Category Archives: Music

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Movies Till Dawn: Post-Election Palate Cleansers

“Grace of My Heart” (1996, Kino Lorber) Boundless talent and fortitude allow singer-turned-songwriter Illeana Douglas to navigate the turbulence of the music industry during the 1960s and her own personal life and ultimately bring her own artistry to life. Writer-director … Continue reading

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Mellotron Mondays: Listen To Some Genesis And Contemplate The End Of Man’s Long Union With Earth

Hello and welcome to another edition of Mellotron Monday, where even when things appear kind of weird and desperate at the start of the week, you can always get your stresses stroked away by the dulcet sounds of the tape-based … Continue reading

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Watch Self Help Graphics’ Virtual Dia de los Muertos

Self Help Graphics pioneered Dia de los Muertos celebrations in Los Angeles, and has always been the most community-oriented. There are bigger and more elaborate celebrations, like Olvera Street and Hollywood Forever Cemetery, but to me, the artist-run Self Help has … Continue reading

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CD Review: Prince – Sign O’ The Times Super Deluxe Edition

When Prince was hot, he was hot, and once he got his own studio in 1986, he went in there the way you and I go to work, except he likely went in earlier and stayed later.  By the time … Continue reading

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Mellotron Mondays: The Beatles’ Fake Flutes Will Take You Down

Good day, and welcome back to Mellotron Monday, where we sing the praises of the wacky analog tape-based keyboard instrument that changed the shape of popular music. Familiar but alien sounding, it’s no surprise it ended up flavoring some of … Continue reading

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What’s the Buzz? Spooky Weekend Happenings

Saturday, October 23, 2020 Los Angeles Underground: Sleuthing Tunnels Lost & Found Webinar 12 PM PDT – 1:30 PM PDT Join Esotouric for 90-minute webinar exploring both small- and large-scale tunnel systems beneath Los Angeles. Hosts Kim Cooper and Richard Schave will … Continue reading

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Roundup: This Week in Brief 10/23/2020

You Can Now Pick up Nancy Silverton’s Famous Burger at Chi Spacca! Nancy Silverton’s hamburgers have been a thing of L.A. foodie lore for years. Made exclusively at her home for friends, you could only approximate it by buying her … Continue reading

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Mellotron Mondays: King Crimson Blot The Light From The Sky

Welcome back to Mellotron Monday, our celebration of that wacky keyboard instrument that made rock music more colorful for a while. King Crimson are practically synonymous with the instrument. Despite their early lineup having been shaken up completely every year … Continue reading

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Roundup: This Week in Brief 10/16/2020

Ballot Drop Boxes: Which to Use, Which to Avoid By now, you’ve probably heard that unauthorized ballot drop boxes have been sprouting up in Los Angeles, Orange and Fresno counties. The boxes are the work of CA Republican Party officials, … Continue reading

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