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Lots of Baconlicious fun at the Queen Mary’s Big Bite Bacon Fest

Bacon Twinkies, bacon cinnamon rolls, smoked pork belly ‘ribs’ and more were the food of the day at the Big Bite Bacon Fest last Saturday and Sunday. A happy crowd at the Queen Mary enjoyed treats from the FryFry Truck, … Continue reading

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The OC Fair Turns 125 and Celebrates with a Caviar Twinkie

The Orange County Fair predates the L.A. County Fair by 32 years, and still retains a  folksy-flavored vibe exuding more local charm than its larger and more famous cousin. Like other fairs, they like to keep up with the “Joneses” … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. Meets Hollywood Billboard Queen Angelyne in a Rare VIDEO Interview

Angelyne, the infamous Hollywood Billboard Queen was one of the earliest subjects of this Offbeat L.A. column in an article called Pretty in Pink. However, catching her in a rare video interview was quite a feat. We were fortunate to … Continue reading

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The Big Bite Bacon Fest is Coming to the Queen Mary this Weekend with a New Young Chef

Coming up this weekend is the 2nd Annual Big Bite Bacon Fest. Due to popular demand, the event this year has been expanded to both Saturday and Sunday sessions. Last year’s favorite Chef Rick Garcia of the Dia de los … Continue reading

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Grindhouse Classics Maniac Cop 1 & 2 Screen Next Wednesday at the Egyptian Theater with William Lustig

“Maniac Cop” was originally intended to be a solid no-frills drive-in horror film with lots of guts, both literally and figuratively, and it succeeds with gritty abandon. Despite the artistic and intelligent overlay of its creators, director William Lustig (Maniac, … Continue reading

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Let’s Rock This Joint! The Mick Rock Interview At The Morrison Hotel Gallery

Were the earth to suddenly start spitting out creative geniuses in the world of music photography, surely they would materialize at the Morrison Hotel Gallery.  The works of some of the most seminal photographers in the annals of music photography … Continue reading

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Tony Marsico Book Release for ‘Late Nights with Bob Dylan’ at La Luz Tonight

July 29th, 2015, from 7-10 PM La Luz de Jesus will be hosting the book release party for “Late Nights with Bob Dylan” by Tony Marsico. The event will include a reading, book signing, and live music by Cisco & … Continue reading

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Priv Tones It Up in Malibu

On-demand beauty and wellness app PRIV hosted an aerobics fitness hour in Malibu on Friday. Led by Tone It Up Girls Karena and Katrina, we started with a cardio fit workout ending with a simple and relaxing yoga session on … Continue reading

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VidCon Day 3: Photo Gallery

Those who fully embraced the VidCon experience were definitely exhausted by the end of the three-day convention.  The three days of hustle and bustle finally came to a close.  Many YouTubers dropped huge announcements, including (in no particular order): Troye Sivan … Continue reading

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Behind The Art Behind The Music – Conversations With Ernie Cefalu – Part I

It’s one of those rare days in Los Angeles. Rare not only because it’s July and the temps are just right, but rare because I’ve just spent the day discussing rock history, album covers, anecdotes about rock icons, and art … Continue reading

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