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Third Thursdays on Pico

Twilight Time Art Walk on Pico Blvd covers about one and half blocks of newly developed shops and galleries, and features food trucks, DJs and antique shops. John Hicks of Ahhd Art also painted a mural across the street and had a … Continue reading

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Long Cool Woman In a Black Dress

“My love, she’s like some raven, At my window with a broken wing.” -Bob Dylan, “Love Minus Zero/No Limit” Wearing white all summer long seems like a no-brainer. Except that brainier fashionistas favor basic black this season and year-round, straying … Continue reading

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The Annual Lotus Festival Returns to Echo Park Lake

Friday night is a free kickoff event. Saturday and Sunday, July 9th and 10th, the Lotus Festival will take place from 12 noon until 5pm with Asian crafts, performances, and food.

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We Have The World’s Greatest Yard Sales

Out here in Los Angeles, we definitely have the greatest yard sales on the planet.  Case in point: This weekend famed guitarist Joe Bonamassa decided to have a yard sale in North Hollywood at the Third Encore music facility, and … Continue reading

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LA Winefest Comes to Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood June 25th & 26th

The 11th Annual LAWineFest will be held on June 25th and 26th at Sunset Bronson Studios, offering pours of countless local and international wines and select beers. Participating wineries include Rebel Coast Winery (California), Montes (Chile), Schlossadler International Wines and Navarro Vineyards & Winery … Continue reading

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Get Your Vinyl Fix, Los Angeles! Capitol Studios’ 60th Birthday Bash

Back for its second year is WAX – The Los Angeles Record Fair, in conjunction with Capitol Studios’ 60th anniversary party. The weekend of May 21 and 22 plays host to a multitude of events surrounding the iconic landmark, celebrating … Continue reading

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Fry’s Burbank: 1950s Monster Movies

You are probably already aware that each Fry’s electronics store is built around an elaborate individualized theme. Fry’s, which first opened in Silicon Valley in 1985, started the themes with its second store in Sunnyvale which is now defunct. The store was … Continue reading

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What to Do at the LA Times Festival of Books: SATURDAY

It’s only two more weeks until LA’s greatest free event of the year. The Festival of Books, the largest literary event in the country, will be taking over the USC campus Saturday, April 9th and Sunday, April 10th. See here … Continue reading

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The Ripped Bodice Bookstore Opens in Culver City

The Ripped Bodice is a brand new bookstore in Culver City, and in case you can’t tell by the name, it specializes in Romance novels. It’s the first all-Romance bookstore I’ve heard of, and it cleverly sorts the books into … Continue reading

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A Gorey Old Time: The Edwardian Ball, Los Angeles, 2016

Written by Denise Dumars The Edwardian Ball at the Henry Fonda theatre promised a post-Victorian music-hall-with-steampunks atmosphere. Oh, the corsets, the gowns, the three or four people who were actually wearing Edwardian fashions! But I was nice. Not once did … Continue reading

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