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  1. Spicy Burgers and Black Bao: The Best of L.A. Food & Drink 2018: WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Weekly

    What makes this burger spicy is harissa, the zesty red chili paste native to North Africa. In this case it's Tunisian, because that's the birthplace of Alain Cohen, chef-owner of Harissa , the place to go for this burger.

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  2. Welcome to GarcettivilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | LA Weekly

    There are two worlds in the United States these days, and they've been existing separately - often side by side and in plain sight of each other - for a long time. You could say that the two worlds are at war with each other, and yet most of the inhabitants of one of these worlds are blissfully - and willfully - unaware of the existence of the other side.

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  3. Seafood Festival on the Pier Is Off the HookRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 11 | LA Weekly

    National Seafood Month kicked off on the Santa Monica Pier on Saturday, Oct. 6, and brought together more than 20 local restaurants for the fourth annual Off the Hook Seafood Festival to benefit Heal the Bay. Participating restaurants included Gladstone's, the Lobster, Chaya Venice and Blue Plate Oysterette.

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  4. Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: A "New" Film From Orson WellesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 11 | LA Weekly

    John C. Reilly will make a special appearance at LACMA following a screening of his newest film, The Sisters Brothers . A gritty Western-comedy directed by the supremely gifted Jacques Audiard, the film also stars Joaquin Phoenix, Jake Gyllenhaal and Riz Ahmed.

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  5. This Year's Taste of Italy Celebrates PugliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | LA Weekly

    The only reminder that remains of L.A.'s once-thriving Little Italy is the restored historic Italian Hall, built in 1908 overlooking Olvera Street and the plaza. To keep that memory alive, the 10th annual Taste of Italy will take place adjacent to the Italian American Museum of Los Angeles there on Saturday, Oct. 13. The food and wine event celebrates Puglia this year, with specialties from the heel of Italy's boot.

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  6. BarsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | LA Weekly

    At the newish Little Tokyo bar The Mermaid, women are fittingly, at the helm of every detail, from the menu to the decor to events. This Wednesday, the bar hosts a girl-powered, pop culture-inspired party for Mean Girls Day, and yes, you can sit with them.

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  7. Coming Up Roses at Diner en BlancRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | LA Weekly

    About 1,500 people dressed in white from head to toe, sporting bows and boas, loaded up on the Expo Line from the west and the east to converge at dusk in the Exposition Park Rose Garden of L.A.'s Natural History Museum for an evening of candlelit picnicking and dancing on Saturday night. Le Dner en Blanc is a chic, secret pop-up picnic, where guests dress in white from head to toe.

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  8. Audit Aims to Uncover the Truth About DMV Employees Sleeping on the JobRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | LA Weekly

    Less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown called for an audit of the Department of Motor Vehicles, a Westside state lawmaker has pledged to "hold their feet to the fire" when the Legislature returns to Sacramento next week. What began as a series of complaints about hours-long wait times has since spread to allegations of DMV employees sleeping on the job and problems with the department's motor voter files, and has the potential to blow up into a full-on scandal.

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  9. Rick Caruso Opens Palisades VillageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | LA Weekly

    Rick Caruso's latest 125,000-square-foot city within a city, Palisades Village , has opened in Pacific Palisades and brings some much-needed dining options to the neighborhood. Unlike the Brentwood billionaire's other developments, like the Grove or Americana at the Brand, this $200 million project covers only 3 acres and is built within a tight-knit neighborhood.

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  10. Pop Goes the Photo Show: A New Art Fair Celebrates 70...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | LA Weekly

    This weekend's Pop Art Photo Show intends to stake out some new territory within the crowded field of art fairs and public-engagement art environments. Along the lines of the "Museum ofa " cultural phenomenon, but with the weekend-only structure of an art fair, an opening-night benefit party gives way to three days of bright, bold photography and mixed-media exhibitions and special installations, with a schedule of talks and programs along the way.

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  11. Hello, Norma Jeane! Rare Early Marilyn Monroe Photos at Santa Monica AuctionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 25 | LA Weekly

    Santa Monica Auctions is known for sourcing and acquiring important and interesting works of art for its legendary sales, especially in the realm of West Coast art. Often the provenance of the works is as valuable and unique as the work itself.

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  12. Peter Fetterman's "The Fashion Show" Works the Gallery Like a RunwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | LA Weekly

    As Fashion Week plots its return to L.A. with renewed vigor and splashier spectacle, seeking to find the right balance of edge and breeziness that defines California glamour, it's worth lingering over this elegant collection of classic sartorial photography. " The Fashion Show " is on view now through Oct. 20 at Peter Fetterman Gallery in Bergamot Station, bringing together a smashing array of vintage photography from the couture heyday decades of the last 80 years.

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  13. 13 Best Things to Do in L.A. This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | LA Weekly

    From an art collection dedicated to "sex kittens" to a retro arcade experience to the start of Oktoberfest and an evening of trans poetry, here are the 13 best things to do in Los Angeles this week! Choreographers Rayven Armijo and Paola Escobar each head their own companies but join forces to cross urban borderlines for Dual Perspective . An alumna of the respected Grandeza Mexicana Mexican Folk Ballet and veteran of season four of So You Think You Can Dance , Armijo brings an eclectic background in ballet, contemporary and folkloric dance to her urban folklrico troupe Cuerva.

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  14. Your Weekly Movie To-Do List: Napalm, Claude Lanzmann's Final FilmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Sept. 23 is National Art House Theater Day, a custom dating back to 2016. This year, the American Cinematheque's Egyptian Theatre celebrates with a rarely screened print of Chung Kuo - China , Michelangelo Antonioni's 1972 documentary culled from the Italian director's visits to the country following the Cultural Revolution.

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  15. Learn to Make Video Art From Lisa Diane Wedgeworth at Camera Obscura Art LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | LA Weekly

    Familiar to many as simply the mysterious brown building overlooking the Pacific Ocean from the clifftop park near the Santa Monica Pier, the Camera Obscura is a beloved, if offbeat, cultural landmark. Built in 1898 at the peak popularity of the then-novel technology, the walk-in camera is now one of a mere few that survive.

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  16. Los Angeles Film Festival Has an Exciting New Vision and Plenty of Star PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | LA Weekly

    If it seems the Los Angeles Film Festival is arriving late this year, that's because it's been moved from its early-summer spot to the current festival season - Sept. 20-28.

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  17. Santa Monica PierRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | LA Weekly

    The Santa Monica landmark has been in operation for more than a hundred years, with an arcade, shops, restaurants, bars, fishing, and an amusement park with rides and a Ferris wheel. Since 1983, the annual summer "Twilight Dance Series" has presented free rock, pop, world, blues, Latin and jazz concerts on Thursday nights with such artists as Rickie Lee Jones, Cafe Tacuba, Dr. John, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Yuna, Eric Burdon, Best Coast, Patti Smith, Amadou & Mariam, Dick Dale, The Zombies, Koko Taylor, Jimmy Cliff, No Age, Meshell Ndegeocello, Trombone Shorty, Charles Bradley, Thee Midniters, Bo Diddley, La Santa Cecilia and many others.

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  18. Mamacitas Enlivens Santa Monica's Historic (and Haunted) VictorianRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | LA Weekly

    In the 1970s, two of Santa Monica's most iconic and historic Victorian homes on Ocean Avenue were lifted off their foundations and trucked down to the corner of Main Street and Ocean Park Boulevard, saving them from demolition because of development. One was the home built in 1894 for Roy Jones, son of longtime U.S. Sen. John Percival Jones, co-founder of Santa Monica.

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  19. Toxic Flame-Retardant Ban Heads to Governor for SignatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | LA Weekly

    The HBO documentary Toxic Hot Seat - a damning indictment of toxic fire-retardant chemicals in our furniture, environment and bodies - ends on a triumphant note. It's 2013 and Gov. Jerry Brown is talking, vaguely, about how "every reform needs a reform," pledging to support regulatory updates that will end the state's de facto fire-retardant requirement in furniture manufacturing .

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  20. Food & EventsRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2018 | LA Weekly

    The Royce Quad at UCLA was alive with the sound of music and aromas from some of the best restaurants in Los Angeles on Sunday, Sept. 9, all in celebration of a little girl named Alex.

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