Category Archives: Art

Random LA: Sad Furniture

A street artist has been using discarded furniture as his canvas around the Echo Park and Silver Lake areas lately, much to our amusement.

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Stars Come Out At Night For “Winners” At Morrison Hotel Gallery at Sunset Marquis

Last night a few hundred guests and your’s truly were in attendance at my favorite Rock and Roll watering hole, the Morrison Hotel Gallery at Sunset Marquis in West Hollywood. The occasion? “Winners”, a celebration of the rich history of … Continue reading

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Wanda Wen and Soolip Sensuality

Touch. Glint. Lustre. Glow. Heft. The way cold metal warms to bare skin. The bumpy, glossy feel of a reptile-emboss. The tough-yet-tender suppleness of laser-pierced black leather. Yum. Wow. Los Angeles and the world at large continue to rediscover Wanda … Continue reading

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Interview: Dennis Morris Celebrates 40 Years of Punk with “The Bollocks: A Photo Essay of the Sex Pistols”

I had a remarkable opportunity to interview Dennis Morris at The Salon (at Automatic Sweat) a while back. The interview was coupled with large prints of his photographic work that captured the most salient and critical moments in the Punk movement. We sat … Continue reading

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Where to Find Inspirational Posters for the Women’s March on LA this Saturday

This Saturday, January 21, one day after the inauguration that so many Angelenos are dreading, over 70,000 women and supporters will be marching from Pershing Square to City Hall in peaceful protest celebration of human rights. The Women’s March LA site welcomes … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait for the Summer Festivals? Just Head Downtown to the DTLA Proud Block Party

Saturday, January 28, DTLA Proud will host the “DTLA Proud Block Party at Night on Broadway” in conjunction with the 3rd annual “Night on Broadway.” The free Block Party will be happening from 4pm – 11pm and will be located on 4th … Continue reading

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The Devil, You Say! A Fundraiser for The Satanic Temple of Los Angeles

January 14, Das Bunker and The Satanic Temple present “Satanic Mass,” an evening of music, dance, ritual, and tales of possessed felines. Starting at 7pm, the night will include an “Invocation Ritual” with live music by 3teeth, a Destruction Ritual with … Continue reading

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Best of 2016 – A Short List

As usual, I spent most of the year listening to, reading and watching older stuff that I probably should’ve absorbed years ago, but here are a few new things I really enjoyed this year: Albums: Bootblacks – Veins (review) Patience … Continue reading

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Random L.A: “Bling Bling That Hot Street Thing”

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DesignerCon 2016: Mashupicent, Dioramorous, and the Best Thing Since Sliced Bread—Evil Bread that is…

Aaaah Designer Con:  The plastics, the resin, the paint, the sci-fi sensibilities, the night-Knight-and-nightmare alike before Christmas of all toys and gifts from the creative, to the kooky and right on to the creepy! From red-mouthed sock monkeys to mashup … Continue reading

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