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Surf City Blitz Reveals Band Performance & Moto Beach Classic Motorcycle Event Times, Onsite Activities & More At Huntington State Beach in Orange County, CA

Surf City Blitz takes over Huntington State Beach this weekend, bringing together one of the greatest punk rock lineups in the history of Southern California with Roland Sands Presents The Moto Beach Classic's world-class motorcycle racing. This brand new, all ages event takes place on Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28 at Huntington State Beach as part of the SeaLegs Live Event Series, and will feature an all-star lineup of punk rock legends including The Offspring, Social Distortion, Pennywise, Rancid, Suicidal Tendencies, Bad Religion, and many more, performing on the shore of the Pacific Ocean in picturesque Orange County, California.

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IFC's Stan Against Evil, TBS's Wrecked & More Onsite Experiences & Activations Announced For Alt 98.7 Presents Big Adventure: Music, Comedy & Comic Con Festival, Nov 3-4 in Orange County

In less than a month, Alt 98.7 Presents Big Adventure makes its debut, taking over the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA on Saturday, November 3 and Sunday, November 4. Celebrating pop culture and fandom of all sorts, this one-of-a-kind entertainment experience is set to immerse attendees in a world where comics, sci-fi, fantasy, and gaming collide with music and comedy.

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Homegrown Fest

There’s something about supporting local companies and startups that make Miami events even more special. This year was the first ever HomeGrown festival- an event that supports everything 305 related. From Miami’s best food, up and coming local bands to our best breweries around town!

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Get to Know The Past, Present, and Future of Music at III Points 2019

Known for its bold and diverse curation of artists every year, III Points did not hold back on their 2019 lineup announcement with modern, genre-blurring Hip-Hop/R&B artists topping the bill like SZA, Tyler, the Creator, A$AP Rocky, & Blood Orange. The festival proves its creative reach for bringing in acts typically not seen touring in Florida too often with early, soulful inspirations like Erykah Badu and Herbie Hancock.

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The Ultimate Voodoo Planning

Formally known as The Voodoo Experience, Voodoo Music + Arts Experience has been around since 1999. It has featured over 2,000 artists since its inception like The Roots, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Metallica, Neil Young, The Weeknd and more. This year will be the 20th anniversary taking place October 26th-28th in City Park New Orleans. Headlining this year is Mumford & Sons, Childish Gambino, Arctic Monkeys and Marilyn Manson. Yes, Marilyn Manson for Halloween!

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Why Your Local Scene Matters: No More Dysphoria’s Third Annual Benefit Show at Asbury Park Brewery on September 23rd, 2018.

Sunday’s are usually for rest and relaxation but that wasn’t the case at Asbury Park Brewery. This past Sunday the Brewery and Aftermath Collective housed No More Dysphoria’s third annual benefit show. No More Dysphoria (NMD) is a Montclair, NJ based non-profit organization that helps transgender and gender non-conforming people pay for major aspects of their transitions.

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Dive In and Enjoy The Adult Swim Festival

Adult Swims approach to entertainment is aptly described on Wikipedia as “experimental, risqué, unorthodox, crude, dry, and improvisational humor”; this brash and new approach to entertainment was the brain child of Mike Lazzo. And what a child it is; realizing the potential for increasing viewing in the off hours on Cartoon Network, Lazzo, went to work creating content for the ever-restless adult population. The first original series Space Ghost Coast to Coast debuted in 1994, well before the official launch of Adult Swim, September 2nd, 2001. They burst onto the late-night scene with a plethora of raunchy and unique shows like Sealab 2021, Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and The Brak Show. Fast forward 17 years and we are about to witness another first for the once obscure television block, Adult Swim Festival.

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Nude Art LA - An Expression of the Human Spirit

Saturday night on the corner of 4th Place and Hewitt Street in Downtown LA’s Arts District, there was a line of people stretching out from the Art Share LA’s studio door entrance. Awaiting inside the doors was an artistic amalgamation of the naked form—produced in painting, performance, photography and more. Nude Art LA is a pop-up art exhibition/live show that celebrates the human form at its barest and on showcases like these, creators, performers and lovers of art gather together to observe, wonder, and appreciate the human body in all of its glorious shapes and sizes.

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Miami’s First HomeGrown Festival

Homebrewing, craft beers and beer festivals are quickly becoming the next best thing in south Florida. HomeGrown is the first indoor festival in Miami that will be featuring the finest local food, music, art and beer! The event will take place at the Watsco Center at the University of Miami on September 23rd from 12:00-8:00PM; tickets are $25 and kids 12 and under are free.

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House of Creatives Music & Arts Festival announces Day-by-Day Lineup

House of Creatives Music & Arts Festival has announced its day-by-day lineup for the upcoming edition of the Miami festival, which is set to return this November 10 & 11. 

Saturday will see Foster The People, Chromeo, Sofi Tukker, and others take the stage, while Sunday will see M.I.A.'s long-awaited return to Miami alongside Little Dragon, SAINt JHN and many more.

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I Like My Mind Better Than My Face, Inner Beauty Vs. The Martial Mask

Dressing up in front of the mirror, perceived as a daily repetition of vanity or a structured routine of self-care, the definition is held at societies standard can be debated as unfair. The age of the ‘selfie’, a more casual form of self-admiration is too often considered a form of confidence or narcissism. The limitations one can reach trying to express their own ideal of beauty is astonishing with the censoring of skin and human anatomy, something that is out of one’s control.

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Escape Reality at the Psycho Festival!

The Psycho Festival 2018 lives up to its name in Las Vegas! The music festival encompasses three days of Heavy Metal, Death Metal, and Black Metal music. The dynamic festival is hosted at three different venues throughout the Hard Rock Casino and Resort. Guests enjoyed diverse performances from bands such as Ghastly Sound and Black Mare at Vinyl, Coven and Danzig at the Joint and Spirit Adrift and Voivod and the Paradise Pool. Lots of leather studded, boot wearing, tattooed fans lined up in anticipation of hardcore music and incredible performances. Let us not forget the "splosh pit" at the pool! For it's third year, the Psycho Festival displayed it's trademark for "Vegas' Best Festival." 

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New Order, Janelle Monae, Parquet Courts, and more perform this month at Long Beach’s MUSIC TASTES GOOD VOL.3

On September 29th and 30th, the 3rd annual Music Tastes Good Festival will take place at it’s home of Marina Greek Park in Long Beach, California! This will be the third year of Long Beach’s most beloved festival and the second year since the death of it’s creator, Josh Fischel. Before creating one of the best festivals in SoCal in 2016, Fischel directed Sublime documentary, “Stories, Tales, Lies & Exaggerations.”

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BEACH GOTH 2018: BACK IN THE HANDS OF THE GROWLERS & ANOTHER UNFORGETTABLE YEAR

The drama is over and Beach Goth officially belongs to The Growlers again! They introduced the world to Beach Goth festival back in 2012 and it has grown more massive every year since. Previous Beach Goths held some big names including King Krule, Alice Glass, Die Antwoord, and who could forget that beautiful moment it started raining during Future Islands in 2016?! Last year’s monumental performances by Girl Talk, The B-52’s, Modest Mouse, and Yeah Yeah Yeahs, were more iconic performances in Beach Goth history. This year, you may have experienced a little Beach Goth deja-vu, since many artists this year have performed this festival before. For La Luz, The Drums, The Voidz, and the classic duo Jonathan Richman & Tommy Larkin, this 7th Beach Goth was not their first.

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Symphonic Distribution brings together Florida’s thriving independent music & art scene once again with Vibes of the Bay 2018

Vibes of the Bay is a one-day independent music festival in Tampa, Florida presented by Symphonic Distribution (@symphonicdistro). Held August 18th at Crowbar - one of Ybor City’s best live music venues - the event provides a platform that showcases the talent and distinctiveness of the growing music scene in the Tampa Bay area. From imaginative producers to psychotropic DJs, insightful rappers, electronic-infused rockers, & ethereal vocalists - almost all being innovative multi-instrumentalists - SymDistro brings together hundreds of bay area visual artists, photographers, influencers, bloggers, music and art lovers from all over Florida to celebrate & enjoy some of the best emerging music innovators to share the talented magic that is sprouting in south Florida.

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Thoughts From The Floor: A Journey Through Eating Disorder Recovery

I use to bow down to the obedience I gave to my disease. I felt out of control the first time I purged. Trying to go a day without purging felt like the end of the world, every second filled with temptation and I was ready to give in. There is something so estranged when you consciously decide to rebel against your body, willingly and without caution. Everything else seems to disappear, and you are left in a realm of disassociation to your self-state.

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Switchfoot BRO-AM Beach Festival

With a knack for good music and a desire to give back, local San Diego rock musicians, Switchfoot, will once again hit the waves and stage on June 30, 2018 for the14th Annual BRO-AM Beach Fest. Drawing crowds of over 17,000 people and counting, the event will be held at Moonlight State Beach and feature attractions such as surfing contests and a plethora of different vendors lining the sand. Main draws will also include a top-notch set of live performances by Colony House, Sure Sure, and the winning band from the 91X Battle for the BRO-AM. Switchfoot themselves will even close out the afternoon with a scheduled set beginning at 3:35pm.

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How Surrealist Black And White Fine Art Photographer Lexi Jude Uses Her Artistic Expression And Platform To Bring Awareness And Discussion For Various Debatably 'Taboo' Mental Health Issues

Lexi Jude is a surrealist black and white fine art photographer (digital, film, and alternative processing), artist, & poet based in the United States. She fights for authenticity, vulnerability, and individuality through her creative expression. She is not afraid to depict and explore taboo normality’s and unspoken realities in her work, such as sexuality, identity, body image, and mental illness.

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How Artist Lisa Toboz Evokes Emotion And Understanding Of Chronic Illness Through Analog Photography By Exploring Her Own Journey Of Illness And Healing

Lisa Toboz is a self-taught photographer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her analog work can be found in various online and print publications, most recently in Shots Magazine, and in She Shoots Film: Self Portraits. She has exhibited internationally, and is a member of the 12.12 Project, an instant-film artists’ collective.

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Get Up, Stand Up, & Rise Up! Reggae Rise Up Florida 2018 unified people together for a full weekend of love, music, and art.

Four years firing up and Florida’s premier, annual reggae festival returns bigger than ever at St. Petersburg’s Vinoy Park this past St. Patrick’s Day weekend sporting a different strain of green. Welcoming back major national reggae acts like headliners Rebelution, Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, & SOJA, who are well familiar with the great sunset vibes of the Tampa Bay Area’s reggae scene, as well as crowd favorites Tribal Seeds, The Expendables, Collie Buddz, J. Boog, Ozomatli, and NAHKO & Medicine for the People

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