Category Archives: Events

Where to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Parades, Art, Music and Good Food

In Los Angeles, MLK Day is all about the parades. The 33rd Annual Kingdom Day Parade in South LA features floats, celebrities, beauty queens, bands, and our favorite – drill teams. The parade annually draws over 250,000 spectators each year. The parade starts … Continue reading

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Red Aunts at The Echo

It’s been about 20 years since I’ve had the pleasure of seeing The Red Aunts. Back in the 90’s, I never missed any of their shows, so you can imagine how excited I was to see them onstage again. The … Continue reading

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Face Time with Face to Face: Gallery and Book Signing to Celebrate 25 Years of So Cal Punk

“Face to Face: 25 Years of So Cal Punk,” an art exhibit, book signing and reception, will be at The Last Bookstore on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, from 7 – 9 pm. The collaborative event by Sugar Press and book … Continue reading

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No Pants Metro Ride 2018

The annual No Pants Metro Ride took place in Los Angeles last Sunday with hundreds of attendees looking like they had forgotten to wear their pants. Fear not! Nothing inappropriate happens! It’s all in good family-friendly fun. This event first started … Continue reading

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Pasadena Restaurants Honor Invention of the Cheeseburger in 5th Annual Week-Long Challenge

From vintage burger shacks to fine dining, from taverns to turnkeys, from all beef to 50/50, or from turkey to vegetarian—and everything in between—cheeseburger lovers will be able to vote for their favorites in a number of categories from now … Continue reading

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T.S.O.L. at The Regent Theater

Last night T.S.O.L. played their first e.p., and their punk classic “Dance With Me” album in it’s entirety at The Regent Theater. Corrupted Youth and Lower Class Brats opened the show. All the bands were fun and wild, and of … Continue reading

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Here Comes The Sun – The Return of Peace, Love, and Sundays

There are a few things that the city of Los Angeles just cannot function without; The 405, eternal sunshine, and the voice of Mimi Chen coming out of the radio on Sundays.  Fortunately, we don’t have to live without them … Continue reading

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Fifth Annual Grand Park + The Music Center’s N.Y.E.L.A.

Thousands gathered at the 5th annual free New Year’s Eve event in Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles to celebrate the arrival of 2018. Security was tight; cops were around the vicinity to ensure order, and security guards checked bags … Continue reading

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LA Youth Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ Featuring Dancers from the Joffrey Ballet: Whimsically, Winsomely, Winterful!

Just down around the second to last week of December and a fortnight before January 6th (aka Bean Day, Apple Tree Day, National Shortbread Day, National Take a Poet to Lunch Day, and more fittingly National Take Down the Christmas … Continue reading

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Alice Bag at Cafe Nela

There were a lot of great shows happening last night: X and The Meat Puppets at the Observatory, The Weirdos, Saccharine Trust and The Great Sadness in DTLA, but I knew exactly where I needed to be – at Cafe … Continue reading

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