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Tequila Mockingbird

About Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird has been a longtime fixture on the LA music scene. Her first band was "Trouble for Nora" with Mitch Mitchell of "The Jimi Hendrix Experience." She sings with Jeff Goldblum and you can catch her show Saturday nights at Canter's. She is also a promoter, actress, writer and inventor. Her company, Do Monkey Productions, booked the historical punk rock TV show, "New Wave Theater." She has been published in Buzzbin Magazine and has a regular column in Rock City News. Recently she has created Tequila Tattoo Cream and opened The Punk Rock Museum to bring old friends together for art, music , and culture. It is located at KGB studios and curates special events all over Los Angeles in Pop up form. The museum has also contributed art to Pershing Square and Tequila hopes to curate more events for the city that she loves. www.lapunkmuseum.com

The 2017 Doo Dah King and Queen are Chosen!

Last weekend at the American Legion Bar in Pasadena, the Doo Dah Queen was chosen from amongst the usual motley contenders for the 40th Occasional Doo Dah Parade. The judges include former queens and anyone willing to buy the queens … Continue reading

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GRAMMY Museum Opens Expanded Exhibit Celebrating 40 Years of “X”

Yesterday The GRAMMY Museum unveiled a new, expanded exhibit called “X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles.” The exhibit is being displayed on the second floor in the Museum’s Special Exhibits Gallery. Items on display include original instruments and played … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Declares “X Day” at City Hall

Yesterday, the city of Los Angeles proclaimed October 11th as “X Day” in honor of the band’s 40th anniversary. I first met Exene and John at a store called Raconteur on Santa Monica Blvd. It was next door to the … Continue reading

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The LA Community Comes Together to Remember Sean deLear

Sean deLear was born Anthony Robertson, a Valley Boy from Simi Valley (who eventually became a well-known Valley Girl). Sean was always jet-setting from Europe to LA, and it was in Vienna that he succumbed to liver cancer last Tuesday. Best known … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Sid and Marty Krofft’s Supershow

Last Saturday night, La La Land Gallery hosted an artists reception for “Sid and Marty Krofft’s Supershow,” with art curated by Kii Arens and inspired by the kooky and colorful world of Sid and Marty Krofft. Participating artists included Chris Shary, … Continue reading

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Cretins MC Island Party Saturday!

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Movie Review: “Sad Vacation – The Last Days of Sid and Nancy”

“Sad Vacation” is a documentary about Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen, the Romeo and Juliet of the punk generation. Her unsolved murder and his suicide shaped the consciousness of punk itself. This movie is another look at the young lovers, only 21 at … Continue reading

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Howlin’ Rays has Come to Town

Some like it hot! I know I do, and Howlin’ Rays makes chicken just the way you like it. The menu options are more like race car speeds than food. “Hot,” “Hotter,” “Mega Hot,” and “This is too mutherfacking hot for me … Continue reading

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The Doo Dah Queen has been Chosen!

The Queen has been picked for the 39th Occasional Doo Dah Parade. Hail, Queen Meg! Meg tried out and won after her 3rd nomination. Queen Meg has always been in the Doo Dah lair and I think always will be. … Continue reading

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Kraftwerk in 3D at the Hollywood Bowl

This is the end of a very hot California summer. Where better to enjoy it than under the stars at the Hollywood Bowl? I inherited two tickets to the Kraftwerk show last Sunday from some friends. I was thrilled. My companion, Rudi, is tall, handsome, … Continue reading

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