Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Fast Sails at The Redwood

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May Day Street Closures in Downtown Los Angeles

Several protest groups, in celebration of International Worker’s Day will be converging on Downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday, May 1st.  As a result there will be numerous street closures starting at approximately 5 a.m. and continuing through the afternoon.  The … Continue reading

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Ongoing Exhibit: Prince at the Forum @ Beacon Arts Building

Catch it before it’s gone. Beacon Arts Building’s interdisciplinary exhibit, “Prince at the Forum” will be closing May 6. Works in mediums such as drawing, painting, sculpture, installation, video, and performance focus on the juxtaposition of the Forum in Inglewood and … Continue reading

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Can’t Get No Dadisfaction: The Old Man’s Record Reviews

Skip The Foreplay – Night Life (Epitaph Records) Wow, how daring – a mix of screamo hardcore, dance party music, and metal. Argh, grind, party party good times, chug chug chugga, FUUUUUUCK YOOOOU!, weedle weedle weedle, GET ON THE DAAAAAAANCE … Continue reading

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Part Two of THE LOS ANGELES BEAT Interview With Emitt Rhodes

Conclusion of a 2 part interview with Southern California musical great Emitt Rhodes of The Palace Guard and The Merry-Go-Round, conducted by Richard Derrick and James Eliopulos. To Read Part 1 of  The Los Angeles Beat Interview With Emitt Rhodes Click  … Continue reading

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Close Encounters with the Kurrajong

A slightly belated Arbor Day shout-out to trees everywhere. These remarkably sexy seed-pods are scattered by the thousands on the streets and sidewalks of Burbank, alongside the Chandler Bikeway. A friend of mine who is a botanist says that plants … Continue reading

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Re-Animator™ the Musical: Gut-Busting Entertainment!

All I really want to say about Re-Animator™, The Musical, currently previewing at The Hayworth Theatre  is: GO SEE THIS THING, IT WAS RAD!! However, I should mention how much fun it is to get splattered (or watch those in … Continue reading

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NOLET’S Gin is Coming up Roses

On Wednesday, NOLET’S Gin invited us to a pairing dinner at Fig in Santa Monica. The Nolet family has been distilling spirits in Holland for over three centuries. Best known for Ketel One Vodka, the eleventh generation of the Nolets has … Continue reading

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Urban Ocean Festival @ Aquarium of the Pacific

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s third annual Urban Ocean Festival is coming up on May 5 and 6. Celebrating the “convergence of wildlife, industry, recreation, and nature that takes place off the coast of Southern California in our urban ocean” the … Continue reading

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Exploring Food as We See It: The Art of Cooking

Iphoneography by Paula Lauren Gibson/AfroPix Intended to induce “the pleasures of the table,” the exhibition showcases artists who obsess, explore, and celebrate food in their work from depictions of gourmet meals to donuts. Curated by Hanne Mugaas, founder of Art … Continue reading

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