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Tequila Mockingbird

About Tequila Mockingbird

Tequila Mockingbird has been a longtime fixture on the LA music scene. Her first band was "Trouble for Nora" with Mitch Mitchell of "The Jimi Hendrix Experience." She sings with Jeff Goldblum and you can catch her show Saturday nights at Canter's. She is also a promoter, actress, writer and inventor. Her company, Do Monkey Productions, booked the historical punk rock TV show, "New Wave Theater." She has been published in Buzzbin Magazine and has a regular column in Rock City News. Recently she has created Tequila Tattoo Cream and opened The Punk Rock Museum to bring old friends together for art, music , and culture. It is located at KGB studios and curates special events all over Los Angeles in Pop up form. The museum has also contributed art to Pershing Square and Tequila hopes to curate more events for the city that she loves. www.lapunkmuseum.com

The 2018 Doo Dah Queen is Chosen! Long Live Queen Sassy but Classy!

The Pasadena Doo Dah Parade Queen selection was filled with faces both old and new. Boys who wanted to be princesses and girls that shook their money makers fought it out on stage There was even a doctor who twirled … Continue reading

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With ‘Machete’ Danny Trejo for National Donut Day at Trejo’s Donuts

Today was National Donut Day in LA, and who better to chat up than actor and restaurateur, Danny Trejo at Trejo’s Donuts. Trejo, who has many restaurants, including his popular Trejo’s Tacos, signed autographs and took pictures. I met him … Continue reading

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Pssst. Wanna buy a rocket?: Hitchhiking to the Stars

In today’s world, rockets are the new transportation model. Flying cars might be the next big thing but why not go all the way? Interorbital Systems can get you into space in a jiffy. This company is founded by gothic … Continue reading

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The Unbearable Loss of Mr. Peck 1952 – 2018

I am sad to report the death of one of our favorite denizens. On Saturday, May 5, 2018 Henry Peck passed away from liver cancer at the age of  67. Henry Peck was a hairdresser at Goo on Fairfax. He … Continue reading

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Skankin’ at Los Globos with Bad Manners

This is Ska. The room at Los Globos is totally packed ’cause Bad Manners is in town for the first time in seven years. They have been playing all over Europe, but this was the first hop across the pond … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Chinatown Celebrates the Year of the Dog

It was a beautiful day in Los Angeles and here are some mod the sights and sounds of the Parade. After we went to visit the sights Hong Kong and Madame Wongs. LA WEEKLY had a beer garden. We tossed … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Women’s March 2018

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Los Angeles Mourns Kevin Short, aka Hollywood Jesus

Hollywood Jesus, aka WeHo Jesus, aka Kevin Short, aka Kevin Lee Light, passed away on December 13, 2017, at Cedar Sinai in Los Angeles. He was a regular at the Comedy Store, YouTube’s “WeHoans,” The annual Pride March, and was often … Continue reading

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The 2017 Doo Dah King and Queen are Chosen!

Last weekend at the American Legion Bar in Pasadena, the Doo Dah Queen was chosen from amongst the usual motley contenders for the 40th Occasional Doo Dah Parade. The judges include former queens and anyone willing to buy the queens … Continue reading

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GRAMMY Museum Opens Expanded Exhibit Celebrating 40 Years of “X”

Yesterday The GRAMMY Museum unveiled a new, expanded exhibit called “X: 40 Years of Punk in Los Angeles.” The exhibit is being displayed on the second floor in the Museum’s Special Exhibits Gallery. Items on display include original instruments and played … Continue reading

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