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Stiff Little Fingers Takes Over the House of Blues this Weekend

“It’s been thirty-[six] years since Stiff Little Fingers launched their debut album, Inflammable Material, into a severely agitated United Kingdom. A first-hand account from the heart of the Troubles in Northern Ireland, the band’s righteous spirit and urgent delivery established … Continue reading

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The Big Bite Bacon Fest is Coming to the Queen Mary this Weekend with a New Young Chef

Coming up this weekend is the 2nd Annual Big Bite Bacon Fest. Due to popular demand, the event this year has been expanded to both Saturday and Sunday sessions. Last year’s favorite Chef Rick Garcia of the Dia de los … Continue reading

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Grindhouse Classics Maniac Cop 1 & 2 Screen Next Wednesday at the Egyptian Theater with William Lustig

“Maniac Cop” was originally intended to be a solid no-frills drive-in horror film with lots of guts, both literally and figuratively, and it succeeds with gritty abandon. Despite the artistic and intelligent overlay of its creators, director William Lustig (Maniac, … Continue reading

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Listen to LA Beat Writer Ed Simon Discuss the Blues Friday on the Laguna Blues Radio Show at KX93.5 FM

On July 31st at 7pm, our own Ed Simon will be the guest of the Laguna Blues radio show, hosted by noted local blues musician Kenny “Big Daddy” Williams. They will discuss the influence the blues has had on American … Continue reading

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Thursday Night: Back of the Hand All-Stars Play Mrs. Fish in DTLA with CeeKay Jones & the Wylde Bunch and Marley Munroe

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Let’s Rock This Joint! The Mick Rock Interview At The Morrison Hotel Gallery

Were the earth to suddenly start spitting out creative geniuses in the world of music photography, surely they would materialize at the Morrison Hotel Gallery.  The works of some of the most seminal photographers in the annals of music photography … Continue reading

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Tony Marsico Book Release for ‘Late Nights with Bob Dylan’ at La Luz Tonight

July 29th, 2015, from 7-10 PM La Luz de Jesus will be hosting the book release party for “Late Nights with Bob Dylan” by Tony Marsico. The event will include a reading, book signing, and live music by Cisco & … Continue reading

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Starz Brings Back Evil Dead as a Television Series Starring Bruce Campbell and Lucy Lawless

“Ash vs. Evil Dead,” the first installment in the Evil Dead franchise since “Army of Darkness” in 1992, will premier on Starz Saturday, October 31 at 9 PM. The original filmmakers Sam Raimi, Rob Tapert and Bruce Campbell, along with Craig … Continue reading

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Special Olympics – Host Town Costa Mesa and the Bahamas Team Visit the OC Fair

7,000 special needs athletes representing 177 countries have descended on Los Angeles for the 2015 Special Olympics Games. Leading up the opening ceremony and games, various towns around Southern California have played Host Town to the athletics, coaches and volunteers. … Continue reading

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Interview: Farley Elliott on His New Book ‘LA Street Food’

One thing that has always impressed me about Farley Elliott is his dedication to thorough research. The first food article of his that I read was a search for the best burgers in LA back in 2010. And you can … Continue reading

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