Category Archives: Photo Essays

ScareLA at The Los Angeles Convention Center

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Marilyn Monroe’s 55th Annual Memorial and Celebrity Soiree

It was a wonderful 55th Marilyn Monroe Memorial that took place on Saturday hosted by “Marilyn Remembered” President Greg Schreiner in Westwood. This is an annual event and this year marked the 55th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s passing. Devoted fans … Continue reading

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American Horror Story at The Paley Center

The Paley Center in Beverly Hills is presenting a free exhibit, “American Horror Story: The Style of Scare” through August 13th. The exhibit, featuring the work of writer-director-producer Ryan Murphy and award-winning costume designer Lou Eyrichis encompasses nearly 4000 square … Continue reading

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Stu and the Kids Benefit Brought Thailand to DTLA!

It was a hot summer’s day as guests arrived at last Sunday’s benefit for Stu and the Kids. The inside of the Vibiana cathedral was cool and welcoming, tables laden with fresh salads, icy cocktails and handmade ice cream. The … Continue reading

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Luckyrice – We Ate – We Drank – We Got Lucky!

In 2010, Luckyrice was founded in Manhattan to “…explore Asian culture through the lens of food.” Luckyrice hosts festivals, including Night Markets, Cocktail Parties and Ramen Slurpfests across the United States. Last Friday night they took over Vibiana with their … Continue reading

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15 Bands in 9 Nights

That’s right. I saw 15 bands over the past 9 nights. It all started on Monday July 17th with The Great Sadness at The Echoplex. On Tuesday, I saw Sextile and Algiers at The Echoplex. Wednesday I was treated to … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Ringo! Peace And Love Under A Blazing Sun

Whew!  If you like your celebrities well-done, then today’s global Peace And Love bash was just your kind of celebration.  Of course I’m talking about Ringo Starr’s annual birthday celebration right in front of the Capitol building.   Temperatures were … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Burger Boogaloo

Last week the annual Burger Boogaloo hosted by Burger Records outdid themselves, and once again scored the coolest MC ever — John Waters! Mosswood Park in Oakland with the addition of some cool, gigantic, cartoony backdrops provided the perfect place … Continue reading

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Egrets on Ergot and Gitane Demone Quartet at The Offbeat

Last Tuesday marked the final night of Egrets on Ergot’s month-long residency at The Offbeat – A Bar on York in Highland Park. Mane (from San Francisco) and Gitane Demone Quartet opened the show. I arrived late and missed Mane, … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Tacolandia 2017

Last week we attended the 5th annual Tacolandia event. Organized by The LA Weekly and curated by Tacorizzo Bill Esparza, the one day festival is one of the biggest and most popular food events in Los Angeles. This year there … Continue reading

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