Category Archives: Art

Intrude’s Giant Rabbits Light Up DTLA

Last Sunday, Australian artist Amanda Parer’s giant inflated rabbit installation went up in three downtown locations. The installation consists of seven rabbits, distributed on Brookfield properties. You can see them at: Bank of America Plaza (333 South Hope Street), Wells … Continue reading

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Intrude: Giant Bunnies Coming to DTLA

This Sunday, June 5, a wondrous installation by Australian artist Amanda Parer will hit LA on the 3rd leg of its national tour. The piece, titled “Intrude,” features gigantic sculptural rabbits, “sewn in white nylon, inflated and internally lit.” For this tour of … Continue reading

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LACO @ the Movies: An Evening of Disney Silly Symphonies

This Saturday, June 4th, The Orpheum Theatre will screen seven of Disney’s beloved “Silly Symphonies,” with the scores performed live by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO). Entitled LACO @ the Movies: An Evening of Disney Silly Symphonies, the event … Continue reading

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Bloomsday Celebration at The Hammer, June 16

You don’t have to finish all 1,000 or so pages of James Joyce’s mighty tome, “Ulysses,” in order to celebrate Bloomsday, nor do you have to live in Dublin. The celebration (named after the book’s protagonist, Leopold Bloom), occurs every … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: The Bewitching Mosaic Sculptures of Queen Califia’s Magical Circle in Escondido, CA

It is not hard to enchant me. I am captivated quite easily by things of beauty, places of mystery, anything that calls to my heart, my soul and my imagination. And yet the spellbinding mosaic sculptures of French/American artist Niki … Continue reading

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Attila Keeps Punk Rock’s Eternal Flame Glowing

Attila still has a hairdressing salon on the corner of Fairfax and Melrose. He has been cutting the hair of the underground rock stars of Los Angeles for the last thirty years. He even cut Dee Dee Ramone’s hair. Attila was the star … Continue reading

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“Eyvinde Earle: An Exhibit of a Disney Legend”

Beginning May 20th, Forest Lawn will host “Eyvinde Earle: An Exhibit of a Disney Legend”, featuring paintings and drawings by the artist celebrated for creating the magnificent look of “Sleeping Beauty”. During his time at Disney, Eyvinde Earle (1916-2000) also painted backgrounds for movies … Continue reading

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Ed Moses @90 William Turner Gallery

Having recently seen a thought-provoking and interesting show of the iconoclastic Ed Moses’ work only a few months ago, I was surprised by his new show. One would think that at 90 he might slow down his productivity and exploration. Not … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Cast Me in Your Next Film! Actor Dennis Woodruff, A Hollywood Legend and His Tricked Out Cars

Los Angeles has long had a reputation as a center for oddballs. The longstanding east coast joke about tipping the country and all the weirdos falling to the “Left Coast” is thankfully not entirely untrue. The weirdos are our blessings; … Continue reading

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Welcome to BritWeek in LA!

The Gabba Gallery held an opening ceremony for their BritWeek show titled “Royal Curation” last Saturday. Four rooms curated by different LA Art Stars. Jim Daichendt, Mat Gleason, Isabel Rojas-Williams, and Cindy Schwarzstein each curated. Britweek is a communal art event showcasing LA artists who … Continue reading

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