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Monday, January 16, 2017

Arts & Culture

100+ Comedians in DTLA Next Weekend

Riot LA Comedy Festival, LA’s premier comedy festival, is January 19-22 in Downtown Los Angeles. This 5th year lineup promises to be the biggest yet featuring Mel Brooks, Ali Wong, Maria Bamford, Bob Saget, Dr. Katz Live!, Tig Notaro, Felipe Esparza, Whitney Cummings and many, many more. Read More »

Literary Death Match @ Riot LA Comedy Festival – Jan 21

When Literary Death Match debuted in a Manhattan speakeasy in 2006, it was simply a whim, an oddball mash-up to test the boundaries of literature and comedy. Now, the live event — hosted by writer-comedian Adrian Todd Zuniga — is a cultural powerhouse that’s been featured in over 60 cities around the globe. Read More »

Dr. Katz Live! at Riot LA Comedy Festival

Riot LA Comedy Festival is back in Downtown Los Angeles on January 19 - 22! Joining the incredible Mel Brooks, Ali Wong (who has sold out SIX performances at the Theater at Ace Hotel!), Felipe Esparza, and Dr. Katz Live! will be some of the top stand-up comedians in the world .... Read More »

Echo Park Film Center celebrates Japanese culture

ECHO PARK –– Echo Park is not exactly a hotbed of Japanese culture. So, how did the Echo Park Film Center come to host five days of movies and discussions as part of Japanese Culture Week? Paolo Davanzo, co-director of Echo Park Film Center, said that ... Read More »

Roundabout artwork will reflect the faces of Cypress Park

CYPRESS PARK — Drivers circling the still-under-construction roundabout near the Home Depot have noticed the arrival of giant crates and egg-shaped forms rising from the center of the dirt-filled traffic circle. What’s going on? Prepare yourself for the city’s newest  public artwork. The Riverside Roundabout artwork will consist of ... Read More »

Silver Lake plays a supporting role in a new play

SILVER LAKE — Icebergs, now playing at the Geffen Playhouse, is about relationships, filmmaking and global warming. It also turns out to be about Silver Lake, where the comedy is set. There are references to Trader Joe’s, Moon Juice, the 99 Cents store and the two ... Read More »