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Wanda Wen and Soolip Sensuality

Touch. Glint. Lustre. Glow. Heft. The way cold metal warms to bare skin. The bumpy, glossy feel of a reptile-emboss. The tough-yet-tender suppleness of laser-pierced black leather. Yum. Wow. Los Angeles and the world at large continue to rediscover Wanda … Continue reading

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in LA with a Parade, Festivals and Free Cake!

THE KINGDOM DAY PARADE On Monday, the 32nd annual Kingdom Day Parade will once again travel down MLK Jr. and Crenshaw in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. The parade features marching bands, floats, equestrian units, celebrities, beauty queens, dance … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait for the Summer Festivals? Just Head Downtown to the DTLA Proud Block Party

Saturday, January 28, DTLA Proud will host the “DTLA Proud Block Party at Night on Broadway” in conjunction with the 3rd annual “Night on Broadway.” The free Block Party will be happening from 4pm – 11pm and will be located on 4th … 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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Party Down at Tiki Oasis 2016!!!

Tickets to San Diego’s annual Tiki Oasis are always a hot commodity, but there are still tickets available for Sunday night, and a lot of the fun is absolutely free! You can check out the marketplace, car show, art gallery … Continue reading

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Long Cool Woman In a Black Dress

“My love, she’s like some raven, At my window with a broken wing.” -Bob Dylan, “Love Minus Zero/No Limit” Wearing white all summer long seems like a no-brainer. Except that brainier fashionistas favor basic black this season and year-round, straying … Continue reading

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You Say You Want a Revolution?

As we approach July 4, danger looms from every direction. Yes, you might blow your finger off with a pack of bottle-rockets, or singe off your eyebrows with a misfired sparkler. Or, you might be munched by a Great White … Continue reading

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World Naked Bike Ride Hit DTLA Saturday

Every June, World Naked Bike Ride takes place in Downtown LA. Last Saturday we spotted them on Spring Street. The exact location is only released to participants the night before the ride. Participation is free. WNBR is a global grassroots movement to “deliver a … Continue reading

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Night Talks with Soraya Sebghati, Friday, June 17, DTLA

You see her before you hear her. And you sense her before you see her. Soraya Sebghati, songwriter and lead vocalist for Night Talks, a Los Angeles alternative rock band, takes the stage long after sundown with the metallic burn … Continue reading

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What to Do at the LA Times Festival of Books: SUNDAY

It’s only two more weeks until The Festival of Books, the largest literary event in the country, will be taking over the USC campus Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th. Some free events require advance ticketing. Get them on the … Continue reading

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