Tuesday, January 28, 2020
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Members of the Los Angeles Jewish community and other immigrant rights advocates want the Trump administration to shut down the immigrant detention centers along the southern U.S. border, where detainees and politicians alike have reported a variety inhumane conditions. On Sunday, protesters congregated outside of DTLA’s Metropolitan Detention Center during the Jewish holiday of Tisha…
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The release of Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood has everyone looking back at the summer of ’69. Legendary celebrity stylist Carrie White wasn’t just there, she had her fingers in the hair of everyone Jimi Hendrix to Sharon Tate, whose brutal murder at the hands of the Manson Family ushered in the…
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While sex abuse- and corruption-plagued USC is still letting some students connected to the admissions scam sweat out their fates, 19-year-old Instagram and YouTube superstar Olivia Jade has reportedly decided the university can drop dead as she returns to her dream of owning the internet. Jade’s parents, Full House and Fuller House star Lori Loughlin…
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The first time Gustavo Dudamel came to Los Angeles, his reputation soaring after winning a prestigious conducting contest in Germany, the 24-year-old walked into the Hollywood Bowl’s rooftop restaurant and was greeted by artistic administrators who had flown in from across the land expressly to meet the emerging legend. Chad Smith was one of them.…
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Welcome to a new week, full of new opportunities to enjoy all the music, film, and other fun things to do in Los Angeles. Apocalypse Now: Final Cut Screening with Francis Ford Coppola  Monday, August 12 Apocalypse Now debuted 40 years ago, and now filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola and star Laurence Fishburne are reuniting for this special anniversary screening…
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A day after Donald Trump threw a tantrum connecting three mass shootings to an upcoming low-budget movie, and claiming that Hollywood filmmakers are the real racist menace in the U.S., Universal has temporarily canceled the release of the tongue-in-cheek Hillary Swank thriller, The Hunt. The studio had already halted the movie’s advertising amid conservative complaints…
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Earlier this week, news broke that the owner of Equinox and SoulCycle, Stephen Ross, would be hosting a fundraiser for Donald Trump, and Angelenos were quick to respond by canceling their memberships. Some even took the streets. On Friday afternoon, a group of protesters gathered outside the gym’s West Hollywood location, rainbow flags in hand.…
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Although Senator Kamala Harris often touts her pride in being “a child of Oakland,” it was the scions and socialites of Pacific Heights and other wealthy San Francisco zip codes that first brought Harris to prominence, Politico reports. Harris first made the papers in 1994 when, at 29, she was a deputy D.A. in Alameda…
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As summer heats up, some people have retreated into their air-conditioned condos, while others have embraced the rising temps and excess sunshine as an excuse to let loose and live a “hot girl summer.” The phrase originated with Texas rapper Megan Thee Stallion—whose track “Cash Shit” includes a reference to “real hot girl shit”—before becoming…
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Just as guests began arriving at The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel & Resort on Thursday, a viral tweet made the rounds connecting the fast food chain to conservative-leaning political contributions made by its corporate parent, YUM! Brands. Would that cast a cloud over the pop-up activation, which had been in the works for over…