In A Hip Downtown Los Angeles Bar, Karaoke Meets Panhandling -

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The weekly karaoke contest at Bar 107 epitomizes the evolution of downtown Los Angeles from slum to hip urban enclave. There is the self-conscious kitsch (a stag head wearing a football helmet mounted on the cluttered walls, along with the Elvis portrait), the skinny jeans, the men with mustaches, the '80s tunes from Journey and Depeche Mode.

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