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Best Sexy Storytelling Show

Bawdy Storytelling

Feeling the need to overshare? Dixie De La Tour has just the thing for you: Bawdy Storytelling, a hypersexual riff on more traditional storytelling shows like the Moth. It has been going on in San Francisco for about five years and still holds regular shows up north but extended here...
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Scott Sternberg and Kevin West on the Space of L.A., Nostalgia and Transformation

4 years ago by Kevin O'Keeffe
In the courtyard of UCLA's Hammer Museum, patrons are gathered during a dwindling happy hour. They're waiting to be seated in the Billy Wilder Theater for that night's Hammer Conversations event -- a talk between Band of Outsiders designer Scott Sternberg and writer/"canning evangelist" Kevin West. Sternberg and West's talk...
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Best Gay-Themed Daytime Party

SummerTramp

SummerTramp is self-described as "a magical Brigadoon of decadence and delight" and a "pansexual DTLA waterpark extravaganza" that requires its attendees to "get fucking skinny." And one trip to this summer day party proves all that to be so, so true. This isn't that classic water park from The Way,...
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Fair Game

4 years ago by Kevin O'Keeffe
Ready to "unleash your inner fair"? That's the slogan for this year's L.A. County Fair, and though it's not immediately clear what an "inner fair" is, we suspect it involves some combination of silly music, Ferris wheels and funnel cakes. For kids, there are the usual hits: a carnival, a...
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How Do You Translate Menopause The Musical Into Spanish?

4 years ago by Kevin O'Keeffe
When playwright Jeanie Linders interviewed translator Vivis Colombetti for the job of translating her 2001 show Menopause The Musical into Spanish, Colombetti couldn't get the scribe to laugh. Linders was "very no-nonsense," Colombetti explains. As the interview wound down, Linders asked why Colombetti should be hired to translate Menopause into...
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Have a Grand Birthday

4 years ago by Kevin O'Keeffe
Even L.A. landmarks deserve a great first birthday -- and Grand Park is no exception. The downtown venue is turning a year old in style, with a One-Year Anniversary Celebration Picnic that's free to the masses. With live blues featured for the park's annual Daniel Pearl World Music Days concert,...
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Get Your Yacht On

4 years ago by Kevin O'Keeffe
If you previously thought of Yelp solely as a vehicle for posting harsh reviews of that awful sushi place you just went to, you're missing out on a much better use for the site: party planner! In Marina del Rey this weekend, Yelp is throwing a party on a yacht...
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Sculpted Culture

4 years ago by Kevin O'Keeffe
As the Music Center kicks off its new season, World City, so launches the first program, a sculpture: Exxopolis. This isn't your garden-variety sculpture, of course -- instead of being admired from afar, Exxopolis seeks to be interactive. You experience it by walking through, making for a veritable mazelike experience...
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Six-Man Spike

4 years ago by Kevin O’Keeffe
Get out your bro-tanks, volleyball fans, because the Charlie Saikley 6-Man Volleyball Tournament is on. Held as part of the 52nd International Surf Festival, the 6-Man has been a mainstay in Manhattan Beach for more than three decades, and often includes teams drinking and dressing up in ridiculous costumes. Though...
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Fade to Blackout

4 years ago by Kevin O'Keeffe
Blacking out on the weekends usually is a forgettable experience -- by definition. But the Blackout hosted by nonprofit Free L.A. -- a multimedia, one-night-only event -- promises to be anything but. The Blackout is an extension of the organization's mission: to showcase and nurture up-and-coming arts and entertainment talent...

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