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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.

The Timeless Eloquence of Bryan Ferry

I was happy that I was invited to see Bryan Ferry at the Greek last week. I was at his first Boston performance at the Music Hall in 1974. My roommate, Pamela Fix Manning, was A hip girl on the … Continue reading

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Dietmar Kohl’s Roses at The Neutra Museum

There is romance in the air when one sees flowers in full bloom. The lush colors and fragrances dance in your memories like a favorite song. Vienna-born artist Dietmar Kohl has a way with flowers. They love him. And he … Continue reading

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Goddesses and Gods Exhibit at the Lisa Derrick Gallery in Chinatown

The Goddesses and Gods group show at the Lisa Derrick Gallery in Chinatown opened on June 22, 2019. It was a costume party for the artists and customers. It was also Gallery owner Lisa Derrick’s birthday. Artists included Clive Barker, Rick … Continue reading

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‘Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto’ Premiere

“Why Not Choose Love: A Mary Pickford Manifesto” premiered at the Ace hotel last night as part of the launch gala for the Hollywood Womens International Film Festival. The theater was at capacity as we celebrated the 100 year anniversary … Continue reading

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Fast and Bulbous: The Mascara Snake Cometh

Last Saturday, the Lisa Derrick Gallery opened, “Fast and Bulbous: The Art of the Mascara Snake.” Mascara Snake, AKA the late Victor Hayden, played bass clarinet on the album Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, and … Continue reading

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Don’t Pretend That You’re Dead! L7 Embarks on Cross-Country Tour for New Album

L7 is back on the road spreading the fun of being girls across the tundra. They have just released their first album in 20 years, called Scatter the Rats. The record was released on Joan Jett’s Blackhearts records. A video of their … Continue reading

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VAROOOM! Inside the Auto-Didactic: The Juxtapoz School Exhibit at the Peterson

When we arrived at the Petersen Automotive Museum, it was raining cats and dogs, but I was excited because we were meeting with artist, musician, and writer Anthony Ausgang. The museum is filled with amazing automobiles. There are three floors of … Continue reading

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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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