Made in L.A. Music at the Hammer

Made in L.A., the Hammer Museum’s biennial exhibition, is now on view through September 7th.  Featuring works by 35 Los Angeles artists, many of whom are emerging and under recognized talents, the exhibition debuts recent work and new painting, installation, video, sculpture, photography, and performances created specifically for the show. 

Songs in the Key of Los Angeles

There are many ways to learn about the history and culture of Los Angeles. One of the more interesting and unusual is through sheet music. What does that mean exactly? Enter “Songs in the Key of Los Angeles, a multi-platform collaboration between the Library Foundation of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Public Library, and USC […]

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 […]

The Edwardian Ball is Coming Back to Los Angeles

Since its inception 13 years ago, the Edwardian Ball has grown into a much-anticipated multi-media event that merges music, ballroom dancing, carnival games, acrobatics and fashion into “an elegant and whimsical extravaganza…” that celebrates the creative spirit of author / illustrator Edward Gorey (1925-2000). Founded in San Francisco by Rosin Coven and co-hosted by the Vau de Vire Society, the Edwardian Ball […]

Moving Image Art Presents – HUMAN ANIMAL

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This Friday Moving Image Art (MIA) presents HUMAN ANIMAL, a program that features “…performance based video art exploring relationships with the body, sexuality and sculpture.” The evening will showcase work by artists from around the country, including Rachelle Beaudoin, Heather Cassils, Lauren Cross, Diane Dwyer, Teri Frame, Sara Holwerdam and Jamie Sneider.