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Celebrity Photo Contest for More Detour Tickets
Here in the land of stars, we see celebrities all the time. Whether out shopping at the Beverly Center, grabbing a bite at Canter’s, or filling up their ride at the gas station, famous people still have a regular life to live just as much as us “common folk,” even if some celebs view themselves as God's gift to mankind. It’s nice to see these performers outside the context of their onscreen/on-camera/behind-the-mic personas to see how undeniably cool or ridiculously lame they are.
Our own Julie Wolfson recently ran into the always intriguing Danny Bonaduce at the Grove getting a coffee, and while we hope that he’s been able to pull things together after his divorce, we’re glad to see that he’s still finding plenty of time to hit the gym (seriously look at those guns).
Since we know that anyone who has lived in LA long enough has their own candid photo with a celebrity, we want to see what other interesting encounters you, our lovely readers, have had. To that end, we’re going to give away another pair of tickets to this Saturday’s LA Weekly Detour Music Festival to the person who has the most entertaining picture.
To enter this contest, you’ll need to have a Flickr account; upload your photo and tag it “LAist Detour”. Submissions must be received by Wednesday night at 11 pm. Please note that all links to your pic may be used in a future LAist post, so any contest entries are implicit approval for our use (we’ll of course give you credit).
Photo by juliewolfson306 via Flickr
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