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Rest in Peace, Kim Shattuck

The following story appeared on this blog [There’s Something Hard in There] on July 13, 2014 and we are reposting it in honor of Kim Shattuck, who passed away October 2, 2019 at age 56 due to complications from ALS. … Continue reading

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Macallan Scotch Whiskey Turns Greystone Mansion into ‘Macallan Manor’

Show me the way to the next whiskey bar, Oh, don’t ask why, Oh, don’t ask why. -The Doors Last night Beverly Hills was the place for whiskey aficionados and curious fans. Macallan Scotch Whiskey turned the old Doheny Mansion, … Continue reading

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Ringo Starr Spreads The Message of Peace and Love as He Celebrates His Birthday in Grand Los Angeles Style

Written by Laurel Haberman I love L.A. And so does Ringo Starr. Every year on July 7, Ringo, or Sir Richard Starkey as he is now properly known, celebrates his birthday in a different locale, such as Chicago, Hamburg or Nice, … Continue reading

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Ashley Longshore Brings her Glamorous Works to LA

Pictures and story by Paul Picasso Ashley Longshore is a pop artist from New Orleans who is making a splash with her flowery, glittered and bejeweled paintings containing wacky slogans. This month she has a pop-up art show at florist/perfumer … Continue reading

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Lucy Liu Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Written and photographed by Mimi Chen. Lucy Liu is the second Asian-American actress to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ceremony includes a reunion of Charlie’s Angels stars. Lucy Liu was honored yesterday with a Star on … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: The Blessing of the Animals at Olvera Street

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Random LA: The Line at Amoeba on Record Store Day

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Movie Review: The Beach Bum

Written by Tony Pierce. This post previously appeared on Busblog. Took [my girlfriend] Amber to see “The Beach Bum” last night. She hadn’t seen any of Harmony Korine’s films (Gummo, Spring Breakers, Julien Donkey Boy), but I had and loved … Continue reading

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An Insider’s Guide to the Best Snorkeling Spots in Catalina

Written by David Hamburg, Founder and Chief Editor of Globo Surf There is a reason why Santa Catalina is so charming–it is filled with beautiful hidden harbors, beaches, and coves, and the waters are brimmed with eye-catching sea life. The best … Continue reading

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11th Annual No Pants Metro Ride

Participants of the No Pants Metro Ride pose for a group photo on the steps of the Hollywood & Highland Center on Hollywood and Highland on January 13, 2019. (Photos by Andrew Bell for the Los Angeles Beat) It was … Continue reading

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