Monthly Archives: December 2012

Watch the Stars Rise with First Night 2013 in Hollywood

As has been the tradition for many years, New Years Day will be ushered in arcoss the US with the dropping of various fruits and other items. A shiny ball in New York; a peach in Atlanta; and an acorn in Raleigh, NC.

Hollywood will join the ranks this year with a “rising star” during First Night 2013. Continue reading

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Throwing a Last-Minute NYE Party

OK, it’s Monday and you thought you were going to get out of work early. Never fear, this can be done, and done well. One trip to the grocery store, 2 hours of prep and you are on your way. … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Redd Kross and the Melvins NYE

Tonight, it’s a fancy pants New Year’s Eve party with veteran purveyors of old-timey sounds Redd Kross and the Melvins. On the surface it seems like an unusual pairing, with Redd Kross’ shiny pop pearls in danger of being crushed … Continue reading

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Street Art and Coffee: The Graffiti Cafe

Why I like coffee, Lord only knows. When I was five years old I had a sip of my mom’s Maxwell House “Good to the Last Drop” morning cup of Joe, and didn’t drink coffee for another 25 years!!  Nowadays, … Continue reading

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NYE at Liquid Kitty

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Cheap and Free NYE Parties for the Po-Folks

Here are a few options for going out on Monday without blowing your budget: The Short Stop in Echo Park is FREE and playing mo-town. The Parlour Room in Hollywood has a $10 masquerade ball, and they provide masks: FLYER  … Continue reading

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Landing of the Urban Rebels Red Carpet

The bulbs were poppin’ Thursday 12-13 in the Flight Theater at the Complex in Hollywood.  A dozen members of the press gathered for the red carpet reception opening night of Landing of the Urban Rebels.  They were snapping and interviewing … Continue reading

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Power Of The Riff Festival at the Fonda – Live Review And Photo Gallery

Last week saw the return of the Power Of The Riff Festival to LA, a traveling showcase for modern metal’s most far-out proponents curated by Southern Lord Records headmaster Greg Anderson and Night Horse/ Bluebird vocalist Sam Velde. The tour-ending … Continue reading

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Camp Freddy Christmas Residency @ The Roxy Theatre 12/20-12/22 2012

Camp Freddy is not just a band. It’s an experience. With all of the monster acts that come through the City of Angels, the annual December Camp Freddy Residency shows at the Roxy Theatre are always the most memorable of … Continue reading

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Gun Buy Back, Wednesday December 26, 2012

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