Thursday, July 18

Snake Charmers

Sunday, August 11, 1996 Kurt Russell and John Carpenter resurrect their favorite anti-hero in ‘Escape From L.A.’By Michael Horowitz Summer Bruin Staff Before there was the sequel, there was the concept. Read more...


Soundbites

Sunday, August 11, 1996 Tim Booth and Angelo Badalamenti "Booth and the Bad Angel" (Mercury) When combining the mystical sensuality of James’ frontman and poet, Tim Booth, and the dark waters that comprise the mind of composer Angelo Badalamenti ("Twin Peaks," "Wild at Heart"), you’d be hard pressed to come up with anything remotely pedestrian. Read more...


‘Suburbia’ survives Gen-X stereotypes

Sunday, August 4, 1996 Play comes off as amusing despite predictable rolesBy Michelle Nguyen Summer Bruin Contributor Generation X can be a tiresome subject. Although the play "Suburbia" does not have a fresh take on those labeled under that ugly phrase "Generation X," it does provide likeable and entertaining characters. Read more...


Billboard Live sets new club standard

Sunday, August 4, 1996 Owners plan to build other sites around the world that will be linked onlineBy Kristin Fiore Summer Bruin Senior Staff Interactive monitors, palm identification sensors, fiber optic stairways all lit with an eerie neon glow … It’s not Star Trek, but it’s definitely The Next Generation ­ of nightclubs, that is. Read more...


Barillapalooza

Sunday, August 4, 1996 Westwood takes a crack at the music festival crazeBarilla’s eclectic L.A. a la carte will bring together an ensemble of musical talents, 60 of L.A.’s restaurants and a host of other entertainment ranging from face painting to magic shows. Read more...


Despite high billing, Paltrow down to earth

Sunday, August 4, 1996 Actress discusses ups and downs of filming Jane Austen classic ‘Emma’By Michael Horowitz Summer Bruin Senior Staff Gwyneth Paltrow and Toni Collette had already teamed up on "The Pallbearer" before they went to England to film "Emma," so the two had developed a shared sense of humor. Read more...