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Barry Kleven’s “School Days” at Lethal Amounts

“School Days”, featuring the recently discovered photos of the late Barry Kleven, kicked off last Friday at Lethal Amounts downtown. Kleven was a talented teenager who took some impressive pictures at L.A. rock and punk shows in the 1970s, but … Continue reading

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“School Days” at Lethal Amounts: The Nearly Lost Photos of Barry Kleven

On April 22nd, downtown rock & roll gallery Lethal Amounts presents “School Days”, featuring photography from 1970s punk and rock concerts in Los Angeles, taken by an unknown but talented photographer named Barry Kleven. As a teenager, the late Kleven borrowed cameras on the … Continue reading

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LA Art Book Fair at The Geffen at MOCA

Last weekend, The Geffen at MOCA hosted a splendid event! The LA Art Book Fair was a smashing success. Quite a huge crowd roared from exhibit to exhibit. The smell of books and magazines filled the air. Fine art books … Continue reading

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Occasionally, (A Photo Gallery of) The 2015 Doo Dah Parade!

Occasionally, the Doo Dah Parade occurs in Pasadena to thrill the throngs of iconoclasts and enthusiasts of camp! This year was no different as the parade officially brought festive mayhem on Colorado Boulevard, starting around 11am. A barrage of corn tortillas … Continue reading

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Old Punkers Alert – Historic Reunion, Rare Solo Sets & More In Store At Dez Cadena Benefit

Dez Cadena – former member of Black Flag, Redd Kross, DC3, Bulimia Banquet, Vida, and countless other bands, most recently seen touring with the Misfits and Flag – is one of those rare punk rock pioneers for whom  everyone has … Continue reading

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Chris Morris Book Reading and Signing at La Luz De Jesus of Los Lobos: Dream In Blue

Long time music journalist, occasional radio host, American music aficionado and promoter Chris Morris has authored a new book, Los Lobos: Dream In Blue, released last month through University of Texas Press. Chris Morris is well known as the radio host of … Continue reading

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Cafe Nela Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary: An Interview with Cafe Nela Founder Dave Travis

In two short years Café Nela has emerged as a premiere destination for underground and alternative music in Los Angeles. Located on a dark stretch of Cypress Avenue in Cypress Park, the gateway neighborhood from downtown to the rapidly gentrifying … Continue reading

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Movie Review – Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck

There were 4 of us setting in the HBO theater waiting for the screener to come up when our HBO host declared it was going to be loud: Because the director wanted the audience to experience the movie at full … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview: Craig Ibarra, Author of “A Wailing of a Town”

Friday, April, 17th, END FWY is hosting a two-part book release party for “A Wailing of a Town: An Oral History of Early San Pedro Punk and More.” The 416-page softcover was released on April 1, 2015, D. Boon’s birthday. This … Continue reading

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Live Review: Cracker at Pappy and Harriet’s

Presented with the opportunity to shoot Cracker, a band I’m well familiar with, going back to their seminal roots of Camper Van Beethoven: Camper Van Beethoven first release was on Bruce Licher’s Independent Project Records that delivered the alty hit “Take The Skinheads … Continue reading

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