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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.

A Nod to Mod and Farewell to a Hero

Lovingly considerate, tough and fair; a loving son, father, friend, and husband, Dion Neutra’s was a life well-lived. His last words were, “Never give up.” Thus, we said goodbye to a real man at the memorial and presentation at the … Continue reading

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The Complete Robert Williams at The Last Bookstore

The signing of “Robert Williams: The Father of Exponential Imagination” on January 11, 2020, at The Last Bookstore, was packed. There was an art talk with one of our favorite folks, Mat Gleason, of Coagula Magazine, and the room was transformed … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Jojo Rabbit

The second World War was a nasty business. It seemed like it became a bizarre game of “follow the leader” for adults. As portrayed in Oscar-nominated JoJo Rabbit, the Germans seem brain dead from sniffing explosives and gunpowder, each one … Continue reading

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Dion Neutra: Survival Through Design

UPDATED: 1/11/20 2:30 p.m. – photos. Dion Neutra was his father’s son. It wasn’t easy being the son of a world-famous architect. He loved his dad and once showed me a tree in the backyard of his home where his … Continue reading

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Robby Krieger and Henry Diltz Revive The Morrison Hotel for a Day

The line curled around the block on Hope street. Everyone was waiting to get into a gigantic empty warehouse in downtown Los Angeles to remember the Doors in 2020. Robby Krieger of the Doors, photographer Henry Ditz and thousands of … Continue reading

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David Magnus’ Beatles Photography at Morrison Gallery

I am at the David Magnus show at the Morrison Hotel Gallery. He shot the Beatles in the early days before they became Psychedelic. I love this gallery. It appears small at first, but blooms throughout the entire Sunset Marquee … Continue reading

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Jesselynn Desmond Crowned Doo Dah Queen for the 42nd Occasional Doo Dah Parade

It was another glorious day for the Pasadena Doo Dah Queen picking ceremony at the American Legion Post #280 and Bar in Pasadena on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Actress Jesselynn Desmond was chosen to be the Doo Dah Queen for the … Continue reading

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Part Time Punks Night: Gitane Demone Quartet, Shadow Project and Terminal A at the Echoplex

I believe in Goths. Dark, morbid, sexual, frightiningly loud and spooky. I went to the monthly Part Time Punks night at the Echoplex to see Terminal A, the Gitane Demone Quartet and Shadow Project 1334 play. The Echoplex felt like a … Continue reading

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Interorbital is Bringing Big, Sexy Rockets to the Forest Lawn Museum this Thursday

On Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 5:00pm to 8:00pm., Randa Relich Milliron, CEO/CoFounder of the Mojave-based rocket and satellite manufacturing company Interorbital Systems, will present ‘Democratizing Space: Personalizing the Small Satellite Revolution.” as part of the Opening Reception of “The … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Joker

One of my favorite films of all times is a silent film called “The Man Who Laughs.” It is the study of a man who was kidnapped and disfigured as a child in order to punish the boy’s father. It … Continue reading

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