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Carpe Noctis: Get Ready Los Angeles for the Late Night Fantasy Event of the Season

The lineup remains a mystery until you set foot in the doors.  We’ve been told it’s a wild experience like nothing you’ve ever encountered.

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Carpe Noctis is a Late Night Theatre Festival running from 10PM – 3AM nightly, taking place the first four weekends of October at The Hollywood Theatre Complex on Santa Monica & Wilcox.  The Complex is comprised of seven venues, all of which will have shows going on every thirty minutes.

www.CarpeNoctis.com

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Some of the shows you can expect to see include Live Kung Fu, Suicidal Mimes, Knife Throwing, Rated R Children’s Theatre, Vintage Burlesque, Capoeira, Breakdance Combat, a stellar Striptease Showdown and many more surprises behind every door. (Click on the regular photos for some secrets links to past events.)

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Carpe Noctis runs every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, from October 2nd through October 26th. The doors open at 10 p.m. and close at 3 a.m.

  • Festival passes include up to 4 nights of live entertainment.
  • $5 valet parking per night.
  • Each weekend pass gives you access to hundreds of shows. 
  • And the booze is FREE.

ADULTS ONLY

Sound good?

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Hello Kitty Con 2014 Opens in Los Angeles on October 30th

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We couldn’t believe this find!  Well OK, the LA Times got it first, but just in case you missed it, well, you won’t want to miss it! #HelloKitty

We took this info straight from the website:

Hello Kitty Con 2014Celebrate Hello Kitty’s 40th Anniversary at the first ever official Hello Kitty Convention in the world! Hello Kitty Con 2014 is a global gathering of fans and friends to celebrate all things Hello Kitty. (Note: as of this morning all but one of the workshops are sold out and tickets to the event are going fast!!!)

Taking place at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) in Downtown LA’s Little Tokyo, Hello Kitty Con 2014 will offer interactive experiences and events for fans and friends of all ages, including activities, art, exhibits, exclusives, workshops, lectures, panels, sneak peeks, tattoos, food, fun, and many more surprises!

Join Hello Kitty and your friends at Hello Kitty Con 2014. As Hello Kitty always says, “You can never have too many friends!”

eShakti Revisits The Vintage Style of Bonnie and Clyde

by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move

459px-Bonnieclyde_fThere has been a longing fascination with Depression Era bank robbers Bonnie Elizabeth Parker  and Clyde Chestnut Barrow. The two outlaws and their gang captured the attention of the Americans people during the “public enemy era” between 1931 and 1934. They later had their reputation revived and cemented in American pop folklore by Arthur Penn’s 1967 film Bonnie and Clyde, which starred Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty. With A&E’s recent (and summarily slammed) TV remake this past week, it’s no surprise that not only are this couple’s antics in the spotlight once again, but their fashions are as well.

eShakti, the premiere online retailer of retro-inspired, customizable apparel, decided to highlight a more charming side of this pair and came up with some interesting pieces that can help you channel the aspiring-actress-turned-criminal  that will make you look simply….shall we say… arresting?  Add a headpiece, rouge those lips, and you’re ready to break hearts!

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Fashion Star Friday: Under Cover Hoodie NYC

hoodieEarlier this year Gia On The Move’s Contributing Beauty Editor, Chris Paleo attended a B:Scott Collection kick-off event at New York’s Lower East Side retail boutique, The Hoodie Shop for NBC’s Fashion star, Brandon Scott.

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Suffice it to say, it was a fabulous event and I’m not sure how it ended up not making it to the blog right away. But as under cover “chic” never seems to go out of style, and ’tis the season (almost), we thought we’d give you the mini. You can check their website for more. Frankly, we love his stuff! And the B:Scott Collection is not just What’s Hot Now, but What’s Hot ALWAYS!

image-1 image-2……………………………………………..The Hoodie Shop, co-founded by Aleah Speranze (also the creator of Hoodie Girl) and designer Brandon Scott share a love for hooded apparel and style that balances fashion and function. As a buyer, Aleah was drawn to Brandon’s edgy but casual aesthetic.  Aleah explains, “Brandon has this way of reinventing the hoodie season after season.”

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The Hoodie Shop is a new kind of experience, one that exists at the intersection of clothing and culture. A “retail anomaly” (New York Magazine), the clubhouse morphs from retail space to movie theatre to intimate venue which includes a secret DJ booth and carries pieces by breakout designers, to vintage finds, jackets, outerwear scarves and one-of-a-kinds available nowhere else.

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What Comes Around Goes Around

It’s been said many times, “What Comes Around Goes Around.” We just had no idea that one of our favorite trend-liners would take it so seriously.  Turning back the clock is the Scoop NYC X Vintage Chanel Trunk Show soon to travel to Los Angeles from New York City. Taking place at the Scoop Brentwood store from Tuesday, April 23rd- Sunday, April 28th you’ll be able to step in and “Scoop” up a few coveted above-trend, vintage atelier pieces to fill in your wardrobe “gaps.”  You’ll be one of a kind!
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SCOOP NYC x WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND VINTAGE CHANEL TRUNK SHOW
SCOOP BRENTWOOD
216 26TH STREET
SANTA MONICA, CA 90402

Last Minute Festival Inspirations: Coachella Boys and Beyond

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~by Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move

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Whether you’re heading out to the last weekend of Coachella 2013 or styling for the coming Summer Festival Season, there are always a few staples that stay classic in your closet and don’t clean out your wallet.  Comfort is key.  But not looking cute, ah, TBNT (thanks, but no thanks!) And this time, we’re thinking about the boys, yes BOYS!!!  If you’re fired up about getting a little bit of attention without having to go GLAMBOX, here are a few super should haves, “built to last”…

Best foot forward always wins the day and the date! Seriously dude, we really do look down at your feet!  #girlenvy

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Bed Stu Point Dune Slip Ons for Guys. Three colors: gray, blue or sand: only $49

You forgot your sunscreen? No problem — there’s a cap for that! #hessoshy

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Brokn Legend High Quality Brushed Twill Cap with Thick Embroidery and Distress on the Brim $115

Dust, mud, rain, shine, sitting, standing, flirting…no problem!  Effortless!

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Earnest Sewn FULTON – Classic Straight Leg for guys $175

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And the topper… #sweat

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Junk Food Grateful Dead Vintage Triblend Tank $32

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West Hollywood Gets Healthy For St. Vincent Meals on Wheels on April 21st

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CYCLE FOR A CAUSE on April 21st at SoulCycle West Hollywood to get healthy and raise awareness for St. Vincent Meals on Wheels.

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Hosted by Celebrity Chef, Michael Fiorelli of Terranea Resort, PV and Junk Food Clothing, this charity ride will kick off the St. Vincent Meals on Wheels Walk-bike-Chef Michael Fiorellia-thon on April 28th, which will be celebrating its 18th year.

In the last two years alone, the event has raised enough money to prepare and deliver over 25,000 meals throughout Los Angeles to our homebound hungry neighbors.  That’s a lot of love!soulcyclelogo

Tickets for the SoulCycle event are available through Eventbrite.com ($50). One hundred percent of the sales will go to St. Vincent Meals on Wheels, helping to feed homebound seniors.

imagesAll Charity Riders will receive a Junk Food tee, a Cart for a Cause Cook Book, a St. Vincent Meals on Wheels angel pin and more for taking time to raise awareness for this important cause!

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Tickets for the Event go to Eventbrite or click the RIDE TO FEED image:

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More information on St. Vincent Meals on Wheels walk-bike-athon visit:

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http://www.stvincentmow.org/2013/01/18th-annual-beach-walkbike-a-thon/

The St. Vincent Senior Citizen Nutrition Program serves anyone in need, regardless of age, illness, disability, race, or religion.