Eddie North-Hager's Blog – October 2010 Archive (17)

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

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

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

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

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

CicLAvia photo essay from an Eastsider (and critic of bike culture)

El Chavo at the LA Eastside has a humorous/sarcastic photo essay on the Ciclavia - "I wasn’t really planning to go, but my friend thought it was a good idea. I just didn’t want to hang around with that whole Bike Kulture set that make my skin crawl."

It looks like he spent most of the day there. Here's a more straight forward… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 11, 2010 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Filter Mag's Culture Collide Festival slideshow

Last weekend's Culture Collide Festival via Roselle Chin of Neon… Continue

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 11, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Brewery Art Walk this weekend is a can't miss


Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 7, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Paint and Graffiti store paints the town red in Echo Park

By Graffiti Artists for Graffiti Artists.

The Montana Store comes to Echo Park, with everything from paint to pencils.Montana Cans is a designer spray-paint brand from Germany. It does sound cool.

But I know from attending a few Echo Park Chamber of Commerce meetings illegal graffiti is not cool.

Sadly one of the frequent targets are the murals that make Echo Park so special. They are targeted partly because the city won't remove the…

Added by Eddie North-Hager on October 2, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments


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