Posts Tagged ‘ arts & entertainment ’

Deranged Duo Gets Deconstructionist in ‘Brilliant Traces’ at Lounge 2

February 10, 2012
Deranged Duo Gets Deconstructionist in ‘Brilliant Traces’ at Lounge 2

This atmospheric production of Brilliant Traces features extraordinary actors, expressive direction, and gripping dialog reminiscent of a hectic night shift at a psychiatric facility. more › Go here to read the rest: Deranged Duo Gets Deconstructionist in ‘Brilliant Traces’ at Lounge 2

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‘Nightline’ Worries About Teenage Girls’ Crush on the Porn Star Next Door

February 5, 2012
‘Nightline’ Worries About Teenage Girls’ Crush on the Porn Star Next Door

ABC’s “Nightline” did a profile on James Deen , the porn star from Pasadena with a massive female fanbase. The show seems sort of freaked out that underage girls might be stumbling across porn on the internet…and actually enjoying it. more › The rest is here: ‘Nightline’ Worries About Teenage Girls’ Crush on the Porn Star Next Door

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British Tourists Denied U.S. Entry After Twitter Comments

January 31, 2012

Two British tourists were detained and barred from entering the U.S. last Wednesday by officials at the Los Angeles International Airport after lightheartedly sharing on Twitter their intent to “destroy… Original post: British Tourists Denied U.S. Entry After Twitter Comments

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Occupiers Attempt Citizen’s Arrest of San Diego’s Mayor

January 31, 2012
Occupiers Attempt Citizen’s Arrest of San Diego’s Mayor

Members of Occupy San Diego tried to make a citizen’s arrest of their mayor, Jerry Sanders, but, alas, they were not successful. more › See the original post: Occupiers Attempt Citizen’s Arrest of San Diego’s Mayor

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Video: Buff Monster Takes Over Standard Downtown’s 6th Street Mural

January 31, 2012
Video: Buff Monster Takes Over Standard Downtown’s 6th Street Mural

Street artist Buff Monster — whose website tagline is “art of super happy pink” — recently took over the 6th Street wall of the Standard Downtown, reports the Huffington Post . The mural he painted on the hotel’s south side features plenty of his trademark color, as well as creatures that look like desserts wandering about in a desert. more › Read the original post: Video: Buff Monster Takes Over Standard Downtown’s 6th Street Mural

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Gallery: Chinatown Ring in the Year of the Dragon

January 30, 2012
Gallery: Chinatown Ring in the Year of the Dragon

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‘Ask a Mortician’ and She’ll Tell You About Space Burials, Where the Famous Go to Die and How to Bake Your Remains into Chocolate Cake

January 29, 2012
‘Ask a Mortician’ and She’ll Tell You About Space Burials, Where the Famous Go to Die and How to Bake Your Remains into Chocolate Cake

Caitlin Doughty believes her fascination with death started when she was a little girl and she witnessed a girl fatally fall from the balcony of a local mall. She went on to get a degree in mortuary science and start a delightful (no, really!) web series about death. more › Read more: ‘Ask a Mortician’ and She’ll Tell You About Space Burials, Where the Famous Go to Die and How to Bake Your Remains into Chocolate Cake

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Pat Sajak Exaggerated ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Drinking Claims

January 27, 2012
Pat Sajak Exaggerated ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Drinking Claims

For those of you still cackling over the fact that Pat Sajak and Vanna White were wasted while hosting “Wheel of Fortune,” we have some disappointing news: Sajak says he exaggerated a little bit. more › Continue reading here: Pat Sajak Exaggerated ‘Wheel of Fortune’ Drinking Claims

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Calendar : Jonathan Gold’s Gold Standard Returns March 4

January 19, 2012
Calendar : Jonathan Gold’s Gold Standard Returns March 4

LA Weekly ‘s resident restaurant critic Jonathan Gold is ready to announce the lineup for his 4th installment of the Gold Standard on March 4 , a culinary tasting event in which 40 Gold-approved restaurants set up shop to serve YOU. That is, if you decide to drop $75 on a ticket or $95 for VIP early entrance and a swag bag (a portion of the proceeds benefit Heal the Bay). Gold Standard 2012 takes place on March 4 from 1-5PM at the Petersen Automotive Museum and tix go on sale January 26. In typical Gold style, a mix of both high and low cuisines will be on offer, so far here’s who is serving: Animal, A-Frame, Baco Mercat, Chego, Chichen Itza, Drago Centro, Guelaguetza, Jitlada, La Casita Mexicana, LaOn, Little Dom’s, Meals by Genet, Mo-Chica, Mozza, Palate Food + Wine, Street, Mezze, Nickel Diner, Lukshon, MB Post, Night + Market, Playa, Providence, Ramen Jinya, Salt’s Cure, Sotto, Spice Table, Starry Kitchen and Short Order , plus more. A strong showing, indeed. As for booze, a release says, “The Wine House will be representing over 30 top-shelf wineries, all pouring their favorite vintages” but no specifics on vineyards. What happened last year? [EaterWire] See the rest here: Calendar : Jonathan Gold’s Gold Standard Returns March 4

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Pencil This In: Affordable and Contemporary Art Fairs, Chinese American Architects in LA 1945-1980 and Harlan Ellison

January 19, 2012
Pencil This In: Affordable and Contemporary Art Fairs, Chinese American Architects in LA 1945-1980 and Harlan Ellison

There’s art, art and more art going on in LA tonight at LA Live, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica and at the Chinese American Museum. We also found Harlan Ellison talking about his writing career and an evening with MinshareLA. Read on for all the details. more › Read this article: Pencil This In: Affordable and Contemporary Art Fairs, Chinese American Architects in LA 1945-1980 and Harlan Ellison

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