June 2008

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Beenie Man @ Jamaican Gold’s 13th Anniversary Party

Beenie Man @ Jamaican Gold’s 13th Anniversary Party

This past Sunday, Jamaican Gold held their 13th Anniversary party at Forbidden City. There was a special guest performance by Beenie Man. The night started out with some fairly decent juggling by White Lightning. It was a good mix of dancehall and hip hop. The audience was then treated to two dance performances from a [...]

Kanye West “Glow in the Dark” @ Staples Center

Kanye West “Glow in the Dark” @ Staples Center

Kanye West brought his “Glow in the Dark” tour back to LA this past weekend. This time it was held at the Staples Center. As usual, I was late to the concert and got there in the middle of Lupe Fiasco’s set (this time I really had no excuse seeing that I was right next [...]

Salsa @ Erotica L.A.?

Salsa @ Erotica L.A.?

Thanks to the folks at LearnSalsa.com, I think I have my justification for mentioning my attendance at Erotica LA on Saturday. Not only did they have a dance floor set up at the convention where patrons could dance, they were also holding classes in the middle of the convention. I also found out afterward that [...]

ISG: Iranian Student Group Culture Show

ISG: Iranian Student Group Culture Show

“Hoviate Man” (My Identity) was the title of The UCLA Iranian Student Group’s (ISG) Sixth Annual Culture Show. The show was held at the Freud Playhouse at UCLA. The show featured a comedic skit interspersed with dance and musical numbers. The skit followed the journey of an Iranian-American youth who wanders the streets of Iran [...]

The Police at the Hollywood Bowl

The Police at the Hollywood Bowl

The Police were in town for two concerts last week. They performed back-to-back nights at the Hollywood Bowl. I managed to catch them on the first night. Prior to the concert I probably knew about four (maybe five) Police songs. I was given a crash course in their discography by my best friend who I [...]