The Weekend Go Go: Innovative Burlesque, Tacos for Good, Hot Jazz + More!

Burlesque babes, Latin jazz, a taco fest and a neon train film! This weekend is hot hot hot and Ms Go Go isn’t talking about weather…..

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The Weekend Go Go: Bowlerama, LA Times Book Fest Picks, Grand Ole Echo + More

Craving Coachella but don’t have the cash/car/camping gear?  This weekend, L.A. has enough fun for nonstop Go Go. Less driving.  Less sand.  Same amount of sunblock. Bowled Over Are you a passionate preservationist?  A fan of Googie architecture? Have you had your own bowling shoes and monogrammed ball since you were five? (You know who…

The Weekend Go Go: Tiki Luau, Australian Wagons and Spirit of the Times

Ms. Go Go is tres desolee at the lateness of The Weekend Go Go due to deadlines and  birthdays (not mine!) And such a fun weekend, too! Let’s Go Go now! Tiki-ti One On Go Go’ers, is there anything more festive than  Tiki?  Indulge your love of all things South Seas balmy and carved at American Cinematheque‘s Luau Night at the Egyptian…

The Weekend Go Go: Beachy Keen Artists, Wonderland Turns 2, Woodypalooza, Viva France

Summer.   It’s not for clock-watching. There are certain events, however, for which calendar watching is a must. Anniversaries.  Birthdays.  Biennials.  Revolutions. Especially when sunscreen, musical legends, cancan, and cuteness are involved. Go on, Go Go’ers.  Circle some days in red. Live All Nine Lives Venice Beach.  You’ve ogled bodybuilders, bladed in a bathing suit,…

GRAND OLE ECHO and Twangin’ around Town

Go Go’ers, if the cold and rain has settled in your very bones, you’ll need more than a couple of high-temp ray days to recover your git-up-and-go.  Luckily, Grand Ole Echo, L.A.’s premier, down home, jump-for-joy returns this Sunday to warm you up no matter what the weather (though it looks like sunny skies all weekend long!) Queen…

IT’S ABOUT THE MUSIC, MAN….

Go Go’ers, it feels like the world has been in Val-Day countdown  since January 2nd so let’s all take a little breather and in honor of the Grammys,  focus on music instead of love or lack thereof. THE BEATLES’ COMPLETE FIRST AMERICAN CONCERT Here’s your chance to forget Paul McCartney’s recent Saturday Night Live appearance…

Blue jean summer: heartland music for hipsters

If last weekend’s Roots Roadhouse left you jonesing for more blues, alt country, and Americana (or if, sadly, you missed the swell shindig thrown by Grand Ole Echo promoter Kim Grant), check out these off-the-beaten-track venues where the artists/songwriters sing songs of  big lives lived small on back roads and in bypassed towns. On August 4th, …

Roots Roadhouse @ the Echoplex: Pick the Bones Clean

Sure, there’s  a time for glitter tights and pink champagne, Go Go’ers, but sometimes  you haveta forego the frippery and strip it down to the bone.  So even though it’s only Tuesday, you’ll want to start the countdown to Saturday when the Grand Old Echo presents Roots Roadhouse.   At 20 bands for $15 bucks, you’re…