Merry Clayton The Mint 1-31-12 Better than...getting stomped at Altamont. Merry Clayton is a soul legend. With over 40 years since her appearance on the Rolling Stones' "Gimme Shelter" Clayton has solidified herself as a top-notch belter, tackling anything and everything in between. Last night bef ... More >>
After 46 arrests for civil disobedience, Occupy L.A. feels its oats
Luigi VenturaDito Montiel and Aqeela Sherrills at Occupy L.A.Woodrow Coleman came all the way from Long Beach to see the Arab Spring bloom in downtown L.A. The African-American septuagenarian with deep-set brown eyes and a woolly white tangle of beard sports a well-worn baseball cap that sug ... More >>
Last weekend, along with thousands of other cyclists, I clambered off my bicycle at the intersection of 1st and Main, and joined the crowds surging through the Occupy Los Angeles campsite in a public park off City Hall. Occupy L.A. was just one stop on the CicLAvia route, so demonstrators, perhaps ... More >>
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