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Los Angeles 3rd Annual Taco Festival

Los Angeles 3rd Annual Taco Festival

In the land of forkless food, the one-handed taco is king. Especially in Los Angeles. This Saturday,  exercise hand-to-mouth coordination  and access your innermost Angeleno at the one-day-only Los Angeles 3rd Annual Taco Fest where you pay for the food, not the sunshine. That’s right; it’s the rare L.A. food fest without an entry fee. Spend all [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Sexy Aliens, Sake Slam, Brazilian Beats, Cry for Johnny

The Weekend Go Go: Sexy Aliens, Sake Slam, Brazilian Beats, Cry for Johnny

How to “weekend” in August in L.A. First, end a boring week with something wild. Then, drink some sake and stay outside as much you can. Play.  Dance. Commune with the dead. Yeah, you know how to party. Green and Man-Hungry Moth Sluts. Those two words — and the accompanying mental image of sinister, sexually [...]

The Weekend Go Go: A Happening, A Tunnel of Love, Sexy Words, Flapjacks, Everything is Fun!

The Weekend Go Go: A Happening, A Tunnel of Love, Sexy Words, Flapjacks, Everything is Fun!

There are stories told with words.  Stories that are sung.  Stories on the big screen. Also, pancakes. All in all, it’s a pretty tasty weekend. Folk Music, Killer House Folk music venues aren’t what they used to be. Mention the genre and most people think of poorly lit coffee houses reeking of cigarettes and oh-the-humanity. [...]

The Weekend Go Go: L.A. Songs, L.A. Outdoor Sex, L.A. Googie

The Weekend Go Go: L.A. Songs, L.A. Outdoor Sex, L.A. Googie

Ms. Go Go is an unabashed L.A. booster. Starting Friday, so is the weekend. Songs to La La By The Los Angeles Public Library has books, of course.  Also maps, posters, photographs, fruit labels, and lots and lots of sheet music from L.A.’s early days. Think forgotten classics like: “San Fernando Valley”.  ”Hollywood Square Dance”. [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Drink for the L.A. River, Visit Cuba (Kinda), See Past Future L.A., Make a Soda

The Weekend Go Go: Drink for the L.A. River, Visit Cuba (Kinda), See Past Future L.A., Make a Soda

It’s the end of July, which is kind of like the Hump Day of Summer. Drink to celebrate.  Drink to stay cool. Drink to remember or forget. So many opportunities for all of the above. Ahoy Drinkers If there was ever a time to support the revitalization of the Los Angeles River, that time is now.  How [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Wonderwall, So Much Cirque, Chinatown is 75, You are the Art, Underwater Sound

The Weekend Go Go: Wonderwall, So Much Cirque, Chinatown is 75, You are the Art, Underwater Sound

This weekend, California will actually be cooler than the rest of the country. Frolic accordingly. How the Mods Had Fun Cinefamily is famous for themed series including The Midnight Mafia and Friday Night Frights. The  heavy hitters parade gets lightened up this Friday, July 19 with the debut of the series Dress Up. Speaking of which, [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Circus of the Mind, Can Can for a Revolution, Eat Here Now

The Weekend Go Go: Circus of the Mind, Can Can for a Revolution, Eat Here Now

We’re barely into July and already the fun is fast and furious. Buckle up, Go Go’ers.  It’s going to  be a bumpin’ July…. Derby Dolls, Hula Hoops, and Rocket Scientists There are events…and then there are “How the hell did I miss this?” extravaganzas.  For sheer entertainment saturation, file Twenty Wonder  under “must attend”… …or face [...]

Go Go Here: Downtown Film, Music for Oklahoma, Free UnCabaret

Go Go Here: Downtown Film, Music for Oklahoma, Free UnCabaret

Your stars and stripes buns were a hit at the grill. Your spontaneous rendition of Born in the USA inspired a flash mob at the fro-yo stand. And everyone was jealous of your rocket’s red glare. Read on to be the hero of your own summer. How to Be Cool and Beat the Heat There’s a reason [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Furry Summer Comedy, Shipwrecked Art, American Music

The Weekend Go Go: Furry Summer Comedy, Shipwrecked Art, American Music

Go Go’ers, the fireworks and BBQs will soon be over and there’s still a whole, long weekend to fill. Let’s get to it, shall we? Because there’s more to summer than pool noodles and radioactive nachos. Tails of Summer Still haven’t figured out this year’s exotic vacay? For inspiration and cautionary tales, check out Cat Video where [...]

The Go Go: Last Comedy of Downtown, Whisky of Kentucky, Fireworks of the 4th

The Go Go: Last Comedy of Downtown, Whisky of Kentucky, Fireworks of the 4th

You’ve unloaded the truck of craft beer, stocked the sangria-for-hundreds, and cleared the local liquor store shelves of  margi/martini/mint julep mixings. Also, depleted Tijuana’s supply of ch-ch-ch-cherry bombs. Your schedule is clear to start the party early. It’s all about celebrating your freedom, people. Funny Ha-Ha…but Sad Go Go’ers, there are heroes.  And then there are heroes. [...]