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Tuesday, February 3

Taking Back Tuesday: Emo Night LA/Mark Hoppus (DJ set)


1822 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90026


So I guess this is growing up… Emo Night is moving to the Echoplex! We’re super grateful to the Short Stop for giving Emo Night it’s start. Those first two nights were legendary, but we want to makedamnsure everyone can get in to sing the sorrow with us, because HEY! YOU’RE PART OF IT!

We got older, but we’re still young. Let’s stay 18 forever. Lace up your converse, slip on your vans, ask your mom to send you that Bright Eyes t-shirt gathering dust in your closet back home. We’ll be dancing with our ghosts, toasting note to note. Come on, take her out on a Tuesday night. Wear cologne to get the feeling right. Honest, let’s make this night last forever. 


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Wednesday, February 4

Thursday, February 5

Nigerian Fare & Detroit Beats at POT

The Line Hotel

3515 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

10:00am to 11:00pm

Next Thursday, February 5th, Chef Tunde Wey (Revolver, Detroit) will be bringing his Nigerian fare to POT. Diners will be able to enjoy his amazing dishes (jollof rice, frijohn + dodo, egusi + pounded yam and isi ewu) along with the standard POT menu. 

About Tunde: 

Tunde Wey, is a cook/ restaurateur based in Detroit. He's now wrapping up the first leg of a Nigerian food tour, LAGOS, which he visited eight cities (NOLAChicagoMinneapolisDetroit, Buffalo , Washington, DC, Philly, Brooklyn).


When: Thursday, February 5th 5PM - 11PM (or until dishes run out).

Limited reservations for parties of 6 or more available here. All others, just come on through.

Music: Detroit Rap & Nigerian Beats by Droc2pus in POT followed by Ali Shaheed Muhammad's #BelowTheLINE in POT Lobby Bar. 

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Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

Los Angeles Central Library, Mark Taper Auditorium

630 W. 5th St., Los Angeles, CA


Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America

Jill Leovy in conversation with Warren Olney

 Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America Jill Leovy in conversation with Warren Olney Ghettoside tells the kaleidoscopic story of one American murder—one young black man slaying another—and a driven crew of detectives whose creed is to pursue justice for forgotten victims at all costs. This fast-paced narrative of a devastating crime in South Los Angeles provides a new lens into the great subject of why murder happens in America—and how the plague of killings might yet be stopped. KCRW’s Warren Olney sits down with award-winning reporter Leovy to discuss this master work of literary journalism that is equal parts gripping detective story and provocative social critique.

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Friday, February 6