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Arts, Public Spectacle L.A. Skateboard Company Reinvents the Wheel. Literally.

L.A. Skateboard Company Reinvents the Wheel. Literally.

Like most parking lots, the one outside downtown's Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator is flat and fairly vast — a skateboarder's dream of a canvas. David Patrick, 48, looks at ease as he glides along the smooth concrete, drifting his longboard in a gentle left and right zag. "I just love...…
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Restaurants, Squid Ink Top 5 Venice Beach Snack Shacks

Top 5 Venice Beach Snack Shacks

Leading up to this year's Best of L.A. issue (due out Oct. 3), we'll be bringing you periodic lists of some of the best things we've found to eat and drink around town. Ice cream sandwiches and bowls of tsukemen, fish tacos and dan dan mien, cups of boba and...…
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Calendar, Archive The Funny City

The Funny City

Imagine, for a second, if every one of your high school classmates turned out to be a comedian. Just spend a few minutes reveling in the hilarity that undoubtedly would ensue at your reunions. Oh, what wouldn't you give to be a fly on the wall at that comedy-laden soirée?...…
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Arts, Public Spectacle <i>Downton Abbey</i> Has Made Upstairs-Downstairs Tours a Trend -- Including One at Pasadena's Gamble House

Downton Abbey Has Made Upstairs-Downstairs Tours a Trend -- Including One at Pasadena's Gamble House

Pasadena's wooden wonder, the Gamble House, is a clever abode. Instead of closing its doors this summer for a necessary flooring restoration, the National Historic Landmark has found a way to keep its tours running, while simultaneously staying hip to a growing trend. Though many of the house's most popular...…
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Calendar, Archive You Should Be Dancing (Yeah!)

You Should Be Dancing (Yeah!)

Do you have an urge to boogie that you just can't satiate? Feel like it's been too long since you've felt the funk? As part of the Music Center's summer Dance Downtown series, you can learn some gnarly new disco moves that will help you unleash that suppressed dancing queen...…
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Calendar, Archive Camp Classics

Camp Classics

If either summer camp or comic books were part of your past, and an affinity for comedy and live music is part of your present, then Captured Aural Phantasy Theater has a treat that will tickle the nostalgic part of your funny bone. Fresh from performing at Comic-Con, this theater...…
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Music, West Coast Sound Is the Sunset Strip Music Festival Struggling?

Is the Sunset Strip Music Festival Struggling?

Now in its sixth year, the Sunset Strip Music Festival attracts sweaty denizens to Sunset Boulevard every summer, many dressed in leather pants and other hair metal-era duds. The entertainments include food trucks, booze and a long list of bands, who play on outdoor stages and at the indoor venues...…
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Restaurants, Squid Ink L.A.'s Idea of Spanish Food vs. What Spaniards Really Eat

L.A.'s Idea of Spanish Food vs. What Spaniards Really Eat

In this rendition of LA Weekly's Venn Food Diagram, we are investigating the increasingly popular Mediterranean Spanish cuisine to compare what Angelinos think make up a Spaniard's diet versus what our flamenco-dancing friends actually eat...…
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Calendar, Archive Step Right Up

Step Right Up

Performing talent from all over the globe comes together for almost a full month's span of Cirque-a-Palooza, a circus extravaganza hosted and co-produced by Cirque du Soleil comic-act designer Stefan Haves. Standards have been raised since the phrase "Run away and join the circus" was coined; now genius is now...…
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News, The Informer Westboro Baptist Church Condemns Cory Monteith, and All of Canada

Westboro Baptist Church Condemns Cory Monteith, and All of Canada

When thousands of devastated fans tweeted such goodbyes as #RIPCoryMonteith and #InMemoryOfCoryMonteith after the young Glee star's fatal heroin-and-alcohol OD on Saturday, a new trending hashtag spread among the "Gleek" twitter community: #GleeksAreStrongerThanWBC. The always-unwelcome Westboro Baptist Church has brought a virulent new level of hate to bear on Monteith's...…
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News, The Informer Behind the Masks of Hollywood Boulevard's Famous Characters

Behind the Masks of Hollywood Boulevard's Famous Characters

There are lots of characters in Los Angeles, but not many of them struggle into hot costumes, hover near the Chinese Theater on Hollywood Boulevard in 90-degree heat and charge tourists to take their pictures. You see them hamming it up as you gamely review the Walk of Fame with...…
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Restaurants, Squid Ink 3 Great Venice Beach Boardwalk Restaurants

3 Great Venice Beach Boardwalk Restaurants

Now that June Gloom is over, Venice Beach and all of its loonies are ready to welcome our swimsuit-clad, SPF-30-smothered bodies for long days in the sand and sun. But what happens when lunchtime rolls around and you're craving something slightly more substantial -- and slightly less artery-clogging -- than...…
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Calendar, Archive Freudian Slips

Freudian Slips

Few pieces of scholarship will leave sordid thoughts in your brain quite like Sigmund Freud's theory of the Oedipus complex. Kill Dad, sleep with Mom? No thanks! Yet Freud did just fine with the ladies, leading us to wonder: What kind of woman could possibly have been attracted to such...…
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Calendar, Archive It's Electric

It's Electric

While "family-friendly" and "techno" may seem like water and oil, allow your mind to be blown by just how well the two can combine. L.A.-based arts and culture promoter Green Galactic will be celebrating its 20th year in the biz with a free, family-friendly techno concert at California Plaza. The...…
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Calendar, Archive Tacos Supreme

Tacos Supreme

Americans have a long tradition of celebrating important things. With Mother's Day and Father's Day to celebrate ma and pa, Valentine's Day honoring candy and St. Patrick's Day worshipping beer, it's baffling that we have yet to create an official holiday to pay homage to one of our most beloved...…
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News, The Informer L.A. Man Shames Prop. 8 Donors in New Video Series

L.A. Man Shames Prop. 8 Donors in New Video Series

He's here. He's queer. And he's not above playing pranks to show that he means business. Jeff Girard -- a 32-year-old native of Yuba City, CA, and current Angeleno -- is a social justice activist who's expressing his support for marriage equality by pranking residents of his hometown who donated...…
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Restaurants, Squid Ink Papa Murphy's Pizza Fundraiser Helps Whittier Teenager Succeed

Papa Murphy's Pizza Fundraiser Helps Whittier Teenager Succeed

Anybody who's ever eaten pizza understands the last slice quandary, in which you're left wondering whether you should really, really eat one more slice. Lucky you, 17-year-old Alexandra Ventura is giving you the perfect reason to have another slice, even another whole pizza, with a pizza fundraiser that will not...…
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Calendar, Archive What Did You Do in the War, Soldier?

What Did You Do in the War, Soldier?

With absurd markups on alcohol in restaurants, it seems impossible to get a good buzz when your pockets don't run knee-deep. So what's better than finding a place that sells cheap beer? Finding a place that gives out free beer. That's what you get, and more, at GORUCK's War Stories...…
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Arts, Public Spectacle Barbie Leaves Malibu to Search for New Dreamhouse (Or So Says Mattel)

Barbie Leaves Malibu to Search for New Dreamhouse (Or So Says Mattel)

See also: *Hispanic Barbie 'Can Be President,' Apparently *California Women Designers Behind Barbie, Bikinis and the '84 Olympics Without a change of scenery, life can get a little monotonous -- even for Barbie. After 41 years in her Malibu mansion, what Barbie is apparently craving even more than a new...…
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