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Friday night, March 24th, marked the return of Argentine band Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, who graced the city of Los Angeles with their signature ska sound and the captivating distressed voice of Vicentico, the lead singer, at the Microsoft Theater.
Cafe Tacvba, long-time Mexican veterans of the alterLAtino scene, are headlining this September with LA’s own Grammy®-award winning La Santa Cecilia and Mon Laferte from Chile at the Hollywood Bowl.
The first time I saw Beetlejuice was at a 4th grade sleepover at my friend Frida’s house, who had invited all the girls in the class to her party. I was super excited because it was my first sleepover and I imagined gossiping, braiding hair, and eating junk food, and ultimately, fulfilling my job duties as sleepover-e (why isn’t there a proper term for that??). When I arrived, the room was indeed filled with girls smacking on chewing gum and braiding each other’s hair, but what really caught my attention was the movie playing on the huge 15-inch screen TV (hey, it was 1988, okay?!) There, in full creepy and magnificent mode, was the host-est with the most-est, Beetlejuice (Michael Keaton, in his most iconic role other than Batman), and Lydia (Wynona Ryder) in all her gothy glam teenage glory, and I was mesmerized from the moment I watched Barbara (Gina Davis) and Adam (Alec Baldwin) drown, but not drown, and become not seemingly dead, but not quite alive, and I was hooked like a fish to their characters’ undead bodies.