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Where's Chris 10/29/09

We've sent our Ask Chris to send in dispatches from his travels around town. Do you know where he was? Be the first to guess correctly and win a...

FAQ: The Friday Afternoon Question

The phone rings, the question is posed. Sugar and free quality entertainment are on people’s minds this week. Today’s FAQ:  “Where are the good Trick or Treating spots...

Full Circle

KCRW presented their 13-year old weekly special Left, Right & Center live at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica on Sunday evening, and, after a few weeks of revisiting...

That Was It

Outside of staying up late to watch Thriller premiere on MTV, I was never a rabid fan of Michael Jackson. So, I suppose like many of the thousands attending...

The Opposite Field On Bookshelves Now

Last night Los Angeles magazine threw a launch party at Book Soup for contributing writer Jesse Katz’s memoir, The Opposite Field. The evening got a Halloween kick as high...

Demo Tape

When Laurie Pike brought this “Vote For Demolition” form she had picked up at the Standard Hotel downtown into our offices late last week, I blanched. The form, which is...

Editor's Buzz: Swish!

At 7:30 tonight the Lakers tip off a new season, taking on the Clippers and spending the next nine months defending their NBA Championship title. The opening week of...

Waiting to Inhale

“There are parts where I just stopped breathing.” “I can die now. Fabulous.” Such were the comments overheard at Friday’s Ahmanson Theatre performance of Pilobolus, the Connecticut-based dance troupe....

My LA to Z: James Ellroy

In his “L.A. Quartet” novels, James Ellroy’s midcentury L.A. harbors a seductive underworld...

Thrill The World

Looking back, we couldn’t have kept the Flash Mob from meeting the Thriller Wedding Dancers and going global if we tried. On Saturday, the world will experience the love...