Monday, July 26, 2010

In 4 Days: "SoCal Punk Rockers" at the Silent Movie Theater, LA

Target Video's back at the Silent Movie Theater!  This year's show,"SoCal Punk Rockers," will screen in 4 days (July 29, 8pm).  Pretty much all bands and artists from Southern California's scene heyday of the 1970's and early 1980's, the show will include:
Screamers, Bags, Catholic Discipline, B People, Castration Squad, CH3, Plugz, Go Go's, Flesheaters, Black Flag, Suburban Lawns, Mau Maus, Geza X & the Mommymen, Dickies, Dils, X, Minutemen, T.S.O.L., Zeros, Gun Club, Weirdos, Devo, Circle Jerks, Germs, Cramps, Johanna Went
Buy your tickets in advance as last year's show sold out fast and many were turned away due to capacity!
Silent Movie Theater
611 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(just south of Melrose

Monday, July 19, 2010

"A Visit from the Goon Squad"

Jennifer Egan's new, well reviewed novel, "A Visit from the Goon Squad," contains a chapter set in the 70's/80's San Francisco punk scene.  The Mabuhay, the Mutants, Avengers, Sleepers, Dead Kennedys and more are mentioned.  On page 35 of the hardback book, the novel mentions Joe Rees and Target Video.  Very cool to be in a widely read novel.  A pretty unexpected moment in my summer reading!