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Diwali, the Indian Festival of Light, is Celebrated With a Feast at Tamarind of London in Newport Beach

Tuesday marked the first day of the Indian Diwali Festival. This is the Indian version of New Years and is also called the Festival of Light, with the five-day celebration centered around the Diwali Feast. Tamarind of London, the upscale … Continue reading

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Concert Preview: Sasquatch, White Dynomite and The Freeks Rock El Cid

Hard rockers Sasquatch brings their swinging, Black Sabbath- and Mountain-inspired tunes to El Cid Nightclub in Silver Lake this Saturday evening.  Sasquatch IV, released in 2013, continues with the heavy, pounding tunes that make Sasquatch, perhaps, the world’s most appropriately named rock band.  … Continue reading

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Wilmer Valderrama Introduces “Muertoons” Animated Series

A new animated series called Muertoons is being produced by Wilmer Valderrama (“That ’70s Show”), who also voices one of the characters. Created by Eric Gonzales with contributor and artist Erich Haeger, the cartoon stars five sugar skull friends and … Continue reading

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Live Review: The Raveonettes at The El Rey

On their new album, “Pe’ahi”, The Raveonettes, whose style has definitely changed a bit over the years, are masters of accessible melodies submerged in reverb and distortion. It’s a very satisfying combination of edginess and catchiness, that was only enhanced live at The … Continue reading

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Ragtime: The Musical Sings Its Way Through a Tumultuous Period in American History

3-D Theatrical’s production of Ragtime: The Musical, currently at the Plummer Theater in Fullerton and then followed by an engagement through November 9 at the  Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, gives theatergoers a chance to see a lesser-known musical performed … Continue reading

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Upcoming Brew Ho Ho Starts Off the Beer Drinker’s Holiday Season Right

As any one knows, beer and ale drinkers are always looking for a holiday to hoist a glass. So, coming up on Saturday, December 13 at the Anaheim Phoenix Club will be the 3rd annual Brew Ho Ho. Over 60 … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Fall is in the Air- Apple Picking in Oak Glen

Those on the other coast like to tell us we don’t have seasons here in Southern California. They romanticize images of red and golden leaves, bright orange pumpkins on the vine and the sudden nippiness of the weather after a humid summer. … Continue reading

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LA Beat Contest: Win Tix to the YouBloom Music Conference!

Want a free pair of tickets to the music conference at the YouBloom Festival? The conference takes place at The Ebell Club in Highland Park on Saturday November 15th, and the program includes masterclasses on the economics of DIY production, as … Continue reading

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Richie Onori talks about Sweet and the Rockers Against Cancer 3 Benefit Show Tomorrow

How many people can honestly say they’ve never heard these lyrics? And the man at the back said everyone attack And it turned into a ballroom blitz And the girl in the corner said boy, I wanna warn ya It’ll … Continue reading

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Southland Tales: Thanksgiving

In the beginning of November of 1988, I was twenty-two, I had been thrown out of my place for the umpteenth time and I drove over to my dad’s place to crash, only to have him tell me that wife … Continue reading

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