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Coronavirus Pandemic Affects Musicians In Many Ways: Interviews

The Coronavirus pandemic affects musicians in a lot of ways, and certainly more than many other careers. Major festivals, such as Coachella in Southern California, Treefort in Boise, Ultra in Miami and SXSW in Austin have been postponed. These have … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, Outside the Kobe and Gigi Bryant Memorial, Over 300 Vendors and Two Jesus Freaks Screamed in Unison

It didn’t take long for The Memorial for Kobe and Gigi to become monetized. Birds gotta sing, and vendors gotta vend. Food trucks lined Figueroa while Kobe and Gigi candles, chocolates, keychains, buttons, T-shirts, prom dresses, cars,, scarves, and more … Continue reading

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Lucha VaVOOM: Tales of LUV and Mischief!

Lucha VaVOOM is always an exercise in hilarity and madness with loco luchador antics, saucy burlesque shenanigans, and cleverly crafted comedy relief. Drew Carey was the guest host to accompany Blaine Capatch, who is usually present at Lucha VaVOOM. Thursday … Continue reading

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L’amour, L’amour, L’amour is in the Air: Lucha VaVoom’s Valentine Show “Pin Ups ‘n Pin Downs” Coming up at the Mayan

L’amour, l’amour, l’amour—it’s in the air, as well as Luchadores and beautiful ladies with marvelous talents, who will excite and titillate, all for Lucha VaVoom’s Valentine Show, “Pin Ups ‘n Pin Downs,” at the Mayan Theater February 12th and 13th 2020. … Continue reading

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LA Gathers at Staples Center to Pay Tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant: Photo Gallery

Every day people have gathered at the Staples Center to pay tribute to Kobe and Gianna Bryant as the city grieves. View the photo gallery after the jump.

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Remembering Kobe

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Holy Hollywood! ‘Burt Ward’ Gets a Star on the Walk of Fame!

Last Thursday, January 9, 2020, Burt Ward, who played Robin on the television series, Batman, joined his co-star Adam West on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In fact, their two stars are paired up in front of The Guinness World of … Continue reading

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Dion Neutra: Survival Through Design

UPDATED: 1/11/20 2:30 p.m. – photos. Dion Neutra was his father’s son. It wasn’t easy being the son of a world-famous architect. He loved his dad and once showed me a tree in the backyard of his home where his … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: December 8, 1980

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The 42nd Occasional Doo Dah Parade in Pasadena: What Did That Look Like?

On November 24th, a glorious Sunday in East Pasadena, folks gathered with high expectations dressed in street clothes and ludicrous costumes. They were waiting in anticipation of the 42nd running of The Pasadena Occasional Doo Dah Parade. The crowd was a … Continue reading

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