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  • Henry Clay People hit the road, release new MP3

     
    The Henry Clay People - Your Famous Friends from tbdrecords on Vimeo. The standout track on the Henry Clay People's new album "Somewhere on the Golden Coast" declares, "This ain't a scene, it's just a generation caught in between." (The......
  • Collectors: Becoming front and center in the art world and in art history

     
    Henry Clay Frick, J. Pierpont Morgan, Louisine and Henry O. Havemeyer in New York; J. Paul Getty, Norton Simon, Arabella and Henry E. Huntington in Los Angeles; Andrew W. Mellon in Washington, D.C.; Claribel and Etta Cone in Baltimore. Big......
  • Autolux set to release their first album in six years (and a new MP3)

     
    You'd be forgiven for having forgotten about Autolux. Their first and only album came out six years ago, which is practically pre-Cambrian in Internet time. That was before Pitchfork had launched a website devoted to micro music trends and a......
  • American art collectors ripe for study

    American art collectors ripe for study
    Henry Clay Frick, J. Pierpont Morgan, Louisine and Henry O. Havemeyer in New York; J. Paul Getty, Norton Simon, Arabella and Henry E. Huntington in Los Angeles; Andrew W. Mellon in Washington, D.C.; Claribel and Etta Cone in Baltimore. Big names in the...
  • Book review: 'Driven West'

    Book review: 'Driven West'
    The genocidal removal of Native Americans from their ancestral homelands is one of the most shameful episodes in American history. Over and over, A.J. Langguth reports in his unfocused but nonetheless scarifying account, U.S. presidents proclaimed that it...
  • Lost L.A.: Huntington's private tribute to wife Arabella

    Lost L.A.: Huntington's private tribute to wife Arabella
    Power, money and love fuel extravaganzas. Railroad millionaire Henry E. Huntington had all three and used them in the closing decade of his life to build his eponymous San Marino library and gardens. You know the mansion, the cactus and the Japanese tea...
  • A look at differing outcomes in the firing process

    Terrance Britt Position: School counselor, Henry Clay Middle School, L.A. Unified School District Allegations: At after-work gathering in 2006, got in argument in which he grabbed a female co-worker. Her 57-year-old boyfriend later confronted Britt, 36,...
  • The Cribs play the Glass House in Pomona, tonight

     
    Do you like Travis? How about the Strokes? Maybe the Smiths? Actually, when it comes to The Cribs, it really doesn't matter, because we're betting you're going to dig their sound--regardless of what your angle on indie rock is. Take a jaunt out to...
  • Lobster Fest! Indie bands and crustaceans invade San Pedro

     
    Patrons mill about in bright red hats with skyward-pointing lobster claws. Fingers retain the smell of butter and arthropod juice. Grown men wear pirate shirts and eyeliner, and the musical lineup features everything from a midget KISS cover band to......
  • Critic's Notebook: Ingres' 'Comtesse d'Haussonville' @ Norton Simon Museum

     
    Louise d'Haussonville arrived in Pasadena the other day, and it's always good to see her. Always strange too. One of the greatest portraits by one of the greatest portrait painters — French genius Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1780-1867), who didn't......
  • Kentucky: It's not just horses and bourbon

    As a rule, I'm skeptical of cities that bill themselves as "The [fill in the blank] Capital of the World." Such claims seem boastful, dubious or, at best, a weak gimmick. Has anyone actually traveled to Ft. Payne, Ala., because it's crowned itself "The...