Extra, Extra! Author Tere Tereba Talks Mickey Cohen And The Sunset Strip

In her new book Mickey Cohen: The Life and Crimes of L.A.’s Notorious Mobster, author Tere Tereba finally exposes the complete story behind one of this city’s most infamous underworld figures. Running his base of operations from The Sunset Strip, Cohen was often seen carousing and hobnobbing with A-list celebrities and socialites at the finest restaurants and night clubs of the day, whilst simultaneously maintaining a sprawling criminal empire.

Learn the previously untold story behind Cohen’s dichotomous persona, as author and celebrity in her own right Tereba gives us a riveting preview of her new publication (the culmination of ten years of painstaking research) that pieces together the most comprehensive Mickey Cohen bio to date.

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The Roxy’s Grilled Cheese Night + Craft Beer Flights At The Sunset Strip Farmers Market

Tomorrow, in celebration of the Sunset Strip community and LA Beer Week, The Roxy has curated a night of gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, music and craft beers at the weekly Thursday night Sunset Strip Market. So in addition to shopping the amazing California farmers and local artisans, you can enjoy a selection of grilled cheese sandwiches with 90% of produce and ingredients sourced from the MRKT as well as a handpicked selection of seasonal craft beers and performances from three amazingly talented local bands.

The Roxy’s Grilled Cheese Night menu will feature:
-Classic grilled cheese: Appenzeller cheese on sourdough.

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Maximillian Gallery Launches Limited Edition Street Art T-Shirt Campaign

Maximillian Gallery has launched a unique street art T-shirt campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for a new project that places amazing art from top street artists on limited edition shirts. Participating artists include DeeKay, Andy Appleton, Septerhed, Felix, Smear, Gregos & Listak.

“These are the street artists at the epicenter of the street art movement,” noted Maximillian Gallery’s founder and director, Caradoc. “Artists and fans are eager for these T-shirts and we are excited to launch our line…via this Kickstarter campaign.”

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Celebrate National Coffee Day at The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s “Trade Up Your Cup” Event

You may not be aware, but this Saturday, September 29 is a truly amazing holiday. One celebrating your favorite thing about the morning. It's "National Coffee Day"!
The Coffee Bean & Teal Leaf on The Sunset Strip is celebrating with a new "Trade Up Your Cup Event," which will allow you to exchange any new or used coffeemaker for a brand new CBTL Kaldi Machine (valued at $179.95, while supplies last).
Eligible coffee machines collected will be recycled by Athens Services to be properly recycled or redistributed to non-profits and schools throughout Los Angeles by LAShares.org, a non-profit material reuse program — so while you enjoy your new coffeemaker, you can also enjoy some satisfaction knowing that your gently used older coffeemaker is getting a new life as well.

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PICK OF THE WEEK: Tonight, 98.7 FM’s Close to Home presents darkly soulful songstress Meg Myers with special guests DWNTWN and Illusion of Self at the world famous Viper Room.  Also, celebrate tomorrow’s release of the long awaited new No Doubt record Push and Shove with a late night tribute performance by officially endorsed cover band No Duh.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $12 at the door.  www.viperroom.com

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Picks of the Week: September 10-16

Tonight, seminal ’80s UK punk rockers The Adicts kick off a two night headlining stint at the Key Club. Doors for both tonight and tomorrow’s shows open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25-$30.  This event is ages 16 and older.  www.keyclub.com
A different type of athletic event takes over the Viper Room this Tuesday with the world’s first and only karaoke + pole dancing competition, Pole-lympics. Ten teams representing countries from around the world compete for Sunset Strip glory, plus a large cash prize at this adults-only variety show hosted by pornstar Amia Miley.  Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door.  A portion of the proceeds will be donated to local fire and police charities.  www.viperroom.com

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Go “Under The Covers” This Week With Moostache!

One of The Sunset Strip's favorite collaborative music series returns this week when The Roxy and Andaz West Hollywood present "Under The Covers" with SoCal band Moostache this Thursday, September 6.

This monthly music series features acoustic performances by some of the hottest local bands as they perform their catalog as well as covers of their favorite tunes. As a double bonus, not only is the event free to attend, but it also supports a great cause as a portion of the sales from food and the bar will benefit MusiCares Foundation, which provides emergency medical and financial services for musicians in need.

The music starts at 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. at the Andaz West Hollywood. For more information, and to view videos of past shows, visit https://www.facebook.com/AndazWestHollywood/videos.

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