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Lakeith Stanfield, Nnamdi Asomugha bring true injustice drama ‘Crown Heights’ to the screen

By Bob Strauss|

Pennywise Partners with Eureka’s Lost Coast Brewery

Punk rock music, beer and good times are all pretty much synonymous, which is why it made perfect sense for Pennywise to release its own craft beer. The quartet from Hermosa Beach partnered with Eureka’s Lost Coast Brewery for the release...

By Kelli Skye Fadroski|

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  • News

    There’s an O.J. Simpson museum in LA - catch it before it’s gone

    LOS ANGELES — A pop-up museum dedicated to examining the legacy of former USC and NFL star O.J. Simpson will open in Chinatown today. Displays in The O.J. Museum include sports memorabilia, a 1994 Ford Bronco, board games, a collection of 60 bootleg trial T-shirts and interactive exhibits. • PHOTOS: The 1995 OJ Simpson trial -- did he get away with...

    City News Service|

  • Entertainment

    Steve Smith: Former Paul Revere and The Raiders frontman Lindsay in Pasadena and a crocodile named Lemmy

    Mark Lindsay, former lead singer with hugely popular ‘60s rock hitmakers Paul Revere and The Raiders, delivered a marvelous showcase of his bands major rock classics and delightful minor hits during a free picnic concert at the Levitt Pavilion in Old Town Pasadena’s Memorial Park on Sunday evening. Lindsay and The Raiders should have been elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame a couple decades ago. Any other band that released, in succession, the irresistible rockers...

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  • Entertainment

    Solar eclipse, more Princess Diana and Whitney Houston shows are what to watch this week

    Catch up on Ozark: (Available on Netflix) The dark thriller follows financial planner Marty (Jason Bateman) and his wife (Laura Linney) who suddenly relocate their family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks after his partner double-crosses a Mexican drug lord in a money-laundering scheme. The cartel kingpin puts him on the clock to make good on a new plan, but the locals prove as surprising as the show, which in its own way offers an oddly relevant portrait of America. Earlier...

    Rob Lowman
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  • Entertainment

    ‘Endeavor’ returns to PBS with new case, new tensions for the serious, swinging ‘60s detective

    After an exciting finish to the third season, “Endeavour” throws its young detective hero Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans) into a rather ordinary British whodunit episode at the beginning of Season 4 that hints at the end of something. It picks up in 1967 just two weeks after the bank robbery-hostage situation that left Joan Thursday (Sara Vickers) shaken; realizing her relationship with Morse is just going in circles, she leaves her home in Oxford. That angers her...

    Rob Lowman
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  • Children's entertainment

    9 ways to have fun at the Brick Fest Live Lego Fan Experience

    In 1958, Lego bricks were introduced in their present form, and since then their popularity has grown exponentially. Today building with Legos — whether or not you follow the instructions on the box — has become a family activity. You can continue that fun at the Brick Fest Live! Lego Fan Experience at the Pasadena Convention Center Saturday and Aug. 27, and here’s nine ways to have a great...

    Michelle Mills
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  • Music

    DJ Richard Blade talks ’80s music, the early days at KROQ and why there’s ‘a lot of sex’ in his upcoming book

    As the sweet, upbeat music of Culture Club filled the air, patrons kicked off their shoes, raised their drinks high in the air and danced in the sand as the sun set into the Pacific Ocean during the inaugural 93.1 Jack FM Presents: Richard Blade’s ’80s Beach Bash SeaLegs Live in Huntington Beach last month. Blade, grinning from ear to ear, let the music play and took a break from his turntables, hopping off stage to take some posed photos and selfies with patrons...

    Kelli Skye Fadroski
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  • Lawsuits

    Diddy’s ex-chef suing for sexual harassment and more, but jury won’t hear the case

    LOS ANGELES — The employment violation allegations filed against Diddy by his former personal chef, who says she was subjected to sexual harassment and forced to work long hours without being fully compensated for overtime, will be heard by an arbitrator rather than a jury, a judge ruled today. Plaintiff Cindy Rueda stated in a sworn declaration filed in connection with her lawsuit against the rapper/producer/singer that she often worked from 9 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. daily after...

    City News Service|

  • Entertainment

    4 ‘Game of Thrones’ mysteries to consider even after the hacks and leak of Season 7, episode 6, ‘Death Is the Enemy’

    The sixth episode of this season’s “Game of Thrones” has already leaked to the Internet. This time it wasn’t hackers, but the cable giant’s European divisions accidentally posted Sunday’s episode 6 onto their own consumer platforms “for a brief time” earlier this week. That time was enough for eagle-eyed fans to post everything that happens. Mostly, this was done in the breathless prose of superfans. Still, we get the...

    Rob Lowman
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  • Entertainment

    Weekend events: Botanic garden tour, Whitney Houston tribute among Inland Valley things to do

    Twilight Gardens Tour: The Friends of the UCR Botanic Gardens will host a tour at 6:30 tonight. The tours last about 90 minutes followed by light refreshments served on the patio. Cost is $7 for Friends of UCRBG Members and $10 for non-members. Reservations are required. Guests may pay at the door by check or with exact change only. UCR Botanic Garden, 900 University Ave., Riverside. Information: 951-784-6962,

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  • Theater

    ‘Hamilton’ brings the revolution to LA: Here’s our review

    Anyone in the vicinity of the Pantages Theatre on Wednesday afternoon got the message, big time: the “Hamilton” juggernaut has hit Southern California. Hours before the monster-hit musical’s official local debut, its creator and Broadway leading man, Lin-Manuel Miranda, sang for a huge, excited crowd in front of the venue in what’s called #Ham4Ham, a ticket lottery and impromptu performance that’s been a regular feature of the show. The line-up for...

    By Paul Hodgins phodgins@scng.com @octheaterguy on Twitter|

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