Eddie North-Hager's Blog – February 2011 Archive (10)

Slake, the lit journal for Los Angeles, holds a salon at Stories, the lit location for Echo Park SATURDAY night

"Los Angeles is Slake’s city, but Echo Park is our neighborhood," reads the entry at Slake.la, the literary journal for Los Angeles.


They've only had one Issue 2, but already we wonder how we ever got this far without. Where have you been all my life Slake?


Saturday, February 19 at 7:30 p.m.


The list from Slake.la -


John Albert (Wrecking Crew) on Van…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 18, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Filmforum presents experimental filmmaker Fred Worden at the Echo Park Film Center; Legendary artist screened at the Whitney Biennial, NY Film Festival


Los Angeles is proud to welcome one-time Angeleno Fred Worden with the first of two programs of his work in film and digital video, spanning four decades of moving image making.


Fred Worden has been making experimental film since the mid 1970s. His films have been shown in the 2002 Whitney Biennial, The Museum of Modern Art , The Centre Pompidou, The…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 17, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Learn Final Cut Pro at the Echo Park Film Center and celebrate living in Screenland

Saturday, February 19 – INTRODUCTION TO FINAL CUT PRO – 1 TO 5 PM

Calling all interested adults (ages 20+) looking to learn the beauty and grace of digital editing! All equipment and materials provided by EPFC. Instructor: Will O’Loughlen. Class held at the EPFC Analog Annex; limited to 10 students; tuition is $60/$50 members.

Echo Park Film Center is a non-profit media arts organization located in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 16, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Brando Skyhorse and "The Madonnas of Echo Park" *Updated with video

The video, produced by Simon and Shuster and released yesterday on YouTube, unveils the new cover for the acclaimed novel about growing up and living in Echo Park.


Though the book has been mentioned a lot in LA (…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 15, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Tony Gault and Elizabeth Henry screen their films, whcih Film Threat calls poetry and slant calls perferce at Echo Park Film Center

Thursday, February 17 – THE CAGE WE ARE TRICKED INTO – 8 PM

Collaborators for fifteen years, experimental filmmakers Tony Gault and Elizabeth Henry screen a body of work that examines the human impulse toward dualism and narcissistic command of the planet Earth.


Their films create "a cinematic poetry of paranoia as a higher state of consciousness"- Film Threat, and "illustrate the perverse means by which narrative shapes…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 15, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Save Echo Park history and learn a little Echo Park history in the process

EPHS schedule of 2011 Tours

Echo Park Historical Society announces the schedule of the 2011 Tours:

April 23rd 10am – Elysian Park West Biking Tour

May 28th 10am – Echo Park Stairway Tour

June 25th 10am – Echo Park Lake Tour

July 23rd 10am – Elysian Park East Tour

August 27th 10am – Echo…

Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 14, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Lot 1 music showcases causing a ruckus, just like their mimosas

Lot 1 Cafe - a founding member of EchoParkOnline.com - has gotten quite a following since the restaurant and bar traded in its knick knacks for a stage.

The small room that adjoined the Lot 1 Cafe, Ecos, where you once could buy velvet…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 6, 2011 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Today - SATURDAY - all day music at the Echo Country Outpost! Yee haw!

Saturday, February 5 · 3:00pm - 11:30pm

Location Echo Country Outpost…

Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 5, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Echo Park Cycles benefit and closing party Saturday


Saturday, February 5 at 1:00pm - February 6 at 3:00am

Echo Park Cycles 1932 Echo Park Avenue and Duane, Los Angeles, CA


Sadly Echo Park Cycles  announced they will close Feb. 10.


Until then they'll be having a closeout sale of 50% off everything.


They have one of the best signs/murals in the city. We just bought a bicycle light from there.…


Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 2, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Echo Park motorcycle Ts now at Walmart

My friend Emily sent me this photo from a Wal-Mart in Pennsylvania
"Surprised to see Echo Park t-shirts for sale in the Wal-Mart in Harrisburg, PA," Emily wrote on her Facebook post. "You familiar with this line? Made by something called Gonzales…

Added by Eddie North-Hager on February 1, 2011 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments


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