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Simone Snaith

About Simone Snaith

Simone Snaith is a writer and musician, living in a tiny studio with a feisty cat. She is a fan of Doctor Who, Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte, Bat for Lashes, Wolf Parade, Kate Bush, Tumblr, Netflix, vampires, ghosts, evolution, time travel, gin, espresso, and making long lists.

Redwood Bar Tomorrow: Slay The Phoenix, The Vigils

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Classical Revolution LA: Movie Night

Classical Revolution L.A., the bimonthly happy hour concert series at the Silverlake Lounge, presents “Movie Night” at the same venue on May 3rd at 6pm. The Helix Collective will be performing live scores for six independent short films, composed by Eugene … Continue reading

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“Cesar Chavez” Biopic Out March 28

A biography of Cesar Chavez comes out this Friday, directed by the multi-talented Diego Luna and starring Michael Peña, Rosario Dawson, John Malkovich and America Ferrera. The movie follows the life of the famous civil rights leader and labor organizer who … Continue reading

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LA Puppet Fest 2014

The second annual LA Puppet Fest begins April 1st and offers 25 events of puppet-featured entertainment and education, across Santa Monica, Hollywood, West Hollywood and West L.A. This year’s participants includes Puppet School, Heather Henson’s Handmade Puppet Dreams (Jim’s youngest daughter – … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Alien: Out of the Shadows”

Alien: Out of the Shadows is an “official” new novel by Tim Lebbon that is set between the movies Alien and Aliens. The teaser on the back of the book, however, reveals that the crew in the story meets the … Continue reading

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Lupercalia & Yé-Yé at La Luz de Jesus

What does the ancient Roman festival Lupercalia have to do with French Yé-Yé Pop from the ’60s? Not very much, except that both are being celebrated by Feral House at La Luz de Jesus gallery on Saturday, February 15. Lupercalia, celebrated on … Continue reading

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Get Crafty at El Cid this Saturday

This Saturday, February 8th,  The Classroom LA presents an afternoon of crafts and cocktails at El Cid in Silver Lake. Once a month, the DIY craft school based in Echo Park brings a different project to El Cid’s patio, and this … Continue reading

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Surrealist Evening at Galerie Michael

Los Angeles Beat readers have a special invitation to a Surrealist evening at Galerie Michael in Beverly Hills this Saturday to celebrate its Salvador Dalí exhibit. The event will feature a short documentary on the artist’s life, Dalí impersonators and even “surrealist … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Banshee Chapter”

Banshee Chapter, written and directed by Blair Erickson, draws from the real life MKUltra experiments by the CIA, and H.P. Lovecraft’s story “From Beyond”. While MKUltra is defined in the movie, there is only one joking reference to “From Beyond”, … Continue reading

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“The Mona Lisa Myth”

At Gallerie Michael in Beverly Hills last Saturday, art historian Dr. Jean-Pierre Isbouts presented his work with Dr. Christopher Heath Brown on the story behind Leonardo DaVinci’s Mona Lisa. The duo’s theory is the subject of a new book and upcoming … Continue reading

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