Author Archives: Simone Snaith

Simone Snaith

About Simone Snaith

Simone Snaith writes young adult and fantasy novels, and sings in the band Turning Violet. A fan of scifi, fantasy, the supernatural and most things from the '80s, she enjoys reviewing music, books and movies. You can read about her own books at simonesnaith.com.

L.A. Dance Shorts Film Festival: Virtual and Free!

Lovers of both dance and film can enjoy the 4th Annual L.A. Dance Shorts Film Festival from home this year on November 13th thru November 15th. The 2020 program features 34 international films, all FREE, but viewers can support the … Continue reading

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Ten Spots to Catch a Halloween Drive-In Movie

If you’re itching to watch a spooky flick or horror classic on a big screen, here are ten drive-in movie options for you to celebrate the season safely during this pandemic Halloween. You can play Poison’s “Talk Dirty To Me” … Continue reading

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Performative Pop-Ups Inside Laurie Shapiro’s “Take Me To The Color”

Los Angeles dancer/actress Olivia Mia Orozco brings her Performative Pop-Ups project to “Take Me To The Color,” the seven-room installation by Laurie Shapiro as a virtual exhibit from October 17th thru December 1st, and as a limited in-person experience on October … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Feminist Icon and Equal Rights Advocate

Co-written with Casey Lewis “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.” – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died at age 87 on September 18, … Continue reading

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“The Dragon Prince” is a Win for Fantasy Fans of All Ages

“The Dragon Prince,” an animated series on Netflix, may be a family friendly show with some goofy humor, but adult fans of fantasy can also enjoy its detailed world, well-developed characters and sophisticated story. The computer animation by Bardel Entertainment … Continue reading

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Morrison Hotel Gallery’s Backstage Pass! Online Exhibition Includes Audio with Visuals

By Lucretia Tye Jasmine The Morrison Hotel Gallery presents an online exhibition of behind the scenes photographs of musicians and rock stars. “Backstage Pass” takes us where so many of us wish we could go, and where many of us … Continue reading

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Last Call: LA County Community Arts Impact Grant Program

By Casey Lewis The LA County Community Impact Arts Grant Program, also known as CIAG, provides financial support for community cultural arts programming throughout LA County. The grant’s mission is “to advance arts, culture, and creativity throughout Los Angeles County” … Continue reading

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The Rundown: The Week in Brief 9/18/2020

The Bobcat Fire in the Angeles National Forest Continues to Rage The Bobcat Fire, which began on September 6th, has now  burned over 50,000 acres and is at 3% containment, continuing to affect the skies and air quality, as far away … Continue reading

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Marjorie Liu and Sana Takeda’s Fascinating “Monstress”

“Monstress” is a beautiful and dark graphic novel series (2015-current) written by Marjorie Liu and illustrated by Sana Takeda. The gorgeous art depicts a complex and violent world where tensions never cease between the Ancients (anthropomorphic animal lords), Arcanics (human-animal … Continue reading

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New DOSSHAUS Exhibit at Corey Helford Gallery: POP GOES

David Connelly AKA DOSSHAUS returns to the Corey Helford Gallery in downtown L.A. with a new exhibit entitled POP GOES . . ., available (online only) until July 3rd. If you’re not familiar with Connelly’s black & white painted and … Continue reading

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