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The Historic Cat & Fiddle has Closed

This is a very Dickensian Christmas story about a cruel landlord willing to take away the soul of a society for a few shekels more. The closing of the Cat and Fiddle Pub is a huge loss for our community. For 32 years, this historical … Continue reading

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Blackheart Burlesque Tour Hits the House Of Blues Friday

You may remember the cray cray fun at the House Of Blues last year when the SuicideGirls blew-up their NSFW Blackheart Burlesque Tour. The buzz wasn’t hype and these ladies are back to sizzle and pop once again on the “HOB” Stage … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: A Loving Goodbye to Marionette Master Bob Baker

Los Angeles sadly lost an offbeat legend today, Friday November 28th. Bob Baker, the magical maestro of the oldest puppet theater in the United States, passed away at age 90. Baker had been in hospice recently, so the news was … Continue reading

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Opening Reception For Dutchie and Louisxxx “I Love Movies” Series At Lab Art

For less time that it takes to see some movies (think Interstellar), Duchie and Louisxxx invite you to an incredible art and movie festival this Saturday, November 8, from 3-5pm at Lab Art. The show will feature artistic interpretations of … Continue reading

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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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