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An Overflow Of Artwork At Street Art Fair LA

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 06.17.2016 | Arts
John Wellington Ennis

The latest Street Art Fairs International opened in Downtown LA's Fashion District this week with a sprawling exhibition of top artists, running throu...

Cindy Sherman's "Imitation of Life" at The Broad Museum, Los Angeles

Karin E. Baker | Posted 06.17.2016 | Los Angeles
Karin E. Baker

Ever the iconoclast, photographer Cindy Sherman has been upending perceptions about beauty, media, and societal stereotypes for 40 years.

15 U.S. Hotspots Nobody Cared About 15 Years Ago

Orbitz.com | Posted 04.27.2016 | Travel
Orbitz.com

By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog Remember the early aughts? It was the end of the Y2K crisis and the beginning of the iPod. It was also...

A City in Bloom

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.25.2016 | New York
Joel Epstein

Anyone who knows me, knows how excited I am about the L.A. Metro Expo Line opening to Santa Monica next month. Still, this week I am feeling lucky to ...

Grid110 - How a Group of Diverse Entrepreneurs are Shaping the Tech Ecosystem in Downtown LA

Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC | Posted 04.19.2016 | Los Angeles
Monique Svazlian Tallon, CPCC

*Photo Credit: Marlena Elise Photography Los Angeles has been traditionally known as the center of the entertainment and fashion industries and on...

The Darkness Unleashes Musical Thunder in Downtown Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.17.2016 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

U.K. based, neo-metal-glam-rock outfit, The Darkness, returns with fury to the music scene performing last Tuesday, April 12th at the Belasco Theater ...

The Changing Face of Pershing Square

The Los Angeles Public Library | Posted 04.14.2016 | Los Angeles
The Los Angeles Public Library

Christina Rice - Senior Librarian, Photo Collection - Los Angeles Public Library La Plaza Abaja. St. Vincent's Park. Los Angeles Park. 6th Street Pa...

Susan Logoreci: Between Sunshine and Noir

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 04.05.2016 | Arts
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Currently on view at the PYO Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles is the Coast to Coast exhibit with Susan Logoreci and Park Seung Hoon. While the former works with colored pencils and paper, and follows a geometrical pattern to give rhythm to Los Angeles, the latter works with photography cut-ups to dissect and recreate New York.

Architecture Is Rising Star In Downtown L.A.

Scott S. Smith | Posted 03.28.2016 | Travel
Scott S. Smith

"Los Angeles has the most diverse architecture of any American city because people from all over the world came here and began tapping Hollywood's cre...

Exclusive Interview With Alex and Allyson Grey at the Gem and Jam Pre-Party in Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

There are those rare conversations in life where time slows down and every sense is simultaneously awakened. A few weeks ago at the classic Belasco theater in downtown Los Angeles, I had the opportunity to get to know visionary artists, Alex and Allyson Grey.

The Gem and Jam Pre-Party 2016 in Downtown Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts
Morena Duwe

With a new year brings a new festival season. The Gem and Jam Festival in Tuscon, Arizona will be once again offering a Los Angeles pre-party on Friday, January 15th.

City Hearts Kicks Off Their "Winter Is Coming Tour" in Downtown Los Angeles

Morena Duwe | Posted 12.10.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

Festival season is not over for Southern California party crew, Desert Hearts.

A Pair Of Shoes Can Travel A Long Distance

Marc A. Coronel | Posted 10.28.2015 | Los Angeles
Marc A. Coronel

Thousands have no choice but to call this home, but most if not all are alone without shelter. Due to this lack of resources, many walk hours to find a place they call home. South of Third Street, West of Alameda Street, North of Seventh Street, San Julian and 6th: Welcome to SKID ROW.

This Museum Is Tailor-Made for the Instagram Generation

Sarah Stodola | Posted 10.22.2015 | Arts
Sarah Stodola

Getting into the newly opened Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles takes some forethought, something I discovered almost too late during a weeklong trip to Los Angeles this September. The free advance timed tickets available via the website were long since fully booked by the time I checked.

Nostalgia and Clifton's Cafeteria in Revitalized Downtown LA

Khanh Ho | Posted 10.13.2015 | Los Angeles
Khanh Ho

Clifton's Cafeteria was once one of downtown's mighty anchors and one of its most venerable eating houses anchoring the Jewelry District on bustling Broadway. Recently reopened after a four-year remodel, a snaking line had stretched down the block even at 10 p.m.

8 Artists Hide and Show in Los Angeles at MAMA Gallery

Jessica Robin Trent | Posted 08.03.2015 | Arts
Jessica Robin Trent

To Hide To Show is a group exhibition at MAMA, one of the newest contemporary art galleries taking Los Angeles by storm. The exhibition title is derived from the loose English translation of a contemporary French social anthropological study entitled "Montrer / Occulter."

Downtown

Lorri Horn | Posted 06.25.2016 | Los Angeles
Lorri Horn

Petula Clark was never trying to get there Summer 2015, Los Angeles. We're going Downtown! to see one of the most beautiful public libraries in the world, I told my son.

LAPD Caught On Tape Shooting Homeless Man To Death

The Huffington Post | Kelly Chen | Posted 03.02.2015 | Crime

Los Angeles police fatally shot a homeless man on Sunday in a disturbing encounter that was caught on video. According to the Los Angeles Times, th...

Movie Night in Downtown LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 04.28.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

With so much of our country mired in the nonsensical pablum that has paralyzed Washington and the news media (think Rudy Giuliani, Brian Williams and Bill O"Reilly), it is refreshing listening to a mayor who understands jive but doesn't give it to us.

Chinese New Year of The Ram Celebration in Downtown L.A.

Morena Duwe | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

The Chinese New Year, or Lunar New Year, is a time to celebrate change and honor ancestors. Following a lunisolar calendar, the Chinese New Year does not fall on the same day every year.

Tales of an Extraordinary Madman  

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 09.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Lionel Rolfe

I viewed Bukowski as only doing a limited shtick -- he rarely came into the office himself, but I knew all about him because my friend Judy Lewellen, the city editor, used to go pick up the column. I guess I hadn't understood how popular Bukowski was getting until I was confronted by a book display in London.

Stylification Series. Part One: Caitlyn Chase

Golriz Moeini | Posted 08.24.2014 | Style
Golriz Moeini

I get so excited when I meet designers who work in the fashion industry in Los Angeles. Supporting home-grown designers is important to me. Designers ...

John Waters And Jeff Koons: A Chat To Nowhere

Mat Gleason | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Los Angeles turned out in force to see John Waters interview Jeff Koons at the Orpheum theater, part of a series of conversations sponsored by The Bro...

Frank Gehry Could Get Another Shot At Downtown LA Skyline

Los Angeles Daily News | Christina Villacorte | Posted 03.16.2014 | Los Angeles

Renowned architect Frank Gehry may get another chance to reimagine the downtown Los Angeles skyline, with county officials poised on Tuesday to consid...

How To Be A Downtown LA Hipster, According To Patton Oswalt

Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles

Queens was the new Brooklyn. Then Compton was the new Brooklyn. Now, downtown Los Angeles is the new Brooklyn, complete with de-zoned industrial areas...