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Louder She Said: Turn It Up! Fundraiser at The Echoplex Amped up the Volume for Women in Music

Turn It Up!, the newly formed Los Angeles-based organization which advocates for parity for women in the music industry, held its first large benefit show last Sunday at the Echoplex to raise funds for its educational and advocacy work. Gender … Continue reading

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Tailgate Fest: A New Kind of Festival in the Inland Empire

Many festival goers face a chicken and egg dilemma: is the festival about the music, or is it about the party? Tailgate Fest, a two day country music festival happening August 17th & 18th in the Riverside County city of … Continue reading

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It’s Like Studio 54…but with Goats

Billy, Gigi, and Fanny Farm-girl were waiting patiently at the end of the room as the dancers started to file into the studio. I had no idea what to expect. Many of the dancers were adorned in their 1970s finest, … Continue reading

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‘Nothing Cheezy’ is a Maximalist Art-Inspired Pop-Up Popping Up in DTLA

On Tuesday I joined Lowbrow artist Anthony Ausgang, his wife, Dr. Liz Koskenmaki, Liz Trillo and a number of the featured artists at the “Nothing Cheezy” media night preview. The exhibit is an interactive, light-hearted mockery of pop-ups that is … Continue reading

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Be Sure to Catch Holy Trinity at Outfest 2019!

Outfest, LA’s premiere Queer Film Festival starts today and runs through July 28th. That’s ten days of features, shorts, panels, parties, galas and more! Download the full program here  This year, as part of the Platinum section (the wilder, experimental … Continue reading

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The Intown Report’s Gig Picks of the Week 7/18/19 – 7/24/19

Looking for cool live music this week? Here’s some show recommendations: Thursday 7/18 Elinor (Long Beach) – The Two Tens Maui Sugar Mill – Dante HH + The Electric Howlers Regent Theater  – Brainiac + Fred Armisen The Whisky – The … Continue reading

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Goth Goes to Joshua Tree

Embrace your scary nighttime desert apparitions when goth, dark wave and more arrives this Wednesday night at SPELLBOUND, a dance party which will have its inaugural night in the Joshua Tree area.  Phantasmic desert kisses await you! Or will they … Continue reading

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The Beat Recommends: Turn It Up! All-Star Girl Power Concert at the Echoplex this Sunday

Turn It UP! This new women’s collective hosts its first public event, a fundraising concert on Sunday, July 21, from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Echoplex. The line-up includes Solvej Schou, Phranc, and The Groans. It will also be the … Continue reading

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Alamo Drafthouse’s Video Vortex Comes to Los Angeles

Calling all film buffs, Video Vortex is set to arrive in downtown L.A. this year!  The soon-to-be-opened Alamo Drafthouse Los Angeles (summer 2019) has just announced that an L.A. branch of the video store & bar—already located in San Francisco as … Continue reading

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Favorite Bites from the LA Food Fest

Written with Monique A. LeBleu and Billy Bennight II This summer saw the very last LA Food Fest, which bids us farewell after 10 years of bringing together local food trucks, restaurants, vintners and bartenders. The event has primarily been … Continue reading

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