• Cauzin’ Vapors . . . Legalize It Tour

    A So Cal summer wouldn’t be the same without a tour from our native San Diego sons, Slightly Stoopid. The reggae-surf-punkers bring their Cauzin’ Vapors . . . Legalize It Tour to the OC this

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  • 10th Annual Red Carpet Reggae Affair

    Machel Mclean’s Mizlove Promotions brings the funk and Caribbean beats to L.A. again with his annual Red Carpet Reggae Affair at the Orion Ballroom. Mclean pulls out all the stops on this

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  • Entertainment Reviews

    Documentary Review When You’re Strange:  A Film About The Doors Writer/Director:  Tom DiCillo Producers:  Dick Wolf, John Beug, Jeff Jampol, Peter Jankowski. Starring:  Jim Morrison, Ray

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  • Liner Notes

    By Hans Fink BOOTSY COLLINS, who pretty much invented the funk bass style and methodology as bassist for JAMES BROWN and PARLIAMENT/FUNKADELIC, has founded the Funk University. The Funk University,

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  • L.A. Pride Festival and Parade

    Pride festivals and parades are held every year around the world to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender culture. L.A. Pride, held this year on June 12-13 in West Hollywood, is one of the

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  • Ink Meets Iron on the Pacific

    Looking for a place to check out vintage hot rods and Kustoms, enjoy live music, dress up in ‘50s-style burlesque fashion that would have gotten you arrested in the ‘50s, get married and get an

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  • The Real Cost of Prisons Comix

    The Real Cost of Prisons Project (RCPP) director Lois Ahrens created the organization in 2000 to shine a spotlight on the more than 2 million people currently incarcerated in the U.S. Ahrens and her

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  • Bros, Buffoons and Bud

    It was probably shocking to most cinephiles that Kathryn Bigelow became the first gal to grab a director’s Oscar this year—her claim to fame up until The Hurt Locker was 1991’s schmaltzy Point

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