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UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF GIANTS: Take off with “Mama’s Room
CD REVIEWS: Zox & Nick Castro and the Young Elders
LIVE SHOW: Taking Back Sunday
SHOW PICKS: The Bronx, Sugarcult, Coheed & Cambria, Cobra Starship

Conjoined Twins Mash-Up with ‘70s Punk
WILL FERRELL: Comedian Revs it Up in Talladega Nights
AARON ECKHART: Engages in Conversations With Other Women
FILM REVIEW: Conversations With Other Women
DVD DISH: Subject Two & Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story

Turtle Racing
ESSENTIAL L.A.—The Greek Theatre
EXHIBITIONS—The History of Los Angeles Graffiti Art
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What’s Happening in Los Angeles

 Thursday, Aug 10
CITIZEN JIMMY @ Upright Citizens Brigade
Hosted by Jimmy Dore at the UCB Theatre, “Citizen Jimmy,” the town hall meeting comedy show, is a no holds bar debate on such topics as politics and religion. Even friendly audience members can join in and throw down as participation is encouraged. Special guests include Paul F. Tompkins, Greg Proops and Marc Maron. The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre is located at 5919 Franklin Ave. in Los Angeles. For more info visit

Friday, Aug 11
BEN HARPER@ GreekTheatre
Plain and simple—Ben Harper is a showman. Banded with his group of Innocent Criminals, things really do get out of hand. It’s pretty impressive for a guy who rocks out sitting down, hitting the strings of his lap steel guitar. Opening for Harper is Damien Marley, the sounds of reggae will no less be reflected throughout the dusk night. Tickets are available at The Greek Theatre is located at 2700 North Vermont (in Griffith Park) in Los Angeles For more info visit

 Saturday, Aug 12
Flaming Star/Love Me Tender @ the Egyptian Theatre
Grab the comb, slick back hair and remember to wear those blue suede shoes as the Egyptian Theatre presents an Elvis Presley double feature of “the King” Elvis Presley. In Flaming Star, Dirty Harry director Don Siegel directs Presley in what some call, his best performance ever. In Love Me Tender, Presley’s debut film, The King becomes a farmer as he plays the youngest of four brothers, as the elder brothers go out to fight the Civil War while Presley tends to the farm. Drama enfolds for all. Still, Elvis still gets to croon the titular song. The Egyptian Theatre is located at 6712 Hollywood Blvd. in Hollywood. For more info visit  

 Sunday, Aug 13
CHAMPIONS ON ICE @ Staples Center
Disappointed that you weren’t able to see preeminent female figure skater Michelle Kwan on your television sets at the Torino games? Champions on Ice marks the return of one of our beloved U.S. athletes. Also performing is Olympic medalist Sasha Cohen, Russian men’s gold medalist Yevgeny Plushenko, and U.S. own Johnny Weir. And breathe a sigh of relief because there is no judge in sight. The Staples Center is located at 1111 S. Figueroa St. in Los Angeles For more info visit

 Monday, Aug 14
Consider This…is LACMA Labs’s fifth exhibition which looks to show new ways of depicting art engaging audiences through different art installations. Six artists were chosen to depict life and culture through the perspective of who we are and what we would like to be? Creative though coupled with deep thinking is in store. LACMA is located at 5905 Wilshire Blvd in Los Angeles. For more info visit

 Tuesday, Aug 15
DODGERS VS. MARLINS @ Dodger Stadium
The Dodgers are back in the hunt. Now only a game and a half back from the San Diego Padres, the boys in blue are definitely primed to take the NL West crown what with the return of RBI machine Jeff Kent and NOMAR! The Marlins definitely are going to have their hands full.  Tickets are available at Dodger stadium is located at 1000 Elysian Park Ave in Los Angeles. For more info visit,

 Wednesday, Aug 16
The classic Steve Martin/Michael Caine comedy is now a musical. The national tour of the musical adaptation has now hit Los Angeles via the Pantages Theatre. Set amongst the French Rivera, the story chronicles two con men both concentrating on the precise feat of stealing precious money out of wealthy women. Scheming, Laughter, and all that jazz will most likely occur. Tickets are available at The Pantages Theatre is located at 6233 Hollywood Blvd. in Los Angeles. For more info, visit http: //

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