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Piera Peruvian

About Piera Peruvian

Piera's life mimics that of Paddington Bear. Born in the deepest darkest Peru, she soon found herself a stowaway, landing in London sometime thereafter. She now resides in Los Angeles where she likes attending gigs, photographing casually, and wondering about the country when time and finances permit. She also enjoys writing short self-bios... in third person of course.

Beat Recommends: Jay Mohr Live @ The Gaslamp; Long Beach 01/23/2016

How many stand-up comics tour around performing material written by their spouse? Jay Mohr does. Having released 2015’s Happy. And a Lot. written completely by his wife, actress Nikki Cox, the release is nominated this year for a Grammy award: … Continue reading

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Beat Review – Shannon and the Clams @ El Rey Theater 09/23/2015

Shannon and the Clams played their biggest headlining show to date on September 23rd.  Coinciding with the release of their fourth album Gone By the Dawn (out now on Hardly Art), their set was tight and the sound system gave … 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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Jamie Hince Brings Photography to LA

Jamie Hince of The Kills fame has been a champion of analogue film since well before he and bandmate Alison Mosshart made themselves a house-hold name amongst the in-crowd. Early self-produced photographs and art of The Kills depict them armed … Continue reading

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Long Beach Folk Revival Festival 2014

The Long Beach Folk Revival Festival took place last weekend at the picturesque Rainbow Lagoon Park.  The weather was perfect and the food trucks were plentiful. Booths selling vintage clothes, on-the-spot screen printed shirts, a pop-up barber shop, and various … Continue reading

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“We Good?”: Marc Maron Wants to Work It Out

Stand-up comedian, podcast host, and TV super star (in my mind, anyway), Marc Maron has a few things he needs to get off his chest and has been doing so at the Trepany House every Tuesday in March with proceeds … Continue reading

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Beat Review: Caravan Palace @ The Fonda 07/17/2013

Caravan Palace brought their energetic mix of swing and dance beats Wednesday night to the Fonda Theatre.  Dubbed “electro swing”, Caravan Palace is on a US tour in support of their second album Panic — (think Django Reinhardt meets Daft … Continue reading

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Life’s a Beach Party

It was a wild weekend for LA-based Beach Party.  Fresh back from performing at Red Bull’s SXSW showcase after winning the Red Bull Sound Select last month at The Echo, they got right back to work, opening for The Black … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Beach Party at The Echoplex 02/21/2013

This Thursday night at the Echoplex as part of the Red Bull Sound Select showcase featuring Zola Jesus, you can have your chance of voting in a local LA band to be part of Red Bull’s SXSW showcase taking place … Continue reading

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Beat Review: Ben Folds Five @ The Wiltern 01/26/2013

Saturday at The Wiltern saw the return of piano, bass, and drums trio Ben Folds Five.  Their first Los Angeles show after a thirteen year hiatus… Has it really been THAT long?!

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