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Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Largo – Live Review

For the last decade plus, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been on a mission to expand its horizons and bring traditional music into places you wouldn’t normally see it. They’re Coachella regulars now, and given their natural ability to … Continue reading

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Music Review: The Residents – “The Ghost of Hope”

Upon my first listen — and a few subsequent listens, I struggled to grasp what The Residents were offering with their new outing The Ghost of Hope. What exactly was the album’s vision. While I was pulling together the content and … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Mustang” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Mustang is the French submission for Best Foreign Film to this year’s Academy Awards. It’s a masterfully told story set in rural Turkey about 5 sisters, all close in age and very close as siblings, living in the home of … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Carol” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Carol is The Film Independent Spirit Awards’ nomination for best picture, best actress, best screen play, best director, and there appears to be some Oscar buzz. It is a beautiful picture, set somewhere in the mid-20th Century in New York. There’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Clan” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

“The Clan” is Argentina’s submission to Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards and “The Clan” did great box office on its home turf in Argentina. “The Clan” is based on a true story in the early 80’s after Argentinians … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Rams” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Rams (Icelandic:Hrútar) was an unexpected pleasure at AFI FEST. This is Grimur Hakonarson‘s second dramatic film and is Iceland’s entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards. The movie is set in rural Iceland and centered around two brothers … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Queen Of The Desert” Screening at AFI FEST Presented By Audi

Werner Herzog‘s world premiere of “Queen Of The Desert” was met with some criticism at the Berlin Film Festival in February, yet it was nominated for a Golden Bear. So I attended this screening with particular interest to see the work … Continue reading

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King Diamond At The Wiltern – Live Review

An old familiar song, like a taste, or a smell, has the power to tap into the deep recesses of our minds, sometimes stimulating our brains into remembering things we didn’t even remember we had forgotten. It’s been nearly twenty-five … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016: What It looked Like!

There were a flurry of Fashion Shows throughout LA over the last couple of weeks with various productions being offered in different locations exhibiting mostly local designers with their lines. It was a stunning week of various fashion directions birthed … Continue reading

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Beat Review: Stiff Little Fingers @ House of Blues Sunset 7/31/15

It was bittersweet when I learned it was the second-to-last show the House of Blues Sunset would host before closing its doors for good.  I knew the fate of the venue, soon-to-be demolished and turned into another shopping mall / … Continue reading

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