Thursday night, Billabong and Paramount Studios hosted the 4th annual Design For Humanity event to raise money and awareness for Invisible Children, a non-profit that helps children and families affected by the war in Uganda. I’ve been a supporter of Invisible Children for sometime now, as when I helped begin The Voice Project, Invisible Children … More Billabong’s ‘Design For Humanity’ Proves Hollywood Hipsters Have None
With an onslaught of press releases and invites, I have the humble luck of being highly selective with my night time activities. That being said, I can seem to be quite the jaded gal, a retired hipster – party girl, interrupted. How many open bar/energy drink special/free t shirt/ipod dj events can one succumb to … More Foreigner Plays For The Beautiful People – Checkitnsee
Blame it on the Mad Men if you want, but all of a sudden class and style are coming back into vogue in music. With acts like Mayer Hawthorne, Fitz and The Tantrums and Sharon Jones And The Dap Kings bringing 60’s soul back into the groove, it’s high time that the dudes of 90026 … More The Hounds Below – Bringing The Class & Style Of The 60s To Modern Rock
A KCRW affair is always a classy one. This year’s Halloween Masquerade did not disappoint. From the gorgeous setting at the legendary Park Plaza to the central casting styled beautiful people in costumes fit for a movie shoot, there was everything needed for a visual and aural bacchanal. The grand staircase of the Park Plaza … More Little Dragon, Sea Wolf, Shadow, Part Of KCRW’s Thriller Night
Tuesday night was the first official The Voice Project fundraiser event. The Voice Project Foundation is a not-for-profit public benefit corporation. The foundation’s mission is to raise awareness and financial support for those using art to enact meaningful social change by using art for said change. Hunter Heaney and I conceived this organization back in … More The Voice Project debuts in Hollywood – Pass It On!
The people at Worn Free Tees had the ingenious idea to license and recreate old soft worn in rock tees that have been seen on some of the greatest rock n roll stars of our time. Culling from the archive photos and closets of legends like Joey Ramone, John Lennon, Debbie Harry, Joan Jett, Kurt … More Worn Free T Shirts – A Little Bit Comfy, A Little Bit Rock N Roll
When I was little, I used to pour over my Dad’s records, which were mostly divided into two camps: Beatles and Rolling Stones. I loved the colorful Beatles record jackets, especially Magical Mystery Tour and Sgt. Peppers. The Stones records intrigued me; I knew the zipper on Sticky Fingers records was something I wasn’t supposed … More Smooth Sailin’ – Yacht Rock Putting The Hard On In Chardonnay
The Los Angeles Museum of Natural History hosts First Fridays intermittently, where people can go to the museum for wine, food and some polite music. I’ve skipped these shows though a few, like Sea Wolf and The Little Ones, piqued my interest. When I heard the new line up of Wolfmother was the headliner this … More Lions and Tigers and Wolfmother, Oh My.
Nico Vega, LA based and openers for The Von Bondies, hung out in the dressing room and answered some of my questions. more about "Ali on the Air & Antiquiet Backstage:…", posted with vodpod
As Hollywood leaves behind the years of dingy, depressed streets, tourist trap souvenir shops and head shops, it ushers in a shiny, plasticine veneer covering everything from revolving nightclubs which go out within a year, late night eateries and ‘museums’ tributing anything from show biz to lingerie…but something is missing. Where can a hipster go … More Fifteen Will Get You Twenty – Space 15 Twenty Caters To Young Hipsters With Disposable Cash