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  • Theis Duelund

    Theis Duelund is a journalist and translator. His writing about arts and culture has appeared in LA Weekly, City of Devils, and the Danish publications Politiken, Musikeren, and Netudgaven, among others. A native of Denmark, he arrived in Los Angeles in 2009 to complete six months’ research on the city’s depiction in contemporary fiction, an experience that resulted in his permanent relocation. Duelund has also taught at UCLA and translated a variety of cultural products.

 

Q&A: Mona Simpson's New Novel Cracks the Case

A budding Sherlock Holmes discovers more about his parents than he ever wanted to know in Casebook Read more...

Video: Kan Wakan Performs “Midnight Moon”

The L.A. trio's album doesn't come out until June but here's the band performing at Guitar Center in Hollywood Read more...

Despite the Band's Gory Name Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks is All About Positive Vibes

Illness and a love of vintage horror movies motivated Animal Collective’s Avey Tare to write a set of songs for his new band. Here are eight facts about the cheeriest gorecore album ever Read more...

5 Local Authors You Can't Miss at This Year's Festival Of Books

The Los Angeles Times Festival Of Books comes to USC this weekend. Here are five local authors you should seek out Read more...

A Breakout Artist at 103 Years Old: Surgeon, WWII Vet, and Sculptor Harry Steinberg

Dedicated to outsider art, Chinatown’s new Good Luck Gallery showcases a centenarian sculptor who couldn’t care less about becoming a famous artist Read more...

Stair Climb: Get Your Rocky Balboa On and See L.A. From Above

The Fight For Air Climb let's you scale L.A.’s second tallest buildings for a good cause. Here are four L.A. staircases where you can train for the big day Read more...

Digging Into Creative Underground, L.A.’s Newest Treasure Trove of Cultural Cool

One of the city's most intriguing art collectives sits down for a chat: "There are so many cool things happening here that it would take us 50 years to merge all of it into what we’re doing." Read more...

Break Out the Cat Food and Raccoon Repellent: “Grey Gardens” Gets the Drag Adaptation it has Always Deserved

San Francisco entertainer, cult movie buff, and drag performer Peaches Christ brings her drag adaptation of "Grey Gardens" to L.A. for one night Read more...

Pssst… Have You Heard About the Super Secret Comedy Show?

After a year of drawing full houses, Hunter Hill’s standup show celebrates its first birthday with a lineup that is comedy crème de la creme—and a little less secrecy Read more...

Four Utopian Societies That Didn’t Pan Out—Including One in Southern California

The documentary "The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden" explores a 80-year-old murder mystery on the Galapagos Islands involving an eccentric baroness, a Nietzschean physician, and captain G. Allan Hancock—the man for whom Hancock Park is named Read more...

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