Category Archives: Books

David Sedaris to Appear at Royce Hall May 3rd

David Sedaris is not just a columnist and he is not just an essayist. He is a true raconteur as compelling as Hunter S. Thompson without the drugs, or John Waters without the strange obsessions. He is a keen observer … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Malibu Guitar Festival Presented by D’Angelico’s Guitars

This weekend starts early in Malibu for music and “guitar” fans! This year’s 2nd Annual Malibu Guitar Festival, presented by D ‘Angelico Guitars will be 4 days of guitar playing mayhem and magic starting Thursday, April 29th and running through Sunday, May … Continue reading

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Get Your Hip New Library Card Now!

The LA Public Library is issuing a new library card co-designed by Shepard Fairey and Cleon Peterson. It is a limited edition, so go turn in your old library card and exchange it for this modern classic. The card is available at any library … Continue reading

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Special 4-20 Booksigning at La Luz de Jesus: Joseph R. Pietri’s The 15-Ounce Pound and The King of Nepal: Life Before the Drug Wars

Just in time for what has become the unofficial stoners’ holiday, April 20, aka 4-20, former drug smuggler turned medicinal marijuana advocate and purveyor, Joseph Pietri will be signing his books at Wacko/La Luz de Jesus Gallery and Bookstore. Billed … Continue reading

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David Bowie Reboot at Taschen

Story and photos by Taquila Mockingbird & Kristen Addix, your rocking girls on the move. The girls decided to have a gallery day, so we dropped by the Taschen Gallery to see the post mortem David Bowie art show by … Continue reading

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Alice Bag and Keith Morris Reading at Pehrspace Tonight

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

It’s only two more weeks until LA’s greatest free event of the year. 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. See here … Continue reading

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The Ripped Bodice Bookstore Opens in Culver City

The Ripped Bodice is a brand new bookstore in Culver City, and in case you can’t tell by the name, it specializes in Romance novels. It’s the first all-Romance bookstore I’ve heard of, and it cleverly sorts the books into … Continue reading

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Book Review: Disco’s Out, Murder’s In

Disco’s Out, Murder’s In by Heath Mattioli and David Spacone (Feral House Press) There are many books on the market about the development of the early LA punk scene, mostly focusing on the musicians and scenesters that enabled the music … Continue reading

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