June 2012

June 2012

Editor’s Letter—June 2012

Editor’s Letter—
June 2012

If music be the food of love, play on--an issue dedicated to the love of music and the arts. An LA swan song

Categories: Editor's Letter / Photos / Pictorials

Universal Language

Universal Language

Tom Schnabel and Jordan Peimer riff on world music, audience pleasers...and what doesn't sell in L.A.

Categories: Conversations / L.A. History / Music / Q + LA / The Conversation

50 Johnnys

50 Johnnys

Ever since Chuck Berry’s country boy who plays guitar “just like ringin’ a bell,” the name has been rock ’n’ roll gold

Categories: 50 / Celebrities / Music / Photos / Pictorials

Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty

Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Music / Photos / Pictorials

IMAGE Point Doom

IMAGE Point Doom

The Urchin Leather Beanbag Chair cradles you in...cones?

Categories: Accessories / Business / Gifts / Interiors+Interior Design / Style

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Defiant One

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Defiant One

Menswear styles come and go, but the iconic Schott Perfecto lives to tell

Categories: Accessories / Business / Celebrities / Design / Fashion / Photos / Pictorials / Style

IMAGE: Dress Code Fresh Cut

IMAGE: Dress Code Fresh Cut

There's some bloomin’ great menswear taking root this season

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Design / Style

IMAGE: Uncommon Scents Note Worthy

IMAGE: Uncommon Scents Note Worthy

Lyrical, dulcet, symphonic—perfumers find harmonic convergence in musical jargon

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Business / Gifts / Music / Uncommon Scents

Savage Beauty

Savage Beauty

Blake Lively makes her move as the quintessential kick-ass chick in Oliver Stone's gritty Savages

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Film / Television

Rhum Agricole

Rhum Agricole

A pilgrimage to Martinique finds cane consummated as a heavenly spirit made from freshly pressed sugarcane wine

Categories: Business / Cocktails / Drinks / Entertaining / Food / Photos / Pictorials

Open+Shut

Open+Shut

One house in the hills of Echo Park proves itself a model of adaptable architecture

Categories: Accessories / Architecture / Design / Interior / Interiors+Interior Design / Photos / Pictorials / Style

Vermouth

Vermouth

Karen and Quinn Hatfield show off the venerable fortified wine’s culinary side

Categories: Business / Celebrities / Cocktails / Entertaining / Food / Pantry / Photos / Pictorials

I Sing the Body Electric

I Sing the Body Electric

She's selling out concerts and inspiring fervent devotion, but Japan’s Hatsune Miku is virtually a star

Categories: Business / Celebrities / Music / Sound Check

Social Studies—June 2012

Social Studies—June 2012

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: City of Angels / Culture

WEB EXCLUSIVE Spin City

WEB EXCLUSIVE Spin City

A trio of new labels is home to L.A.’s best dance music

Categories: Business / Celebrities / Culture / Music / Photos / Pictorials