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The Quarantine Diaries

The Quarantine Diaries

We asked for submissions for an ongoing story called, "The Quarantine Diaries"; a quick look at where people are at and what they're doing. For our first outing we visited upon our Arts Editor and our Fishing/Wildlife Editor Katie Nartonis and Phil Miller. These days...

Dating on Lockdown Just Got Easier, Thanks to GOATdate

Dating on Lockdown Just Got Easier, Thanks to GOATdate

Life on lockdown has presented an astonishing number of inconveniences for many of us, but who knew that dating would be possible in the age of social distancing?   A new to market video-first dating app, GOATdate, aims to simultaneously modernize and humanize the...

A Night In With FEAST: A Virtual Cook-Along for Good

A Night In With FEAST: A Virtual Cook-Along for Good

Join FEAST on May 2 for “A Night in with FEAST,” with Chefs and Friends to Raise Funds Providing Meals, Food Education, and Nutrition Programs Virtual Cook-along with Recipes and Live Demos by Julia Sherman, Aliya LeeKong, Behzad Jamshidi, Dakota Weiss, Keri Glassman...

L.A.’s Best Spots for Valentine’s Day in 2020

L.A.’s Best Spots for Valentine’s Day in 2020

Contributions: Anthony C. Stafford Once again, it's that lovely time of year when couples splurge and go out of their way to profess their deepest feelings for one another. While some individuals may have started planning for Valentine's Day as early as last year,...

Journey Up the Nile River

Journey Up the Nile River

TRAVEL & LIFESTYLE July 2019 There are many kinds of vacations—the relaxing, island vacation, the adventuruous trip up the mountains of Peru, the majestic splendor of old churches throughout Europe, and then there is the Middle East. A term coined in 1850s by a...

Mark Your Calendar: Stanley Kubrick

Mark Your Calendar: Stanley Kubrick

  For those who know him as a filmmaker, Stanley Kubrick’s early career as a photojournalist is a revelation. In 1945, the future director of such classic works as 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and A Clockwork Orange (1971) was just a teenager—but one with an uncanny...

Second Home comes to Hollywood

Second Home comes to Hollywood

The area of East Hollywood where the current Target is being built, very slowly, has a new neighbor. At night, driving by St. Andrews Place, one imagines a new mid-century modern hotel has moved in, what with the amber lighting and modern hanging lamps, its look like...

NEW TO SOCAL MAG! L.A. DEE DA 2.0!

NEW TO SOCAL MAG! L.A. DEE DA 2.0!

THIS WEEK: DANCES WITH FILMS FESTIVAL, WONDERWORLD LA DANCES WITH FILMS The opening night green-carpet event for the Dancing With Films indie film festival took place in the gorgeous and historic lobby of the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, directly across from the TCL...

Punk Rock Karaoke

Punk Rock Karaoke

Lots of things have changed, of course, since the L.A. Weekly’s Thursday issue was what you rushed to get a hard copy of in order to gauge your spot in the Hollywood hierarchy and with which to strategically plan every move in your upcoming...

At the Skirball

At the Skirball

Los Angeles fashion designer Rudi Gernreich (1922–1985) introduced the “monokini,” the thong, unisex caftans, pantsuits for women, and enough inventive clothing to earn him a worldwide reputation. Yet Gernreich was far more than one of the most prominent...

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