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Absinthe, Opium, and Magic

Published on 2010-05-03 | by Trisha

The winners of the LA Times Critic's Choice and LA Weekly Go! are back in Venice at the Ivy Substation, presenting the famed Absinthe, Opium, and Magic show, designed to titillate and seduce even the most stoic of theater-goers. Be drawn into the Grand Guignolers world and experience the decadence that is 1920s Shanghai. If you're looking for an ev...

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Cinco de Mayo Festival at Nokia Plaza

Published on 2010-05-03 | by Trisha

The Conga Room presents Cinco De Mayo Festival at the Nokia Plaza, celebrating Cinco De Mayo in the most Los Angeles way possible - with Sheila E and the E Family! Also performing is the Poncho Sanchez Orchestra and Mariachi Guadalajara. There's a lot of ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo in Los Angeles, but this is one party you don’t want to m...

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Electric Daisy Carnival

Published on 2010-04-23 | by Trisha

Do you miss the days of old-school raves where pants were eighteen sizes too big, and everyone danced in an acid-trip Technicolor wonder world? It's time to break out the ridiculously oversized, undersized, and over-dyed clothes again for the Electric Daisy Carnival June 25 and 26 at the LA Memorial Coliseum. Tickets on sale April 20!The Electric D...

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Eat. Drink. Be an Angel.

Published on 2010-04-23 | by Trisha

When the economy gets bad, going out is one of the first things to get cut, but usually people still find the funds to treat themselves to a nice night on the town every once in a while. On April 29, combine this little gift to yourself with charity and help out those in need through Project Angel Food's restaurant bill donation night. This is your...

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City Race: The Ride

Published on 2010-04-23 | by Trisha

City Race is presenting a bike-centered Westside race for the most recent race, so grab your bike and head for the sands in this two-wheeled urban adventure. From the wide sands of Santa Monica to the far-out funkiness of Venice and the seaside charm of Marina del Rey, you and your team will exercise your brains and bodies as you solve cryptic puzz...

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Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Published on 2010-04-23 | by Trisha

The LA Times 2010 Festival of Books is hosting their weekend book and book-lovers matchmaking fair this weekend at UCLA. Reconnect with that old media you forgot about ever since the dawn of your Facebook account! Your books miss you, and somewhere, deep down in your technologically-hardened heart, you miss them. Get down to the Festival of Books a...

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Soup Kitchen Rocks 9

Published on 2010-04-23 | by Trisha

Soup Kitchen Rocks, the collective of misfits who put on some of the best underground shows in all of LA is doing it again this Sunday at the Talking Stick in Venice, and they're throwing it down chick-style with a mainly girl line-up. This kitty's got claws! Fierce ladies will unleash their banshee roar through the amps, and delight your eyeballs ...

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Create: Fixate presents Vitalize

Published on 2010-04-23 | by Trisha

Create:Fixate is holding their April arts spectacular on April 24 from 7pm - 2am, with a Gallery Preview from 4 - 7pm. Featured is an optical lounge to please your eyeballs with art, photography, sculpture, multimedia, installation, and live painting, all set to pumping beats and psychedelic sounds to transport you far away to your dream world, whi...

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force - LIVE

Published on 2010-04-19 | by Trisha

Does anyone remember the Aqua Teen movie? Most don't - they were all drunk and/or high while watching it at midnight in theaters (thus making the first fifteen minutes REALLY funny). An interesting thing happened in the theaters – it became extremely evident that the average Aqua Teen fan's attention span was about fifteen minutes, the durati...

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8th Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational

Published on 2010-04-19 | by Trisha

Bread. Butter. Cheese. Epic Win. You and your home grillin' skills are up against professional chefs. The judges will deem the cheesiest of cheese and the winner lives in cheese-related infamy for all time. What could be better? Nothing. Nothing at all. This year's 8th Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational has grown leaps and bounds from its orgins. T...

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