OPEN: Echo Park Film Center, following a Ukrainian hiatus. EPFC's newsletter posts:
We are back in Los Angeles after a wonderful tour through Ukraine also known now as the wild, wild West. We played music and screened films in campgrounds, kino clubs, town squares, bars, seaside villages, museums, living rooms and everything in between.
Welcome back, EPFC.
CLOSED: The Brite Spot -- has been closed all week due to health code violations. Leaving lots of parking places open.
REOPENING SOON: Headstart facility on EP Ave. It came on three flatbed trucks: the entire building, lights, walls, windows and floors. Dropped it onto the new foundation, somewhat ready to go.
CLOSED: Clapboard bungalow court, 1500 block of Echo Park Ave. East side of the street. Windows boarded, as in tenants tossed. Doesn't look good.
OPENING SOON, WE HOPE: The Downbeat still closed due to fire damage.
OPEN, EVERY THURSDAY: Arthur's Echo Park investigation of interpersonal dynamics. I
Arthur Magazine presents The Echo Park Social(ist) & Pleasure Club at Little Joy in Echo Park 1477 Sunset Blvd. 90026 (Sunset at Portia St.) EVERY THURSDAY - FREE 9:27pm - close
Carte blanche deejaying tonight (Aug. 9):
9:30pm: Matt Greene & Trinie Dalton 11pm: Elisa Randazzo 1230am: it's a mstery, charlie brown
Wish I could go. Chicken Corner welcomes reports.
OPEN: Shoeshine gentleman on Sunset between Logan and EP Ave.
OPEN TO ALL DOGS EVEN THE FANCY SCHMANCY MAGNIFICENT BORZOI I saw yesterday prancing around the western trail: Elysian Park. For a moment I had no idea where I was and fell down. Echo Park? The dozens of odd mutts who subsequently pattered down the trail helped me regain my bearings.