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Aug. 02 2006
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THE BRONX: Movin’ On Up
L.A. UNDERGROUND: Jamie Kennedy
CD REVIEWS: Dead To Me & Phoenix
LIVE SHOW: Dashboard Confessional & The Rentals
SHOW PICKS: Panic! at the Disco, Broken Social Scene, Peaches & Under the Influence of Giants

College Life Will Never Be The Same
ROBIN WILLIAMS: Funny Man Goes Melancholoy
AZUMI: The Ultimate Assassin
DVD DISH: Final Destination 3 & Ask The Dust

Surf Fest
ON THE MENUBig Ideas For Tiny Kitchens
ART OF LOVE—Current Column

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What’s Happening in Los Angeles

 Thursday, Aug 3
BLOC PARTY @ Greek Theatre
The lads from Essex, England are back! Bloc Party will bring their post-punk revival to Los Angeles for a show at the Greek Theatre. Hot off the heels of the critical success of Silent Alarm, the band looks to have its follow up album come out this year (word has it this September). One can hope that new songs will be debuted for all to hear. The night of international rock begins with openers Broken Social Scene and Mew. Tickets are available at The Greek Theatre is located at 2700 North Vermont, in Los Angeles. For more info, visit

Friday, Aug 4
Escape Reality @ Magicopolis
A new hybrid of magic is being performed in Santa Monica that would make legendary magician Houdini proud. Escape Reality combines both classic illusions with high-tech machinery and special effects. Mix in bits of goofiness and drama and it’s a sight to see. Hosted by Steve Spill with accompaniment by his wife Bozena Sparrow, this two-hour show will astound the masses with its magical feats but also make them crack a smile.  Magicopolis is located at 1418 4th St. in Santa Monica. For more info, visit http: //

 Saturday, Aug 5
PEE WEE’S BIG ADVENTURE @ Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Love the film Pee Wee’s Big Adventure? Love cemeteries? If so, Cinespia has something for you. Tim Burton’s classic will be screened at one of Hollywood’s most immortal places. DJ Jun will be playing music before and after the screenings. Gates open at 7: 30 p.m. with the film screening at 9 p.m. Ten-dollar donation tickets are available at the gate. Hollywood Forever Cemetery is located at 6000 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. For more info, visit http: //

 Sunday, Aug 6
The Mysterious Bog People @ Natural History Museum
An exhibit at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County looks at the lives and rituals of people who lived in bogs in Northwestern Europe from the Mesolithic Period to the end of the 16th century. The museum is the only showcase (in the Western United States) to examine this group of people. The exhibit will display their daily life and their actual bodies themselves, with six bog mummies preserved by the bog. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is located at 900 Exposition Blvd. in Los Angeles. For more info, visit

 Monday, Aug 7
ARMANDO SHOW @ Improv Olympic
Only at The Improv Olympic and at the Armando Show can a mere suggestion from the audience, ignite massive amounts of hilarity. Based on that idea, a guest star (a comedian, comedic actor or writer) will relay a monologue which will in turn inspire a set of comedic scenes by the show’s cast. This amalgam of all things is funny is comedic goodness throughout. The Improv Olympic is located at 6366 Hollywood Blvd in Los Angeles. For more info visit,

 Tuesday, Aug 8
SUPERHEROES @ California Science Center
We don’t have super powers. The thought of becoming Spiderman, Iron Man, or any of the rest of your favorite Marvel superheroes is a merely pipe dream. Luckily, the California Science Center solves this dillemma with their new Superheroes Science exhibit. The chance to wear the exo-suit of Iron Man and spin webbings like good ole’ Spidey will make any fan boy or fan girl weep in comic book heaven. The California Science Center is located at 700 State Drive in Los Angeles. For more info visit, http: //

 Wednesday, Aug 9
DOdGERS VS. ROCKIES @ Dodger Stadium
The mere five game deficit the Dodgers face in the NL West has the possibility of  diminishing, what with the recent trade acquisitions of CY Young Award winner Greg Maddux and infielder Julio Lugo. After a six game road trip, the new look Dodgers return to Chavez Ravine, looking to make a push to the top of the NL west crown against division rivals the Colorado Rockies. Tickets are available at For more info visit,

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What’s Inside This Issue...
There are only five steps to career success in computer animation. 1. Quit school or current job  2. Move to Orlando 3. Attend
DAVE SCHOOL 4. Work really hard 5. Get a job in digital animation and visual effects.  For more info, visit

Want music? Need music? Of course you do! Visit SAM ASH MUSIC STORES for the largest selection, best service and lowest prices on music in town. For a location near you, visit


At BABELAND you'll find a wide selection of adult toys and other gifts for yourself, a lover or a friend, plus tips and sex advice. Babeland is located at 7007 Melrose Ave. (323) 634-9480. For more info, visit

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Visit Animal Farm for all your pet supply needs. Download the coupon below to receive 10% off any purchase of $50 or more, or to receive $5 off grooming. Animal Farm is located at 8270 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, Ca 90046. For more information, call (323) 650-7772.

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A Los Angeles tradition since 1924, THE PANTRY is the perfect place for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The Pantry is open 24 hours a day and is located at Ninth and Figueroa in Downtown Los Angeles. For more info, call (213) 972-9279.

Come experience some of the best Tequila in the city! Every Thursday at PUEBLO VIEJO restaurant and bar is Tequila night. Drink specials all night long including $2 Pueblo Viejo shots, $3 Margaritas and $1 Bud Light. Karaoke starts at 9 p.m. Pueblo Viejo is located at 5722 Melrose Ave. in Hollywood. For more info, call (323) 464-0624.

Visit Cantalini’s Salerno Beach Restaurant on Sundays for its special brunch and live jazz. Cantalini’s features the best in Italian cuisine.  Ask them about their student discount.  Cantalini’s is located at 193 Culver Blvd., in Playa Del Rey.  For more info, visit


Did you know that worldwide, 17 million children are prescribed psychiatric drugs that government agencies warn can cause violent behavior—and even suicide?  Get the truth from the museum everyone is talking about.  The PSYCHIATRY: AN INDUSTRY OF DEATH MUSEUM is located at 6616 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles 90028.  

There are only five steps to career success in computer animation. 1. Quit school or current job  2. Move to Orlando 3. Attend DAVE SCHOOL 4. Work really hard 5. Get a job in digital animation and visual effects.  For more info, visit