Category Archives: Attractions

Offbeat L.A.: Go Hug a Cow! The Gentle Barn in Santa Clarita

Ever have one of those days (or months) where clouds of grey seem to follow overhead and nothing seems to be going right? Or maybe some real life drama has got you singing the blues and you need a little … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A. Takes a Video Trip to Velveteria, the Velvet Painting Museum

A few months ago Offbeat L.A. for the LA Beat was fortunate to get the first scoop on writing about Velveteria, the newly opened velvet painting museum in Chinatown. Read the article here: offbeat-l-a-some-velvet-morning. The owners, Caren & Carl were so interesting … Continue reading

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Olive & June Wants to Make Your Nails Happy

On a dreadfully dreary, rainy Saturday evening, Olive & June nail salon looks like a sparkling gem on an otherwise gray Cañon Drive in Beverly Hills.  The shop’s warm interior is like a siren song calling to me as I … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Upcoming Event- Groupies Galore! Meet Pamela Des Barres, Miss Mercy & Catherine James

Here in Los Angeles, although we are known for our earthquakes, we are lucky to be the main epicenter of something else. We are known worldwide for being the center of celebrity sightings- in film and TV, music, sports, art … Continue reading

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Moby: Innocents – Los Angeles Photo Exhibition at Project Gallery

I met Moby for the first time for Destroyed opening at Kopeikin Gallery roughly 2 years ago. He had some interesting takes in his photographic work. Most were shot of his fan from the stage he was performing from in different locations all … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls – Angel’s Attic Dollhouse Museum

Los Angeles, land of make believe; a town that weaves the magical into the fabric of the commonplace. In our multi-faceted city dreamers may be a dime a dozen, but the dreams they emanate linger on as an invisible mist. … Continue reading

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The Archer School for Girls Welcomes Sam Durant on Thursday

Thursday, February 6, beginning at 6:30 p.m., The Archer School for Girls will welcome Los Angeles artist Sam Durant and celebrate the opening of his current exhibition, “Pigs and Gold”. The artist’s reception is open to the public. At 7:30 … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: Echo Park Lake

In the early 1890′s, as the 1st superintendent of the newly created Los Angeles Department of Parks stood on the water’s edge of Reservoir #4, a breeze apparently carried haunting reverberations of the voices of workers he hired to turn … Continue reading

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Spindrift, The Dick and Jane Family Orchestra and Ward Dodson’s Golden Sombrero Friday Jan. 31

  This Saturday Spindrift takes the stage as headliners for their first appearance at Viva Cantina, bringing their Psychedelic Cowboy Music to the horse and cowboy ambiance of this Burbank Equestrian Center area venue. This show is part of their Ghost … Continue reading

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Meow, Meow, Wow!!! – CatArtShowLA Draws a Crowd

The line to get into the gallery started down Santa Monica Boulevard, up El Centro and even on to Lexington, but was worth the hour long wait. Seeing the pieces in person was so much a better of an experience … Continue reading

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