Category Archives: History

Greystone Mansion Concours d’ Elegance 2017 Final Awards

On Sunday  May 7, 2017, the Concours d’Elegance took place at Greystone Mansion. It was a beautiful breezy Sunday afternoon, despite the last minute rain showers during the awards presentation. Friends of Greystone and the City of Beverly Hills collaborated  to … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Tower Shooter Slime Mold Saxophone SCUM

“Tower” (2016, Kino Lorber) Deeply moving and effective documentary about the 1966 mass shootings at the University of Texas at Austin, and its impact, both immediate and long-term, on its survivors and the city and country as a whole. Director … Continue reading

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Sitting On Top Of The World – At Capitol Records

There are a million stories in popular music.  People have been writing about the players and the events since the first concerts were held.  Inside of those stories, there is a subset that deal specifically with the places where the … Continue reading

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LA Times Festival Of Books: Emerging from the Underground: Surviving Punk Rock

The LA Times Festival Of Books is a highly anticipated event for this town’s literary types, but this year’s edition brought an onslaught from a strange new subgenre of author – the punk rock memoirist. While Dave Grohl interviewed his … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Zookeeper’s Wife”

“The Zookeeper’s Wife” is a gorgeous Focus Features film based on the story of Antonina and Jan Żabińska, the owners of the Warsaw Zoo who rescued hundreds of people during the Holocaust. The screenplay by Angela Workman was adapted from Diane Ackerman’s book of … Continue reading

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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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