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Billy Bennight

About Billy Bennight

Billy Bennight is a writer, photographer and wardrobe stylist with expertise and years of experience in these disciplines. His musical youth started as a Punk Rocker and has expanded into exploring many genres of music, with an keen interest in art, fashion, photography and writing. He shoots celebrity events and red carpets for The Photo Access and ZUMA Press. He is a member of the Los Angeles Art Association. His images have been published in The Los Angeles Times, People Magazine, Wall Street Journal and Vanity Fair. He's very engaged in life. You can follow him on his Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/billybennightartist and on Instagram and Twitter @billybennight

Osceola Refetoff’s “Kinematic Exposure” at Von Lintel Gallery

Wikipedia describes pinhole photography in this manner: “A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens but with a tiny aperture – effectively a light-proof box with a small hole in one side. Light from a scene passes through … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Pretending I’m a Superman – The Tony Hawk Video Game Story”

Swedish director Ludvig Gür’s “Pretending I’m a Superman – The Tony Hawk Video Game Story” is focused on Tony Hawk, the legendary pro skater and gaming guru, who transformed both skating culture and the skater gaming genre with peerless success … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Helmut Newton: The Bad and The Beautiful”

Isabella Rossellini states in the Helmut Newton documentary, The Bad & The Beautiful, “Helmut explained… (he) exposes a lot of the man(’s) feelings. You know, I don’t think his comments are about the women as much as his own feeling(s) … Continue reading

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Cinco de Mayan: Lucha VaVOOM Live Stream Dance Party and LLV Best Moments Tonight!

Cinco de Mayo is upon us and while we still live in isolation busy creating social distancing there is a way to celebrate. Lucha VaVOOM like many other events here in LA has had to wisely cancel their normally scheduled … Continue reading

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Lucha VaVOOM: Tales of LUV and Mischief!

Lucha VaVOOM is always an exercise in hilarity and madness with loco luchador antics, saucy burlesque shenanigans, and cleverly crafted comedy relief. Drew Carey was the guest host to accompany Blaine Capatch, who is usually present at Lucha VaVOOM. Thursday … Continue reading

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L’amour, L’amour, L’amour is in the Air: Lucha VaVoom’s Valentine Show “Pin Ups ‘n Pin Downs” Coming up at the Mayan

L’amour, l’amour, l’amour—it’s in the air, as well as Luchadores and beautiful ladies with marvelous talents, who will excite and titillate, all for Lucha VaVoom’s Valentine Show, “Pin Ups ‘n Pin Downs,” at the Mayan Theater February 12th and 13th 2020. … Continue reading

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The ShackMeister Burger ‘Classic Comfort Menu’ Available Through March at Shake Shack

When there a chill in the air, or the streets are wet with rain, you tend to crave something tasty and hearty, something that sustains and embodies the magic of comforting goodness that satisfies. Although the weather is warming up, … Continue reading

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The 42nd Occasional Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena: What Did That Look Like?

On November 24th, a glorious Sunday in East Pasadena, folks gathered with high expectations dressed in street clothes and ludicrous costumes. They were waiting in anticipation of the 42nd running of The Pasadena Occasional Doo Dah Parade. The crowd was a … Continue reading

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Preux and Proper: It’s a Chicken Thing!

The LA Beat, along with some 20ish other media folks was invited to an afternoon feast last week upstairs at Preux & Proper to explore the “Southside Fried Chicken” pop-up menu. It was a glorious way to introduce Preux and Proper’s … Continue reading

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Patrón’s Día de los Muertos Celebration was Excelente!

When Patrón throws a party you know it’s going to be a party! My first experience with Patron was in Austin Texas for the introduction of their coffee tequila lacquers. Patrón always sets the atmosphere and provided excellent entertainment. The Patron … Continue reading

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