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  1. Meet an Artist Monday: Jay Mark JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    An ongoing series of Q&As with some of L.A.'s most active and eclectic contemporary artists, introducing themselves to you in their own words. This week it's Jay Mark Johnson , whose distinct timeline photographs defy assumptions about linearity across both time and space.


  2. Emma Ruth Rundle Finds Herself by Plunging Into DarknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | LA Weekly

    "Music has always been how I work through my turmoil," Emma Ruth Rundle says by phone while heading toward Albuquerque on her current tour, which arrives at the Echo on Sunday, Dec. 9. The 35-year-old singer-guitarist's latest album, On Dark Horses , is a darkly engrossing meditation on love and death set against wide-open physical and emotional geography. The L.A. native has endured an unusual amount of difficulty in her life, including dealing with mental illness and the fallout from having been raised by an abusive mother.


  3. 'Tis the Season for Ramen, and L.A. Has Some of the BestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | LA Weekly

    If you're looking for a hearty meal to fill you up on these cold winter nights, ramen is a perfect fit. And with lots of new ramen restaurants popping up, there are more flavorful ramen choices than ever.


  4. Get Christmassy as F*ck at No More Heroes in WeHoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 30 | LA Weekly

    For anyone who has a deep appreciation for all that is inappropriate and wrong, there's no better place to spend the holidays than at the No More Heroes bar in West Hollywood, celebrating Christmas as F*ck. Owner Steve Kelly, who named his new bar on Santa Monica Boulevard after The Stranglers' 1970s hit, has events running through the end of December that include an artful blaring lights display, North Pole dancers and some pretty funny Bad Santas that would make the Griswolds blush It's garish but cozy for nightly Bad Santas Comedy featuring Black Santa Mateen Stewart warming up the crowd for naughty Jewish Santa Zach Miller and his shtick in an R-rated corner of the bar, insulting everybody from the Inland Empire to Boystown.


  5. First Look: Bruce Marder's Rooster Is the Cock of the WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | LA Weekly

    Bruce Marder's long-awaited Rooster in the former Bistro of Santa Monica space is open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner with a menu worth crowing about. After more than two years of transforming the historic corner location across the street from St. John's Health Center, Marder has added to his gaggle of West L.A. restaurants, which include Capo, Brentwood Restaurant and Lounge, the iconic Cora's Coffee Shop and Pono Burger.


  6. Wonderland on the WaterRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 18 | LA Weekly

    Myriad Slits is best known as the fiery, provocative singer of local post-punk experimentalists ModPods but she is also an artist who creates strange, unsettling work involving dreamlike masked creatures and other surreal apparitions in long gowns. She applies her fantastic visual sense to a seemingly homey holiday display at the Santa Monica Pier titled Wonderland on the Water .


  7. Farewell, Valentino: Piero Selvaggio Says Ciao to Santa MonicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | LA Weekly

    It's safe to say that some people who drive past Valentino on Pico Boulevard think it's named after the head of the kitchen, because they're used to celebrity chefs putting themselves front and center. In fact it was named in homage to the movie star of the 1920s, and the most famous person to work there wasn't the chef but the dapper fellow at the front of the house.


  8. Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: AFI Fest BeginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2018 | LA Weekly

    AFI Fest has descended upon our fair city, bringing international master filmmakers into conversation with emerging talents. Keep an eye on the World Cinema lineup, where prestige pictures such as Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters and Lszl Neme's Sunset keep company with two episodes of the hotly anticipated series My Brilliant Friend , which premieres here ahead of its HBO debut.


  9. North Italia Delivers the Flavor of the Season in Everything, Including CocktailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | LA Weekly

    If you don't have the budget to go to Italy to mangia , you can still find unique Italian dishes here in Southern California. North Italia, the modern Italian concept from restaurateur Sam Fox, has locations in Santa Monica, El Segundo and Irvine.


  10. Mushroom Pizza and a Great French Bakery: More of Western L.A.'s Best Food & DrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | LA Weekly

    When you walk into the romantic underground Sotto , you get a slice of something other than Los Angeles. Inspired by the regions of Italy, Sotto's mushroom pizza will transport you.


  11. Spicy Burgers and Black Bao: The Best of L.A. Food & Drink 2018: WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2018 | LA Weekly

    What makes this burger spicy is harissa, the zesty red chili paste native to North Africa. In this case it's Tunisian, because that's the birthplace of Alain Cohen, chef-owner of Harissa , the place to go for this burger.


  12. Welcome to GarcettivilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2018 | LA Weekly

    There are two worlds in the United States these days, and they've been existing separately - often side by side and in plain sight of each other - for a long time. You could say that the two worlds are at war with each other, and yet most of the inhabitants of one of these worlds are blissfully - and willfully - unaware of the existence of the other side.


  13. Seafood Festival on the Pier Is Off the HookRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | LA Weekly

    National Seafood Month kicked off on the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, Oct. 6, and brought together more than 20 local restaurants for the fourth annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival to benefit Heal the Bay. Participating restaurants included Gladstone's, the Lobster, Chaya Venice and Blue Plate Oysterette.


  14. Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: A "New" Film From Orson WellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2018 | LA Weekly

    John C. Reilly will make a special appearance at LACMA following a screening of his newest film, The Sisters Brothers . A gritty Western-comedy directed by the supremely gifted Jacques Audiard, the film also stars Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal and Riz Ahmed.


  15. This Year's Taste of Italy Celebrates PugliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | LA Weekly

    The only reminder that remains of L.A.'s once-thriving Little Italy is the restored historic Italian Hall, built in 1908 overlooking Olvera Street and the plaza. To keep that memory alive, the 10th annual Taste of Italy will take place adjacent to the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles there on Saturday, Oct. 13. The food and wine event celebrates Puglia this year, with specialties from the heel of Italy's boot.


  16. BarsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | LA Weekly

    At the newish Little Tokyo bar The Mermaid, women are fittingly, at the helm of every detail, from the menu to the decor to events. This Wednesday, the bar hosts a girl-powered, pop culture-inspired party for Mean Girls Day, and yes, you can sit with them.


  17. Coming Up Roses at Diner en BlancRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | LA Weekly

    About 1,500 people dressed in white from head to toe, sporting bows and boas, loaded up on the Expo Line from the west and the east to converge at dusk in the Exposition Park Rose Garden of L.A.'s Natural History Museum for an evening of candlelit picnicking and dancing on Saturday night. Le Dner en Blanc is a chic, secret pop-up picnic, where guests dress in white from head to toe.


  18. Audit Aims to Uncover the Truth About DMV Employees Sleeping on the JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown called for an audit of the Department of Motor Vehicles, a Westside state lawmaker has pledged to "hold their feet to the fire" when the Legislature returns to Sacramento next week. What began as a series of complaints about hours-long wait times has since spread to allegations of DMV employees sleeping on the job and problems with the department's motor voter files, and has the potential to blow up into a full-on scandal.


  19. Rick Caruso Opens Palisades VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Rick Caruso's latest 125,000-square-foot city within a city, Palisades Village , has opened in Pacific Palisades and brings some much-needed dining options to the neighborhood. Unlike the Brentwood billionaire's other developments, like the Grove or Americana at the Brand, this $200 million project covers only 3 acres and is built within a tight-knit neighborhood.


  20. Pop Goes the Photo Show: A New Art Fair Celebrates 70...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2018 | LA Weekly

    This weekend's Pop Art Photo Show intends to stake out some new territory within the crowded field of art fairs and public-engagement art environments. Along the lines of the "Museum ofa " cultural phenomenon, but with the weekend-only structure of an art fair, an opening-night benefit party gives way to three days of bright, bold photography and mixed-media exhibitions and special installations, with a schedule of talks and programs along the way.


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