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Interpreting the Storied Past of the LA River Through Dance

LA’s Project 51 co-founder Barron Bixler writes of the LA River that it is “the perfect grey trapezoid of concrete channel that’s become sort of iconic but mostly symbolizes a long string of mistakes that, finally, LA is beginning to undo.” In essence, this ambivalence about the river is the impetus for...

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The Interrogator: Egg Shop’s Sarah Schneider and Demetri Makoulis

Breakfast. It’s one of those things that sounds good all of the time, reluctantly traded in for lunch and dinner fare strictly out of rote obligation. It is an adherence to gastronomic guidelines that most people gamely pass up the moment the opportunity is presented to them via 27/7...

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The History of Comedy with Tenacious D and Festival Supreme

Gone are the days of comic geniuses performing solely in front of that cold brick wall in the basement for a limited, in-the-know audience. From Los Angeles’ FYF Fest to Washington’s Sasquatch Festival, alt-comics decorate the bottom billing of almost every music festival’s lineup. But comedic performers are often...

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Cat Solen is the Queen of Quirk

Cat Solen was still a student at the Art Institute of Chicago in 2002 when MTV was playing her first music video, “Bowl of Oranges” for indie favorite Bright Eyes. Such early success, unlike other stories of many who burn too fast and too bright, was not a stroke...

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SIXTY Listens: BRONCHO

A four-piece post-punk-meets-garage-rock band out of Oklahoma, BRONCHO (pronounced “BRON-CHO,” despite what your dictionary might tell you) has been floating near the radar for the last few years, after slogging it out locally in their hometown eventually earned them an appearance on NPR’s World Café back in 2012. Two years...

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The Best of the BBQ (LA’s Tastiest Acronym)

LA’s food reputation has never really gotten over its Annie Hall treatment. Outsiders presume that living here is all about getting super skinny and eating sprouts atop everything, sipping your green juice along the Venice boardwalk and asking your waitress about the macrobiotic special of the day. The truth...

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SIXTY Listens: Josef Salavat “Open Season”

Josef Salavat is so very close to becoming a very big thing. Having delivered solid tracks for the last year, the Australian-born, London-based singer has a team of press people working behind him who already handle Adele, Björk, Beyoncé, and Lana Del Rey. With support like that, it’s only...

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LA Puts the ‘Pop’ in Pop-Ups

Pop-ups have long been a way for chefs to experiment with food and feed their fans without having to jump through the financial hoops of actually opening and operating a restaurant. Here in LA, we’re pretty familiar. Ludo Lefebvre blew minds all over town with ten iterations of LudoBites,...

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Christopher Williams at the MoMA

Now through November 2nd, the Museum of Modern Art is hosting a retrospective of Christopher Williams’ 35-year career in an exhibition titled “The Production Line of Happiness.” Williams, who got his start back in the ’70s as a student of the California Institute of the Arts alongside fellow conceptual...

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Saying Goodbye to Summer with Misun

LA-based Misun has been hammering out poppy nostalgic tracks since their debut LP “The Sea” back in 2012. With twangy guitars and raspy vocals, Misun combines ‘60s rock and roll with a breezy, soulful sound that simultaneously shares in your heartache while it yanks you right out of the gutter...

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