Category Archives: Art

Offbeat L.A.: An Octopus’s Garden- The Weird & Wonderful 1960s Sea Monster Sculptures of Benjamin Dominguez

“I’d like to be under the sea, In an octopus’s garden in the shade… We would sing and dance around, Because we know we can’t be found, In an octopus’s garden in the shade…              We would be so happy … Continue reading

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‘A Day In The Life Of Miles Davis’ Photo Exhibit By Glen Craig April 15 – May 11 At Leica Gallery

This Thursday from 6-9pm catch a rare and intimate glimpse of music legend Miles Davis as shot by photographer Glen Craig at the Leica Gallery which is hosting an opening reception for A Day In The Life Of Miles Davis. Glen Craig got his … Continue reading

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The Darkroom Celebrates Los Angeles Punk Band “X” Through the Lens of Michael Hyatt

The Darkroom on Melrose, known for its retro jukebox and photo booth, is continuing its band retrospectives this week with “X.” The slightly divey lounge will be presenting exclusive photographs of the band by photographer Michael Hyatt starting this week. There will be a … Continue reading

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MTV Movie Awards Press Junket: What’s That All About?!

This year the 2015 MTV Movie Awards will run live at 8:00PM ET/PT Sunday April 12th. This years’ edition will feature a re-designed award and a newly designed set by graffiti artist team Dabs and Myla that has a retro … Continue reading

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Farewell: A Wake for Deceased Furniture at Spacehouse

For only three days next weekend, Spacehouse will present Farewell: A Wake for Deceased Furniture, a collaboration between artist Lena Moross and photographer Amber Clark. Friday, April 17th, and this Saturday, April 18th, the show will be open from 6pm until 10pm and on Sunday, … Continue reading

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The Annual 2015 Screening Series “Confessions of a Production Designer” At the Egyptian and Aero Theatres

The “Confessions of a Production Designer” co-hosted series by the Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society and the American Cinematheque comes about once a year and offers a great opportunity for film buffs and lovers of the “Mise-en-scène” to dig deep into … Continue reading

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Death Positive with “Memento Mori” at La Luz de Jesus

The vibe was anything but solemn at La Luz de Jesus, although liturgical calendars marked April 3rd as Good Friday and Passover. LA-based art historian, author and scholar Paul Koudounaris, decked out in signature Baroque splendor, received swarms of old friends … Continue reading

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LA Beat Interview: Craig Ibarra, Author of “A Wailing of a Town”

Friday, April, 17th, END FWY is hosting a two-part book release party for “A Wailing of a Town: An Oral History of Early San Pedro Punk and More.” The 416-page softcover was released on April 1, 2015, D. Boon’s birthday. This … Continue reading

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Coco Montoya to Headline Ventura County Blues Festival and Bike Run for Actor/Musician Mickey Jones

Michael John is passionate about the blues. “The blues is America’s music. Everything comes from the blues, any of the rock, all the music you hear—–the foundation is all blues music”. Coming up on Saturday, April 25th, the 10th Annual … Continue reading

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MEMENTO MORI: A Last Dance with Death at La Luz de Jesus Gallery

“Memento Mori: The Dead Among Us” is the new book from Paul Koudounaris, the world’s leading photographer of the visual culture of death. The exhibition of the same name will open with a book signing on Friday, April 3, at La … Continue reading

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