| Jul 22, 2011
| 1:59 PM
The Manhattan Film Festival, features films on a local and national level. Andrew Lee, director and writer of the short film "Home Again" sat down with PIX11's Alyssa Zauderer to discuss the trials and tribulations of two friends and a guitar.
| Jul 22, 2011
| 8:13 PM
Austin Dillon passed Johnny Sauter with 23 laps to go and did not look back, winning Friday night's Lucas Deep Clean 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Nashville Superspeedway for his first trip to victory lane this season.
Dillon, who won two...
| Jan 24, 2007
In the '70s, Erik Buell was an AMA superbike racer. In the '80s, he added Harley-Davidson engineer and Buell Motorcycles founder to his resume. Now, the Buell chairman and chief technical officer is fronting the Thunderbolts rock band and designing a line...
| Jun 25, 2009
And in the beginning, there was no recorded sound. For millennia, music lovers had to play songs for each other in order to hear their favorite music. Because of this, perhaps -- as Greg Milner points out in his exhaustive, technically precise and...
| Oct 11, 2009
It may not be an Arthurian tale of Sir Percival in pursuit of the Holy Grail, but Tony Bacon's "Million Dollar Les Paul" (Jawbone: 288 pp., $19.95 paper) is still about a romantic quest.
The object of his interest? The 1959 sunburst Les Paul electric...
| Aug 14, 2009
Les Paul was often called rock royalty, but for the people who knew the man before his death Thursday at age 94, that term often inspired a gentle chuckle.
Born in Wisconsin in 1915, Paul was a Midwestern jazz man who went on to make high-polish 1950s...
| Aug 13, 2009
| 10:28 AM
| Aug 10, 2008
It was Aug. 11, 1973, at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium. Onstage was Marc Bolan, the enigmatic singer of T. Rex, in a shiny purple jumpsuit unzipped to his navel, wailing on a Gibson Les Paul Custom guitar. A halo of bushy hair swung around his face,...
| Apr 20, 2008
"Dodger Stadium?" the gray-haired cabbie said. "The freeways are gonna be packed."
"Use Sunset," Palmieri said. "It'll take us straight down."
Palmieri had never heard of a cabbie complain about taking the scenic route on the Strip.
It was time to dial...
| Oct 15, 2008
October in Twin Lakes is the season Anna Cox backs her car into the driveway so she can escape quickly.
Santa Anas come out of the passes hard there, and in the 23 years she's lived in the canyon, fire has strafed her community too many times to...
| Nov 12, 2009
| 10:40 PM
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