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Lawrence English New Public Sound Artwork Installation ‘Seirá’ Incorporates Cold War Era Air Raid Sirens During ‘AxS Festival’

Do you remember the sound of the air raid sirens that went off like clockwork at 10:00 a.m. on the last Friday of every month during the Cold War in Los Angeles? Those of us lived at the time to hear … Continue reading

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From ‘Coco’ to Pacoima: Día de los Muertos Celebrations in L.A.

With contributions by Elise Thompson. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that is also celebrated here in Los Angeles. It brings together families in a cultural melting pot of celebrations to honor the … Continue reading

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Rooftop Chillin: Three Fun Flicks Atop the Montalbán for Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos

If you haven’t made it to the Montalbán Theatre for a rooftop picnic of Umami Burgers, fresh popcorn, cocktails, and a tasty flick (and/or DJ) licking your ears through headphones, be sure to do so before for their Fall season … Continue reading

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Grab a Bite or Get Jug-Bitten: Best Halloween Cocktail Party Haunts for LA

Don’t have an invitation to the local Halloween Party? Who needs one!? From the best dive bar and low brow chill to the swankiest nibble shacks with saucy snacks to set your hair on fire, there is plenty a party to be … Continue reading

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TODAY! Doo Dah Queen tryouts at the American Legion Post 280

Beginning at 2:00 p.m., potential Queens today will present a line-up of entertainment as they vie for judges’ favor to become the next Doo Dah Queen. This year’s 41st Occasional Pasadena Doo Dah Parade, a local spoof of The Tournament of Roses … Continue reading

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Leimert Park Beautification Project

Leimert Park, California started out as a garden oasis, tree-lined streets community whose landscaping design involved Frederick Olmstead Jr. Fast forward to 2016 when a group of residents got together and decided to do a garden tour to highlight all … Continue reading

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‘Boney Island’ Joins L.A. Live Steamers Railroad’s ‘Ghost Train’ to Scare Up … I Mean Pair Up … in Griffith Park’s Travel Town

In Griffith Park—tucked in and adjacent to the Ghost Train, lawn haunt favorite “Boney Island’s” skeletal residents are back “telling jokes, doing magic, and causing all sorts of comic mischief.” “Boney Island,” having recently joined with the L.A. Live Steamers Railroad, … Continue reading

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TODAY! San Gabriel Valley Pride 17th Annual LGBTQ Pride Event at Pasadena’s Central Park

“San Gabriel Valley Pride: Now! More Than Ever!” 17th Annual LGBTQ Pride Event and Car Show will present their 17th annual LGBTQ Pride celebration On Saturday, October 13, 2018, from 11 a.m. To 9:30 p.m. in Pasadena’s Central Park. As … Continue reading

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L.A. Film Festival’s ‘Funke’ Takes a Not-So-Cheesy Look Into the Art and Business of Pasta

A very tasty inclusion to this year’s L.A. Film Festival was Director/Producer Gabriel Taraboulsy’s documentary film with Tastemade, “Funke.” Although at the center of the film is Chef Evan Funke, handmade pasta maestro of Felix Trattoria and son of Oscar … Continue reading

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Upcoming SoCal Divas Of Blues Festival For Breast Cancer Awareness: Diana Rein Interview

The SoCal Divas of Blues Festival looks to be a great event for a great cause. Many of the top female blues artists, such as Diana Rein, Shy But Fly, Casey Hensley, Mercedes Moore, Give Me Back My Wig, Jade … Continue reading

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