Laemmle Theater Offers Variety For Indie Film Fans


It was the year 2000, and I was 20 years old. I drove to the Laemmle Sunset 5 theater in West Hollywood to see “The Broken Hearts Club”, a gay film that spoke to the “not yet out” gay man inside me. This was a big deal to me; to see acceptance, camaraderie and gay intimacy on the big screen. No theaters in my area were showing the film, but the Laemmle offered the opportunity. Continue reading

Wake up! Coachella 2016 Advance Sale Today

Heads up Coachellans! The time has come to get your affairs in order and prepare for the annual advance sale for Coachella 2016. The presale starts today June 4, 2015 at 11 a.m. Don’t forget as this will be your only opportunity to take advantage of their payment plan so as not to gouge a hole in your wallet come spring. Visit for more info and pray another Reddit user doesn’t usurp your chance at attending the festival in 2016. Good Luck!

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Searching for Art in Pomona

Intending to draw attention to the many art galleries in the Pomona Arts Colony, I set out to answer the following question: Can a seeker of art find inspiration in the local art galleries? Absolutely! Can he find it during a weekday afternoon or evening? Uh. No. Continue reading

5 Reasons Why the LA Times Festival of Books is a Must for Non-Readers

Some people might say book festivals sound, for lack of a better word, boring. I wouldn’t say this, of course. I enjoy the camaraderie of readers, the sounds of rustling pages, the smell of used books and the panels of authors discussing the meaning and intent of their work.

Nevertheless, many people do not enjoy these things. And that’s ok. There are still many things to see and do at a book fest.

Last weekend marked the 20th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. Continue reading