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Bring The Noise
Tuesday brings all you happy LAists a little hip hop, a little country, a little rock, a little pop and a lot of conversation. It all sounds good, so choose wisely.
Rapper/activist Chuck D of Public Enemy and comedian/activist Margaret Cho come together tonight at 7:00 PM for a Hammer Forum conversation. Held at UCLA's Hammer Museum, this series of events covers current social and political issues during lectures, conversations, performances and panel discussions. LAist hasn't heard Margaret Cho in action but—being acquainted with Chuck D's writings—would assume this is going to be an interesting and entertaining evening. Admission is free and seating is on a first-come, first-served basis so arrive early.
Indie hip hop is the order of the night at The Echo. Free Moral Agents, side project of Isaiah "Ikey" Owens of The Mars Volta, are performing with Busdriver and DJ Nobody. Doors open at 8:00 PM and tickets are $5.00.
Bobby Bare Jr will be rocking his second night in town at Spaceland with I See Hawks In LA and Tom Heinel. Doors open at 9:00 PM and admission is $8.00.
Increasingly popular indie poppers Camera Obscura will be performing tonight at the Troubadour with Mystic Chords of Memory, new band of Beachwood Sparks frontman Christopher Gunst. Doors open at 8:00 PM and tickets are $13.00.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.