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Despite the Pandemic, Esotouric Still Brings Cultural Vitality to Los Angeles

  Esotouric has escorted lovers of Los Angeles history on off-the-beaten-path sightseeing tours since 2007. Focusing on such topics as Charles Bukowski, the Black Dahlia, and other true crime stories, the crime novelists that inspired film noir, sundry grifters, underappreciated … Continue reading

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Check out the Trailer for Poly Styrene: I am a Cliche

In my opinion, Germfree Adolescents by the X-Ray Spex was one of the best punk albums to come out of England in the 70s, or maybe ever. Lead singer and songwriter Poly Styrene, with her incomparable air raid siren of … Continue reading

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Black Artists Honoring Black Icons — A Free Virtual Art Roundtable

Celebrate Black History Month during a free Zoom event focused on black artists paying homage to black icons on Thursday, February 25. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Muhammad Ali, Kobe Bryant, and Nipsey Hustle are just a few of the legendary figures honored … Continue reading

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Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler: Mardi Gras in Los Angeles – 2021 Quarantine Edition

Yes, everything is canceled, but you can still enjoy Mardi Gras in Los Angeles. Here are our recommendations so you can get your Ya Yas out! THE ORIGINAL FARMER’S MARKET Unfortunately, like everything else, the annual Mardi Gras event at … Continue reading

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Make The Blues Clubs Rounds In Long Beach (Virtually) On NYE

Spend your NYE in Long Beach making the rounds of all the blues clubs, hearing all the hot local bands and with no need for Uber/Lyft or a limo as the Long Beach Blues Society presents a lockdown streamed concert … 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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Support Local Restaurants: “12 Days of Takeout”

Every day we’re hearing about LA restaurants closing their doors due to the pandemic. Want to help keep your favorite spots open? If you can, support our local restaurant industry by participating in “12 Days of Takeout,” a grassroots holiday … Continue reading

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Holiday Drive-thrus to Amaze and Delight

Christmas will look very different this year, but the holiday spirit lives on! Isn’t that what practically every Holiday Special is about? Enjoy the season safely with these festive drive-throughs. To remain safe, guests must remain in their vehicle at … Continue reading

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Where to Find Latkes, Brisket, Noodle Kugel & Other Hanukkah Treats To Go in LA

Latkes and brisket and kugel, oh my! Hanukkah 2020 begins on Thursday, December 10. As the eight-night Festival of Lights coincides with Los Angeles’ renewed safer-at-home constraints, LA’s restaurants can use our support more than ever. See our recommendations below for … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Tipitina’s Livestreamed Fundraiser Tonight!

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