Category Archives: History

Women Line Up for Empowering Tattoos to Support Planned Parenthood

Five Los Angeles Tattoo Parlors are offering $60 flash (non-custom) tattoos to benefit Planned Parenthood today. Kiss my Angeles organized the fundraiser after Sarah Bhorntus was inspired by her own interest in getting tattooed to commemorate the Women’s march (Hello … Continue reading

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This Saturday Chinatown Welcomes the Year of the Rooster

Photo by Mike Watt This weekend LA’s Chinatown celebrates the year of the rooster with the 113th Annual Golden Dragon Parade. Saturday, Jan 4th, hundreds of colorful floats, decorated cars, and dancers will parade from Hill and Ord Streets to Broadway and Cesar Chavez. If you like … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: In Praise of Richard Crenna

“Wait Until Dark” (1967, Warner Archives Collection) In Terence Young’s film version of the stage drama chestnut by Frederick Knott, Audrey Hepburn is the blind woman who, unbeknownst to her, has a doll stuffed with stolen heroin that belongs to … Continue reading

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Women’s March Los Angeles: Images of the Trump Resistance

Los Angeles held the largest of the global sister marches to the national Women’s March in D.C., 750,000 and counting!! All images by Judy Ornelas Sisneros. All rights reserved.  

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The Los Angeles Women’s March Strongly Represented for Civil Liberties and Free Speech!

I met up with Kat Kramer for the Women’s March here in Los Angeles to be a part of something important after the fallout of the November 8th election. While I waited for Kat to arrive I was amazed by … Continue reading

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Interview: Dennis Morris Celebrates 40 Years of Punk with “The Bollocks: A Photo Essay of the Sex Pistols”

I had a remarkable opportunity to interview Dennis Morris at The Salon (at Automatic Sweat) a while back. The interview was coupled with large prints of his photographic work that captured the most salient and critical moments in the Punk movement. We sat … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day March in DTLA

“January 20, the people will UNITE and show Trump and the oligarchy that the people [have] had enough of the oppression in the USA and around the world! We will not wait and see what the president-elect will do, instead … Continue reading

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Where to Find Inspirational Posters for the Women’s March on LA this Saturday

This Saturday, January 21, one day after the inauguration that so many Angelenos are dreading, over 70,000 women and supporters will be marching from Pershing Square to City Hall in peaceful protest celebration of human rights. The Women’s March LA site welcomes … Continue reading

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in LA with a Parade, Festivals and Free Cake!

THE KINGDOM DAY PARADE On Monday, the 32nd annual Kingdom Day Parade will once again travel down MLK Jr. and Crenshaw in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. The parade features marching bands, floats, equestrian units, celebrities, beauty queens, dance … Continue reading

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The Krampus and the Old, Dark Christmas Book Signing Parties

Since the mid-1800s, Krampus, the horned beast of Alpine legend, has been carrying on the tradition of St. Nicholas’ dark companions who punish the naughty children as a counterpart to his benevolent rewards of gifts and sweets. Costumed in animal pelts and horns, villagers … Continue reading

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