Category Archives: Events

Moonlight Summer Victorian Ball July 16, 2016

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Lawyers In Led Zeppelin Case “Ramble On” In Stairway To Heaven Trial

It’s 6:50am on a hot Los Angeles morning outside of the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse, and I’m standing in line with twenty or so of my brethren from the media.  Writers mostly, law students, and the occasional … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Opening Night” at the 2016 Los Angeles Film Festival

“Opening Night” is a romantic and comedic musical take on the chaotic opening night for a Broadway musical called “One Hit Wonderland”. More simply, “Opening Night” is a musical about a musical. Nick, played by Topher Grace (That 70’s Show), is a … Continue reading

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Tacolandia Hits Its Stride

Tacolandia was at the top of its game Saturday, keeping the day festive while providing more tacos than anyone could ever eat. In only four years, this collaboration between the LA Weekly and “the World’s First Tacorazzo,” Bill Esparza, has grown into … Continue reading

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The Recording Academy Announces New Rules For 59th Grammys

In a press release today, The Recording Academy announced rule amendments and dates to be applied to The 59th Annual Grammy Awards effective immediately. Streaming-only recordings are now eligible for an award.  Previously, a recording had to be available through … 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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Alice Bag Channels ’60s Girl Groups to Confront Spousal Abuse

In her new video for “He’s So Sorry,” Alice Bag pays tribute to early girl groups, especially the Shangri-las. Her strong voice pierces through the wall of sound, while backup singers are soft and angelic. The use of the Wall of Sound is … Continue reading

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Henry Diltz at Stax Of Wax In Malibu

Henry Diltz was at Stax of Wax in Malibu yesterday, hanging out, selling signed copies of his iconic photos, and most importantly, shooting a picture of me.  Yes, that’s right, I have a Henry Diltz original to go along with my … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Eric Burdon and The Animals at Simi Valley Cajun and Blues Festival

Last weekend, I attended the 27th annual Cajun and Blues Festival and saw Eric Burdon and The Animals in concert.  There aren’t any original members other than Burdon himself, but the show was still fun and had the entire crowd … Continue reading

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Faulkner Rocks the KMPG Center Helipad in a Private Performance in DTLA!

On a Saturday evening for Memorial Day weekend, my friend Bonnie and I were escorted to the top of the KPMG Center building’s helipad to witness a special and private video presentation of Faulkner performing songs from their new release … Continue reading

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