Horacio Camandulle stars in Adrian Biniez's feature debut, Gigante.Gigante is a Mexican supermarket chain Gustavo Arellano has frequently battered around on this very site. Gigante is also the title of a Uruguan film about a chunky supermarket security guard who develops a non-th ... More >>
17 Hippies mashes up the torrent of sounds that flooded West Germany after the fall of the Berlin Wall.If Gogol Bordello is the Rolling Stones of gypsy punk, 17 Hippies must be their more literate Beatles counterpart. Berlin's "orchester spezial" plays a dizzying, high-energy mixture of French so ... More >>
Usually "VIP packages" are shameless ripoffs, but here's one that's seriously enticing: for Peter Murphy's June 8 show at the House of Blues Anaheim, $100 will get you not only a seat in the loge section (alright), a "limited edition poster" (yawn) and early entry into the venue (eh), but also a mee ... More >>
This is a neat event: Long Beach's Free Moral Agents, led by the inimitable Ikey Owens, have a unique performance tonight at Cinefamily in LA: They're performing a "live score" of the 1927 silent film Berlin: Symphony Of A Great City. $14, starts at 8 p.m. The event is part of a series; more in ... More >>
Any knucklehead with DSL and a laptop can now make an electronic track. With a half hour of clicking and fiddling, you can sample enough cheesy beats and mashups to clog arteries from here to Berlin. Simple dropdown mouse maneuvers can transform electro tracks into progressive house tracks (from dr ... More >>
A conversation with director James Longley
Madam Chairwoman: Rock on!
Kid Congo in a cornfield
The Syracuse kid saves the world in style
There are people on the Right who still believe George W. Bush is the greatest thing since sliced Reagan. (People on the Left do, too, but in a totally different way.) So leave it to those qwaaaazy Minutemen Projectors to compare the Dubs to Reagan's archest enemy-turned-steam-room buddy: Mikhail Go ... More >>
Expanded for Web! Filmmaker points camera at citys unseen side and strikes a universal chord
Nightlife and more
Jason Dodges art asks the questions. You answer them
Chances not-so-fresh Cabaret
2005 is the year of the documentary at Newport Beach film fest
Hitler, what a bastard . . . who knew?
Electric Six gets a pep talk
Talking sex, politics and sauerkraut with Ute Lemper
Los Lobos turn 30, and are still to be trusted
If poetry cant stop the war, can it at least save Americas soul?
Documentary provides no-holds-barred look at the making of Hedwig
A story about the 50-cent tip
The Biz Journal dont want your stinkin war!
Clooneys Confessions of a Dangerous Mind
Kushners A Bright Room Called Day
The Vanishing come to terms with Gothness
Hedwigs guardian angel fell asleep on the watch
The year in soulful scribbles
Film terrorists in Cecil B. DeMented, Aimee & Jaguars verboten love
The naked truth behind Sarah Bain Gallery
But its Riverside in tha house
Los Lobos celebrates its silver anniversary
The Vivarin-chewin', Jolt Cola-drinkin', gummy-bear chompin', road-dog goofballs of Sonichrome are ready for the big time