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Talking to Filmmakers: The LA Metal Scene Explodes!

Christian Josi | Posted 09.14.2016 | Arts
Christian Josi

Nearly two years ago, I wrote a piece here about a documentary called Inside L.A. Metal: The Pioneers of L.A. Hard Rock & Metal where I interviewed Director Bob Nalbandian and Producer Carl Alvarez. Well they are back with Volume 2! Join us as we chat about the just-released follow-up, Inside Metal: The L.A. Metal Scene Explodes!

Glitter Goddess: Queen of the Sunset Strip

Kelly Hughes | Posted 02.08.2017 | Entertainment
Kelly Hughes

Decades before The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and the current crop of Reality TV stars, an enterprising California girl could earn her fifteen m...

Prayers: Cholo Goth Duo's Dreams Bring Virtual Reality Live to Global Audience

Lisa Derrick | Posted 06.20.2016 | Latino Voices
Lisa Derrick

Cholo goth duo Prayers are blazing hot right now, shifting their universe onto a higher plane, making their dreams reality and taking their fans with them into virtual reality.

Indra Devi Was Not Just a Nice Old Lady

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 06.17.2015 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

Michelle has written well and honestly about Indra and the cast of characters who make up the Yogas in the East and the West. She describes how Indra could be variously charming, sympathetic and warm, but also ambitious and ruthless.

The Storied, Old-School L.A. Metal Scene Gets Its Close-Up: Bob Nalbandian and Carl Alvarez Talk 'Inside Metal' Documentary

Christian Josi | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Christian Josi

I've had deep exposure to music history in the making by virtue of hanging around LA's famed Sunset Strip in the 1980s. Imagine my surprise to realize that two friends are wrapping up years of painstaking work on a cinematic history lesson of the early metal scene.

On the Menu: 7 Questions With Chef Luigi Fineo

Lesley Nagy | Posted 12.07.2014 | Taste
Lesley Nagy

Fineo puts his wealth of experience into a special tasting menu, and the result is an exclusive Tuscan-inspired dining experience.

The Sunset Strip Music Festival

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Philip David Morton

Two blocks of the sunset strip are arguably the most important in the history of rock and roll. I took a walk along them last Saturday during the Sunset Strip Music Festival, now in its seventh year and bigger than ever.

New Indie Music Gems From LA's Underground

Xaque Gruber | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

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?).

4 Reasons Dating In Los Angeles Is So Damn Tough

Damona Hoffman | Posted 11.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Damona Hoffman

Your relationship status can't change if you don't, but in this magic city where dreams come true everyday, all you have to do is set your mind toward love, then go out and get it and you too can beat the odds dating in LA.

Holiday Shopping Havens Worldwide

U.S. News Travel | Posted 12.18.2012 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Tired of visiting the same designer boutiques, venerable chains and fluorescently-lit retail centers? So are we. That's why we decided to scour the globe for unique shopping spots; in these retail heavens, you'll find an eclectic array of boutique haunts, stylish department stores and secret discount venues.

Mirabelle Restaurant: 40 Years and Counting

Scott Bridges | Posted 01.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Scott Bridges

After 40 years in this town, even the sexiest can use a facelift. And that's exactly what Mirabelle Restaurant on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood has received.

Rock 'n' Roll Billbords of the Sunset Strip

Kate Kelly | Posted 12.02.2012 | Books
Kate Kelly

During the mid-sixties, Robert Landau, now a professional photographer, was embarking on what would eventually become a career of documenting on film the life and the surroundings of his hometown. One of the things he began detailing were these rock'n'roll billboards.

Rock On! Sunset Strip Music Festival Set Times Announced

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.01.2012 | Los Angeles

It's plain and simple: LA rocks! Proof? A swath of the city on Sunset Boulevard between Doheny Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard is going to be shut...

I Was a Teenage Paparazzo: The Photography of Brad Elterman

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts
Tanja M. Laden

"There I was, a teenager, hanging out with my pals the Ramones, Sex Pistols, Debbie Harry and Joan Jett on the Sunset Strip. Luckily, I had a camera hanging around my neck."

A Musical Portrait of LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 08.18.2012 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

"Trouble in Paradise" and "Who Shot Rock & Roll" serve to remind of us of how much music can shape the very landscape of our lives and our times, through journeys that both define and transcend the place where we live.

Q10 With Jeff Klein

Kara Ross | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Kara Ross

In today's technology-driven world the allure of the historic seems to be increasingly rare. Breaking the mold, hotelier and founder of JK Hotel Group Jeff Klein revitalized the past with his new Sunset Tower Hotel.

Interview: Brad Hall and Julia Louis-Dreyfus Picture Paris

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

Talking to Brad Hall and Julia Louis-Dreyfus about their delightful new short film, Picture Paris, the conversation ranged from the intricacies of Parisian culture to the hilarious masturbation episode of Seinfeld.

"Super Tuesday" Isn't Super for a 19-Year-Old Cold Murder Case

Danielle Parker | Posted 05.06.2012 | Crime
Danielle Parker

My life has never been the same since March 6, 1993. The day I lost the best thing that ever happened to me... 51-year-old, Gail Parker. My mother, my best friend, my heart and my soul.

Shiro Kuro -- A Tokyo-style Gastro-pub on the Sunset Strip

Jay Weston | Posted 02.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

This startling sophisticated, fun young people's hangout, translated from Tokyo to the Sunset Strip, is a real find.

Superficial

Leo C. Wolinsky | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home
Leo C. Wolinsky

Ok, so I'm an L.A. native, which makes me an anomaly in a city known for its nomadic tendencies. But it does qualify me as an observer of what comes and goes in this town that thinks of itself as a trendsetter.

LA Date Night: A Grownup Evening on the Sunset Strip

| Lien Ta | Posted 07.26.2011 | Los Angeles

You've taken pride in avoiding the frat-like, Euro-trash "scene" of the Sunset Strip. But we dare say, the west end of the Strip is shaping up as a li...

PHOTOS: Shopping And Snacks On The Sunset Strip

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Text courtesy of Los Angeles Magazine By Sara Wilson A strip of Hollywood history retains its sophistication while welcoming a new generation of ple...

Los Angeles Parking Meter Signs: Get Out Your Slide Rule to Figure Them Out

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Russnow

Two years ago, the Los Angeles City Council decided to raise money by hiking parking meter fees and extending the hours they were operational.

Backstreet Boy Howie D. Hocks his $2.5 Million Sunset Strip Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Real Estalker, Howie Dorough, more commonly known as Howie D. of the recently reunited Backstreet Boys, has placed his Mid-Century Sunset Strip re...

A Handful of Fools in Lakers' Jerseys Give LA a Bad Name

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Next year, the Lakers get a shot at tying Boston's record for most NBA title championships. When they do, I just hope that our fans comport themselves in a manner deserving of the victors and the city.