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Tune Up, Turn Down
Happy Monday, faithful LAists. In keeping with Monday tradition, tonight offers an array of quiet recreational activities to help ease you back into the week. Enjoy!
Doe-eyed darling Johnathan Rice will be performing tonight at the Hotel Cafe. Just 21, Rice sounds as though he learned to sing from a few too many listens to Tom Waits' Beautiful Maladies. Will Crum and Ascendant will open, starting at 8:00 PM.
Country rocker Bobby Bare Jr will be performing songs from his new record, From the End of Your Leash, during a free in-store at Amoeba Music at 7:00 PM.
If you missed Calexico over the weekend, you can still catch them tonight at the Detroit Bar. Lomax Monk & Greater California will be opening. Doors are at 9:00 PM with a $12.00 cover.
If you're in need of a laugh, comedians Sarah Silverman and Dana Gould will be performing at Largo. Doors open at 8:00 PM.
In film, tonight brings the RES Magazine video showcase at the Egyptian Theater. The show begins at 8:00 PM and features a Geoff McFetridge video retrospective, new short films from Suk & Koch, Brett Simon and Cheryl Dunn, plus new music videos for Placebo, Supergrass, Colder and the Cure, among others. A roof-top after-party at HKM will follow, with music by DJ Kiino Villand. Admission is $10.00.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.