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Lethal Amounts Reopens this Weekend with Works by Legendary Punk Photographer Ed Colver

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Marry Me, Molly! And Screw You, Joe Rogan!

A number of friends have posted pictures of a marriage proposal over the skies of Los Angeles today. We have Mark Blackwell to thank for this awesome shot. After someone named Mike secured Molly Pratt’s hand in marriage, he seemed … Continue reading

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A New Photography Exhibit Focused on Mid-Century African-American Life in the South is Coming to LA in June

A new exhibition of the work of pioneering African American photojournalist Ernest C. Withers is coming to Fahey/Klein Gallery on June 24. Focusing on the lives of African Americans in the South during the mid-20th century, the photos depict the rise … Continue reading

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Gallery 30 South Features the Photographs of Wyatt Doyle through March 26, 2021

I was compelled to write about “And the red death held sway over the dollar store,” a current solo show at Gallery 30 South, because a lot of photographers try to convey what artist Wyatt Doyle’s photos actually do convey: … Continue reading

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Michael Grecco’s “Punk, Post Punk, New Wave: Onstage, Backstage, In Your Face, 1978–1991”

“Every picture tells a story, don’t it?” as Rod Stewart would intone from the mic. There’s also the adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words” and it holds true. Rocker, author, director and photographer Michael Grecco started out his … Continue reading

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Black Artists Honoring Black Icons — A Free Virtual Art Roundtable

Celebrate Black History Month during a free Zoom event focused on black artists paying homage to black icons on Thursday, February 25. Jean-Michel Basquiat, Muhammad Ali, Kobe Bryant, and Nipsey Hustle are just a few of the legendary figures honored … Continue reading

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Ellen Reid’s SOUNDWALK at Griffith Park Now Through 2023

Ellen Reid is a Pulitzer Prize-winning composer whose opera p r i s m was performed here in 2018  at Redcat to great reception.  We can now enjoy another of her works, pandemic-style, with SOUNDWALK. SOUNDWALK is enjoyed via a free app … Continue reading

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Gung Hay Fat Choy! Happy Lunar New Year!

Lunar New Year celebrations in L.A.’s Chinatown usually last for three days, but the Lunar New Year this year runs from today, February 12, 2021 to February 26, 2021. Chinese New Year, Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, celebrates the new … Continue reading

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The HOLLYBOOB Sign

Six people, including former Instagram model Julia Rose and YouTuber Jack Tenney, were arrested on Monday for attempting to change the Hollywood sign to say HOLLYBOOB. The group used tarps and the sign wasn’t damaged, so it technically wasn’t vandalism. Rose … Continue reading

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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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