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Steve Appleford

Steve Appleford wasa features editor for Times Community News and a contributor to the Los Angeles Times Calendar section. He is a Los Angeles native and the former editor-in-chief of the award-winning L.A. CityBeat. As a writer and photographer, he’s covered riots, political conventions and a whole lot of pop culture for a variety of publications including Rolling Stone, GQ, Entertainment Weekly, TV Guide and LA Weekly.
Wayne Kramer survived volatile years with the MC5, and now he's ready to celebrate

“We were 19-year-old punks on a meth power trip,” Wayne Kramer says of the MC5 in its early days. Kramer will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the album 'Kick Out the Jams' with a show in L.A. on Friday.

In Conversation: David Lynch, the director as painter, festival impresario and ant collaborator

The filmmaker, also an accomplished painter, has an art exhibition at Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery in Los Angeles; two new books, one on photography, one a memoir; and is preparing for his annual Festival of Disruption, with music, art and film at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Oct. 13 and 14.

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