Dede Wilsey re-elected prez of Fine Arts Museums board with little fanfare

June 11, 2013
At a quarterly meeting on June 6, Diane “Dede” Wilsey was summarily re-elected as president of the Board of Trustees of the Fine Arts...

Save the white lion: Author on a quest to re-wild rare kitties

WE DO NOT EAT THE KITTIES. I mean, some people do/would be excited to do so, given the meat-lust stirred up by the recent...

Mad dreams

DJ Mike Bee's new record shop Vinyl Dreams is heaven. Plus: Madlib's Zamrock, The Field, House of House, Rite Spot's 61st Anniversary, more

Internet cats, in their own words: Henri le Chat Noir

As exhaustive and definitive as our cover story on the break-out fame of the Internet's Cat Pack was last month, still the masses clamored...

Crazy sexy cruel

"Girls! Guns! Ghosts!" spotlights Japanese cult studio Shintoho

Tribeca Film Festival wrap-up: the best of the rest!

It was the best of sequesters: oh, Tribeca, how to wrap up the many, many days spent hidden away in the dark, watching flickering...

Love spells trouble

For Bleached, LA is the city of sisterly love. Plus Stero Total, Mariee Sioux, Mike Patton, more

Pet Guide*

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Internet cats, in their own words: Colonel Meow

April 11, 2013
I got -- and am continuing to get -- in quite a few conversations with loved ones and people I get stuck chatting with...

Internet cats, in their own words: Luna the Fashion Kitty

April 10, 2013
While writing this week's Pets Issue cover story on world domination by Internet-famous cat magnates -- or the "Cat Pack," as they will forever...

The Cat Pack

Quirky felines have gone past viral status to become legitimate celebrities. Now how will they use their fame?

Internet Cat Video Festival pussyfoots its way to Oakland

March 25, 2013
The druggish trip of a heavy Youtube session: you start out looking for that innovative new TED Talk and find yourself, hours later, fixated...

Land of (nearly) 10,000 new movies

Literally something for everyone this week: pregnant women, environmentalists, Mumia supporters, World War II buffs, Latin American history buffs, Abbas Kiarostami fan club members,...

It’s Pony Time!

Seattle's Pony Time just wants to have fun -- LA punks the Bronx, and Dallas gospel-funk act the Relatives will melt faces. Plus: Rank/Xerox at El Rio!

Film listings

Reviewers are Kimberly Chun, Dennis Harvey, Lynn Rapoport, and Sara Maria Vizcarrondo. For rep house showtimes, see Rep Clock.OPENINGAdventures of Serial Buddies Self-description: "the...

On the Rise: A-1

"It can get heady at times but I try to keep it light."

Party Radar: RainDance, Psychemagik, LA Vampires, Death on the Balcony, Blick’s Mix

February 8, 2013
Oh hey, how 'bout this week we all just shut up and dance?>>RainDanceOh hey, gung hay fat choy. It's time for Chinese New Year,...

Is your cat the Devil? Learn its historical precedence at demonic kitty lecture

February 7, 2013
Has your cat spit fire recently? Exhibited fluency in multiple languages simultaneously? Levitated? Flown? If so, your furry feline may be experiencing the troublesome...

Six pack

Short takes on IndieFest standouts

Sundance 2013: Viva Silva!

Festival veteran Jesse Hawthorne Ficks files his first report from the 2013 Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals. This year's Sundance and Slamdance Film Festivals...

Of grumpy cats and Kony kings

YEAR IN FILM 2012: The video memes we couldn't get off our screens

Last-minute gifts

Tick, tock, it's panic o'clock, Christmas shoppers

Art Basel diary: The other side of the causeway, street art, Art Asia

December 11, 2012
Read part one of Caitlin Donohue's Art Basel diary: South Beach hereIt would be a mistake to characterize the Art-Basel-that's-not-in-South-Beach parts of Miami as...

London diary

Cruising to the end of story, and Forced Entertainment's 'The Coming Storm'