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WLN Woman to Woman Conference Inspires Growth

By Elina D. The 5th annual Woman to Woman Conference was held at the Skirball Cultural Center on Tuesday November 14, 2017. The Women’s Leadership Network (WLN), which is part of the organization JVS, hosts the event every year. It … Continue reading

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The Don and Bunk Show: Tough in Torrance December 9th

The Don and Bunk Show is coming to the Katy Geissert Civic Center Library in Torrance on Saturday, December 9th at 2 pm. The trio consists of keyboardist Don Preston and saxophonist Bunk Gardner, both alumni of the Mothers of … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: The 40th Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade

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Tropicalia Music & Taco Festival: Live Review and Photo Gallery

Having attended multiple events at the Queen Mary in years past, including a great staging of the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival in 2003, and multiple versions of the Ink And Iron Festival, I thought I knew what we would be … Continue reading

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Taste Talks 2017 Brought Great Chefs Together to Taste and to Talk

At the end of October, Northside Media Inc., out of Brooklyn, hosted their second annual Taste Talks food and drink festival in LA. Taking over two sections of event space, The Holding Company, the day was two-fold. All day the Taste … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Tropicalia Music & Taco Festival this Saturday at Queen Mary

Here in LA, “festival season” is practically year-round — we just take a little break between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day. We can’t think of a better way to send out 2017 than the inaugural Tropicalia Music & Taco Festival, happening … Continue reading

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Roky Erickson At The Roxy Theater 10.28.17

Last weekend I was blessed with a photo pass and ticket to the sold-out Roky Erickson show at The Roxy Theater. I’m a huge Roky fan, and I’d never had the opportunity to see him play live before, so I … Continue reading

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Billie Holiday Comes Alive in Leimert Park

For those who don’t know Billie Holiday, or only heard her in the background, here is a rare chance to hear her songs performed with the same emotion that made her a legend in the few short years of her … Continue reading

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Radolescents At Cafe Nela

Last Friday night I experienced 40 firey minutes of pure punk rock euphoria. Radolescents were at Cafe Nela, and they played the “Blue Album” in it’s entirety. I’d seen footage of the sold-out show they played at the Doll Hut … Continue reading

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Pot Party Weekend Update! Tapas & Buds Fundraiser Today in Vernon

Sorry for the late notice, I don’t know what I was smoking that made me miss the word on this. Today, Sunday October 29, you can support a fundraiser for disaster relief in Puerto Rico and Mexico by attending the … Continue reading

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