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Random LA: “Jittery” Hollywood Halloween Warning at Sunset and Vine

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Actors & Others for Animals and Celebrity Autobiography Join Forces for Best in Show Extravaganza!

It is a balmy and electric night in NOHO, curbside of North Hollywood’s venerable and prestigious El Portal Theatre! Men, women, and dogs (including a most adorable bulldog named Bubbles) take their evening walks but mostly linger (loiter really) along … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Housebound”

“Housebound” is a very clever thriller/comedy from New Zealand written and directed by Gerard Johnstone. It stars Morgana O’Reilly as sour-faced Kylie, a thief and former addict who is sentenced to house arrest in her mother’s home, only to discover … Continue reading

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Southland Tales: Father Tim

Sometimes in life you meet someone that has an incredible impact on you without them even knowing it. Midway through my stay at Camp Wayside a busload of new campers came in. One of these people was a short fifty … Continue reading

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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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