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SMASH Fashion Rocks Big Cat Love at South Bay Customs Saturday, August 30

SMASH Fashion: (Left to right) Reijo Kauppila, Lloyd Stuart Casson, Tony Kinman and Roger Deering. Los Angeles rockers SMASH Fashion have been enjoying significant press attention and receiving solid accolades on both sides of the Atlantic with the release of their … Continue reading

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Random LA: Nothing but Class

A daily eyesore on my commute.

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Southland Tales: Manhood

Growing up in the shadow of such an imposing guy as my dad, I think my brother and I picked up a lot of his, for lack of a better word, boldness. You see, my dad didn’t back down from … Continue reading

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The Duck Stops Here!

The Port of Los Angeles host the west coast debut The Netherlands’ artist Florentijn Hofman’s Rubber Duck at Tall Ships® Festival L.A. The Duck made its entrance to the Port of Los Angeles on August 20th and will remained docked in the … Continue reading

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Ahmanson Theatre’s “We will Rock You” Rolls, Flows, and Almost Breaks the Mold

Y’know that story about that guy…the guy who just doesn’t fit in, by way of actually fitting in, but nobody notices he fits in ‘cause there’s nothing he really does to stand out; and he basically just lives in a … Continue reading

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Review – The Antlers: Familiars (and live at the Troubadour 7/13/14)

Brooklyn’s Antlers started out in the same modest way many aspiring young bands do these days – in a home studio where lead singer/guitarist Peter Silberman wrote his first songs, influenced by other low-fi artists such as The Microphones (whose song “Antlers” … Continue reading

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Southland Tales: Drinking Problem

When it comes to telling stories I’m what Charlie Murphy would call a habitual line-crosser. I don’t filter, and I don’t leave out any detail. I don’t love disgusting or filthy humor, per se. But I love shock value. Here’s … Continue reading

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Gary Baseman’s “Mythical Creatures Kickstarter” Campaign Ends In Less Than 24 Hours

I had the joyous opportunity to be a part of Gary Baseman‘s Kick-off party for “Mythical Creatures” Kickstarters fund-raising campaign at the Kibitz Room inside Canter’s Deli. Gary has a natural ability to get people involved with his easy congenial … Continue reading

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You’re Fly, Like A Bar Fly With BarFly Social Club!

I was lured to Riviera31 at The Sofitel with the offer of free drinks and the introduction to a new app targeted for restaurants and bars called BarFlySC.  BarFly Social Club falls under the purview of apps like Fourquare/Swarm or Tastemade. … Continue reading

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The Echo One Acts. The World Premiere of Six New Plays at the Atwater Village Theater – Through August 23rd

Cutting to the chase because I am late with this review and don’t want anyone to miss an opportunity for some truly wonderful local theater due to my slacking – I highly recommend The Echo One Acts playing this weekend … Continue reading

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