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2020 LA Times Festival of Books: Week 2 Preview

MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2020 Marlon James, Author of “Black Leopard Red Wolf”, Winner of the Inaugural Ray Bradbury Prize for Science Fiction, in Conversation with Tananarive Due 6:00pm “Marlon James, winner of the inaugural 2019 L.A. Times Ray Bradbury Prize … Continue reading

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2020 LA Times Festival of Books: Week 1 Review

Happy Monday Beat Fam. We hope you had a great time last week participating in the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Let us know your thoughts on your event(s) in the comments below! Keep an eye out later today … Continue reading

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2020 LA Times Festival of Books: Week 1 Preview

Happy Sunday, L.A.! This morning the Los Angeles Times and the University of Southern California will push forward with the LA Times Festival of Books. In honor of the festival’s 25th anniversary, organizers have arranged twenty-five virtual events featuring an … Continue reading

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My Vinyl Treasures: Yes L.A.

“My Vinyl Treasures” record posts are a result of one of my ongoing covid-19 self-quarantine projects, cataloguing many records of various genres I have acquired through the years. It should go without saying, that whatever I post here, I like … Continue reading

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Tayla Parx’s We Need to Talk Tour: Recap and Photo Gallery

The name Tayla Parx might not yet ring a bell, but chances are, you know of a few hits she’s penned. There’s “7 rings” and “thank u next” by Ariana Grande, “High Hopes” by Panic at the Disco, “Love Lies” … Continue reading

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Conan Gray’s Comfort Crowd Tour: Review and Photo Gallery

Picture this: you’ve wrapped your sold-out North American tour, have amassed 1.2 million followers on Instagram, and about 6 million people stream your music every month. You’re not just any 21-year-old – you’re Conan Gray. I caught Conan’s night 1 … Continue reading

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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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Face It: An Evening of Memories with Debbie Harry and Chris Stein

The excitement was palpable at this Live Talks Los Angeles event neat Little Toyko. Lines outside the Aratani Theatre for the snaked through the courtyard, past the steps and onto the sidewalk, in anticipation of seeing Debbie Harry and Chris Stein, co-founders … Continue reading

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It’s Like Studio 54…but with Goats

Billy, Gigi, and Fanny Farm-girl were waiting patiently at the end of the room as the dancers started to file into the studio. I had no idea what to expect. Many of the dancers were adorned in their 1970s finest, … Continue reading

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Motion Plus Design’s Los Angeles Debut

After being held in Tokyo and Paris multiple times, Motion Plus Design finally made its Los Angeles debut last weekend. The highly anticipated event for designers and animators alike brought together 8 motion designers from varied backgrounds – including renowned designer Kyle … Continue reading

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