LA Concert Calendar: July 25 - July 31

LA Concert Calendar: July 25 – July 31

Recommended Show of the Week: Street Scene. Picking a San Diego show kills me but the lineup’s just too damn strong. And the economics are there: with a two-day pass going for $85 you’ll wind up paying about ten cents a song. Don’t let me hear you whining about the drive or having to take off work either.

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Of Clown Crotches And Towers

Of Clown Crotches And Towers

Many people have polarizing views of the infamous ballerina clown at the corner of Main and Rose in Venice. But have they ever really taken the time to stand right on the bullseye and peep under the hood?

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Dance!...Bible Storyland!*

Dance!…Bible Storyland!*

Must-read coverage from the Daily Bulletin on best laid plans to build a $15 million, 220-acre bible-themed amusement park in Rancho Cucamonga in the 60’s. The Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz was a key backer although I could have sworn the Scarecrow was the one without a brain.

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Photo Op: DVD Hawker

Photo Op: DVD Hawker

This week’s choice pixel grouping courtesy an adult dvd retailer on broadway near 8th in the historic core. What bothers and excites us the most about this photo…is it the cultural insensitivity and shopkeeper’s gall to actually use one of those archaic(and taboo cigar box indians in the first place?

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Laker Girls Tryouts: Secrets to Success

Laker Girls Tryouts: Secrets to Success

Laker Girls tryouts are this Saturday. Aside from the posted requirements, Paula Abdul wannabes should probably take into account the demographic mix towards which the Laker Girls appear to strive.

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