Category Archives: Art

LA Native and National Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman Steals the Show

As if the relief and joy surrounding the Biden inauguration today wasn’t enough, the world got to experience the wise words of the first (she was chosen in 2017) National Youth Poet Laureate, Amanda Gorman, as she delivered her poem … Continue reading

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Gift Ideas for Fans of Mid-century Modern on any Budget

Mid-century Modern is huge right now. Whether it’s Googie, Danish Modern, Tiki, Atomic, or Boomerang, people are loving this retro style. When shopping for a gift, it’s imperative that you determine whether or not your giftee is a purist. Those … Continue reading

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George Byrne’s “Post Truth” at domicile (n.) Gallery

George Byrne is an Australian artist whose work pays homage to Los Angeles. He creates abstractions from photos of fragments of local buildings – some iconic (the Hollywood Palladium) and some a bit less so (the 99 Cents Only store … Continue reading

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Watch Self Help Graphics’ Virtual Dia de los Muertos

Self Help Graphics pioneered Dia de los Muertos celebrations in Los Angeles, and has always been the most community-oriented. There are bigger and more elaborate celebrations, like Olvera Street and Hollywood Forever Cemetery, but to me, the artist-run Self Help has … Continue reading

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L.A. Dance Shorts Film Festival: Virtual and Free!

Lovers of both dance and film can enjoy the 4th Annual L.A. Dance Shorts Film Festival from home this year on November 13th thru November 15th. The 2020 program features 34 international films, all FREE, but viewers can support the … Continue reading

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Enjoy Virtual and Socially-Distanced Fun at Haunted Little Tokyo This Week!

This year, “Go Little Tokyo” is presenting its 4th Annual “Haunted Little Tokyo,” starting today and continuing through Halloween. The event features both free and low-cost events, including virtual ghost tours and campfire stories, art, film, and a Halloween walking take-out … Continue reading

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Performative Pop-Ups Inside Laurie Shapiro’s “Take Me To The Color”

Los Angeles dancer/actress Olivia Mia Orozco brings her Performative Pop-Ups project to “Take Me To The Color,” the seven-room installation by Laurie Shapiro as a virtual exhibit from October 17th thru December 1st, and as a limited in-person experience on October … Continue reading

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Last Call: LA County Community Arts Impact Grant Program

By Casey Lewis The LA County Community Impact Arts Grant Program, also known as CIAG, provides financial support for community cultural arts programming throughout LA County. The grant’s mission is “to advance arts, culture, and creativity throughout Los Angeles County” … Continue reading

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Osceola Refetoff’s “Kinematic Exposure” at Von Lintel Gallery

Wikipedia describes pinhole photography in this manner: “A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens but with a tiny aperture – effectively a light-proof box with a small hole in one side. Light from a scene passes through … Continue reading

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The Rundown: The Week in Brief 9/18/2020

The Bobcat Fire in the Angeles National Forest Continues to Rage The Bobcat Fire, which began on September 6th, has now  burned over 50,000 acres and is at 3% containment, continuing to affect the skies and air quality, as far away … Continue reading

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