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  • Music review: 'Professor Bad Trip' invades Monday Evening Concerts

     
    “Professor Bad Trip” is Fausto Romitelli’s most ecstatic plunge into psychedelia and spectralism. The Doors meet -– and unapologetically drown out -– Pierre Boulez. Completed in 2000, an Italian composer’s nearly 45-minute confrontation...
  • Remembering Owsley "Bear" Stanley (1935-2011) [Audio]

     
    The obituary for Owsley "Bear" Stanley ran in the news pages of the Los Angeles Times on Tuesday, but it spiritually inhabits the music section. Though he never received the cult of his contemporary, Timothy Leary, the eccentric Stanley did......
  • Review: 'Listen, Whitey!' and 'Soundtrack for a Revolution'

     
    'Listen, Whitey! The Sounds of Black Power 1967-1974' and 'Soundtrack for a Revolution' recall the push for social change....
  • Critic's Notebook: Of 'Mad Men' and a long-lost Beatles cartoon

     
    In what must be the most talked-about licensing of a song in television history, "Mad Men" ended its Sunday episode with "Tomorrow Never Knows," the last track on the Beatles' 1966 album "Revolver." Acquired for a reported $250,000, this track capped an...
  • Can 'magic mushrooms' help cancer patients?

    Can 'magic mushrooms' help cancer patients?
    The psychedelic drug psilocybin, the active ingredient in "magic mushrooms," can improve mood and reduce anxiety and depression in terminal cancer patients, Los Angeles researchers reported Monday. A single modest dose of the hallucinogen, whose...
  • Buried in space? Virginia may help pay for it

    Buried in space? Virginia may help pay for it
    Want to be buried in space? Virginia will help pay for it, according to proposed legislation that aims to boost the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island. The bill, which the Virginia state legislature will debate next year, would provide...
  • 10 things you might now know about space

    10 things you might now know about space
    Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, a Mars probe that malfunctioned, is expected to fall back into Earth's atmosphere as early as this weekend. It will crash to our planet's surface, but is unlikely to hurt anyone on the ground. These 10 facts won't hurt...
  • Hansen: Canyon is its own world

    Hansen: Canyon is its own world
    There is an underbelly to Laguna Beach, disconnected from the glitz and grazing plates of Coast Highway. Unlike downtown, it's a place that doesn't pose or preen or gossip. It's Laguna Canyon, filled with rusting trucks and welding tools; oil and grit...
  • "A Blue Hand" by Deborah Baker

    By Wendy Smith nyone familiar with "In Extremis," her Pulitzer Prize-nominated biography of poet Laura Riding, knows Deborah Baker has little interest in conventional lives or conventional narrative. Her new book, "A Blue Hand," which mostly follows...
  • The Siren's Call: Stillness, where art thou?

    The Siren's Call: Stillness, where art thou?
    Isn't the quest for stillness hopeless? All those efforts to attain slowness -- what good are they, especially when the rest of the world isn't paying attention? Sure, you can achieve some meditative balance and create an island of serenity in yourself --...
  • 'The Harvard Psychedelic Club' by Don Lattin

    'The Harvard Psychedelic Club' by Don Lattin
    The Patience Stone Atiq Rahimi Translated from the French by Polly McLean Other Press: 160 pp., $16.95 Books have many incarnations. Some come back as plays or movies. If they have questionable karma, they come back as paperback remainders or Saturday...