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As if downtown could take one more hipster, the Ace Hotel chain is opening a venue on Broadway.
Post-hangover, you might retain some memory of the Ace Palm Springs bar from your last trip to Coachella:
Yeah, that place.
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The Coachella 2012 full lineup was just announced. Go crazy!
Headliners include The Black Keys on Friday, April 13th and 20th; Radiohead on Saturday, April 14th and 21st; and Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, Sunday April 15th and 22nd.
Full lineup below.
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Fucked Up's Father Damian and his mangina: Soon appearing at a nice hipster motel near you?
We are getting word that Fucked Up will be playing at the Ace Hotel on April 15th, trying to bring in the hardcore to compete with this year's poppier Coachella slate.
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Have dinner with Flying Lotus at Dublab's exclusive fall fundraiser!Contributing to a worthy cause should be its own reward, but let's face it -- for the majority of would-be good Samaritans, a little karmic credit and the resulting tax write-off just aren't enough.
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