My father used to say community theater was people doing a stellar imitation of what they thought acting was supposed to look like. I see it as live performances of slaughtered text before dying audiences.
You've probably heard by now that Superbowl weekend is high season for the avocado — the closest thing California has to an official state food. Here's two guacamole recipes from Guelaguetza's Bricia Lopez.
Angelenos can keep a lookout for a certain type of fly with gruesome, parasitic tendencies. They're called Ant-Decapitating Flies (or ADFs for short) and recently, scientists at the Natural History Museum found them living in Glendale.
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