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“The Birthday Cake” – A bitter taste [MOVIE REVIEW]

“The Birthday Cake,” an ambitious attempt at a gangster film by director Jimmy Giannopoulos from a script co-written by Giannopoulos, Diomedes Raul Bermudez, and Shiloh Fernandez, falls just short of the mark. Reverential to genre tropes that have work…

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Culver City News

1 Hour Photo poses the question, ‘What makes a good life?’

I have always been attracted to reading and seeing biographies set against the historical period in which a person’s life has taken place. For in the same way music reflects the time period during which it was written and released, a biography puts into focus how the power of the human spirit can lift us […]

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Nipsey Hussle, Carrie Fisher To Receive Posthumous Stars On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Crenshaw native and Grammy-winning rapper Nipsey Hussle and “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher will posthumously receive a stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next year.

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Culver City News

Today’s Grace MidDay Concert features guitar duo

Today, for the listening pleasure of many, the Park brothers will be featured in the June 2021 MidDay At Grace Concert. Alex and Wesley Park are familiar faces in the community. Both men are Culver City High alums and both have graduated from and are now music teachers at Pepperdine University. It just so happens […]

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Music in the garden, under the stars

Smiles of a summer night Looking up at the Constellation Quartet by Bondo Wyszpolski Violinist Emily Moore, sitting outdoors on a recent sunny afternoon, mentions the difficulty of finding intimate venues in which to perform. “We call them listening sp…

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CBS Los Angeles

Jay-Z Sues LA Photographer For Allegedly ‘Misusing’ Rapper’s Image

Jay-Z is suing a celebrity photographer in Los Angeles, alleging the cameraman is selling copies of photographs of him without permission.

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Judge Rules Harvey Weinstein Can Be Extradited To Los Angeles To Face Sexual Assault Charges

Weinstein is serving a 23-year prison sentence in New York while awaiting trial on multiple charges in Los Angeles. It’s unclear when a trial would take place.

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Cooper Jones readies for Epipalooza, with support from fellow musicians, star mentors

by Will Watson The South Bay has a strong tradition of supporting local artists.  Cooper Jones is the latest native musician to release 3 debut songs: She’s Gone, Hollow, and Herding & Hurting. In a way, Jones is your typical 19 year-old, Sout…

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Sweet Thing – Bitter Sweet [MOVIE REVIEW]

“Sweet Thing,” written and directed by Alexandre Rockwell, is a throwback to an earlier era. Rockwell begins his story during the Christmas season. Teenage Billie and her younger brother Nico live a shabby life with their father Adam, employed temporar…

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Netflix Film ‘Fatherhood’ Starring Kevin Hart Relives Southern California Father’s Experience Of Love And Loss

The new Netflix film “Fatherhood” is based on the bestselling book “Two Kisses for Maddy,” written by local father Matt Logelin.