Category Archives: Books

Book Review: “The Bone Clocks”

“The Bone Clocks”, by David Mitchell, is a massive, well-constructed world, in which the story unfolds through the voices of several fascinating characters. Far from a regular historical or family saga, however, these characters are all either knowingly or unknowingly involved … Continue reading

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Book Review: Futuristic Violence and Fancy Suits: A Novel by David Wong

“Zoey said, ‘…This whole thing happened because I got up last night, because my cat got hungry and I had to go find a fork, and I stumbled into that conference room and saw Will and Ling and their cop … Continue reading

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Cheryl Strayed – Brave Enough

Cheryl Strayed is the author of several books, the most popular of them is Wild, Cheryl’s memoir about walking alone on the Pacific Crest Trail to find her way back to herself after self destructively dealing with the death of … Continue reading

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Taste of Mexico’s Food Event Came to Party!

Saturday night Taste of Mexico presented their annual food festival at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, just west of Olvera Street. The Taste of Mexico Association was founded in 2010 by some of LA’s top Mexican restaurateurs – Jaime Martin del Campo … Continue reading

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WAX : The Los Angeles Record Fair Comes to Capitol Records this Weekend

Hello there music fans. I know you’re all wondering “where has Ivor been”? It has been a couple of weeks since my last post and I’ve been waiting for an epic event to write about. This is it! This weekend, … Continue reading

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CD Review and Interview: September Mourning’s Reaping Begins

The prayers of the Children of Fate have been answered with the first chapter of the September Mourning saga. Our snow-white human/reaper hybrid queen has unleashed the first collection of songs to the alpha of the story. Bound and bonded … Continue reading

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Chris Morris Book Reading and Signing at La Luz De Jesus of Los Lobos: Dream In Blue

Long time music journalist, occasional radio host, American music aficionado and promoter Chris Morris has authored a new book, Los Lobos: Dream In Blue, released last month through University of Texas Press. Chris Morris is well known as the radio host of … Continue reading

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Sunday Supper at Lucques October 11th Showcases Dishes from the New Cookbook by Ruth Reichl

We were all shocked by the sudden cancellation of Gourmet Magazine in 2009. Former editor-in-chief Ruth Reichl responded to the crisis by returning to her kitchen, and became inspired by local farmer’s markets and exciting new ingredients. The result is her … Continue reading

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Mat Gleason Book Signing and Discussion of “The Century Hit Puberty: Selected Essays 2010-2014” Sunday at La Luz

On Sunday, September 27th, from 4pm until 7pm, La Luz de Jesus will host a book signing and discussion of Mat Gleason’s latest work, “The Century Hit Puberty: Selected Essays 2010-2014.” You might know Mat Gleason from his iconoclastic art zine, “Coagula Art … Continue reading

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Release Party Sunday for “Riot on Sunset Strip: Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Last Stand in Hollywood”

This Sunday, come celebrate the release of Domenic Priore’s brand-new, Revised Edition of “Riot on Sunset Strip: Rock ‘n’ Roll’s Last Stand in Hollywood.” The event will take place at Book Soup (8118 Sunset Boulevard), September 20th between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m.  … Continue reading

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