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  • L.A. Story

    L.A. Story
    Rock stars, Jazzers, Pachucos...they may have grown up somewhere else quaint, like Sandusky, Ohio, or Canada, but they made their mark here¬ólived, created and died here. Music is as much a part of the L.A. legacy as film and television. From the bebop...
  • Something rickety this way comes

    It is perhaps telling that the most interesting project Terry Gilliam has been involved in this past decade is about a film he never made. The 2002 documentary Lost in La Mancha records Gilliam’s failed efforts to film the eternally unfilmable story...
  • Retracing Jack Kerouac's rocky road

    Retracing Jack Kerouac's rocky road
    There are those who return to Jack Kerouac just to get lost in the ride. Not across lonesome America but in the serpentine locomotion of his prose. It's the music of the page: long blasts of blue-streak narrative that don't yield to periods, semicolons,...
  • 'Book of Eli'

    In the future, according to "The Book of Eli," we'll all dress like we're in a Nine Inch Nails video. It is written. Most everyone wears goggles and leather in the post-apocalyptic wasteland of "The Book of Eli." A meteorite and a subsequent war 30 years...
  • Llyn Foulkes gets satisfaction from his contraption

    Llyn Foulkes gets satisfaction from his contraption
    Llyn Foulkes marches to the beat of his own drum -- and bass, xylophone, car horn and cowbell. The idiosyncratic painter, whose works are featured in "Nine Lives," is also an accomplished musician. And his instrument of choice is, well, all of them....
  • Rappers flow toward singing

    Rappers flow toward singing
    A change wasn't going to come. By 2005, Aloe Blacc's decade in hip-hop had begun to yield diminishing returns. Though the Orange County-raised rapper had earned underground respect, the genre increasingly favored flamboyant eccentrics like Kanye West...
  • For Florence Welch, the dog days are indeed over

    For Florence Welch, the dog days are indeed over
    Florence Welch emerged onto a CBS soundstage one afternoon last month in a vintage champagne-colored dress, her distinctive red hair framing her pale face. Both hands were trembling, but she fought to remain still. Once the cameraman cued and she began...
  • The Actress: Sherie Rene Scott on truth and artifice in 'Everyday Rapture'

    The Actress: Sherie Rene Scott on truth and artifice in 'Everyday Rapture'
    NEW YORK — Just before Sherie Rene Scott debuted in "Everyday Rapture" at off-Broadway's Second Stage last spring, she panicked. "I thought to myself, 'Oh, God, this could go really, really badly,' " the 43-year-old actress recalls about a...
  • San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?

    San Francisco vs. San Diego: Which is the better getaway?
    Every year, millions of people find themselves craving a vacation from greater Los Angeles. Many of these people don't want to cross state lines or climb mountains or contend with deserts, rivers, lakes, waterfalls, redwoods, Gold Country or Mickey Mouse....
  • Springsteen on "Daily Show"

     
    Tomorrow night. A rare musical performance on "DS." Per the show, Bruce'll play solo, and perform "Working on a Dream," from the new album. The show also points out that only four other musical performances have appeared over the......
  • Rock Hall 2010: Kiss, ABBA on the ballot, but is there a noticeable omission?

     
    Will tongues be wagging at next year???s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony? Specifically, the prodigious one that belongs to Gene Simmons of Kiss, one of a dozen acts that are on the final ballot from which five......