To be clear, by open I mean that the door is open and you may come in and browse, even buy.

My only consistent visitors are those in books. Here's one with two who have quite a lot to say.

Despite having seemingly very little demand I put my open sign on every day, even on Wednesdays.

Grex + Similar Fashion

Jul 26, 2019 – Jul 26, 2019

Grex is a biological term that refers to the aggregation of a multitude of tiny, amoeba-like creatures combining to create a superorganism.

GREX: Karl A.D. Evangelsta-guitar, vox and M. Rei Scampavia Evangelista-keys, vox

Similar Fashion is an avant-rollercoaster jazz-n-roll band from Los Ange...

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Conversation/Signing with Odie Hawkins and Tony Gleeson

Jul 21, 2019 – Jul 21, 2019

Odie Hawkins, prolific author and "The Father of the Pan-African Occult Genre," discusses his newest book, "Ancestral Meridians." Artist-author Tony Gleeson talks about his "Personal Crimes" mystery series, including the latest collection, "It's Her Fault/ The Other Frank."


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Permanent Silhouette

Jul 20, 2019 – Jul 20, 2019

David Aguila - Trumpet
Clint Dodson - Drums
Berk Schneider - Trombone
Jake Sucher - Guitar
Nikolas Vudu - Modular Synth
Ted Taforo - Saxophone

"A group of Los Angeles and San Diego musicians, coming back together for an evening of electro-acoustic improvisation."

$5 is like nothing


4 months ago
The eclectic collection of books and music at this store hearkens to days of olde. You're promised to find a treasure or many! Support independent bookstores.
a month ago
Love this place a Bibliophile's dream a must shop for book and record lovers
- Ek G
a month ago
So. Many. Books. All affordable. A truly magical place.
- Ali P

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