Category Archives: Art

The Complete Robert Williams at The Last Bookstore

The signing of “Robert Williams: The Father of Exponential Imagination” on January 11, 2020, at The Last Bookstore, was packed. There was an art talk with one of our favorite folks, Mat Gleason, of Coagula Magazine, and the room was transformed … Continue reading

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watt’s picture of the week – monday, january 13, 2020

it’s been done for half a year now but watt wants the rest of so cal to know about the 25th street mural made possible by julie bender and all the kind people who helped her. wanna see it? go … Continue reading

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Dion Neutra: Survival Through Design

UPDATED: 1/11/20 2:30 p.m. – photos. Dion Neutra was his father’s son. It wasn’t easy being the son of a world-famous architect. He loved his dad and once showed me a tree in the backyard of his home where his … Continue reading

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Robby Krieger and Henry Diltz Revive The Morrison Hotel for a Day

The line curled around the block on Hope street. Everyone was waiting to get into a gigantic empty warehouse in downtown Los Angeles to remember the Doors in 2020. Robby Krieger of the Doors, photographer Henry Ditz and thousands of … Continue reading

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LA Through a Cracked Lens: December 8, 1980

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Movies Till Dawn: New and Notable

“Ready or Not” (2019, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment) In order to marry her wealthy fiancé, Samara Weaving must participate in his family’s tradition of forcing brides-to-be to survive a night in their Old Dark House while the intended in-laws, … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Zombie Joe’s Holiday Nightmare!

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Upcoming Lou Reed Tribute at Beyond Baroque with Warhol Superstar Mary Woronov & the Legendary Angie Bowie

An unquestionable genius, Lou Reed’s importance in rock and roll history, particularly in germinating the earliest seedlings of punk rock, cannot be denied. From the Velvet Underground, through decades of solo work, to his death in 2013, Reed’s brilliance burned … Continue reading

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What to do on Black Friday Instead of Fighting over a Big Screen TV

Black Friday has a reputation for being one big, grabby, greedfest. Nowadays with early Black Friday prices and Cyber Monday, you don’t have to fight the crowds unless you get off on the madness. For those of you looking for … Continue reading

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David Magnus’ Beatles Photography at Morrison Gallery

I am at the David Magnus show at the Morrison Hotel Gallery. He shot the Beatles in the early days before they became Psychedelic. I love this gallery. It appears small at first, but blooms throughout the entire Sunset Marquee … Continue reading

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