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Hello! Exploring the Supercute World of Hello Kitty: It’s Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary at JANM and Hello Kitty Con!

  It was one night out clubbing in San Diego, while we were driving to a Punk show when Sue Haines, an Australian native and a woman whom I adored, popped open her Hello Kitty compact to freshen up her … Continue reading

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Sweet to Headline the 3rd Annual Rockers Against Cancer Benefit Show in Santa Ana on Saturday, October 18

Rock and Roll is in Rob Sherriff’s heart and what it can do for people is on his mind. Rob’s current project is the upcoming 3rd Annual Rockers Against Cancer Benefit Show. Headliners Sweet and the Gary McGrath Project will … Continue reading

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Andy Warhol’s “Shadows” Inhabit MOCA Through February 2, 2015

  The new exhibit of “Shadows” at MOCA rounds out Andy Warhol ‘s story and his legacy in an unexpected way for this 20th century iconic artist. All of “Shadows” 102 canvases will be displayed at MOCA through February 2nd … Continue reading

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Water Heals: Mauli Ola’s Allen Sarlo Surf Exp. Day at Malibu

Most everyone is aware of the healing properties of water. The Mauli Ola Foundation began as a group of surfers seeking to introduce people with cystic fibrosis to surfing as a natural healing element. Last week, the group assisted surfing … Continue reading

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The Queen Mary in Long Beach Celebrates Her 80th Birthday

A huge crowd turned out Friday for a special birthday party. The Queen Mary, one of the most beautiful ships ever made, was launched on September 26, 1934. Guests from all over came to the Queen in Long Beach to … Continue reading

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Thievery Corporation at The Greek Theatre this Saturday, Sept. 27th

Thievery Corporation returns to Los Angeles this weekend to play one show Saturday night at the Greek Theatre with Stephen Marley as the opening act. For nearly 20 years, Thievery Corporation’s Eric Hilton and Rob Garza have created sonic textures … Continue reading

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You’re Fly, Like A Bar Fly With BarFly Social Club!

I was lured to Riviera31 at The Sofitel with the offer of free drinks and the introduction to a new app targeted for restaurants and bars called BarFlySC.  BarFly Social Club falls under the purview of apps like Fourquare/Swarm or Tastemade. … Continue reading

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Robin Williams and the Weather

Back in the ’90s, I was the foley stage recordist at Sony Studios. I had met Robin Williams once, when I was at Disney and we had both worked on Hook. He seemed like a very nice guy. A few … Continue reading

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“The Bollocks” A Private Reception for Dennis Morris at Known Gallery

I joined Dawn Laureen and Taquila Mockingbird for one of the more marvelous retrospectives of the legendary photographer of The Sex Pistols, Dennis Morris, at Known Gallery for a private reception and celebration to kick off “The BOLLOCKS” exhibition. I’m sure everyone … Continue reading

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Johnny Winter February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014

There are not a lot of famous people I would shed a tear for, and fewer still demand that I publicly pay them my respects. I was looking forward to seeing Johnny Winter next month with The Edgar Winter Group. I have … Continue reading

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