Archive for ‘June, 2013’


The Weekend Go Go: Fringe Element, Disney Hell, Ghettogloss

The Weekend Go Go: Fringe Element, Disney Hell, Ghettogloss

Go Go’ers, it’s not officially summer yet but summer is happening big time this weekend. One swell fest. Two quirky events. Three chances for last-minute Dad Day gifts. One surefire chance for Favorite Child Forever status. Don’t blow it. Just Like the Movies But Live Go Go’ers, Los Angeles is a showbiz town but that […]

Fight brewing between film studios and theater owners over length of movie trailers

Fight brewing between film studios and theater owners over length of movie trailers

Do you love watching movie trailers or are too lengthy? On average, movie trailers are about 2 minutes and 30 seconds long. If the National Association of Theater Owners (NATO) has its way, previews will start clocking in at just 2 minutes. Theater owners say they’ve been getting an earful from viewers telling them that […]

Sponsored Post: Norwalk home with classic style and modern touches open this weekend

Sponsored Post: Norwalk home with classic style and modern touches open this weekend

This newly remodeled home, custom designed by Dossier Capital in a desirable Norwalk neighborhood, will be open this weekend.  The contemporary, three-bedroom, two-bathroom property effortlessly blends modern touches with classic style to create a comfortable home with tons of extra features. The seamless, open floor plan of the home creates the perfect ambiance for entertaining guests […]

The Golf Course

The Golf Course

To Michael, for beginning it all, for unanticipated salvation   Until I met you, the calla lilies in a vase of grass by an arthritic stone wall were nothing more than something beautiful. So the dog shadowing within a broken hinged gate, open, as, over there, two pigeons tromped at the mud before hurtling into […]

Front porch music with Wreck N Sow

Front porch music with Wreck N Sow

Community correspondent Tim Murphy shares these pictures of Sunday’s "Porchfest," where Wreck N Sow performed on a front porch on Marengo Avenue: Sunday’s Porchfest was a huge success. Not only did Wreck ‘N Sow play but many guest musicians showed up and joined the fun. It was truly a family event with almost as many […]

Summer creative writing camp expands to Silver Lake

Summer creative writing camp expands to Silver Lake

Writopia Lab, a nonprofit organization that offers creative writing workshops after school, over breaks and throughout the summer to kids between the ages of 6-18, is expanding to Silver Lake with summer workshops. “In these camps, published authors and produced playwrights will work with students to develop, write, and showcase their own short stories, poetry, […]

New library set to open… with no books

New library set to open… with no books

St. Louis University’s Madrid Campus library offers books and electronic journals.; Credit: Saint Louis University/Flickr Say goodbye to the printed page and hello to a new library with no books. An all-digital “bookless” library is set to open this fall in Texas’ Bexar County. The library will look more like an Apple store and give […]

Meander with John O’Brien

Meander with John O’Brien

John O’Brien likes to meander. And so he does. The title of Los Angeles-based artist John O’Brien’s exhibition references a literal meandering up and around the Arroyo Seco Parkway, which the artist recounts through this installation, as well as the process of “meandering” at the core of O’Brien’s practice. Juxtaposing large-scale cartographic images of the […]

Conscientious Projector: Go Public

Conscientious Projector: Go Public

The Conscientious Projector film series will be screening the feature documentary GO PUBLIC: A Day in the Life of an American School District this Thursday, June 13th at the Armory Center for the Arts. A year ago, Dawn and James O’Keeffe saw there months of planning materialized with 50 small film crews followed public school […]

Gal Friday on Holly & Vertical’s Sunday Supper

Gal Friday on Holly & Vertical’s Sunday Supper

We know this Sunday is Father’s Day, but let’s not leave the gals out completely… June 14th, 6-9 p.m., is the 2nd Gal Friday event on Holly Street in Old Pasadena, between Fair Oaks and Raymond Avenues. All participating vendors will be offering promotions, discounts, tunes and treats. There will also be raffle drawings with […]

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