2010 was the first time I was truly blown away by an album: Kanye West’s My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Since then, I have searched for that same feeling of being truly engulfed by an album—only Frank Ocean’s 2012 release of Channel ORANGE has come close. That was until Saturday, [...]
Dentist and amateur historian Donald Seligman’s Los Feliz and the Silent Film Era: the Heart of Los Angeles Cinema 1908 to 1930, offers an intriguing must-read for not only film buffs but anyone interested in the people and events that shaped our local history. The book illuminates Los Feliz’s connection to [...]
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The prolific 20th century German writer Bertolt Brecht used wit and observational skills to write incisive commentaries on the human condition during one of history’s darkest times when many were silent about the atrocities occurring in Hitler’s Germany. “Brecht on Brecht,” currently on stage at the Atwater Playhouse on Atwater Village’s [...]
Summer in Los Angeles comes with an incredible perk: a season of musical performances at the Hollywood Bowl. If there’s someone reading this that’s never been, make it an imperative to attend at least one show this summer. A night at the Hollywood Bowl is like no other—despite its size, [...]