Reviews

  • “Revelations” melds modern dance, ballet, Broadway and African rituals to create an evocative story.
    PAUL KOLNIK

    ‘Revelations’ Revealed

    - In American dance, few works are as intimately wedded to their creator as “Revelations” and Alvin Ailey, which makes its way out West this Spring.
SOUNDS

10 California-based Podcasts

Consider our favorite picks for podcasts from and about California, including selections from Dax Shepard, San Quentin and the Newport Police Department.

SOURCES: Apple, Edison Research and Libsyn
SOUNDS

How We Listen Now: The Podcast Boom

As advertising brings in revenue, will listeners be left behind?

Elisa Del Genio and Ludovica Nasti in HBO's "My Brilliant Friend."
EDUARDO CASTALDO/HBO
SCREENS

Ferrante Fever

‘My Brilliant Friend’ is a coming of age series that rivals Virgil’s ‘Aeneid.’

Chef Joshua Skenes in the open Angler kitchen between the counter filled with flowers and herbs used in his recipes and the 32-foot-long open hearth where the restaurant does its live-fire cooking.
CRAIG LEE
FOOD & DRINK

Hooked by Angler, a Saison Spinoff

Joshua Skenes brings his three Michelin stars to open fire cooking in San Francisco.

Birkenstocks are the product (and namesake) of a German shoe company.
ISTOCKPHOTO
TOOLS

Birkenstocks

The clunky sandals are soles with soul

Wanderlust Creamery offers a wide variety of unique flavors.
DAVID W. MA
FOOD & DRINK

A Lot More Than 31 Flavors

L.A.’s Wanderlust Creamery finds flavor inspiration all over the world

Chicano Batman’s guitarist and singer Bardo Martinez (right) rocks a Florida crowd earlier this year with the band’s potent blend of garage rock, psychedelia and Latin sounds.
TIM MOSENFELDER/GETTY IMAGES
SOUNDS

Chicano Batman’s Musical Stew

Latin, psychedelia and garage rock collide to make a unique but underappreciated sound