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Ian Anderson, frontman of the legendary band Jethro Tull, was Sunday night at UCLA's Royce Hall for an amazing show. For almost three hours, the mad one-legged long-bearded flutist accompanied by his band and a dozen of violoncellists played a mix of classical music and old Jethro Tull hits. Ian's skills at the flute are still incredible and it's a real pleasure to see him jumping around on stage, dancing on one leg, joking with the other members of the band. He seemed to have a little more trouble staying on pitch than during his youth, but his overall performance was still outstanding. The... (more)
The majority of the restaurants and stores of Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica were closed yesterday night due to an electrical fire that lead to a power outage yesterday at 5pm. This incident apparently caused by the excessive heat of the last days and the high power-usage blew two underground vaults. Manhole covers flew up in the air and 15 feet high flames could be seen coming out of them. Power should be restored in the whole area within 24 hours. (more)
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Hezbollah militants entered into Israel from Lebanon this morning. Two Israeli soldiers have been abducted today and 8 others have been killed in the clash opposing the militants and the army. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the soldiers' capture "an act of war". An operation involving planes, tanks and gunboats has started in Southern Lebanon not long after the abduction to rescue the kidnapped soldiers. Gilad Shalit, abducted by the armed wing of the Hamas on June 25th, is still believed to be kept in Southern Gaza. His condition is unclear. (more)
Walked around main street this afternoon and decided to check out a store called undefeated. This place offers a large selection of trendy sneakers for all styles, a little bit pricy though. Much to my surprise, sitting on a bench trying new shoes were Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick. They both seemed pretty laid back and low key. A bunch of other "famous looking" persons were hanging out with them but I don't read tabloids often enough to know who they were. It's always funny to see stars walking around these very chill areas of Los Angeles, shopping for affordable clothes, eating a burger... (more)
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Gilad Shalit, a soldier holding both Israeli and French citizenship has been abducted yesterday at the Gaza-Israel border by a group of terrorists. Two other Israeli soldiers have been killed in the operation and another wounded. The IDF post near Kerem Shalom has been attacked by a terrorist group who infiltrated Israel from Gaza through a tunnel. Gilad Shalit, 19, is the first Israeli soldier abducted since 1994. The fate of the quiet bespectacled teen grips the whole country and pictures of his boyish face appeared soon after in the headlines of all Israeli newspapers.(more)