Category Archives: Attractions

Patricia

Patricia plays keyboards at Miceli’s in Hollywood on Sundays, from 5:30 on. She wanted me to spread the word that she’ll also be playing for the next three Thursdays. You may catch her doing warm-up yoga in the ladies’ room … Continue reading

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The Purge: Breakout

Over the last few years the horror films slated near Halloween have been artsy fartsy duds or disasterous reimaginings of old 70′s and 80′s classics. These movies are all sold with glossy saturation ads which are often misleading and leave you … Continue reading

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It’s 4th of July: Where’s the Party? 2014 Edition

ART AND MUSIC  A Polynesian Pop, Surf, and BMX 4th of July BBQ Celebration at La Luz 8-11 pm / Free The opening reception for Brad Parker’s “Red Tiki Lounge” and Damian Fulton’s “Rad” will be graced by a live performance by … Continue reading

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DTLA Night Market

DTLA Night Market was a rousing success this weekend. Lines at most booths were short or nonexistent, and the places with lines were well worth the wait. Plus you could eat food from other stalls while waiting in line for the next … Continue reading

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Downtown LA Night Market This Weekend!

Produced by 626 Night Market, DTLA Night Market draws inspiration from the popular night bazaars of Asia. Over 200 vendors will be offering food, merchandise, arts and crafts. There will also be massage chairs, giveaways, carnival games and community action booths. KawaiiKowai will once … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Kitsch Overload – Charlie Brown Farms in Littlerock, CA

The Antelope Valley, an hour or so east on the 14 freeway in northern Los Angeles County, can be a bizarre place. Sundried mile upon sundried mile of pale desert, prickly and forlorn joshua trees, strange little towns and wide open vistas. … Continue reading

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A Preview of Knott’s Calico Mine Train

In 1959 Knotts Berry Farm was a bucolic and bona fide piece of Americana and shared prosperity. The chicken dinners became so profitable that Walter Knott saw fit to entertain his customers gratis while they waited two to three hours for their fried … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Get Your Kicks! The Route 66 exhibit at the Autry Museum

  “If you ever plan to motor west Travel my way, Take the highway that’s the best Get your kicks on Route 66 It winds from Chicago to LA More than two thousand miles all the way, Get your kicks … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Cherry Oh Baby- It’s Cherry Picking Season in Leona Valley

We are long blessed in Southern California to be considered a land of plenty and abundance. Sweetly enticing fresh fruit and produce grown under our baby blue skies has long been a draw to the area surrounding Los Angeles. Sadly, orange … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: It’s Time to Roller Boogie – Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale

I have always found something synonymous about roller skating and Southern California. Maybe it’s because so much of the last big skating trend of the late ’70′s to early ’80′s was immortalized on film & TV taking place here. Maybe … Continue reading

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