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Dining Review: Cooked the Texan way

Dining Review: Cooked the Texan way

One of the items on my bucket list is to travel to the barbecue capitals of the USA, learning the nuances between regional BBQ styles. I want to know the real difference between Kansas City, Memphis, Carolina and Texas barbecue. Until that day comes, I'll be satisfied with the Texas barbecue found...

A traveling man stops in Pasadena

A traveling man stops in Pasadena

When the Los Angeles Jazz Institute’s biannual big band festivals convene, SoCal always sees a certain amount of musical collateral associated with it. That’s why the swinging clarinetist and tenor saxophonist Ken Peplowski appears at Bacchus...

Film Review: A film critic turns his eye on himself

Film Review: A film critic turns his eye on himself

Several years ago, an enterprising TV news show tried to game the Nielsen ratings during sweeps week by programming a series of reports on “The Nielsen Families.” Clever, but Nielsen threw out the results.

Punk musicians revel in old-school concert

Punk musicians revel in old-school concert

The spirit of first-wave punk rock landed with a bang at Viva Cantina in Burbank on Sunday night, with a four-hour concert headlined by L.A.'s the Gears and a farewell set by the elegantly fun Pearl Harbour. It was hosted by the club's monthly "Messaround"...

DVD Review: Sitcom roots show in Cox's directorial debut

DVD Review: Sitcom roots show in Cox's directorial debut

The "Scream" series notwithstanding, Courteney Cox has spent most of her career in the sitcom universe, so it probably shouldn't be a surprise that her directorial feature debut, "Just Before I Go," seems to be in that universe as well. The film had only a...

Dining Review: All'acqua in Atwater Village is elegance across the border

Dining Review: All'acqua in Atwater Village is elegance across the border

Atwater Village has become the it place for food and drink lately. Just over the Glendale border, Atwater Village is worth the drive to their Sunday Farmers...

Pauly Shore stands back up

Pauly Shore stands back up

Pauly Shore has been there and back. The son of Comedy Store founder Mitzi Shore and comedian Sammy Shore rose to fame in the `90s with his own MTV series, ¿Totally Pauly,¿ and big-screen hits such as ¿Encino Man.¿

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Read On: Earning money as test subject

Read On: Earning money as test subject

Zane Johnson is a healthy and strapping 31-year-old guy who is spending Memorial Day weekend as a hospital patient. And if that isn’t surreal enough, they’re also paying him to be there.