Los Angeles Design Festival 2014 – A Citywide Celebration of LA’s Creative Design Talent

Most everyone who lives, works or visits Los Angeles knows that creative endeavors make up a significant portion of the region’s economic output, contribute to its vitality and shape its identity. In particular, the breadth and scale of LA’s design talent is expansive and extraordinarily influential both nationally and internationally.  A case in point – […]

The 5th Annual Edwardian Ball Los Angeles Returns to Hollywood

Longtime readers of the Curating Los Angeles blog will likely recall my previous posts about the Edwardian Ball, which returns to Los Angeles this weekend for the fifth time. A fantastical mashup of theater, circus, music, fashion and dance, the Edwardian Ball is a one of a kind event that celebrates the witty and macabre […]

Show Your Pride in LA with a CityFabric Los Angeles Tee


Ever since I learned about CityFabric, I’ve been intrigued by its mission and products. This Raleigh, North Carolina based company was founded on the principle that when people can easily communicate to others where they live and can tell a story about that place, they are more likely “…to get involved in the decisions that determine the direction of their city.”

Edwardian Ball Los Angeles — Gettin’ Gorey with it


It’s not often I attend the same event in different cities, but that’s exactly what I did earlier this year. In January, I transformed myself into an Edwardian cowboy of sorts and participated in the Edwardian World’s Faire and the Edwardian Ball, held on consecutive nights at the Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. The following month, I donned my costume again and took part in the Edwardian Ball Los Angeles, which combined many elements of the two Bay Area events into a single night of fun, fashion, music, theater, dancing and more.

Edwardian Ball Los Angeles – New Date and New Venue Announced


In case you missed the January 16th update to my first post about the 2012 Edwardian Ball Los Angeles, the event had to be postponed because the original venue, The Music Box in Hollywood, unexpectedly closed. While it was unclear for a brief time when and where the Ball would take place, I’m pleased to report that the event’s producers have regrouped and everything is back on track. Read their update below for all the latest details.

Get Your Costume Ready – The Edwardian Ball is coming back to Los Angeles!


When Justin Katz and his San Francisco-based band Rosin Coven set out to celebrate Edward Gorey’s whimsically macabre aesthetic in 1999, little did they know that the event would grow into a beloved Bay Area tradition (one that has recently spread to Los Angeles). But that is exactly what the Edwardian Ball is today.

Unique LA – Locally Made Gifts Just in Time for the Holidays


Looking for unique, hand-made gifts for your friends and family this holiday season? Then make some time this weekend to visit Unique LA, an independent design show created by Angeleno, community leader and designer Sonja Rasula that will feature the work of 325 hand-selected designers and artists.