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  • ‘Independent Lens’ looks at unusual stories of art

     
    April is “Arts Month” on the PBS series “Independent Lens.” From the gritty streets of New York to the garbage dumps of Brazil, from a far-off desert in Uzbekistan to a bizarre backyard in Upstate New York, the show takes a look at...
  • Live review: KROQ's Weenie Roast stays true to itself and its acts

     
    KROQ-FM (106.7) isn't known for curveballs in its well-cemented playlist of angsty '90s survivors and modern takes on SoCal punk. Even at Weenie Roast, its annual summer-heralding showcase of the station's mainstays and scrappier newcomers, a "surprise"...
  • The Reading Life: Gordon Matta-Clark's 'Conical Intersect'

     
    What was he up to? That's the question at the center of any consideration of Gordon Matta-Clark, an architecture student-turned-installation artist who died of cancer in 1978, when he was just 35. Matta-Clark doesn't have the name recognition of...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' is back, with Kelly Macdonald at the forefront

     
    “Boardwalk Empire” -- with its shady backroom politics, gangster showdowns and whorehouse rendezvous -- returns to HBO for its second season this Sunday. We met up with Macdonald at Gemma Restaurant on Manhattan’s Lower East Side...
  • Cookbook Watch: 'The Meatball Shop Cookbook'

     
    Cookbook Watch: The Meatball Shop Cookbook...
  • Central Florida and South Florida destinations among the top on Priceline New Year’s survey

     
    New Year’s 2012 looks like a very good one for theme parks. Already, the parks in Orlando have been jammed with holiday visitors. On this year’s edition of Priceline’s top 50 New Year’s destinations, Orlando neighborhoods took 4...
  • Critic's Notebook: Steve Reich and Bang on a Can All-Stars

     
    Steve Reich celebrates his 75th birthday by performing his landmark "Clapping Music," and offering a hard, distorted version of his recent "2x5."...
  • Moby is leaking L.A.'s secrets on his new architecture blog

     
    Moby, an official Los Angeles resident as of December 2010, is now giving away our best secrets via his architecture blog, which he kicked off about a week ago....
  • 'Smash' recap: Broadway or bar mitzvah?

     
    Mazel Tov, Smashers! In a way, the Long Island bar mitzvah that took over way too many scenes of “Smash” last night is in its own way an apt metaphor for the show itself: in both there is a lot of insecure voice cracking and an awkward...
  • Language, music and art: Santigold, Heems tackle urban experience

     
    The 11th annual Experience Music Project Pop Conference takes place this weekend in downtown Manhattan, drawing some 340 scholars, journalists, artists, and activists to pontificate and more than two thousand dedicated ears. It’s the event’s...
  • Man Gunned Down In Front Of Housing Complex

    Man Gunned Down In Front Of Housing Complex
    A man has died after being was gunned down early Wednesday in the Lower East Side. Police say they the 28-year-old victim was shot three times just before 3 a.m. at 46 Madison Street, in front of the Hamilton Madison Houses. Cops say the victim was shot...