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It’s smooth sailing for THE WRINKLE ROOM’S tribute to Sean DeLear at the Zebulon Café

THE WRINKLE ROOM finally had it’s biggest event yet last Sunday night, March 26, at the Zebulon Café in Silver Lake. This particular TWR event was held to celebrate our much beloved gender bending queer, punk, performance artist and now … Continue reading

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Krampus L.A. is Back this Year at the Philosophical Research Society!

Krampus Los Angeles has teamed up with Christina Ward and Christina Linhardt to bring Krampus Night 2022 to The Philosophical Research Society in Los Feliz. Taking place on Thursday, December 15, 2022, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, the event will feature … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview – Rock Photographer Henry Diltz

Legendary Laurel Canyon photographer Henry Diltz has been curating the Morrison Hotel Gallery – named for one of the classic albums featuring his work on the cover – for two decades now. For the gallery’s latest exhibit, it’s returning to … Continue reading

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Rolling Stones Author To Visit Los Angeles

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here at The Los Angeles Beat, and I’ve been waiting for a local event that I think music fans in our fair city would want to know about.  And of course, there … Continue reading

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L.A. Cookbooks Every Angeleno Will Love

Are you getting tired of the same old recipes you have been cooking since the pandemic began? Looking for some cool gift ideas? Here is a list of LA-based cookbooks that have become indispensable to me as a home cook, … Continue reading

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Opening Night of Aloha OA! at Oceanic Arts Makes us Want them to Stay Forever

Last Saturday was the opening night for a month of celebrations at Oceanic Arts in Whittier. Bob Van Oosting and LeRoy Schmaltz, the “Godfathers of Tiki” are retiring after 65 years of creating carved wood buildings, bamboo thatched huts, enormous … Continue reading

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Glen E. Friedman Book Signing for Black Flag Photo Book WHAT I SEE

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PTSD: The Next Pandemic; A New Story From Author Jason Lee Morrison

Ed note: Jason Lee Morrison released this short story in conjunction with the new release of his first book, The Perfect Fucking Life; now at Amazon Books; and this week at Barnes and Noble. A full interview with Jason is … Continue reading

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Differently this Year

Sadly, the Kingdom Day Parade, Inglewood’s Kingfest and many other annual events have been cancelled this year due to Omicron, but you can still observe the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. in the safety of your home. Celebrate Remotely … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Museum Honors Bob Hope and U.S. Vets on the 76th Anniversary of WWII with all the Pomp and Circumstance of the 75th!

This past November 4th, the Hollywood Museum commemorated Veteran’s Day like never before! Memorializing the 76th anniversary of WWII with all the honor and distinction of the 75th, The Hollywood Museum, made up for missing it in 2020, and then … Continue reading

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