| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Those who know of the Rolling Stones' early history on “The Ed Sullivan Show” are most likely familiar with their 1967 performance of “Let's Spend the Night Together,” on which they were required to change the chorus to “Let'...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 4:35 PM
On Tuesday, Stevens and Raposa will perform a live original score for the film during two special screenings of "Beyond This Place" at the Vista Theater in Los Feliz....
| Oct 10, 2010
Words & Ideas
Compiled by Grace Krilanovich.
Sean Wilentz: The author of " Bob Dylan in America" will present and sign his new book. Book Soup, 8818 W. Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 5 p.m. Free. (310) 659-3110.
Michael Cunningham: The...
| Mar 25, 2011
Leonard Weinglass, a crusading lawyer who championed radical and liberal causes and clients in some of the most controversial trials of the 1960s and '70s, including the Chicago 7 and Pentagon Papers cases, died Wednesday in New York City. He was 77.
| Nov 14, 2010
This month's column is about love. Not the Valentine's Day variety. The Siren's Call is interested in love as an elemental force — as something experienced by mystics and glimpsed by poets. Dante caught a glimpse — this column recently...
| Feb 4, 2011
Maria Schneider, the French actress who appeared opposite Marlon Brando in "Last Tango in Paris," the 1972 movie whose strong sexual content stirred international controversy, has died. She was 58.
Schneider died in Paris on Thursday after a long...
| Mar 15, 2011
Nearly everyone familiar with the history of the 1960s has heard of Timothy Leary and Ken Kesey, the pranksters who spread the gospel of psychedelics to the countercultural generation. But far fewer remember Owsley Stanley.
Stanley, who died Saturday...
| Dec 23, 2010
Reporting from Sacramento -- Raves would be outlawed at publicly owned venues in California under a proposal made Wednesday by a lawmaker after the death of a teenager and scores of injuries at rave events in Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
| Jan 3, 2011
The parents of 15-year-old Sasha Rodriguez, who died of an ecstasy overdose after attending a rave, have filed a claim against the management of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.
The parents are seeking $5 million in damages from the Coliseum...
| Sep 18, 2011
In September 1945, under a pall of ocher smog and summer heat, Los Angeles entered the postwar world. The city then was bigger, wealthier and more diverse than ever. Its established people — mostly past middle age and conservative, a few who were...
| May 19, 2011
Jon Ronson is fascinated by people who are bonkers. And insane people who appear to be normal, and ostensibly sane people doing crazy things. The British journalist's book "The Men Who Stare at Goats" — about a secret U.S. military wing that hoped...