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Offbeat L.A.: The Crossroads of the World in Hollywood… L.A.’s Very First Outdoor Mall

Living in the City of Angels, there is a wealth of history and mystery connected to buildings we pass everyday and often take for granted. While we may say to ourselves, “Hey, that’s a cool piece of architecture,” we really never … Continue reading

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The Arroyo Seco Alliance Tries to Stop Developers and City Planners from Ruining NELA

Written by Dave Travis Developers are planning on building a seven-story, 100-unit condo complex at Figueroa Street and Pasadena Avenue at the crossroads of Highland Park, Cypress Park, Mount Washington, and Lincoln Heights (by Strawberry’s House from Up in Smoke, … Continue reading

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Simply diVine was Exactly That!

It may sound like hyperbole when I say that Saturday night’s fundraiser, Simply diVine, was magical, but it really was. There were probably more restaurants participating than any food event I have ever experienced. And as faithful readers know, this … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’

I haven’t read the book, “Full Service,” so I won’t be comparing the book to the movie. I have read Kenneth Anger’s Hollywood Babylon, which I found hilarious, erotic, illuminating and horrifying. I believe Anger’s book is comparable to ”Scotty … Continue reading

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LGBT Center’s ‘Simply diVine’ at Home at Hollywood Forever

An elegant picnic in a cemetery? But, of course. As a tradition for years before the turn of the century, families in New Orleans held massive, elegant picnics in their centuries-old cemeteries on All Saints’ Day to honor, visit and … Continue reading

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Interview: From The Dils to Ford Madox Ford, Chip Kinman is Keeping it Real

By Andy Nystrom. Originally posted in There’s Something Hard in There Be real. Be honest. Be glad you weren’t a fuck-up. Those are words of wisdom that Chip Kinman has to offer at age 60 while reminiscing about his uncompromising … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: What You Could Be Watching This Weekend (Short and Sweet Edition, Part 1)

“The Gospel According to Al Green” (1984, MVD) Remarkable documentary by Robert Mugge (“Deep Blues”) about the legendary soul singer at a crossroads in his career, when he gave up his smoldering secular music to become a minister and gospel … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Programmer’s Notes – “Love and Mercy,” “The American Dream” and “Iris”

The never-ending flow of information on any given subject that can be found on the internet has rendered one of the most venerable movie genres – the biopic, as well as its real-life counterpart, the biographical documentary – more than … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Ascencia Urban Blues Festival Featuring Walter Trout/Guitar Shorty

If you’re a lover of The Blues, and you know I am, then you do not want to miss this.  On Saturday August 29, Raleigh Studios is hosting the best damn blues-fest this side of the Crossroads festival.  Walter Trout … Continue reading

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4th of July 2015 in LA: Every Single Thing You Could Possibly Want to Do…Fireworks! Cannons! Rollercoasters! BBQ! Giant Boats Made out of Legos!

LIVE MUSIC 3-Day July 4th Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl with Smokey Robinson (July 2, 3, 4) 7:30 pm / $13.00 – $256.00 From July 2-4th, Smokey Robinson will be bringing the Motown sound to the Bowl. There will be … Continue reading

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