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Sunset Strip Picks: Metal Night, GuitarTown Ends Soon



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Grammy-nominated “it girl” Skylar Grey makes her Sunset Strip debut tonight at The Roxy Theatre. Signed to Linkin Park’s Machine Shop Recordings imprint, Grey’s voice has been heard on tracks by Dr. Dre and Lupe Fiasco in addition to lending her song writing genius to a number of other A-list collaborations. Doors open at 8 p.m. Contact The Roxy for ticket details. www.theroxyonsunset.comSUPER-SIZED PICK OF THE WEEK: This Wednesday, Nov. 2 is a night of nothing but metal on The Sunset Strip. Much like Mogwai being fed after midnight, metal fans will be multiplying exponentially as they storm The Strip for head banging shows at the Key Club, Whisky A Go-Go, and The Viper Room. Here’s the info:

  • Key Club presents Cavalera Conspiracy. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 advance / $28 day of show.
  • Whisky A Go-Go presents The Dreaming. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12.
  • The Viper Room presents Filter. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25.

Thursday, Nov. 3 the Viper Room presents multi-year SSMF veterans Lady Sinatra. Kicking off their three-date November residency, this local juggernaut comes out fighting with a stacked bill featuring Death By Stereo, Halos, Uniform Standard and The Glory Stompers. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 advance / $12 day of show.

Return for round two at The Roxy Theatre when South African import The Parlotones takes the stage on Friday, Nov. 4. The critically acclaimed quartet has been a fixture in the European rock scene for years, and is rapidly expanding beyond their “those the know” fanbase here in The States. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12.

Double up on picks this Saturday, Nov. 5 with a book signing by notable producer Butch Walker at Book Soup followed by metal mascot Metal Sanaz at the Whisky A Go-Go. Walker will discuss and sign Drinking with Strangers: Music Lessons from a Teenage Bullet Belt, which provides the inside story of this Grammy-winning Producer of the Year’s music career, including work with Weezer, Katy Perry, Pink and Panic! At the Disco. After the signing, continue down The Strip to the Whisky for a night featuring Metal Sanaz’s hand-picked performances by Ana Kefr, Diffuse, Animal, Bleached in Black, Bazerk and more. Don’t miss this curated monthly better known to the black masses as “Metal Scene.” Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $15.

Take a stroll this Sunday, Nov. 6, and check out GuitarTown on The Sunset Strip before it exits the boulevard. The 10-foot-tall art guitars will be on display through Nov. 14, before they are auctioned off for charity in December. Don’t miss your chance to have your photo taken with the Kiss and Slash-inspired guitars.

For Sunset Strip news and events throughout the week, follow and @TheSunsetStrip.

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Women in Photography: Visual Disruptors 2020 – Mar 22



Photo by Gizelle Hernandez

WEST HOLLYWOOD — March is Women’s History Month and what better way to celebrate than to inspire a community. Photographers, creatives, consultants of all genders are invited to Quixote Studios’ Women in Photography: Visual Disrupters event on Sunday, March 22.

Photo by Lauren Crew

American Planning Association (APA) Los Angeles would like to invite you to join, support and celebrate women in the photography industry at their third annual Women In Photography event.

The panels will cover topics such as diversity within the industries, women’s advancement, work/life balance, the creative process, social media, mentorship, activism, challenges working women continue to face on set and beyond.

“This is a teaching moment! We are so honored to have two unique panels of successful women share their stories with us,” their announcement boasts.

The day will begin with a panel discussion, then a networking lunch break followed by a second panel discussion. Lunch will be provided.

Parking will be limited; the event suggests using a ride share service.


Lauren CrewAsh Danielsen, Gizelle Hernandez , Danielle Levitt, Diana Zalucky 

MODERATOR: Cecily Chambers 


Clarissa Garrett (72 and Sunny), Kim Getty (Deutch), Ada Guerin (Los Angeles Magazine), Katie Hawkins (Quibi), Audrey Landreth (Apple), Rachael Lieberman Producer, Heidi Volpe (Patagonia)

MODERATOR:  Monica Zaffarano 

Sun 22nd Mar, 2020

Quixote Studios 1011 North Fuller Avenue
West Hollywood, CA 90046

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$25 APA Members
$40 General Admission
$10 Students with Valid ID

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‘Clueless’ Pop-Up Coming to WeHo to Celebrate Film’s 25th Anniversary



'Clueless' pop-up coming to West Hollywood to celebrate film's 25th anniversary

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KABC) — “As if” we needed another reason to stroll down memory lane! A new pop-up restaurant for the ’90s classic film “Clueless” is opening on Santa Monica Boulevard and it’s totally buggin’.

The pop-up, which is appropriately called “As If,” coincides with the film’s 25th anniversary and launches on March 31.

The restaurant will feature “Cher-able” drinks and snacks inspired by the film, along with set recreations and photos of the film’s most memorable scenes.

Tickets for the pop-up go on sale Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m. for $35 each and include 90 minutes in the restaurant, an entree and a side. As If runs from March 31 – May 8, Tuesdays – Sundays at 7100 Santa Monica […]

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WeHo Reads: Architects Who Built Southern California Opens Mar 6



WEST HOLLYWOOD — Join author Antonio Gonzalez for a free event, as he tells the stories of the people behind some of Southern California’s most iconic buildings.

In the early 1900s, the population of Southern California exploded, and the cities grew at such a rapid pace that builders could hardly keep up.

Among those who settled in the area were ten architects looking to make their marks on the world. Claud Beelman, a man who never received a college degree, would go on to design the Elks Lodge in Los Angeles.

Albert C. Martin, architect of Grauman’s Million Dollar Theater, founded a company that is still going strong more than one hundred years later, and Julia Morgan, the first woman architect licensed in California, was hired by William Randolph Hearst to design the Examiner Building.

Antonio Gonzalez has a BA in journalism from the University of Iowa and an MLIS from San Jose State University. He is a member of the Odd Fellows fraternity, works in an architecture and fine arts library and has a blog where he post items related to architecture and his other interests (

In 2015, arts and historic preservation staff began a project of documenting all of the City’s designated historic properties.

This free exhibition shows a selection of photographs from the over 80 properties that were documented by West Hollywood photographer Tony Coelho, representing a wide array of architectural styles and associations with well-known architects and builders. These images celebrate West Hollywood – recognizing our past, present, and future.

When and Where:
Friday, March 6, 7:00 pm
Community Meeting Room at the West Hollywood Library
625 N. San Vicente Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069

  • 7-8 pm: Reading and Architecture Presentation by Antonio Gonzalez
  • 8-9 pm: Exhibition Reception with artists upstairs.

RSVP required. Register at: niahistoric-weho-reception. For more information about this exhibit visit, or contact Mike Che, Arts Coordinator,

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