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Long Beach’s “Retro Row” Hosts a Happy Hour Event this Saturday: Wine, Beer, Music, Great Food and Lots of Shops

One of the nicest places to take a stroll is Long Beach’s “Retro Row”—a section of 4th Street situated between Cherry and Temple with stores featuring vintage & contemporary clothing, furniture and accessories, art, antiques & collectibles, books, roller skates … Continue reading

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Interview: Booker T Brings His Classic Hits and New Tunes to the Ventura Blues and Brews Festival

Green Onions is one of those songs that everyone knows. Some know it not by name but only by the distinctive beat that it carries, while many others know it as a classic R&B song from Booker T and the … Continue reading

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Delicious Poutine is the Star at The Kroft in Tustin’s Grand Opening

Today, The Kroft opens in the Union Market in Tustin’s District. The Kroft brings a nice selection of delicious sandwiches to Tustin, however their specialty is a gift from our Northern friends, the Canadians. This dish is called poutine and … Continue reading

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Stonefire Grill Opens New Location in Lakewood: Delicious Food and a Charitable Attitude

In preparation for their Grand Opening last weekend, the new Stonefire Grill in Lakewood held a media lunch to showcase some of their most popular dishes. Stonefire Grill, based in Southern California, has a wide variety of meals, both as … Continue reading

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Reviewed: Ascencia’s Urban Blues Festival

Saturday I was at the buffet of blues presented by Ascencia, an organization that helps the homeless. The show was the Urban Blues Festival, hosted by Raleigh Studios in Hollywood. Walter Trout was the headliner, but when you have acts … Continue reading

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Here’s A Look At The Spheres at MacArthur Park

This last weekend was the beginning of an art project 7 years in the making by Portraits of Hope that was approved in early May. Ed Massey and Bernie Massey head up the organization Portraits of Hope that focus public art projects that … Continue reading

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Three Days Of The Tiki: Tiki Oasis 15 “Yesterday’s Future Today”

After Thursday’s Meet & Greet kick-off party for at the Bali Hai for Tiki Oasis 15 the serious Tiki partying began in earnest at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Friday. Everyone was dressed to the nines in the finest retro futuristic … Continue reading

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Tiki Oasis: A Freaky Tiki Meet & Greet At The Bali Hai!

Last night kicked off Tiki Oasis 15: Yesterday’s Future Today at the lovely and exotic Bali Hai on Shelter Island in San Diego. The sun was shining and the bay was full of ships and boats creating a very scenic view … Continue reading

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Keith Richards Drops Video For “Trouble” From Upcoming Solo Album “Crosseyed Heart”

Legendary guitarist Keith Richards has dropped a video for his recently-released single “Trouble” from his upcoming solo album “Crosseyed Heart,” with the simple message, “There’s nothing like walking into a studio and having absolutely no idea what you’re going to … Continue reading

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Tiki Oasis Conquers the Space Age with this Weekend’s Event “Yesterday’s Future Today” August 13-16

Tiki Oasis, the long running event built around music, rum and much much more, sets down on our planet from August 13 through August 16 2015 with the theme of Yesterday’s Future, Today. This four-day tribute to the Space Age … Continue reading

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