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Archived Since:March 20, 2008

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A Solo Mime Show Explores Human Identity

In the 1970s, Christopher Vened was a Baryshnikov-like virtuoso with Henryk Tomaszewski's famed Wroclaw Pantomime Theatre. Tomaszewski had developed mime into a stunning form of full-scale, mult...

Is a Play About a Gay Baseball Player Still Timely? Of Course

The new troupe Plus One Productions' debut restages Richard Greenberg's 2002 Broadway drama Take Me Out -- about an African-American baseball star who comes out of the closet -- for a black-bo...

An Open Letter to James Franco: Do the Double Dick Dude

James, By now, your buddies have forwarded you the Reddit Ask Me Anything where a 24-year-old man with Diphallia -- aka two penises -- says he wants to give you a facial. Say yes. ...

50 First Jokes of 2014

Last night's stand-up show 50 First Jokes didn't rely on the normal comic-audience relationship. Hosted by John F. O'Donnell and produced by Loud Village's Jeremy Burke (Comedy Night at Best Fis...

L.A. Weekly Seeking Arts Writers in Dance, Classical Music, Opera and More

L.A. Weekly is seeking new freelance arts critics and reporters for both print and online, in these particular areas: dance classical music opera comedy elevision fashion ...

Gringolandia: Chilean YouTubers Made a Web Series About Immigrating to the U.S.

What does a young, Chilean industrial engineer who moves to New York City to become a filmmaker make a web series about? A young (tall, dark and handsome) Chilean who comes to New York City to...

How to Make Horror and Sci-Fi Theater Work

One man is dragged, screaming, down a portal to hell. A boy takes a baseball bat to his abusive father. A mysterious body stuffed into a trunk provokes the most unsettling metaphysical questions...

6 L.A. Botanicas That Will Sell You a Magic Spell

You don't practice Santeria? You ain't got no crystal ball? Actually, you don't need one -- instead, the botanicas that sell spell-casting Santeria charms specialize in candles, soaps, incense an...

5 Great Free Things to Do in L.A. This Week

5. Campfire Songs Outside time is always the right time when you live in L.A. We have beyond-compare bragging rights when it comes to temperateness, so why not celebrate our luck during what is e...

HBO's Sex//Now, a 2014 Update of Its Classic Real Sex Series

Once upon a time HBO's Real Sex showed us what sex was like then -- in the mythological era before teledildonics was just George Lucas' ultimate wet dream. It showed us that bridles and bits ar...

Confessions of a Mall Santa

New year, new beginnings. But I'm starting to see this time of year as an ending — the annual end to my gig as a mall Santa. 2013 was my second year playing jolly old Saint Nick at a small...

10 L.A. Comedy Acts to Watch in 2014

It's no longer enough merely to be funny. Today comedians must take a much more enterprising role in their careers, creating their own projects, actively cultivating engaged fan bases and self-m...

5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week, Including an Alligator Track Star

This week, the Los Angeles DWP is the subject of an exhibition, and a boat made of ice slowly sinks. 5. Vaguely located Jancar Gallery's current show is called "East of Encino, North of MOCA...

Sweethearts of the Galaxy: It's More Than a Web Series about Cosplayers

Back in 2011, Kit Quinn, the well-known cosplayer, went to San Francisco for WonderCon dressed as Superma'am. That's her genderbent version of Superman, a costume that helped land in L.A. Weekly...

Your Guide To Hollywood Screening Season

With 2013 winding down and the holidays in full swing, the best time of year to live in L.A. is upon us -- Screening Season! These are those special few weeks when eager Angelenos can bask in the...

Palm Springs Film Fest and '80s Classics: Your Weekly Movie To-Do List

Friday, Jan. 3 Take a drive down to Palm Springs for the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival, which begins its 25th edition today. The fest takes place all over town -- at the Camelo...

10 Things We Want to See at Fan Conventions in 2014

In five years of covering fan conventions for L.A. Weekly, I've seen a lot of changes. Locally, there are a lot more conventions now, both general pop culture events like Stan Lee's Comikaze and...

GameHaus Cafe, a New Glendale Hangout Spot With 700 Board Games

If you're an Angeleno looking to take a Risk, break monotony's Monopoly on your life and say "Sorry!" to the usual weekend routine, have the guys behind GameHäus Café got an offer for you. Robe...

Theater to See in L.A. This Week, Including Bob Baker's Holiday Puppet Show for Kids

For all the latest new theater reviews and stage listings, see below. Our list of the top 10 plays in 2013 is this week's theater feature. This is the last posting of Stage Raw at this locat...

6 Amazing Things to Do in L.A. This Week For $10 or Less

6. Tours of Downtown There's a lot to love about downtown right now -- food, drinks, art, music, fashion. But two of the best are dazzling architecture of its historic core and its walkability. E...

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