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  • Album review: Arcade Fire's 'The Suburbs'

     
    In “We Used to Wait,” a restlessly mutating song deep in the recesses of the Arcade Fire’s ambitious new album, “The Suburbs,” Win Butler sings about a time when handwritten letters were the norm, and we waited for correspondences to......
  • Chief brings its bicoastal harmonies back to Los Angeles

     
    This year’s Sunset Junction is a bit of a return to its roots in local music – The Fold is curating a stage that synopsizes much of the recent moments in Silver Lake guitar rock. But one of its marquee......
  • Has Elvis Costello joined the 'Hate Israel' club?

     
    Being a fan these days isn't easy. What do you do when someone you respect and admire takes a political stand that you find abhorrent? I think Sean Penn is a stone-cold brilliant actor, but there is no way to......
  • Father Boyle's story sticks on the L.A. Times bestseller list

     
    When Father Gregory Boyle began his work in East Los Angeles, the area had the most gang activity in all of Los Angeles. He wanted to provide young people with an alternative. Realizing that staying out of gangs involved both......
  • Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'

    Jonathan Demme makes time for 'Family Week'
    If the dysfunctional, self-medicating characters that populate so much 20th-century drama were to check into rehab or get therapy, would they still be stage-worthy? Eugene O'Neill didn't write "Long Day's Journey Into Recovery" or Tennessee Williams "A...
  • Digital music pioneer looks for new frontiers

    Digital music pioneer looks for new frontiers
    Broken Record: Music in the Download Era is a series of occasional articles. As the buzz surrounding Google Inc.'s efforts to jump into the digital music market rose to a roar late August, one name kept surfacing about the person who might lead it &#...
  • 'Go the F— to Sleep' proves a popular lullaby with bleary-eyed adults

    'Go the F— to Sleep' proves a popular lullaby with bleary-eyed adults
    The No. 1 book on Amazon.com isn't "Bossypants" by Tina Fey or "Dead Reckoning" by Charlaine Harris — the top New York Times bestsellers this week. Topping the Amazon list is a picture book from a little-known publisher that won't be available until...
  • Who's best suited for the White House?

    Who's best suited for the White House?
    AT FIRST glance, there wasn't much to the way Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain dressed for the debate Tuesday in Nashville, other than their partisan choices in necktie color -- a pale shade of blue for Obama and red stripes for McCain. Both wore two-...
  • 'Bicycle Diaries' by David Byrne

    'Bicycle Diaries' by David Byrne
    If you've lived in New York some time during the last three decades, you might have seen David Byrne on his bike -- long legs pedaling, bright eyes watching. The erstwhile Talking Head, sometime filmmaker, Brian Eno collaborator and perspicacious...
  • James Cameron: 'Curiosity is the most powerful thing you own'

     
    I was lucky enough to attend the TED Conference in Long Beach a few weeks ago and saw some memorable speakers, among them Sir Ken Robinson, David Byrne and Bill Gates. Filmmaker James Cameron was there also and I got......
  • Album review: David Byrne & Fatboy Slim's 'Here Lies Love'

     
    David Byrne has never lacked for ideas or curiosity, whether it's unearthing world music gems for his former label Luaka Bop, creating art with the presentation software PowerPoint or seizing around in an oversized suit with the Talking Heads. But......