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Amoeba Clarifies That, Yes, PCC Flea Market Is The New Cool Flea Market

Amoeba At PCC Flea Market

As obnoxious as this sounds, I’ve heard from many sources that the Pasadena City College Flea Market is the new Rose Bowl Flea Market. I’ve tried to go for some time but have not had the chance because, well, I’m too lazy to wake up early on a Sunday to schlep out to Pasadena for some cool old stuff. You have to really mentally prepare yourself for that and, even if you do prepare yourself, you don’t always end up actually going. If I had a nickel for every time I intended to go to a flea market on a Sunday but did not, I would undoubtedly have thousands of dollars.

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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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Eric Garcetti Is Running For Mayor In 2013

Eric Garcetti Running For Mayor In 2013

That’s right: Hollywood’s favorite city councilman has filed papers to run for mayor of Los Angeles. LA Times reports that Garcetti is planning on getting “L.A. And our economy back on track” by running in the 2013 mayoral race, when Antonia Villaraigosa steps down after eight years in office. Garcetti, who singlehandedly seemed to turn sketchy parts of Hollywood, Silver Lake, and Echo Park around and is constantly communicating with locals in person and on Twitter, is the man for the job: he’s always on top of things, is incredibly forward thinking, and has enough spirit and charisma to get the job done.

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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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