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The 38th Annual Lotus Festival Returns to Echo Park Lake This Weekend

Saturday, Echo Park’s Lotus Festival, a free 2-day celebration of Asian-American heritage kicks off at noon. Every year the event features a different country, and the country for 2018 is the People’s Republic of China. Enjoy dances, live music, and demonstrations … Continue reading

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Sick City Records Does Record Store Day Big with Grand Opening in Echo Park, Patton Oswalt New Record Signing in Silver Lake

Inside Sick City Records, Silver Lake’s ground central store for glam, new wave, post-punk, shoegaze, britpop and post-punk revival selections, customers can hear classic Cramps, Bowie, Cure and Siouxsie blasting over the loudspeakers, along with more recent artists such as … Continue reading

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Queer LA: Agender Post-Punks the Bootleg Theater!

Post punk was front and center at the Bootleg Theater on a recent Wednesday night. Romy Hoffman is lead singer and songwriter of Agender, the all female band that has recently formed. Agender also includes local band vets Cristy Michel, … Continue reading

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Alice Bag’s “Blueprint” Record Release Party w/ Fatty Cakes and the Puff Pastries, Trap Girl and Faith Santilla plus Special Guests!

Hear the LP live that is getting rave reviews! All ages are welcome to this early show. Graphic courtesy of Alice Bag, all rights reserved. Please follow and like us:

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Queer LA: Club Scum Two Year Anniversary Celebration Weekend Night #3: Limp Wrist headlines band night at the Echoplex

Sunday March 25 is the final night of Rudy Bleu and Hex-Ray’s weekend of Club Scum’s two year anniversary celebration. Headlining at the Echoplex are queercore’s stellar punk band Limp Wrist, along with other popular queerdos, bands, punks, DJs and … Continue reading

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Jenn Pelly Takes her Book The Raincoats 33 1/3 for a Spin at Soap Plant + Wacko, Stories in Echo Park

By Lucretia Tye Jasmine 33 1/3 publishes books about specific albums, with each pocket-sized paperback about one album. Jenn Pelly discussed her book about The Raincoats at various venues last week in Los Angeles, including Stories in Echo Park on … Continue reading

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Random LA: Viva Sunset Boulevard Tacqueros!!

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We Can’t Wait for the Taste of the Eastside Next Sunday!

Sunday, April 30th, the 7th annual Taste of the Eastside (TOTE) will take place on the verdant grounds of the Los Angeles River Center and Gardens. From 4pm until 8pm, guests can wander beneath the shade trees and sample unlimited tastes from over 30 of … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Echo Park Lake – The History of One of L.A.’s Oldest Parks

In the early 1890s, as the 1st superintendent of the newly created Los Angeles Department of Parks stood on the water’s edge of Reservoir #4, a breeze apparently carried haunting reverberations of the voices of workers he hired to turn … Continue reading

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