Category Archives: Art

Disgusting Christmas Gifts for Kids

I blame the poop emoji. It made all of the toy manufacturers and retailers realize that kids LOVE gross stuff! Here is a small sampling of the toys that has been befouling my Amazon feed this week: FLUSHIN’ FRENZY GAME–POP … Continue reading

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NAIC Pow Wow Tomorrow at Grand Park!

If you have never been to a Pow Wow, you have a treat in store for you! Come celebrate the 3rd Annual LACCNAIC Pow Wow at Grand Park. Enjoy the elaborate feather costumes of the Fancy Dancers, a dance which developed … Continue reading

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The 2018 Doo Dah Queen is Chosen! Long Live Queen Sassy but Classy!

The Pasadena Doo Dah Parade Queen selection was filled with faces both old and new. Boys who wanted to be princesses and girls that shook their money makers fought it out on stage There was even a doctor who twirled … Continue reading

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Christie’s Announces West Coast Tour of Great Works from the Barney A. Ebsworth and Mary Tyler Moore Collections

Christie’s requested the pleasure of The LA Beat’s company for a recent art show and cocktail gala which featured mega art by mega artists, with work valued at over $200 million dollars! That’s so much money I don’t even know … Continue reading

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Art at The Rendon: STORIES

It was with considerable success when Hidden Rooms, Art at The Rendon’s first installation, was launched early this summer in the three-story brick Rendon Hotel by Event Producer Cindy Schwarzstein of Cartwheel Art. With its fantastic and varied approach to performance and encounters … Continue reading

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Urban Voices Project to Headline LA Made at Los Angeles Central Library this Sunday November 4th

Tomorrow, November 4, 2018, at 2 p.m., the Urban Voices Project will perform a one-hour program at the LA Public Library’s performance series, LA Made. The LAPL community artist series taps into the artistic talents of Los Angeles in order to uplift and inspire … Continue reading

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Lawrence English New Public Sound Artwork Installation ‘Seirá’ Incorporates Cold War Era Air Raid Sirens During ‘AxS Festival’

Do you remember the sound of the air raid sirens that went off like clockwork at 10:00 a.m. on the last Friday of every month during the Cold War in Los Angeles? Those of us lived at the time to hear … Continue reading

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From ‘Coco’ to Pacoima: Día de los Muertos Celebrations in L.A.

With contributions by Elise Thompson. Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a Mexican holiday that is also celebrated here in Los Angeles. It brings together families in a cultural melting pot of celebrations to honor the … Continue reading

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Where the Cool Kids will be on Halloween Night

Halloween may be on a Wednesday this year, but there are still a lot of fun events happening. Once again, we have sifted though the night’s party action and discarded all of the douchy events redolent with Axe Body Spray; you know–the … Continue reading

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All the Cool Halloween Events this Weekend and None that Suck

Monique A. LeBleu contributed to this post Every year The LA Beat gets so excited about Halloween! Once again, we offer a hand-selected list of fantastic events, and have weeded out the douchey ones. Friday 10/26 The Cramps Halloween Party … Continue reading

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