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Balance and Composure Announce Final Tour

Balance and Composure Announce Final Tour
  • Balance and Composure Announce Final Tour FWC: Balance and Composure Announce Final Tour

    The band “say goodbye” with shows kicking off in March

  • Instead of going to class, students can care for animals during LAUSD teachers' strike FWC: Instead of going to class, students can care for animals during LAUSD teachers’ strike

    Some students were bored in class. Some played hooky. Still others didn’t go to school at all on Monday, the first day of a Los Angeles Unified School District strike that left hundreds of schools without teachers. Los Angeles Animal Services figured some students would need a place to go this…

  • Strike forces Halos grower to roll back farmworker pay cut FWC: Strike forces Halos grower to roll back farmworker pay cut

    A four-day walkout by 1,800 farmworkers who pick Halo mandarins has forced Wonderful Co. to restore a pay cut. Other job issues were left unresolved, though the nonunionized contract workers chose to return to picking the palm-sized fruit popular in school lunches. The United Farm Workers of America,…

  • Children of Bodom announce 2019 North American tour FWC: Children of Bodom announce 2019 North American tour

    Finnish extreme metallers Children of Bodom are looking at a jam-packed 2019, as they’ll release their 10th studio album, Hexed, and hit the road on a just-announced North American tour in support of the heavy collection. For Hexed, Children of Bodom worked with longtime producer Mikko Karmilla, who produced a number the band’s landmark albums, so the new tunes should…

  • Venice homeless shelter faces a legal challenge claiming insufficient review FWC: Venice homeless shelter faces a legal challenge claiming insufficient review

    A proposed homeless shelter in Venice faced a legal challenge Monday from a homeowner and business group that claims the controversial project was “jammed through” with insufficient review of the environmental effects on nearby schools and residences. The Venice Stakeholders Assn. lawsuit, filed…

  • Smino announces 2019 North American tour FWC: Smino announces 2019 North American tour

    Smino closed out 2018 by releasing his sophomore album, NØIR. Now, the St. Louis rapper has mapped out a supporting North American tour. Dubbed “Hoopti”, the trek kicks off on March 23rd at Chicago’s House of Blues and runs through most of May. The 30-date itinerary includes stops in Minneapolis, Denver, Seattle, Vancouver, Dallas, New Orleans, Atlanta, Brooklyn, Montreal, Philadelphia,…

  • Blink-182’s “Dude Ranch” inspires new vegan ranch dressing FWC: Blink-182’s “Dude Ranch” inspires new vegan ranch dressing

    Well, I guess this is throwing up: A couple of ambitious students from UCLA went ahead and created a vegan Dude Ranch salad dressing in honor of Blink-182’s break-though sophomore album. Co-founder Megan Hullander, a third-year English student, tells The Daily Bruin that she’s not vegan herself, but has the environment in mind with the dressing. “We tried to make it as Earth-friendly as possible and…

  • It's showdown time with No. 1 Sierra Canyon taking on No. 3 Windward in girls' basketball FWC: It’s showdown time with No. 1 Sierra Canyon taking on No. 3 Windward in girls’ basketball

    Thirty years ago, in the last teachers’ strike in the Los Angeles Unified School District, Mark Drucker was alone on the picket line at Taft High. But Monday morning, Drucker, now the school’s athletic director, was joined in the rain by his wife, Stacy, and daughter, Brittany, both math teachers at Taft. “We tried to get Brittany to not go…

  • Hulu unveils Fyre Fraud documentary, featuring interview with disgraced founder Billy McFarland: Watch FWC: Hulu unveils Fyre Fraud documentary, featuring interview with disgraced founder Billy McFarland: Watch

    Hulu has unveiled its own documentary on the failed Fyre Fest — just days before rival Netflix is set to premiere a competing film. Coming from Emmy nominated and Peabody award-winning directors Jenner Furst and Julia Willoughby Nason, Frye Fraud is a 96-minute doc chronicling the disastrous Bahamian music festival that never was. Unlike Netflix’s Fyre, however, Hulu’s Fyre Fraud features…

  • Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington announce On Cinema at the Cinema 2019 tour dates FWC: Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington announce On Cinema at the Cinema 2019 tour dates

    Calling all Hobbit heads and Bond freaks! Film buffs Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington are back on the road yet again to bring On Cinema at the Cinema well beyond the Victorville Film Archives and into your own hometown. “We are thrilled to bring this truly remarkable show to the Midwest and other regions of this great country,” says Heidecker…

  • Kanye West donates $10 million to volcano conservatory FWC: Kanye West donates $10 million to volcano conservatory

    Kanye West has been in a charitable mood of late. He recently donated $500,000 to California wildfire relief and $150,000 to the family of Jemel Roberson, the Chicago security guard mistakenly killed by police late last year. He’s also contributed upwards of $200,000 to the campaign of Chicago mayoral candidate Amara Enyia. Now, via the Wall Street Journal, comes word…

  • Foals Announce Two New Albums Out This Year: Watch a Teaser Video FWC: Foals Announce Two New Albums Out This Year: Watch a Teaser Video

    Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Part 1 is out in March