Author Archives: Christy Kane

See/Saw: An Immersion into a Magician’s Mind extended through Oct 29

Magician Siegfried Tieber has been getting quite a bit of press lately for his current project, a magic ‘pop-up’ of sorts called See/Saw: An Immersion Into a Magician’s Mind, produced by Atlas Obscura. During the roughly two-hour event, a personable … Continue reading

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Film Review: ‘Lucky’, Harry Dean Stanton’s swan song

One of the first moments of Harry Dean Stanton’s new (and as it turns out, last) movie, ‘Lucky’, settles on his first cigarette of the day, and that’s when you know you’re home.  Fans of Harry Dean’s long and storied career … Continue reading

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Arts Brookfield hosts art installation PARK PEOPLE by Nathan Sawaya

If you find yourself in DTLA during the next week, be sure to swing by the Wells Fargo Center to see the interactive sculptural installation PARK PEOPLE by artist Nathan Sawaya, currently making the rounds among various US cities. PARK … 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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Vintage Advertising Website ADSAUSAGE Features Retrospective of L.A. Free Press

Believe it or not, LA was once a hotbed of quality underground newspapers.  Open City (1967 – 1969), the Los Angeles Reader (1978 – 1996) and its successor New Times LA (1996 – 2002), and arguably the crown jewel, the L.A. Free … Continue reading

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“Lucky,” New Movie with Harry Dean Stanton, Coming Soon after Screening at Chicago Critics Film Festival

Any fan of venerable actor Harry Dean Stanton will be excited to know that we can soon enjoy a new movie featuring him, David Lynch and Ed Begley, Jr.  Now 90, Harry Dean was coaxed back to acting by good … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Psychedelic Love In to celebrate Signs of Life Exhibit

Arts Brookfield, who brought those giant inflatable bunnies to DTLA (here), now bring  a new art installation, Signs of Life, featuring pop art imagery from seminal SoCal artist John Van Hamersveld. Known for his legendary posters for the surf movie “Endless Summer” and Jimi … Continue reading

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Pacific Opera Project Presents Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love”

The Pacific Opera Project (POP) begins its 2017 season this Friday at the Highland Park Ebell Club with Donizetti’s “The Elixir of Love”, imaginatively set in a 1950’s soda shop, sung in Italian with English supertitles and presented with orchestra. … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: Self Help Graphics & Art’s 43rd Annual Dia de los Muertos Celebration

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Book Review/Launch Party: 111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss

Think you know Los Angeles?  Think again.  A most interesting travel book for locals and visitors alike has just been published from the international 111 Places/111 Shops series by Emons Publishers.  “111 Places in Los Angeles That You Must Not Miss” … Continue reading

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