Tag Archives: DTLA

Face It: An Evening of Memories with Debbie Harry and Chris Stein

The excitement was palpable at this Live Talks Los Angeles event neat Little Toyko. Lines outside the Aratani Theatre for the snaked through the courtyard, past the steps and onto the sidewalk, in anticipation of seeing Debbie Harry and Chris Stein, co-founders … Continue reading

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S.C. Mero Set the ‘Trap’ in DTLA

The art of DTLA artist S.C. Mero, who is known for a prankster’s approach to art combining installation and performance, has been taking place in downtown for some time now. Her artwork appeared earlier this year in the L.A. Art Show varying … Continue reading

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The Beat Killers & Hot Laundry Throw a Party at The Redwood Bar 2.16.19

There was a riot goin’ on at The Redwood Bar in DTLA last Saturday night! Long Beach’s Wet Pocket (formally Wascally Wabbits) got things started (very “K Records” sounding), followed by a rockin’ set by Thee Spectors. Why was the … Continue reading

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The Museum That Made 11 Swedes Vomit is Now Open in Downtown Los Angeles

A barf bag is issued to every visitor to the Museum of Disgusting Food, a new pop-up in Downtown’s Arts District. The bag may seem like nothing more than a cute gimmick, but you may find it handy when you hit the tasting bar. … 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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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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Nude Art LA: Exploring the Nude!

It’s time to take it off, I mean, all off! Nude Art LA (NALA) is exploring nudity and “The Nude,” not only in form, but in performance in their second exhibition to be held at Art Share LA in downtown … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Cat Art Show ?DTLA

This show is running from June 14 – 24, 2018 at Think Tank Gallery at 939 Maple Avenue. LA, 90015. For more information check out the website here. Photography by Paula Lauren Gibson AFROPIX  

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The Launch Party for the LA Times’ Food Bowl was a Harbinger of Great Things to Come

Last Monday, The LA Times celebrated the beginning of their epic month of food events known as the Food Bowl. The patio at City Market South was intimate enough for the beginning of the event, which felt like a reunion … 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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