Love is the Air

Love is the Air

On Saturday, October 24 2020, the Los Angeles Center of Photography (LACP) will host its 5th annual Fundraising Gala. The event will take place in an exciting and immersive online environment hosted by award-winning actress Lisa Edelstein. LACP will honor Douglas...

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Song Exploder: Short Series, Great Concept

Song Exploder: Short Series, Great Concept

Song Exploder is a podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made. Each episode is produced and edited by host and creator Hrishikesh Hirway in Los Angeles. Using the isolated, individual tracks from a...

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Catalina Film Festival 2020

Catalina Film Festival 2020

        Don't miss out! Happening now! The Catalina Film Festival is the only competitive film festival in the world to have an Award sanctioned by the King of Horror - WES CRAVEN.    So Cal Locals are invited to join CFF for the world's first-ever CARPOOL...

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2020’S TOP FIVE SUMMER MUSIC SIZZLERS

2020’S TOP FIVE SUMMER MUSIC SIZZLERS

While we were on lockdown learning the latest Tik Tok dance craze challenge, pulling our hair out in our “solitary confinements”, or spending much needed time with our families, the following artists cooked up hit after hit. I did my ingenious best, sniffing out the...

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Everything is Not Okay

Everything is Not Okay

The West Coast is basically on fire spurred by a nearly 20-year mega-drought. The damage and loss is enormous. The air quality is horrendous. People are reaching breaking point. People are desperate for solutions. But it is not just the west coast of America that is...

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Restaurant Review: Yamashiro in Hollywood

Restaurant Review: Yamashiro in Hollywood

Living in Southern California, it's easy to lose sight of the thing called Hollywood—for those in the know, it's not a place, its a street, not a pretty street either. Film studios are in fact, spread out across the area, only one in actual Hollywood—”and yet, the...

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TIPS for Better HOME Recordings

TIPS for Better HOME Recordings

Tips for Better Home Recordings Picking up a new hobby can be quite a fruitful endeavor. Recently more and more people have acquired an interest in playing and making music. An article published on www.newyorktimes.com lists instruments sales as one of the major...

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Niki Smart: A Woman of Many Voices

Niki Smart: A Woman of Many Voices

Not many book launches begin with the author singing one of their own compositions, but that's how the Helter Shelter book launch kicked off last weekend. Author, songwriter, (and our very own managing editor here at SoCal Magazine), Niki Smart and friends delivered...

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Lost Angeles: The Photography of  Paul Jasmin

Lost Angeles: The Photography of Paul Jasmin

It is with great pleasure that the Fahey/Klein Gallery announces the new exhibition dates for Paul Jasmin: Lost Angeles, a selection of works celebrating Jasmin’s long career and the gallery’s first exhibition by the legendary Los Angeles photographer. Paul Jasmin’s...

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Fight for Our Future

Fight for Our Future

With Death Valley hitting the highest temperature recorded on earth this week at 130 degrees, plus fire tornados in Northern Cal and extreme heat warnings all over, 'The Troublemaker' couldn't be more important and more timely. We are in a serious Climate Crisis -- so...

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