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Long Live Eken is Dead:  South Bay’s truly alternative rock
 June 30, 2016  Eddie Solt

Long Live Eken is Dead: South Bay’s truly alternative rock

Put down the mandolin, flip the distortion, and turn up the Marshall: South Bay’s truly alternative rock band by Ed Solt Have bands with any…

Going, Going, Gone? “Horses and Dragons” and “Vanishing Animals” at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Going, Going, Gone? “Horses and Dragons” and “Vanishing Animals” at the Aquarium of the Pacific

by Bondo Wyszpolski In his novel, “Tereza Batista,” Jorge Amado muses on the other two-thirds of our planet: “There were all sort of things in…

“Argentina” – Better than the film [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Argentina” – Better than the film [MOVIE REVIEW]

  by Neely Swanson Carlos Saura, the renowned Spanish filmmaker now in his mid 80s, has focused his lens on the folk dances of Argentina,…

In ‘Swiss Army Man’ the First Fart Will Make You Laugh, the Last Will Make You Cry [MOVIE REVIEW]
 June 30, 2016  Special Contributor

In ‘Swiss Army Man’ the First Fart Will Make You Laugh, the Last Will Make You Cry [MOVIE REVIEW]

Morgan Rojas & H. Nelson Tracey/www.cinemacy.com One should know what one is getting into with “Swiss Army Man,” and that is the number of fart…

“Our Kind of Traitor” – But definitely one of us [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Our Kind of Traitor” – But definitely one of us [MOVIE REVIEW]

by Neely Swanson “Our Kind of Traitor,” Hossein Amini’s brilliant adaptation of John LeCarré’s novel directed by Susanna White, is breathtaking in every sense of…

 Kevin Cody

Beach Cities Fourth of July weekend guide

Beach Cities Fourth of July weekend guide

The 10th Anniversary Seaside Lagoon Independence Day Celebration will be highlighted by a spectacular fireworks show synchronized to patriotic music. See story for a complete list of South Bay fireworks shows.

 Brad Jacobson

Above Our Skies With The Goodyear Airship

Above Our Skies With The Goodyear Airship

The Goodyear Blimp “Spirit of Innovation” recently celebrated it’s 10 year milestone of it’s christening at it’s Carson home. The Spirt of Innovation can often be found flying over the South Bay. Spirit of Innovation will remain in California through late 2017, when it will be retired and replaced by Wingfoot Two.  Civic Couch visited […]

 Whitney Youngs

Donavan Frankenreiter stays on the wave

by Whitney Youngs Surfing and music seem to share at least one characteristic: the surrendering to an unbreakable and unbounded power. One yields to the force of nature similarly to how one submits to the craft of singing and songwriting. Donavon Frankenreiter recognizes this commonality as both a surfer and musician. Frankenreiter, born in Downey, […]

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