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THE VIEW UPSTAIRS AT CELEBRATION

“I love this busted-ass bar.” — Wes, in The View Upstairs THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, an off-Broadway triumph earlier this year, has made a welcome transfer to the Celebration Theatre in Hollywood for its West Coast premiere. Max Vernon’s musical—directed by Michael A. Shepperd—is set in a dive bar in New Orleans in 1973 (and 2017), […]

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ADAM McEWEN AND WAYNE KOESTENBAUM IN CONVERSATION

Printed Matter and Petzel Gallery present “a discussion between artist Adam McEwen and poet and cultural critic Wayne Koestenbaum. Following McEwen’s recent solo exhibition (I Think I’m in Love, Aspen Art Museum, 2017), the conversation will use Koestenbaum’s catalog contribution—a strange poetic/essayistic text in its own right—as a grounds for a conversation about art-making and […]

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YOUNG MORRISSEY

ENGLAND IS MINE (2017, directed by Mark Gill)—an Angry-Young-Man-of-the-North story—is a film of cool, quiet gray tones that holds great appeal in the midst of our endless Southern California heat wave. Jack Lowden—in the sort of role played so well by Tom Courtenay in the early 1960s—is Steven Patrick Morrissey. Except for a tantalizing fragment […]

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NO SESSO AT 356 MISSION

Join OOGA BOOGA and 356 Mission tonight, September 2, for the NO SESSO Fall/Winter 2017-18 runway show, and the unveiling of a special NO SESSO installation in Twooga Booga. Free, everyone welcome. NO SESSO FASHION SHOW, Saturday, September 2, at 7 pm. 356 and TWOOGA BOOGA are both at 356 South Mission Road, Los Angeles. nosesso.net 356mission.com From […]

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NIGHTSHIFT LABOR DAY MUSIC FEST

Unions and workers are under siege, subject to indifference and destruction at the hands of governments and middle managers everywhere. (See Macron’s recent overhaul of France’s Code du Travail). . Working Californians (WCA) believes that “California’s working families make valuable contributions to public debates about urban development, public policy, and economic recovery.” They are “committed […]