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The Big Bite Bacon Fest is Coming to the Queen Mary this Weekend with a New Young Chef

Coming up this weekend is the 2nd Annual Big Bite Bacon Fest. Due to popular demand, the event this year has been expanded to both Saturday and Sunday sessions. Last year’s favorite Chef Rick Garcia of the Dia de los … Continue reading

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Let’s Rock This Joint! The Mick Rock Interview At The Morrison Hotel Gallery

Were the earth to suddenly start spitting out creative geniuses in the world of music photography, surely they would materialize at the Morrison Hotel Gallery.  The works of some of the most seminal photographers in the annals of music photography … Continue reading

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Interview: Farley Elliott on His New Book ‘LA Street Food’

One thing that has always impressed me about Farley Elliott is his dedication to thorough research. The first food article of his that I read was a search for the best burgers in LA back in 2010. And you can … Continue reading

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West Hollywood Celebrates Life and Love with 19th Annual Red Dress Party

What began as a vow between two bartenders suffering from HIV has become an annual West Hollywood event, which was joyfully celebrated last Sunday, July 19th, at West Hollywood’s popular bar Gold Coast. Bob Hastings, owner of the Gold Coast bar, … Continue reading

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Third Eye Blind: Rain And Loathing In The O.C.

Tonight’s scheduled Third Eye Blind concert at The Verizon Amphitheater in Irvine was rescheduled for July 27th on account of flooding in the venue. They sure have some dedicated fans though! Prior to the event, I’m hoping that the drive … Continue reading

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House of Blues Bids Farewell to Hollywood with a Night of Oneness

On Sunday evening, July 12th, the city of Hollywood bid a fond farewell to The House of Blues with ‘A Night of Oneness.’ The benefit concert was held to support an emergency fund for Full-Circle Learning Preschool, which creates educational access for migrant … Continue reading

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Kari Krome, Co-founder of The Runaways, Speaks Out in Aftermath of Fowley Rapist Revelation

Last week The Huffington Post released a story about the shocking 1975 rape of Jackie Fuchs aka Jackie Fox of the ’70s band The Runaways. The rapist: Kim Fowley, the impresario of The Runaways whose Svengali hold on young women hoping … Continue reading

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When Love Comes To Town: Ringo Celebrates 75th Birthday

When Ringo Starr comes to town, love comes to town (well, actually peace and love).  Ringo celebrated his 75th birthday today on the steps of the Capitol Records building in Hollywood, surrounded by his wife, close friends Jim Keltner, Joe … Continue reading

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Ringo Starr To Appear Today At Capital Records

Ringo Starr, with a little help from his friend/Brother In-Law Joe Walsh, will be celebrating his 75th birthday with a ceremony in front of where else….the Capitol Records building in Hollywood. In addition to it being the seminal rocker’s birthday, he … Continue reading

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Blue Whale Watching Season Has Begun: Conservation Efforts To Save World’s Largest and Smallest Whales

It is the time of the year that the Blue Whales enter the Southern California region as they migrate and feed for the summer leg of their journey. If you want to know about this part of the migration you … Continue reading

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