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Venice Mardi Gras Parade founder Jessica Long (second  from left) and a merry band of misfits take over the boardwalk again on Saturday
Photo by Edizen Stowell / venicepaparazzi.com

Party Your Way to a Cosmic Future

The 15th annual Venice Mardi Gras Parade draws inspiration from local history, New Orleans and David Bowie By Samuel Huntington and Joe Piasecki Venice Mardi Gras Parade founder Jessica Long (second from left) and a merry band...


Poet-activist Jerry Quickley gives voice to the voiceless
Photo by Hal Banfield

Art that Saves Lives

Poet-activist Jerry Quickley gives voice to the voicelessPhoto by Hal Banfield “Through the Looking Glass” encourages self-discovery among underrepresented communities By Christina Campodonico The saying goes that you can...


Bryann Bain was wrongfully jailed while studying law at Harvard

On Stage – A roundup of this week in local theater

Bryann Bain was wrongfully jailed while studying law at Harvard The Truth Teller: Lyrics from Lockdown @ The Actor’s Gang Hip-hop theater innovator and spoken word champ Bryonn Bain shares his incredible true story about be...



Painter Kenton Nelson’s works exude “a teasing sexuality”

Art Goes to the Beach

Kenton Nelson makes a 1930s-inspired “Splash” in Santa Monica Painter Kenton Nelson’s works exude “a teasing sexuality” Imagine the beaches of Southern California in the 1930s. In painter Kenton Nelson’s hands, fl...


US Chess Federation tournament player Ben Eubanks teaches the game to kids in Playa Vista. SEE WEDNESDAY

Westside Calendar

Thursday, Feb. 4 West L.A. Democrat’s Annual Meeting, 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. The WestLA Democrats Club hosts its 2016 club officer elections and a visit from Congressman Ted Lieu, (District 33), at St. Bede’s Episcopal Chur...


Chris Pierce (aka Reverend Tall Tree) and his handpicked bluesmen explore the grittier side of their musical roots
Photo by Mathieu Bitton

Holy Rollin’ Blues, Soul and R&B

Chris Pierce (aka Reverend Tall Tree) and his handpicked bluesmen explore the grittier side of their musical rootsPhoto by Mathieu Bitton Reverend Tall Tree & the Blackstrap Brothers testify at Harvelle’s on Friday night...



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Art off the Press

A mecca for designers, gallerists and independent publishers, Art Los Angeles Contemporary also produces a newspaper By Christina Campodonico Art fairs are typically events where the primary objective is to see art and be seen ...


Alice returns to Wonderland, this time as an adult, at the Santa Monica Playhouse

On Stage – A roundup of this week in local theater

Alice returns to Wonderland, this time as an adult, at the Santa Monica Playhouse The White Rabbit: “Alice and the Wonderful Tea Party” @ Santa Monica Playhouse Alice is invited to a surprise tea party in the Wonderland o...


In ‘JOY,’ actress Sope Aluko stands up to cultural expectations and 
her husband to protect her American-born daughter

‘JOY’ and the Immigrant Experience

In ‘JOY,’ actress Sope Aluko stands up to cultural expectations andher husband to protect her American-born daughter LMU student’s short film drawing on his Nigerian-American heritage will air on HBO By Christina Campodo...



Ted Wulfers is hooked on the adrenaline of the 17-minute race to write 
a tune

Ready? Set? Write!

Ted Wulfers is hooked on the adrenaline of the 17-minute race to writea tune Songwriters race the clock to compose and perform new songs at ‘TopTune’ By Bliss Bowen   There’s nothing like some ticking-clock pressure...






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