Category Archives: Art

American Horror Story at The Paley Center

The Paley Center in Beverly Hills is presenting a free exhibit, “American Horror Story: The Style of Scare” through August 13th. The exhibit, featuring the work of writer-director-producer Ryan Murphy and award-winning costume designer Lou Eyrichis encompasses nearly 4000 square … Continue reading

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Raymond Pettibon: Punk Rock Geeeeeenius

For some reason I imagine Wile E. Coyote saying the name of this film. stretching out the “E” dramatically. The first in the series, “The Art of Punk” by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCAtv), it features interviews with Keith … Continue reading

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Art Installation ‘Animal Soul’ at DTLA’s FIGat7th & Wells Fargo Center

Once again (remember the DTLA Bunnies?), Arts Brookfield brings us crazy blow up art in the form of latex balloon creatures by artist Jason Hackenwerth. Marvel at three large-scale, internally lit, inflated sculptures at FIGat7th & Wells Fargo Center, ending tomorrow, July … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Incomparable Rose Hartman”

Opening this Friday at the Laemmle Monica Film Center is “The Incomparable Rose Hartman,” a short documentary about the notorious NYC fashion/celebrity photographer. Directed by Øtis Mass, who is yelled at several times on camera by his feisty subject, the film is a humorous … Continue reading

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Zadik Zadikian’s Produce Haus: A Collaborative Art Experience!

Zadik Zadikian, sculptor and installation artist, had an impressive grand opening for his group show at Produce Haus in late April, featuring his own work with artist Andy Moses, Marjan Vayghan, KuBO, Kaloust Guedel, Rouzanna Berberian, Gary Brewer, Clayton Campbell, and Yvette … Continue reading

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Mary Jane Ansell’s “Of Dreams, Birds and Bones” at Corey Helford Gallery

Award-winning British artist Mary Jane Ansell makes her L.A. debut at The Corey Helford Gallery downtown next Saturday, June 10th. Entitled “Of Dreams, Birds and Bones,” the exhibit consists of all new works in Ansell’s signature style – the blending … Continue reading

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Topanga Days – Ozomatli & Jefferson Starship To Headline Over Memorial Day Weekend

Topanga Days is back, and being a four-year Topanga resident, I look forward to this event every year. I can’t think of a better way to spend Memorial Day weekend. In its 44th year, this three-day family-friendly festival and fundraiser continues … Continue reading

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Taco Madness is Back!!! Tonight!!!

After a hiatus last year, Taco Madness is back just in time for Cinco de Mayo! LA Taco and I Love Micheladas are here to save you from oversized sombreros, chihuahua races and tangy dayglo margarita mix. Come to La … Continue reading

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Better Buy More Purple Crayons! Feral House Adds Prince to their Coloring Book Series

On April 25th, Feral House Publications released “Prince: The Coloring Book.” This third book joins the already popular Bowie and Lemmy coloring books.  I took a stab at coloring Prince with crayons, colored pencils and markers. Having not colored since … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: Tower Shooter Slime Mold Saxophone SCUM

“Tower” (2016, Kino Lorber) Deeply moving and effective documentary about the 1966 mass shootings at the University of Texas at Austin, and its impact, both immediate and long-term, on its survivors and the city and country as a whole. Director … Continue reading

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