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Should Tourists Be Steered Away From The Hollywood Sign?

Hollywood Sign

If you live in Los Angeles, you’ve probably forgotten that something like the Hollywood sign exists. There is literally no point for you to remember it sits atop of Beachwood Canyon because, well, it isn’t really much of anything besides some sheet metal and poles that no one can access. It may be one of the city’s hallmarks but, unless it is about to be taken down, no one really cares about it.

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If You Live Downtown, Beware of Emmy Traffic This Weekend

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One thing that sucks about Los Angeles are the constant award ceremonies and premieres and other traffic obstructions that boil up pretty badly once a quarter. For the late summer/early autumn quarter, the Emmy Awards are the number one annoyance. The short of it is that the above map details the blockades that will be up Downtown for the awards.

For more information as the event approaches, be sure to watch SigAlert and the LA City traffic site.

Inside Look At A Cirque du Soleil’s “Iris” Photo Shoot

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Cirque du Soleil’s first Los Angeles foray Iris arrived in the city earlier this summer with a lot of buzz. The movie themed acrobatic show based out of the Kodak Theatre has been up for over two months now and the LA Times has done a great video documenting a behind the scenes look at a promotional photo shoot for the show. The video of the shoot captures the show’s actors in and out of costume and gives you a peek into photographer Jay L. Clendenin’s process.

Ride Out The Apocalypse In…A Porn Bunker?

Pink Visual Porn Bunker

2012 may yield a lot of new things for us but it is mostly certain that the world will not be ending nor will there be any catastrophic madness occurring. However, San Fernando Valley porn company Pink Visual beg to differ and are constructing a full service studio and entertainment center for you to ride out disaster in the most stimulating way possible. Is this the silliest idea ever or the silliest idea ever?

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Ghana Must Go Fiber CAFAM Los Angeles

CAFAM is hosting a two day event called Ghana Must Go on November 1 and November 2. There will be a trunk show, West African inspired works, performances, and more.

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Fit, Form, Function Compton

Fit, Form, Function is a new (and first) Compton based arts journal. They’re hoping to explore a few things, their first issue specifically speaking to “objects we do not touch.” If you want to get involved, send in submissions by November 15.

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House Of Modern Horrors Alex Miller Los Angeles Halloween 2014

In case you need more frights this weekend, Alex Miller is bringing an immersive exhibition called the House Of Modern Horrors. It’s a cringeworthy event showcasing “nightmares that haunt our reality.” EEeEeEeeeEE. There will also be some comedians, too.

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