Category Archives: Art

Celebrate Lunar New Year all Month Long!

Gung hay fat choy! Happy lunar new year! Today marks the beginning of the Year of the Tiger. We miss the annual Golden Dragon Parade in Chinatown, which is canceled again this year due to the pandemic surge. Don’t fret–there … Continue reading

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Differently this Year

Sadly, the Kingdom Day Parade, Inglewood’s Kingfest and many other annual events have been cancelled this year due to Omicron, but you can still observe the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. in the safety of your home. Celebrate Remotely … Continue reading

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The Ankh Warrior: Vinnie Vincent

The weirdest most unusual fellow that was ever in Kiss and made it into the band before they took off the makeup was the Ankh Warrior himself, Vinnie Vincent! Everything about this guy is just…well, pretty weird. In his short … Continue reading

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Desperately Seeking Bubbles

When I was young, going to Marineland was a huge deal. And what made it better was that it was kind of ours. I mean for people in the South Bay, because it was right there, super close in Palos … Continue reading

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Treefort Music Fest: Venture Up North To Boise For Over 400 Bands, Plus Storyfort, Foodfort And Many Other Forts Too

Treefort is Back! Boise’, and the Pacific North West’s most popular event has returned after the unplanned ‘hiatus’ that was called 2020. All the top ‘Forts’ will be there, including Foodfort, Alefort, Comedyfort, Kidfort, Hackfort, Filmfort, Dragfort, Yogafort and Storyfort. … Continue reading

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Tiki Oasis is Now A Town and Country Affair in San Diego

San Diego will be a not-so-quiet village as Tiki Oasis celebrates 20 years of all-things-tiki this week, from Thursday, July 28 through Sunday, August 1, 2021. Billed as the “largest Tiki event in the world,” this year will be five … Continue reading

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Fighting to Preserve the Googie Architectural Features of Covina Bowl

Preservation of our historic buildings, including Googie-style buildings from the mid-century, can be a huge challenge/ The need for housing in Los Angeles may also worsen the problem. If it were not for architectural preservationists like Adriene Biondo, who has … Continue reading

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Queer Communion: Ron Athey – A Richly Transgressive Career on View at The ICA LA

A retrospective look at the fascinating and prolific career of LA-based performance artist Ron Athey through film & videos, writings, portraits, props, costumes, photographs and more! Curated by USC Roski School of Art and Design’s Amelia Jones, taking place at … Continue reading

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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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