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Entries by Xaque Gruber from 10/2013

Sage Is Culver City's Best New Vegan Restaurant

| Posted 10.02.2013 | Los Angeles

I, for one, am a meat eater and am always skeptical about vegan restaurants, but with a menu as varied as it is satisfying, Sage is a welcome addition to the Culver City foodie landscape and a place I look forward to revisiting.

Shyboy's Water on Mars Is the Debut Pop Album of 2013

| Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment

If Nick Drake, Alan Parsons Project and M83 spawned a child raised on a healthy diet of Prince, Alfred Hitchcock, and classic science fiction films, it would be something resembling Shyboy.

Nadya Ginsburg Brings Madonna, Cher and More to the Hilarious Madonnalogues

| Posted 10.21.2013 | Los Angeles

In 1899, theatre critic Edwin Royle wrote, "Vaudeville may be a kind of lunch-counter art, but then art is so vague and lunch is so real." Fast forward to 2013 where vaudeville is very much alive and well in Madonnalogues.

New Indie Music Gems From L.A.'s Underground

| Posted 10.24.2013 | Los Angeles

Happily, L.A.'s locally grown music scene is as vibrant and diverse as ever with a slew of recent independent E.P.s and L.P.s so fresh and creative, they deserve your love and attention -- and airplay (KCRW and KCSN are you listening?).

And All The Queen's Men Is the Year's Bravest (and Sexiest) Memoir

| Posted 10.29.2013 | Books

Her eloquently penned literary debut, the autobiographical, And All The Queen's Men, is one woman's uncensored coming of age as she navigates the romantic and sexual relationships with the men in her life -- speaking with humor and courage to women of all ages.