Rapper is a Canadian alternative hip-hop gem

Kevin Brereton, also known by his stage name k-os, is a Canadian alternative hip-hop artist that has yet to cultivate a substantial following in the United States. This might be expected if k-os was an average artist of average talent or if he was simply a carbon copy of the current stars of alternative hip-hop. […]

Getting to know L.A. the online way

Last August, I was packing my bags in preparation to start at USC when I realized that I really did not know Los Angeles. I had been visiting family in Southern California for years, but I really didn’t know what it was like to live in the city. I was coming from the suburbs of […]

Combine ruled by perception not fact

Pete Carroll always used to joke that he refused to divulge Taylor Mays’ 40-yard dash time because no one would believe him if he did. I guess now we’ll never know the truth. The answer was supposed to be finally revealed once and for all Tuesday at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. It looked […]

Weekend Picks

thursday, march 4 An Evening with Paula Deen and Family 8 p.m. > Pantages Theater > $35+ Food Network’s Paula Deen takes her traditional Southern cooking TV show onstage and on the road. Come witness Deen’s folksy charm along with her showcase of food in person. Don’t miss it, y’all. Architecture in Two Dimensions 7 […]