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Garden World 🌿 Leimert Park 2019

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Ashley Longshore Brings her Glamorous Works to LA

Pictures and story by Paul Picasso Ashley Longshore is a pop artist from New Orleans who is making a splash with her flowery, glittered and bejeweled paintings containing wacky slogans. This month she has a pop-up art show at florist/perfumer … Continue reading

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Fast and Bulbous: The Mascara Snake Cometh

Last Saturday, the Lisa Derrick Gallery opened, “Fast and Bulbous: The Art of the Mascara Snake.” Mascara Snake, AKA the late Victor Hayden, played bass clarinet on the album Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, and … Continue reading

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The 2019 Los Angeles “COLA” Reception for Individual Artist Fellowships Honoring LA’s Creativity

Sunday, May 19th, kicks off the “DCA” Department of Cultural Affairs’ 2019 City of Los Angeles “COLA.” The DCA will celebrate Individual Artist Fellowships with an opening reception and exhibit to bring attention to the various artists Sunday, May 19th (Visual Arts) … Continue reading

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Photoville LA: Many Stories, Many Worlds Displayed

Last weekend I went to Photoville LA, a large free outdoor exhibition that originated in Brooklyn (as Photoville) in 2009, created by United Photo Industries, with mini galleries installed in step-in containers and kiosks, photos presented in cubes and triangles, on banners … Continue reading

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Spooky Cool at The Grier-Musser Museum

The Grier Musser-Museum is an 1898 Queen Anne Victorian house located in the Bonnie Brae neighborhood of LA. The historical monument features holiday exhibits throughout the year. The museum recently exhibited a collection of Alice in Wonderland  memorabilia, including dolls, … Continue reading

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BeachLife: Day One Recap & Day Two Preview

The first day of the inaugural BeachLife festival in Redondo Beach is on the books, and day two is here. If the organizers had any opening day jitters, it didn’t show in the event they put on; the vibe was … Continue reading

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Spring Clearance Time at Lethal Amounts!

Last weekend Danny Fuentes’ Lethal Amounts fans flocked to his gallery for a special clearance sale as he gets ready to bring some new designs to his six-year old punk/goth/industrial counter culture art space. Could you believe cool tee-shirts and … Continue reading

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Lisa Derrick Fine Arts, Chinatown’s Newest Gallery Gem, is Not Burning at the Stake Anytime Soon

Lisa Derrick Fine Arts is a recently-opened gallery on Chung King Road in Chinatown which has been drawing large crowds since opening with its first exhibit “ALLEGORY AND CYPHER” last January. Lisa Derrick, proprietor and curator, is a well-known presence in … Continue reading

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Things we Loved this Week 4/26/19

Day Goth at Akbar On every second Sunday of the month you can walk into Silver Lake’s Akbar to spend a relaxing afternoon, have a dee-lish cocktail or two, and enjoy the moody tunes of Day Goth, a monthly afternoon … Continue reading

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