Category Archives: Miscellanious

Where Mardi Gras is 365

Mardi Gras World, located in New Orleans and opened in 1984 to the public, is a 300,000 square foot “working” warehouse where Kern Studios has made floats for the Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans since 1947. The enormous warehouse … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Woman In Motion – Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek, and The Remaking of NASA

Here’s a great film to make you feel good about where we are all going as a race, the human race.  “Woman In Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek, and The Remaking of NASA,” released yesterday, is a close look at … Continue reading

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“Asperfell” by Jamie Thomas: A Light, Gothic Fantasy Tale

“Asperfell,” the first of a new trilogy by Jamie Thomas, is an enjoyable fantasy about a young woman who must rescue a prince from a prison for mages (wizards), after the king has condemned magic and divided the kingdom of Tiralaen … Continue reading

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The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies

The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies is a masterclass organization named after the Miskatonic University in H.P. Lovecraft’s stories (first appearing in “Herbert West – Reanimator”). Mostly run by volunteers, the classes are created and taught by writers, scholars, directors, … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Tipitina’s Livestreamed Fundraiser Tonight!

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New Blues Revolution Brings Live Show To Harvelles In Santa Monica Plus Livestreaming

New Blues Revolution and Bill Grisolia are no strangers to the LA Beat. Bill is not only known as the singer/pianist/frontman of the powerful New Blues Revolution, the blues based group that’s been a fixture in Southern California for years, … Continue reading

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Ten Spots to Catch a Halloween Drive-In Movie

If you’re itching to watch a spooky flick or horror classic on a big screen, here are ten drive-in movie options for you to celebrate the season safely during this pandemic Halloween. You can play Poison’s “Talk Dirty To Me” … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: The World is a Monster (Halloween 2020, Part 2)

“Spree” (2020, RLJE Films) No one is more surprised than desperate rideshare driver Joe Keery (“Stranger Things”) to discover that livestreaming the murders of his passengers can do wonders for his sagging social media account. Vicious and dark horror-satire takes … Continue reading

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Performative Pop-Ups Inside Laurie Shapiro’s “Take Me To The Color”

Los Angeles dancer/actress Olivia Mia Orozco brings her Performative Pop-Ups project to “Take Me To The Color,” the seven-room installation by Laurie Shapiro as a virtual exhibit from October 17th thru December 1st, and as a limited in-person experience on October … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: The World is a Monster (Halloween 2020, Part 1)

“Penny Dreadful: City of Angels Season 1” (Showtime/Paramount/CBS, 2020) Detectives in Los Angeles circa 1938 discover that a malevolent supernatural entity from Mexican folklore may be responsible for not only a grisly murder, but also rising social and political unrest … Continue reading

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