October 2010 Blog Posts (35)

Special Halloween edition of the Leimert Park ArtWalk - live music, DJs, drum circles and painting in the park

Sunday, October 31st, 2 pm- 8 pm.

Throughout the day cultural spaces (KAOS Network, Vision Theatre, World Theatre,and prolific arts), artist studios and

storefronts will sh...are art exhibitions, music, fashion, food, drumming, spoken word and local shopping

The Last Sunday of each month The hub of Black culture in Los

Angeles,Leimert Park Village, presents its monthly Art Walk from 2:00

pm til 8:00 pm. The art Walk features the works of… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 31, 2010 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Echo Curio tries a comeback - Tea room and music in 2011

Grant or Justin explains: "looks like we’re going to make another go at getting the paperwork from the city… We are getting plans drafted up, buying ourselves the trappings of a tea room (serving hot and cold tea in to-go cups), and then going for that coveted Entertainment License… look out!!!… Continue

Added by Echo Park Online on October 29, 2010 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Mohawk General Store moves to Silverlake and catches eye of New York Times.

Bo and Kevin Carney opened Mohawk General Store…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 28, 2010 at 10:49pm — No Comments

Zombies and more zombies in Echo Park, Silverlake and beyond this Halloween

Overly dramatic readings of classic comic books that would make Johnny Dollar proud, burlesque dancers, jazzy song sketches and more with a special twist for Halloween.

Captured Aural Fantasy Theater

performs comic book stories in the spirit of old radio shows live on stage.

Helmed by Chicago native, Venice local and EchoParkOnline.com member… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 25, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Obama live via USC Annenberg

uscannenberg on livestream.com. Broadcast Live…

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 22, 2010 at 1:02pm — 1 Comment


Echo Park Online FREE GIFT CERTIFICATE GIVEAWAY!! Get them while they’re hot! We have FREE $20 gift certificates to give away to the first 4 Echo Park Online members that get 5 new members to sign up! It’s easy! Have

them go to http://echoparkonline.com/ (or use our handy INVITE tab in the menu bar above) and sign up, the last question on the sign up/profile form is “I found Echo… Continue

Added by Alexandra Asselin on October 22, 2010 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

At 10:21 today, Stop, Drop & Cover

Don't run for the door. A real earthquake will be too violent. Just get under your desk, next to the wall or chair. That will break the full force of anything falling that may hit you.

Most people are injured by falling objects, often after leaving the building.

So practice.
At 10:21 today -… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 21, 2010 at 8:00am — No Comments

Need to know info about Obama's USC visit

President Barack Obama will speak at a political rally Friday at USC on the University Park campus that could attract 30,000.

10 a.m.: Gates Open

11 a.m.: Program Begins

The public should enter the area at Trousdale Parkway, just south of West 34th Street and will be individually screened for security through metal detectors. No overnight lines will be permitted.

Laptop computers, sharp objects, metal or plastic drink bottles, folding… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 20, 2010 at 11:48pm — No Comments

Echo Curio RIP??? Say it isn't so

It only takes three paragraphs to get the stark point: "WE ARE ZONED AS A RETAIL AREA, and RETAIL AREAS


Ok, so what now for performance space/art gallery/ center of coolsville The Echo Curio? Grant and Justin wonder on their Echo Curio blog.

They see three options, but only one real choise.

a) Change their zoning, add a… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 20, 2010 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Crime drops as city parks stay open late: Villaraigosa touts Summer Nights Lights program

In a year where Los Angeles was looking to cut everything that wasn't necessary, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa chose to take a stand behind a small program that makes a big difference in out neighborhoods.

The Summer Nights Lights program keeps parks open at night - until midnight four nights a week from July 7 to Sept. 4. But that's not all. The program hires staff to coach, teach and umpire, provides jerseys and even feeds…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 19, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments

Rewind Electronics newest old store to open in Echo Park

Echo Park Now featured Rewind Electronics in August, Lisa Viktorya added a video in early October and KPCC's Molly Peterson followed Friday with a story about Jen and Oscar Carpinteyro, who buy, sell and repair the things most of us have been taught to throw… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 17, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Origami Records - Small Record Store, Big Draw. Tuesday at noon Superchunk after hosting Jonsi and Rabbit Rabbit Rabbit in last week

Origami, a shoeboxed size piece of joy in the heart of Echo Park on Sunset, is so stuffed with vinyl that the bands must play in the loft. But the aura of hearing music… Continue

Added by Echo Park Online on October 17, 2010 at 8:58pm — No Comments

LA Times features Echo Park Film Center for Home Movie Day

Rich Connell of the LA Times focuses on Echo Park Film center, one of two LA area sites that participated in the worldwide Home Movie Day. The center screened 8- and 16-millimeter film reels and videotapes that have been lost, more or less, to new… Continue

Added by Echo Park Online on October 17, 2010 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Make your Mark in the Park in Expo Park this Sunday!

Ryman Arts


Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 16, 2010 at 11:16am — No Comments

Taste of Soul on Crenshaw today!

The 2010 Taste of Soul on the corner of Crenshaw and Rodeo is today from 10AM-6PM. It's the perfect weather for a street fair.

Find more photos like this on Leimert Park Beat

Presented by the Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper and Mothers in Action, in conjunction with

Los Angeles City Councilmembers Bernard C. Parks, Herb Wesson, and Jan

Perry; Radio Free 102.3 KJLH and… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 16, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

Owner Brian Lethcoe, creator of the newest L. A. Brewery, Nibble Bit Tabby

Although he does not serve beer, he sure makes some great ones. Currently, his beer, Uncle Arnie's Irish Red is served at Lot 1, 1533 W. Sunset Blvd. in Echo Park. Read about the beer herehttp://www.myspace.com/404443757

Added by Lot 1 cafe on October 14, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Checking for lead in Echo Park jewelry

The watchdogs at California Watch will be in Echo Park today to screen jewelry for lead. The online investigative reporting group based in NoCal published a story that uncovered five violations in 16 months by a national company.

Bring your questionables to Nahui Ohlin on Sunset until 6 p.m. to find out if the accessories will make your look or kill you.

The test takes seconds…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 14, 2010 at 3:09pm — No Comments

The Hottest Music and Fashion Event is tomorrow at E.P.I.C. !!!!!!!

The HOTTEST place to be tomorrow for music and fashion is Echo Park's own E.P.I.C. Thursday October 14th, 2010 the lovely Ai sisters, of AI for AI, will be unveiling their spring/summer collection accompanied by the sounds of Boom Bip, Bobby Evans… Continue

Added by Alexandra Asselin on October 13, 2010 at 11:05pm — No Comments


I have it on good advisement that LCD SoundSystem is DJing at the Short Stop in Echo Park tonight! Come out and shake your money maker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!…


Added by Alexandra Asselin on October 13, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Internet Snack of the Day

If you haven't seen this Internet treat yet, I hope you all are hungry. I'm talking to you Temple at Alvarado or you Glendale at Scott! There's something in your Happy Meal, and it ain't HOPE! Check out Sally Davies photo project of a 180 day old Happy Meal here. Mmmmm can we say preservatives? Are we sure we want… Continue

Added by Alexandra Asselin on October 13, 2010 at 1:30pm — No Comments

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