features, the Anderses provide an...
  • Pitchfork bands to hit up Wicker Park?

     
    The Pitchfork Music Festival alone is enough to make this a busy weekend for music in Chicago, but for the intrepid fan, it’s only the beginning....
  • Wall Street Roundup: Drooping bull. Hedge fund as cult.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,597 per ounce, up 0.5% from Friday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 12,333.28, down 1.2% from Friday. Debt drag. Worries about European and American debt are overwhelming good earnings reports to send markets down........
  • Velvet Sessions: Blue Oyster Cult subbing for The Fixx

     
     The Blue Oyster Cult will be the musical guest for this month’s Velvet Sessions, the recurring lobby concert/cocktail party at Universal Orlando’s Hard Rock Hotel. The group will perform July 28. The band is a late substitute for the...
  • Live review: Cults at the Echo

     
    The New York pop band Cults has a knack for inserting itself into history. They do this most recently (and most literally) in the new video for their Internet hit single “Go Outside,” where their faces are spliced into jubilant......
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 207

     
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. Self-realization: Frank L. Brown III photographs a man sitting at a bus stop in front of the Self-Realization Fellowship Temple on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood on July 8. Corrected at 4:35......
  • In Rotation: 'Red Hot & Rio 2'

     
    Not to cast stones at the two-left-footed among us, but those not propelled to move, or at the very least, tap a toe, to this double-disc collection of updated classic Brazilian music might need to loosen up a bit. Another in the long-running Red Hot...