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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015 Events

Tomorrow we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, music, and even birthday cake. Yeah, you heard me – free cake. You may choose to honor the memory of MLK by volunteering in your community. If you are interested in being … Continue reading

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The LA Beat’s Top 5 Stories of 2014

1. The Suicide Girls Blackheart Burlesque Tour Returned to LA for Another Bangerz Night Out! Billy Bennight “This year’s Suicide Girls’ Blackheart Burlesque Tour comes with new faces and a slightly revamped set of songs and choreography. The heat was on Friday … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail of Sandwiches

You can find perfectly good fried seafood po’boys at Rajun Cajun, The Gumbo Pot or Stevie’s on the Strip. The elusive po’boy thus far has been roast beef made with debris. When you cook a roast, there are bits of … Continue reading

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Buy This: Litographs T-shirts

Now that your favorite bookworm has a Kindle, it’s not as easy to shop for them. Check out these fantastic T-shirts from Litograph. Each shirt sports entire passages of a classic book, covering every inch of fabric. There is a drawing relating to the book … Continue reading

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Counterpoint Records and Books Celebrates 35 Years with 25% Discounts ‘til December 31st for us–Every One!

Ever miss a good ol’ fashioned bookstore around L.A.? Not to mention the new vinyl click and pop of a well worn record (as in music, not the boring statistical kind).  Well never fret, one need look no further than … Continue reading

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20 Gifts for Under $20

There is no reason to break the bank during the holidays. It’s more important to choose something thoughtful and fun instead of something expensive and predictable. These gifts are perfect for that work friend or the new date you don’t … Continue reading

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Chill in Long Beach, Tiki Xmas in Marina del Rey, Holiday Fireworks On Snow in Mammoth, Wine and Snow in Ventura and Brew Ho Ho in Anaheim: Some Fun Holiday Events

‘Tis the season for some fun, some joy and some ho ho wow! Four events coming up will bring holiday cheer to all those who attend. First, CHILL, the Queen Mary’s holiday ice extravaganza, is being taken over December 17th … Continue reading

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Buy Me This: Society6 Shirts

One of my favorite sites is Society6, where artists sell their work as prints or on tops, bags, phone cases and more. I like to type into the search bar my favorite bands, books and movies to see what comes … Continue reading

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A Unique Retail Experience in Venice: The Principessa Vintage Salon Featuring Dealers Honeywood Vintage, Big Brother And More!

‘Tis the season – well, almost. It’s never to early to get your Christmas shopping on – for something a bit earlier in the month (Saturday, November 15) and hell of a lot more unique, we bring you the Principessa … Continue reading

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American Indian Arts Marketplace at the Autry National Center November 8–9

The Autry National Center of the American West presents the 24th Annual American Indian Arts Marketplace this weekend at its Griffith Park campus.  This signature event invites the public to meet and support extraordinary Native artists, who represent more than … Continue reading

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