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Los Angeles Free Friday

Nov 19, 2010 by Lisa Newton

With an 80% chance of rain on Saturday and a 70% chance on Sunday, this might be the weekend you’ll have to stay more on the inside and less on the outside.

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Hershey Felder plays Leonard Bernstein at the Geffen

Nov 18, 2010 by Lisa Newton

On November 12th, I was privileged to watch one composer portray another. Currently playing at the Geffen Playhouse is Hershey Felder in Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein, a contemporary look at the personal and [...]

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La Quinta Resort & Spa – a Welcoming Oasis in the Desert

Nov 15, 2010 by Lisa Newton

A few weeks ago, I was able to spend some quality time at a well known and famous resort in the Palm Desert region known as La Quinta–which is just south of Palm Springs.
And where [...]

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New LA Football Stadium next to Staples Center Expected for the 50th Superbowl

Nov 14, 2010 by Tom Jones

Casey Wasserman and Tim Leiweke are investigating the possibility of building a stadium behind Staples Center, where the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center.
It is suggested as a fitting place to stage large [...]

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Travelin’ Local’s Sing-a-Long Saturday – Beck – Loser

Nov 12, 2010

A bit of a complicated musician, due to his background, performance based stagecraft, and studio mixing, nonetheless, when Beck, first hit the music scene, it was mainly due to word-of-mouth created from his unique live [...]

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Los Angeles Free Friday

Nov 12, 2010

Isn’t it nice to wake up in the morning with a little briskness in the air? I don’t know about you, but I love having a little crispness in the air. Putting on a sweater [...]

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The 6th Annual Los Angeles International Children’s Film Festival

Nov 11, 2010

Los Angeles hosts many film festivals.
Ranging from the Los Angeles Film Festival to the current ongoing American Film Institute (AFI) Film Festival, there are many more to choose from–including the Silver Lake Film Festival, [...]

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Travelin’ Local’s Sing-a-Long Saturday – Sublime – an earthquake Straight out of Long Beach

Nov 06, 2010

Apparently out of nowhere, in 1996, the band Sublime came out with a massive and ferocious hit song “What I Got.”
Although the band was formed years earlier, their impact could not have been more thunderous [...]

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The Killer Inside Me–an Intense Ride into the Abyss of the Criminally Insane

Nov 05, 2010

“Out here you’re a man or a gentleman or you’re nothing at all and god help you if you’re not. Nobody has it coming. That’s why they can’t see it coming. “
Extremely critical situational [...]

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Posh Palm Springs Welcomes You with Open Arms

Nov 03, 2010

About a week ago, I mentioned that I recently went to Palm Springs. After passing by the San Gorgonio Pass Wind Farm, I headed into town. Being my first visit, I was really looking forward [...]

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California State Parks are Hollywood’s New Stars

Nov 02, 2010

We all know that many movies have been made in and around the Los Angeles area. What’s not to love? It’s close by the studios which helps cut costs, and these days, everyone wants to [...]

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Iannis Xenakis’ Persepolis LA is Coming this Saturday

Nov 01, 2010

How do you feel when you hear about a topic but don’t know anything about it? More importantly what do you do about it?
Well, when I read the announcement for the upcoming Iannis Xenakis’ [...]

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Travelin’ Local’s Sing-a-Long Saturday – Tom Petty’s Free Fallin’

Oct 30, 2010

Written and recorded in two days, Free Fallin’ is ranked #177 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers longest charting track, Free Fallin’ debuted [...]

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Los Angeles Free Friday – Halloween Edition

Oct 29, 2010

It’s that time again when you might meet a gorilla at Starbucks, or see a Chilean miner walking the streets of Santa Monica, or even a cowboy in Echo Lake Park.
Halloween–that sainted time–is here again. [...]

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