Tag Archives: Arts District

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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LA Wine Fest Pours Out Fun This Weekend in DTLA

The LA Wine Fest is back this weekend (June 2-3) for its 12th year of bringing wine and more to downtown Los Angeles. Continue reading

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Movie Review: Tales of the American with an Exclusive Interview with Girl George

The documentary film, Tales of the American, to put it simply, is an onion. It peels away years of cultural debris, exposing the history of a century-old hotel originally called The Canadian and built for African-Americans by architect Octavius Morgan. Over … Continue reading

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Don Francisco’s Coffee Casa Cubana – A Night of Photography and Coffee

Since its opening last summer, I’ve visited Don Francisco’s Coffee Casa Cubana in DTLA on a regular basis. Wednesday was an exceptional opportunity to become more familiar with the coffee establishment’s menu. It was a night to taste their Cuban fare … Continue reading

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Glitter, Glitz, and Girl Power Dominate 29Rooms

Digital-media and entertainment company Refinery29‘s 29Rooms’ tented immersive art experience is at the ROW DTLA until Sunday, December 17, 2017. A large tent adjacent to the former L.A. Terminal that is now ROW DTLA houses the self-guided walk-through tour. As titled, … Continue reading

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The Sixth Street Viaduct Is No More

The Sixth Street Viaduct is just a memory.  With the removal of the bridge over the 101, there are now just a series of closed bridges with a gap in the middle, perhaps an exciting place to reenact the final scene … Continue reading

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Cartwheel Art Tour Exposes The Surprising World of LA’s Art District

Anyone who has followed the DTLA Arts and Warehouse District over these years are aware that this community offers unique and unexpected experiences. Cindy Schwarzstein heads Cartwheel Art Tours for the DTLA Arts community. The Cartwheel Art Tour exposes the meat and … Continue reading

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