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Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year 2020 in LA

The Chinese Lunar New Year in LA has always been a no-brainer. Just head over to Chinatown for their annual Golden Dragon Parade and festival. But Chinatown is not the only game in town. We have found several places for … Continue reading

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Dimebash at the OC Observatory this Thursday During NAMM

NAMM (National Association of Music Merchants) holds an annual convention in Anaheim that is the biggest happening for musicians and industry people in Southern California. Thousands of people flock to the huge, industry-only event that boasts over 1500 exhibitors, who … Continue reading

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Holy Hollywood! ‘Burt Ward’ Gets a Star on the Walk of Fame!

Last Thursday, January 9, 2020, Burt Ward, who played Robin on the television series, Batman, joined his co-star Adam West on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In fact, their two stars are paired up in front of┬áThe Guinness World of … Continue reading

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Where the Cool Kids will be Ringing in 2020

It’s not too late to make plans for New Year’s Eve. We have selected some fun events, sifting through the douche-y bottle service parties and inflated dinner prices to bring you only the coolest events. (Written with Monique LeBleu) EXTRAVAGANZAS … Continue reading

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The First Krampus Run Held at Alpine Village was a Swatting Good Time for Both the Naughty and the Nice.

Last Saturday at 5 o’clock the doors to one of the chalets at Alpine Village began disgorging Krampus of all shapes and sizes–horned, furry, blue, black, and white, with glowing eyes, protruding tongues and pointy teeth. And they were not … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Finding the Spirit- A Queen Mary Christmas

With visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads and the smell of fresh pine, the holidays allow us to hit the pause button, celebrate, and remember to express our goodwill. The season, abuzz with so much activity, can make … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: December 8, 1980

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The 2019 Krampus Run is Happening at Alpine Village in Torrance Saturday!

UPDATE Saturday 12/07 12:06 PM: The Krampus Run is on. UPDATE 3:45 Friday 12/06/91 Krampus LA will decide by tomorrow at 4 PM whether or not they need to cancel the run due to weather. The Krampus Run, or Krampuslauf, … Continue reading

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Party while you Give: Fun and Rockin’ Holiday Drives in LA

Everyone has a special moment when it really starts to feel like Christmas. It might be shopping on Black Friday, baking cookies, or buying the tree. For me, it is that magical moment when I am taken unawares by a … Continue reading

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Tequila Mockingbird Reporting from The 2019 Hollywood Christmas Parade

I had a wonderful time with Prince┬áMario-Max Prinz Zu Schaumburg-Lippe at the Hollywood Christmas Parade on Sunday. This is our third year reporting on this great tradition. I first went with my grandparents when I was six years old, and … Continue reading

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