DTLA//IRL is a pop-up venture that encompasses an eclectic gallery and retail store, a multipurpose lounge and a special-event space. On any given afternoon (at least from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., plus special events) and some evenings, you’ll find fashion, designs, affordable art, elevated crafts, as well as maybe massage therapy and local bakeries. Sometimes, there’s music and poetry.
This year, forget about Jimmy Stewart running through the streets screaming “Merry Christmas” and let the holiday conjure the Nakatomi Plaza exploding into a thousand shards of glass or Billy Bob Thornton vomiting in an alleyway or creatures you shouldn't feed after midnight. Here, a list of the season's coolest cult, boldest blockbusters and weird movies about Christmas.
To celebrate its five-year anniversary, Mariscos El Bigoton will be handing out free tacos and tostadas de ceviche from 2 p.m. to sellout at a block party on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at its 5458 Whittier Blvd. location in Commerce.
An ongoing series of Q&As with some of L.A.’s most active and eclectic contemporary artists, introducing themselves to you in their own words. This week it’s Venice-based Doug Edge, whose practice combines actions across painting, plastics, photography, the Light and Space movement, and acts of witty, wry conceptualism. His decades of material and intellectual innovation have made him one of the most influential artists and educators in Los Angeles.
Back in 2013, four of the main players in Los Angeles’ often overlooked paisley underground scene managed to get together for two shows, one here and one in San Francisco. The bands — The Dream Syndicate, The 3 O’Clock, The Rain Parade and The Bangles — had all moved on from their halcyon days of the 1980s. Sure, the reunion trail was proving a worthwhile route, in varying degrees. But times were very different. Those shows, incidentally, were a huge success.
Instagram ready “pop-up” environments are everywhere these days, and BeautyCon Pop is the latest, featuring 8 selfie-ready photo ops backdrops. L.A. makeup brand Lime Crime is its centerpiece experience designed to celebrate the goddess in all of us.
Voters in Los Angeles County will have up to 11 days to vote in the March 2020 presidential primary election, and the option to vote anywhere in the county at Vote Centers, on what looks like a touchscreen tablet.
This is a story is about a new arrival on the pop scene named Galen Ayers, a singer-songwriter who’s just released her debut album, Monument, an accessably sweet-but-dig-a-bit set of deeply, to say the least, personal songs. More about her in a sec.