Category Archives: News & Sports

ChefDance 2019 Preview Gave us a Taste of the Upcoming Sundance Food Festival

Happening every January in conjunction with the Sundance Film Festival, ChefDance is a gastronomic event that allows cinephiles to titillate their taste buds during their stay in Park City. Now in its 16th year, ChefDance 2019 promises five nights of … Continue reading

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The Museum That Made 11 Swedes Vomit is Now Open in Downtown Los Angeles

A barf bag is issued to every visitor to the Museum of Disgusting Food, a new pop-up in Downtown’s Arts District. The bag may seem like nothing more than a cute gimmick, but you may find it handy when you hit the tasting bar. … Continue reading

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Michelle L’amour Presents “Naked Girls Reading” at Bar Lubitsch

For those of you who are familiar with Nude Art LA you’ll remember Michelle L’amour as part of the evening entertainment with her unique Burlesque act. Michelle will be presenting “Naked Girls Reading” at Bar Lubitsch on Friday, December 8, … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Post-Thanksgiving Small Plates of Reality

“Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood” (2017, Kino Lorber) Delirious, gossip-laden portrait of nonagenarian Scotty Bowers, who from a gas station at 5777 Hollywood Blvd., is alleged to have provided discreet sexual favors to a galaxy of Golden Age … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Lucha Vavoom’s Circo de Vampiros this Wednesday!

It’s almost time for Lucha VaVOOM’s Circo de Vampiros!  What could be better than Mexican wrestling? Or burlesque? How about both! Lucha VaVOOM has made a name for themselves with this genius mash-up. And this year they are adding vampires! And a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Softness of Bodies’ at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival

Charlotte Parks lives in Berlin; Charlotte hula hoops; Charlotte is a cyclist, Charlotte is a poet; Charlotte rolls her own cigarettes; Charlotte is a shoplifter and Charlotte is going to face a reckoning . . . maybe, maybe not. Charlotte, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Brian Banks’ at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival

Brain Banks‘ story is a familiar and a tragic one that has gotten a lot of attention over the years. Now it’s being told in a major feature directed by Tom Shadyac. Tom Shadyac took on this independent project as director … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: SPOT’s Punk Rock and Beach Culture Photo Exhibit “Ride the Wild Wheels” at Pacific Coast Gallery

Last Saturday night there was a party at The Pacific Coast Gallery for the Hermosa Beach punker/skater mural unveiling and the closing of The Sunscreen Film Festival with a movie about Hermosa’s musical history called Jazz vs. Punk. Bonus–SPOT’s 70’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ‘Making Montgomery Clift’ at the 2018 Los Angeles Film Festival

The Clash’s The Right Profile comes bubbling through my consciousness whenever the topic of screen legend Montgomery Clift—”Monty”—comes up. The jaunty tune easily catches your attention in a sing-a-long fashion, along with references to the dark undertow that accompanies Clift’s … Continue reading

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Aquabats Rally Fans to Save The World by September 1st at 8PM!

The multi EMMY nominated and winning Aquabats have initiated a Kickstarter campaign for their Legion of Righteous Comrades to bring back The Aquabats! Super Show! This is the kind of show the whole family can enjoy. The Aquabats! Super Show! will be … Continue reading

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