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Offbeat L.A. Event: Sign Geeks- Vintage Neon Photography Exhibit

Lovers of vintage signage, road trips, artful photography and the eclectic are sure to get some visual satisfaction out of a new photo exhibit opening Saturday July 12th in Pomona. Sign Geeks Vintage Neon Photography Exhibit features 40 different shutterbugs from … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Get Your Kicks! The Route 66 exhibit at the Autry Museum

  “If you ever plan to motor west Travel my way, Take the highway that’s the best Get your kicks on Route 66 It winds from Chicago to LA More than two thousand miles all the way, Get your kicks … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: It’s Time to Roller Boogie – Moonlight Rollerway in Glendale

I have always found something synonymous about roller skating and Southern California. Maybe it’s because so much of the last big skating trend of the late ’70′s to early ’80′s was immortalized on film & TV taking place here. Maybe … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Sunken City- 20th Century Ruins in San Pedro

Ghosts of a former hillside housing community that slid into the sparkling Pacific way back in 1929 still haunt the sunny cliffs of San Pedro. Now known as Sunken City, the broken foundations and shards of concrete have been covered and … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Harry Perry- The Guitar Playing, Rollerskating, Turban Wearing Kosmic Krusader of Venice Beach

This April marked the 40th anniversary that Harry Perry, the legendary Kama Kosmic Krusader has been performing his lovingly bizarre feedback-filled songs to tourists and locals alike on the Venice Boardwalk. At first mention of his name, many scratch their … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.Video : The Magical Folk Art of Tio’s Tacos in Riverside

Join Offbeat L.A. host Nikki Kreuzer on a video adventure to an enchanted taco shop in Riverside, CA. Located down the street from the incredible Mission Inn, Tio’s Tacos is a folk art wonderland and a place to get in touch with your inner … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Go Hug a Cow! The Gentle Barn in Santa Clarita

Ever have one of those days (or months) where clouds of grey seem to follow overhead and nothing seems to be going right? Or maybe some real life drama has got you singing the blues and you need a little … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. Takes a Video Trip to Velveteria, the Velvet Painting Museum

A few months ago Offbeat L.A. for the LA Beat was fortunate to get the first scoop on writing about Velveteria, the newly opened velvet painting museum in Chinatown. Read the article here: offbeat-l-a-some-velvet-morning. The owners, Caren & Carl were so interesting … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Echo Park Lake

In the early 1890′s, as the 1st superintendent of the newly created Los Angeles Department of Parks stood on the water’s edge of Reservoir #4, a breeze apparently carried haunting reverberations of the voices of workers he hired to turn … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Magic and Wine, a Bewitching Combination

Wanting to weave an intoxicating spell of enchantment for a noteworthy occasion or to impress a special someone? Nothing whispers romance like the combination of a little wine tasting and magical wizardry held within a historic Hollywood theatre, where the … Continue reading

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