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Awards

California Rocker Wins Best Photo Essay, Best Action Photo at Prestigious LA Press Club Awards Gala

California Rocker Wins Three Awards at 2016 NAEJ By DOTTIE PARIS California Rocker, the online music magazine, won Best Photo Essay and Best Action Photo categories Sunday night at the National Arts and Entertainment Journalism […]

Dick Dale performs on New Year's Eve as wife Lana Dale looks on - Photo © 2016 Donna Balancia
Gigs and Photos

Dick Dale Rips Up The Crowd; Mick Scott and Se7en Reasons Why Swing from Rafters on New Year’s

Dick Dale Hosts Modern Day Surfer Stomp By DONNA BALANCIA – Dick Dale still gets the crowds swooning with his cool surf style, bringing a rockin’ show to the Sunset Strip on New Year’s Eve. […]

Kurt Russell stars in "Hateful Eight," Photo courtesy of Weinstein Company for California Rocker
FILM AND TV

Tarantino’s Winter Western ‘Hateful Eight’ Boasts Hot, Classic Soundtrack

By DONNA BALANCIA – The Hateful Eight, Quentin Tarantino’s winter western may have a cool look, but its soundtrack is hot. And despite the star-studded Christmas picture having to overcome production issues — including whether […]