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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Dracula Actress Helen Chandler Finds her Final Resting Place at Hollywood Forever

Helen Chandler (February 1, 1906 – April 30, 1965) American film and theater actress, was best known for playing Mina Seward in the 1931 horror film Dracula. Now, almost 60 years after her death, Helen Chandler has a proper resting … Continue reading

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Meals on Wheels Hollywood Under The Stars Event Brought the Glamour

Hollywood Under The Stars returned to the Paramount lot benefiting St. Vincent Meals on Wheels at the end of June. Emceed by Doug Savant and Fox News Anchor Susan Hirasuna, the gala presented Martin Sheen with the “Vincent’s Heart Award” from the … Continue reading

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EXOTIKON: A New ‘Wild, Weird, and Wonderful’ Comes to DTLA

EXOTIKON promises to be the “Disneyland of Exotica” — an inaugural weekend celebration of all things “wild, weird, and wonderful” in the World of Exotica, this weekend, Friday through Sunday, June 23-25, 2023, at the WisdomeLA Art Park in DTLA’s Arts … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: LA Pride Parade

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Opening this week: High Heels on Wheels – The Musical!

Leslie Sloan presents High Heels on Wheels – the Musical where “‘Hairspray’ meets  ‘A League of their Own’ – when roller derby was one of the few places women could compete as professional athletes. A lesbian love story, roller derby … Continue reading

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High Desert Cool Spot ‘The Station’ Becomes Cheesier in the Tastiest of Ways

On 29 Palms Highway, which cuts straight up through the high desert to Joshua Tree, sits a stunning and popular local landmark that has now, albeit briefly, been transformed into a retro “Cheez-It Stop” this week. Open only until Sunday, … Continue reading

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Celebrate 15 Years of Dyke Day LA in the Park this Saturday!

Year 15 and this event keeps getting bigger and better! Thanks to dedicated volunteers who year after year have worked to hard to build this event for queer women in LA to picnic and party together. It is now a … Continue reading

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Cruel World 2023: A Report from the Front

Cruel World 2023, with a stellar line-up of new wave, punk, and goth 80’s bands, came to Brookside Golf Course in Pasadena on May 20th. Headliners included Siouxsie, Iggy Pop, Billy Idol, Love and Rockets, Echo and the Bunnymen, Human League … Continue reading

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New Argentine Cinema with Albertina Carri queer mini-film festival this Saturday!

“Join L.M.N.O.P. & Whammy! for a small retrospective of Albertina Carri’s shorts and her erotic feature Las Hijas del Fuego (The Daughters of Fire, 2018). Albertina Carri (b.1973) is a seminal figure of the New Argentine Cinema that burst into … Continue reading

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Favorites from Masters of Taste: Culinary Masters

Written with Karin E. Baker Last Sunday, the Rose Bowl’s field was dotted with white tents and picnic tables as guests spilled out of the stands to enjoy the Sixth annual Master’s of Taste food event. It was a beautiful day, and … Continue reading

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