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Photo Gallery: LA Pride Parade

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Pep Williams Photography Exhibition “Behind Bars”.

Written by Samantha Bravo The Malibu Arts Commission is pleased to showcase artist Pep Williams at the Malibu City Gallery located at Malibu City Hall. The opening reception is Sunday, March 26, at noon. Meet Pep, see his amazing work, … Continue reading

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Jeff Bovon Scopes out the Best Dim Sum Spots in LA

By Jeff Bovon After two months of research and thousands of dim sum consumed: Top three Dim Sum Restaurants  1) Bistro 1968 – Abalone Tart, Baked Pork Bun, Lobster roll, Rice Noodle Roll, Sticky Rice, Stuffed Morel 2) Longo’s – … Continue reading

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Rolling Stones Author To Visit Los Angeles

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here at The Los Angeles Beat, and I’ve been waiting for a local event that I think music fans in our fair city would want to know about.  And of course, there … Continue reading

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An Old Fart’s Primer: Punk vs. Post-Punk

Written by Kevin Tuxford Basically speaking, the notion of “post-punk” emerged pretty quickly after the Sex Pistols imploded on stage in San Francisco, and John Lydon had come back with a new band and a new sound within a year. … Continue reading

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Cruel World Festival Brings Back the 80s

Written by Dave Arnson This past Sunday, the Cruel World festival, took over the outer grounds of the Pasadena Rose Bowl. It was like a new wave Woodstock, with a rich dark chocolate goth frosting! There were three stages that … Continue reading

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Henry Rollins digs into his hardcore past to discuss Dischord 200 box set / Interview

By Andy Nystrom. This article originally appeared on There’s Something Hard in There My brother Ed and I asked Henry Rollins heaps of questions when we visited with him at the SST Records office on Phelan Avenue in Redondo Beach, … Continue reading

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Remembering Michael Nesmith

Written by Probyn Gregory What a year of loss. Julia woke me with the news that Michael “Papa Nez” Nesmith has left this Earth. Many of you know how huge the Monkees were (and are) to me. I was wildly … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Woman In Motion – Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek, and The Remaking of NASA

Here’s a great film to make you feel good about where we are all going as a race, the human race.  “Woman In Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek, and The Remaking of NASA,” released yesterday, is a close look at … 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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