Category Archives: Art

Where to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in LA

This year Martin Luther King Jr, Day will be celebrating King’s 90th birthday. You can choose to observe the holiday as solemnly or as joyfully as you choose. There are events happening all over Los Angeles this weekend. Saturday, January … Continue reading

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A Week of Art, Artists, and Collectors at the ‘LA Art Show’ – January 24 – 27, 2019

The LA Art Show is set to take place January 24 – 27, 2019, with a special Red Card Collectors Preview on January 23, 2019, culminating more than a weekend of freewheeling expansive experiences in the arts. The LA Art Show … Continue reading

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Movies Till Dawn: New Year, (Mostly) New Movies Part 2

“Suspiria” (2018, Lionsgate Home Entertainment) Timid American dancer Dakota Johnson enrolls at a prestigious dance school in Germany, where her training by a formidable Tilda Swinton gradually reveals a more sinister intent. Like last year’s “Hereditary” and “Mandy,” this audacious … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Urban Light at LACMA

Sunshine at LACMA for this rainy weekend. This installation is called Urban Light and is a collection of restored street lamps from the 1920s and 1930s. Please follow and like us:

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Happy 72nd Birthday, David Bowie!

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Fantasies and Fairy Tales at LACMA

One of the newer exhibits currently at LACMA is Fantasies and Fairy Tales, which features artwork and graphic design mostly from the late 1800s and early 1900s that was inspired by myths, fairy tales and legends. There are a few … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: Fairytale House

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A Yuletide Photo Gallery: Santacon 2018

Early in December Santacon took over the streets of LA for Metro rides, Mexican Food, Skeeball and games of strength like the Christmas tree toss. Merry Christmas from The LA Beat! More photos after the break! Please follow and like … Continue reading

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The Museum That Made 11 Swedes Vomit is Now Open in Downtown Los Angeles

A barf bag is issued to every visitor to the Museum of Disgusting Food, a new pop-up in Downtown’s Arts District. The bag may seem like nothing more than a cute gimmick, but you may find it handy when you hit the tasting bar. … Continue reading

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It’s the Season of the Krampus

For the sixth year running, dozens of European-inspired Krampuses ran through the streets of downtown LA last night dispatching spankings to the deserving, while the well-behaved among us were protected by the benevolent St. Nicholas. The Krampus Run, or Krampuslauf, held in conjunction … Continue reading

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