Los Angeles Thread #11: Let's Save Vincente Minnelli's House

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happy new year! good shows coming up: nels cline, holly herndon, pharmakon. what else?

Bill Nighy the Science Gighy (get bent), Friday, 2 January 2015 07:50 (four years ago) Permalink

four weeks pass...

i saw! well done.

record parlour in hollywood is doing another dollar-vinyl blowout this weekend. i picked up a nice stack from there during their last big sale.

https://www.facebook.com/events/691928517586389/

no fucks given or implied (get bent), Saturday, 31 January 2015 19:47 (three years ago) Permalink

i'm glad a new record store still places value on good older vinyl and isn't just a wall of bins of $30 animal collective reissues or whatever.

no fucks given or implied (get bent), Saturday, 31 January 2015 19:50 (three years ago) Permalink

i am also going to six organs of admittance on the 27th, the pop group on march 10th, and faith no more in april. anyone going to that sparks valentine's day show? or babes in toyland at the roxy? (i see that babes are also doing a set at pappy & harriet's; there are still tix for that and they're only $20, if anyone wants to offer up their car for a road trip.)

no fucks given or implied (get bent), Sunday, 8 February 2015 23:10 (three years ago) Permalink

Would normally be at Sparks but I'm up in the Bay Area next weekend. And will have to mix Six Organs, sadly! Timing, it happens.

Ned Raggett, Sunday, 8 February 2015 23:38 (three years ago) Permalink

My sis and I will be at the Sparks V-day show.

Virginia Plain, Monday, 9 February 2015 02:51 (three years ago) Permalink

Will definitely be at The Pop Group show on March 10th and at The Church at the El Rey on Feb 27th.

Elvis Telecom, Tuesday, 10 February 2015 04:19 (three years ago) Permalink

Is it possible to drive mulholland drive to Malibu? Last time she tried my sis says she ended up on a dirt road. What do we do at that point?

Virginia Plain, Friday, 20 February 2015 20:34 (three years ago) Permalink

There's a section that's unpaved between the 405 and Topanga Canyon. Go to Topanga and catch Mulholland west from there.

Elvis Telecom, Saturday, 21 February 2015 04:39 (three years ago) Permalink

two months pass...

WTF? The Tiki-Ti is closed indefinitely...
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tiki-Ti/39568358564

Elvis Telecom, Thursday, 7 May 2015 00:53 (three years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Oh dear. Not much going on in this thread, is there?

pophatte (admrl), Thursday, 11 June 2015 20:16 (three years ago) Permalink

I just noticed there was a new thread. I linked this one in the #10 thread.

nickn, Friday, 12 June 2015 07:50 (three years ago) Permalink

haha sorry, i got self-conscious about posting stuff that no one responded to and then the thread died.

music begins where words leave off (get bent), Saturday, 13 June 2015 08:18 (three years ago) Permalink

^^^ story of my life.

nickn, Saturday, 13 June 2015 21:59 (three years ago) Permalink

we're all still hung over from the pizza party

Cunga, Saturday, 13 June 2015 22:54 (three years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Brush fire in the Cajon Pass (with pics).

http://laist.com/2015/07/17/north_fire_cajon_pass.php

nickn, Saturday, 18 July 2015 00:28 (three years ago) Permalink

Have a feeling the burning carrier of SUVs is going to be the symbolic takeaway

http://pbs.twimg.com/media/CKJxW1KVAAAYEYe.jpg

Elvis Telecom, Saturday, 18 July 2015 00:46 (three years ago) Permalink

hey so how does one find an apartment (/room) in this city

tender is the late-night daypart (schlump), Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:47 (three years ago) Permalink

Craigslist is probably the most common way. Westside Rentals is an agency you pay that is widespread, but I've heard mixed reports about them.

nickn, Wednesday, 22 July 2015 03:50 (three years ago) Permalink

yeah, definitely craiglist.

fact checking cuz, Wednesday, 22 July 2015 04:37 (three years ago) Permalink

Another way is to go to the neighborhood in which you want to live and walk around, looking for "For Rent" signs. I've had luck with this approach more than once.

Hydroelectric New Deal Demiurge (B.L.A.M.), Wednesday, 22 July 2015 07:02 (three years ago) Permalink

hey thanks folks! i'm craigslisting, i was just checking in case there was some slightly tidier route i hadn't noticed (apparently the closed facebook group los angeles apartments is pretty okay).

tender is the late-night daypart (schlump), Wednesday, 22 July 2015 09:53 (three years ago) Permalink

Someone in the IE couldn't have afforded that many guns.

nickn, Friday, 24 July 2015 01:22 (three years ago) Permalink

Just saw this posted. a 2-day free music fest at the Hammer. Artist list at the link below.

ALL THE INSTRUMENTS AGREE: an exhibition or a concert is a two-day program of back-to-back live performances by over 25 local, national, and international sound artists, music collectives, art bands, and visual artists whose practices extend into the production of sound. Conceived as an exhibition in the form of a concert, the continuous program of performances will alternate between two outdoor stages in the Hammer courtyard from noon to 10 p.m. each day.

http://hammer.ucla.edu/instruments/

nickn, Friday, 24 July 2015 07:12 (three years ago) Permalink

^^^ Sept 26 and 27

nickn, Friday, 24 July 2015 07:14 (three years ago) Permalink

DJ'ing at Blipsy Barcars in Koreatown tonight - starting at 10pm!

I can guarantee that $5 in quarters, cheap drinks, and a strangely bizarre jukebox is a far better return-on-investment than six months of therapy!
369 N Western Ave, Los Angeles CA 90004
http://www.yelp.com/biz/blipsy-bar-los-angeles

Elvis Telecom, Sunday, 26 July 2015 01:40 (three years ago) Permalink

hammer event looks dope but what a weird line to pull out of context for the title

resulting post (rogermexico.), Sunday, 26 July 2015 02:50 (three years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

I drive through these neighborhoods every day and loathe everyone who lives there.. mostly because of jealousy..

in reality the only victims are other rich entitled fucks?

panettone for the painfully alone (mayor jingleberries), Tuesday, 15 September 2015 23:35 (three years ago) Permalink

don't hate me, man (though not technically in a bh zip code)

i don't like these people either. i've seen race cars almost kill people, go on incoming traffic lanes, been cut off by them a handful of times, seen a totalled lamborghini on a light post, and hear their engines revving up a lot, and this is all in the course of 8 months

F♯ A♯ (∞), Tuesday, 15 September 2015 23:40 (three years ago) Permalink

when I was in the airport in a mexico at some terrible bubba gump a kid working there asked me since I live in LA, do I see lamborghini's every day.. unfortunately the answer is basically yes.

panettone for the painfully alone (mayor jingleberries), Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:01 (three years ago) Permalink

haha.

funny thing is these cars are usually driving on streets with a lot of traffic so they never go more than 35 miles per hour, yet you hear this huge engine sound

F♯ A♯ (∞), Wednesday, 16 September 2015 00:05 (three years ago) Permalink

i may rob some banks so i can go to Mets-Dodgers playoff games

skateboards are the new combover (Dr Morbius), Wednesday, 16 September 2015 03:28 (three years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

so what's going on halloween night, la?

F♯ A♯ (∞), Wednesday, 7 October 2015 19:18 (three years ago) Permalink

My gf is DJ'ing at Blipsy on Halloween
http://www.yelp.com/biz/blipsy-bar-los-angeles

Elvis Telecom, Friday, 9 October 2015 19:02 (three years ago) Permalink

Looking to move by the end of the year and I just revised my "things to look out for in a new neighborhood" to read:

- Local flooding
- Can record drums in it.
- Violent crime statistics
- Mudslides
- Close to metro train line station
- Sharks
- Nearby (not close) In-N-Out burger

Elvis Telecom, Tuesday, 20 October 2015 01:17 (three years ago) Permalink

need to add: poisonous sea snakes

fact checking cuz, Tuesday, 20 October 2015 18:36 (three years ago) Permalink

how many of those are positives?

skateboards are the new combover (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 20 October 2015 18:41 (three years ago) Permalink

elvis, e.g., el segundo, hermosa beach, manhattan beach, redondo beach, and long beach. culver city seems a bit of a ways?

are you willing to wait til the "early 2016" opening of the santa monica station?

F♯ A♯ (∞), Tuesday, 20 October 2015 18:52 (three years ago) Permalink

I'm actually looking at places along the new segment of the Gold Line.

Elvis Telecom, Tuesday, 20 October 2015 21:04 (three years ago) Permalink

nice. i'm eyeing the (south) pasadena area myself.

F♯ A♯ (∞), Tuesday, 20 October 2015 21:29 (three years ago) Permalink

I work a couple days a week in S. Pasadena and commute in via Metrolink/Gold Line. I'd absolutely move there if my income could support it.

Elvis Telecom, Wednesday, 21 October 2015 04:36 (three years ago) Permalink

Try El Sereno or Hermon, now that Highland Park proper is also getting pricey.

nickn, Wednesday, 21 October 2015 07:33 (three years ago) Permalink

I've seen a couple of new stainless steel garage door things in El Sereno. Word is out.

Forces out of my control intervened - looks like I'm bunkering through El Nino here in the OC.

Elvis Telecom, Thursday, 22 October 2015 11:14 (three years ago) Permalink

In the city of South Pasadena itself, add $100K-200K to the price of any house due to the school district.

Spencer Chow, Thursday, 22 October 2015 18:48 (three years ago) Permalink

should have said "value" as opposed to "price"

Spencer Chow, Thursday, 22 October 2015 18:49 (three years ago) Permalink

ah, he hadn't sent more emails after those first couple - ta

҉ (sic), Wednesday, 11 April 2018 07:19 (nine months ago) Permalink

two months pass...

gonna be in LA in a couple weeks for a few days (Snail Mail concert, yay!). staying right around HiFi, anybody versed in Filipino food have any recs? thx!

lâche pas la patate (outdoor_miner), Monday, 11 June 2018 17:55 (seven months ago) Permalink

there's a decent filipino kiosk in grand central market - http://sarisaristorela.com/ the buko pie is next level

officer sonny bonds, lytton pd (mayor jingleberries), Monday, 11 June 2018 18:09 (seven months ago) Permalink

i'll take decent! thx for that and for reminding me i need to go to GC

lâche pas la patate (outdoor_miner), Monday, 11 June 2018 21:19 (seven months ago) Permalink

yeah everything there is great (except the bathrooms good lord)

officer sonny bonds, lytton pd (mayor jingleberries), Monday, 11 June 2018 21:57 (seven months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ym8yJBj4Qu8

F# A# (∞), Thursday, 26 July 2018 03:46 (five months ago) Permalink

los angeles, 2018 pic.twitter.com/WH1UTGbwUx

— Kyle McDonald (@kcimc) July 28, 2018

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𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:46 (five months ago) Permalink

(i live here now btw)

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Sunday, 29 July 2018 22:46 (five months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

Go away for two weeks and return to find an infestation of scooters being parked and used all over the area. Found one leaning against our neighbor’s house this morning. Had three parked on the grass along the curb the other day.

omar little, Wednesday, 15 August 2018 15:32 (five months ago) Permalink

Drive through Westwood if you want to see true infestation. Haven't been near USC but I assume its just as bad.

officer sonny bonds, lytton pd (mayor jingleberries), Wednesday, 15 August 2018 15:34 (five months ago) Permalink

Some scrap metal dudes tried to take one parked outside the other day. It looked like it was put out there for free.

omar little, Wednesday, 15 August 2018 15:53 (five months ago) Permalink

if you think scooters are a danger to pedestrians and an eyesore and they clutter the built environment making getting around difficult for everyone other than people who use them then wait until you hear about cars.

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Wednesday, 15 August 2018 16:45 (five months ago) Permalink

i have been enjoying the LA podcast a lot! i now know more about local politics than i have in any town i've ever lived in. and they added alissa walker to the roster and are very good on transit as a result.

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Wednesday, 15 August 2018 16:47 (five months ago) Permalink

i get the LAT and the LASD and USC seem like not good institutitions?!

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Wednesday, 15 August 2018 16:48 (five months ago) Permalink

What the hell are these things

https://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/local/Toe-Biting-Insects-Santa-Monica-Mountains-491576221.html

omar little, Thursday, 23 August 2018 20:42 (four months ago) Permalink

Honestly you startle most infants and they’ll also fart

F# A# (∞), Thursday, 23 August 2018 21:12 (four months ago) Permalink

obviously nobody here is a climate scientist but I feel like it used to rarely be humid in LA in the summer.. that's definitely not the case the last 2-3 years. am I off-base here?

officer sonny bonds, lytton pd (mayor jingleberries), Thursday, 23 August 2018 21:59 (four months ago) Permalink

it's been pretty humid for L.A. though obviously not midwest or deep south humid. also this summer and (iirc) last were not especially hot maybe? this has been very much a summer full of 84 degree high days (with that early July weekend heat wave excepted.)

omar little, Thursday, 23 August 2018 23:04 (four months ago) Permalink

i imagine it's been a really pleasant summer for the beach communities, Santa Monica seems to be enjoying lots of 78 degree days.

omar little, Thursday, 23 August 2018 23:04 (four months ago) Permalink

Otm on humidity

There’s also a sharp physical division between the beach cities and inland where there is a spike in temperature which I don’t remember there being in the past

F# A# (∞), Friday, 24 August 2018 00:16 (four months ago) Permalink

I live in Studio City and work in Woodland Hills so it’s hot as fuck all the time

officer sonny bonds, lytton pd (mayor jingleberries), Friday, 24 August 2018 00:57 (four months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

fwiw

Arclight will be showing some of the original Cinerama Movies for its 55th Anniversry, including HOW THE WEST WAS WON !! pic.twitter.com/m05HrqNOh5

— Peter Labuza (@labuzamovies) September 10, 2018

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 11 September 2018 17:36 (four months ago) Permalink

Is that actually any good

F# A# (∞), Tuesday, 11 September 2018 17:40 (four months ago) Permalink

Some of it!

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 11 September 2018 17:42 (four months ago) Permalink

extremely bloody Civil War segment directed by Ford, feat. George Peppard and Russ Tamblyn

I have not seen the first two there, wd be most interested in Grand Prix.

a Mets fan who gave up on everything in the mid '80s (Dr Morbius), Tuesday, 11 September 2018 17:43 (four months ago) Permalink

fwiw How the West Was Won is the only film on the Arclight schedule that was filmed in Cinerama instead of just "presented" in Cinerama.

As a western fan I have to say I've never cared for it. Too aware of itself as a "stunt" and too thin.

Grand Prix seems like a much more exciting prospect. Glossy and slick, but at least a real movie.

Josefa, Wednesday, 12 September 2018 13:20 (four months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

I read about that earlier today and was like

😍

F# A# (∞), Friday, 28 September 2018 01:16 (three months ago) Permalink

This absolutely should be the site of the next LA FAP before it's shut down for being uninsurable.

Elvis Telecom, Friday, 28 September 2018 03:09 (three months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

lmao I mean there was no way this wasn’t going to happen but f u NIMBYs

https://la.curbed.com/2018/10/12/17968706/beverly-hills-purple-line-subway-protest

Larry Elleison (rogermexico.), Saturday, 13 October 2018 03:44 (three months ago) Permalink

I don’t think it counts as a walkout if the school provides buses and a packed lunch

Awful thing is that by directly appealing to trump it might work

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Saturday, 13 October 2018 15:08 (three months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

I actively hate few things but I hate these types of places:

https://cheatdayland.com

omar little, Tuesday, 30 October 2018 00:26 (two months ago) Permalink

What is that

calstars, Tuesday, 30 October 2018 01:05 (two months ago) Permalink

some "museum of ice cream" type bs

omar little, Tuesday, 30 October 2018 01:32 (two months ago) Permalink

It looks like you play on/with large versions of the food you like, then you get to eat that food.

nickn, Tuesday, 30 October 2018 02:10 (two months ago) Permalink

Turns out the Beverly Hills walkout and legal fees to sue metro and the county were funded with revenue from a bond measure that should have paid to renovate the schools to make them healthier and safer places for the kids

https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2018/10/beverly-hills-has-financed-its-metro-fight-13-million-local-taxes/573265/

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Tuesday, 30 October 2018 02:42 (two months ago) Permalink

does make you pause and consider the social and ecological benefits of eating the rich.

Larry Elleison (rogermexico.), Wednesday, 31 October 2018 01:12 (two months ago) Permalink

how's everybody doing?

The Santa Ana winds are expected to pick up today, which means Southen California could see fire tornadoes. https://t.co/fFKP5mAoYd

— Los Angeles Times (@latimes) November 11, 2018

http://aqicn.org/city/losangeles/los-angeles-north-main-street/

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Sunday, 11 November 2018 17:11 (two months ago) Permalink

Yeah not doing so great but it’s because the smoke just moved down plus the santa anas

Should be back to normal in a few days

Not as bad as the fires and smoke from the Vancouver/BC fires in canada a couple months ago though

F# A# (∞), Sunday, 11 November 2018 18:23 (two months ago) Permalink

one month passes...

everyone ready for the probable LAUSD teachers' strike? if it happens, it'll be Thursday.

omar little, Tuesday, 8 January 2019 17:55 (one week ago) Permalink

stoked for the madness.

the NYT actually had a pretty solid summary of the situation afaict yesterday

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/07/us/teacher-strike-lausd-utla.html

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Tuesday, 8 January 2019 18:27 (one week ago) Permalink

our kid's teacher told me her daughter's class at the nearby high school has 46 students and not enough seats, so they count on students being absent to make sure no one's sitting on the floor. when we toured our school and went into the fifth grade class it was pretty nuts: 36 kids in a classroom the same size as the kindergarten classroom (which had 24 students.)

omar little, Tuesday, 8 January 2019 18:33 (one week ago) Permalink

can you name the schools?

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Tuesday, 8 January 2019 19:17 (one week ago) Permalink

not on here i don't know what insane lurkers are reading this, but we're east of Hollywood.

omar little, Tuesday, 8 January 2019 19:25 (one week ago) Permalink

yup

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Tuesday, 8 January 2019 19:27 (one week ago) Permalink

https://www.revealnews.org/article/the-ultimate-test-of-trumps-local-cronyism-is-playing-out-in-beverly-hills/

deep dive into the insane subway/bevery hills HS story

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Wednesday, 9 January 2019 21:19 (one week ago) Permalink

SCOOP: Lets break some Saturday night news. The FBI is investigating Los Angeles Councilman Jose Huizar and his family for bribery and money laundering. cc: @mattdpearce @AlpertReyes @joelrubin @ReporterCraig pic.twitter.com/Q7TE2Ddx1t

— Seamus Hughes (@SeamusHughes) January 13, 2019

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Sunday, 13 January 2019 03:43 (one week ago) Permalink

At least 1/7th of the city council of the second most populous city in America is probably not corrupt.

— Seamus Hughes (@SeamusHughes) January 13, 2019

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Sunday, 13 January 2019 03:44 (one week ago) Permalink

https://i.imgur.com/PFash3B.png

𝔠𝔞𝔢𝔨 (caek), Friday, 18 January 2019 16:49 (three days ago) Permalink

Abs. love (/not love) when newcomers to perennially drought stricken towns get up in arms at a little rain.

Jersey Al (Albert R. Broccoli), Monday, 21 January 2019 09:58 (two hours ago) Permalink


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