A Tribute to Adam West

The bat signal shined on the tower of City Hall in Downtown Los Angeles as a tribute to the late Adam West.

Thousands came to take pictures and pay their respects. There were people who dressed up as the caped crusader for the special occasion.

Adam West was an amazing actor and he will be greatly missed.

Long Beach Pride Parade

I have marched in the LA Pride Parade for a few years now, but it was my first time marching in Long Beach. It was quite fun and I met a lot of awesome people!

 

RuPaul’s DragCon 2017

This year was more crowded than last year, but I think that’s good. This convention is growing and I hear that more people brought their children to teach acceptance! Speaking of which, there was a kid’s corner! Kids, as well as a adults, colored in coloring books and a drag queen read some stories to the kids.

Los Pollos Hermanos

The restaurant from the popular AMC show, Breaking Bad, made an appearance in the Arts District near Pershing Square. It wasn’t a fully-functioning restaurant, but the curly fried were good. They served a few different dipping sauces and water as well. “Employees” told people that they were “hiring”, though the job application was actually a form that you can fill out to join a mailing list. There was even a Walter White impersonator/cosplayer!

 

NAMM Day 2

I covered the She Rocks Awards and there were a lot of performances! My friend, Victoria Renee, did a cover of, Only Happy When It Rains, by Garbage. Shirley Manson was in attendance to see it as well! A lot of songs that were performed are on a CD called, She Rocks, Vol.1, which was available for purchase at the event (with autographs). It is also available on iTunes and will be available on Amazon!

There were great performances and then there was one last performance by the amazing Lita Ford! She performed the song, Kiss Me Deadly, with other amazing guitarists.

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NAMM 2017

It was my first time attending NAMM, a music convention, and it was awesome! There were a lot of drum vendors, wind instruments, and audio, among others. I walked by John Petrucci, a musician from one of my favorite bands, Dream Theater! I highly recommend them, by the way. They are an amazing Progressive Metal band.

I learned that Randy Blythe, the vocalist from another favorite band of mine, Lamb of God, will be there on Saturday.

I will be back there for Day 2 to continue coverage!

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