Category Archives: Art

Pee Wee Herman Art Retrospective at Meltdown Comics Tonight!

Meltdown Comics 7522 Sunset Blvd LA 90046  

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Burlesque: Then & Now

You might be expecting some tome on the birth of Burlesque here, but to the contrary it’s a brief overview of its mid 90′s revival and continuing evolution as the idea has spread amongst the subcultures supporting its resurgence. The … Continue reading

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Sweet Rose Creamery treats Downtown L.A. Arts District to pop up ice cream delights

Sweet Rose Creamery, a small batch ice cream shop, is known for Executive Chef and owner Shiho Yoshikawa’s dedication to making the best ice cream possible out of fresh, organic dairy ingredients and farmer’s market fruits and produce. Every Saturday … Continue reading

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Queer Pride, Queer Diversity: It’s the Real Thing

Coagula Curatorial’s “Queer Biennial I, LA+NY and Parts in Between” exhibit opening in Chinatown was the scene of a pretty fabulous mini-pride fest last Saturday night.  While many in LA’s LGBT community were on their annual trek to San Francisco’s pride fest, a few … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. Event: Sign Geeks- Vintage Neon Photography Exhibit

Lovers of vintage signage, road trips, artful photography and the eclectic are sure to get some visual satisfaction out of a new photo exhibit opening Saturday July 12th in Pomona. Sign Geeks Vintage Neon Photography Exhibit features 40 different shutterbugs from … Continue reading

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Chinatown Summer Nights Kicks Off this Saturday!

Summer is back, and what better way to cool off than Chinatown Summer Nights? Taking place on the second Saturday of every month (June 14, July 12, August 12) , this annual event is one big party combining dining, entertainment, shopping and fun … Continue reading

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The T’s Have It!

  As a kick-off to this weekend’s citywide LGBT Pride celebrations, and in particular to next week’s TransPride festivities, the Advocate & Gochis Galleries are presenting “Brought To You By The Letter T“, a group exhibit of photographs and drawings created … Continue reading

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Lethal Lunch

  Lydia Lunch, writer and musician, flew to Los Angeles last week to read at Lethal Amounts Gallery’s FRICTION: literary crimes by mutated minds event which took place Friday night (May 30).  Lunch came to support the  impending (next year?) Harper’s release of Jonathan … Continue reading

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Cornbread, Corn-fed and Classic Country at Annenberg Space for Photography

Film director Steven Kochones, the cinematic powerhouse behind Arclight Productions and the new documentary “Country: Portraits of an American Sound”, captures the fundamental American schizophrenia embodied by this sprawling (and often drawling) musical genre, equal parts honky-tonkin’ and holy-rollin’, with … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: It’s A New Orleans Thing- Allen Toussaint Gives Goosebumps at voila!’s Lyric Theatre

It was a magical night for the first ever voila! Session, a newly created concert series taking place at The Lyric Theatre in West Hollywood. New Orleans legendary music man Allen Toussaint took to the stage in an intimate and spellbinding … Continue reading

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