Chocolate, Art and History – A Valentine’s Day Celebration

If you’re looking for a unique way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your special loved one, here’s an event that’s sure to satisfy. Weaving together chocolate, art and history, Maite Gomez-Rejon, founder of ArtBites, will take you on a culinary journey that traces the history of chocolate as seen through LACMA’s collection of ancient Mayan, colonial […]

Inglewood Open Studios This Weekend

For many Angelenos, Inglewood is known as the home of the Forum, Randy’s Donuts and Hollywood Park. During the past decade, however, the city has become the center of a thriving arts community. This weekend, over 50 of those artists will invite the public into their workspaces as part of the seventh annual Inglewood Open […]

The Second Annual LA Zine Fest is Almost Here!

While the do-it-yourself zine culture has been active and publishing for decades, its growth and popularity have really blossomed during the past several years. A case in point is the LA Zine Fest, which launched last year with over 100 exhibitors and attracted approximately 1,500 attendees.

“Ladies of Animation” at GRworks

As a longtime fan of animated films, I am very excited about a new show at GRworks that is opening this weekend titled Ladies of Animation. Curated by Gennie Rim, former artistic manager at Pixar and Disney and founder of the exhibition space, the exhibit will showcase the personal work of female artists from major studios including Disney, […]

Moving Image Art Presents – HUMAN ANIMAL


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.

7th Annual Frogtown Artwalk

Los Angeles is one of the world’s great art capitals. While expressions of the energy and creativity associated with this facet of the city’s cultural landscape abound, one of the most satisfying for me is an open studio event. I love seeing art where it was created and making a connection with the artist. It’s a much more personal experience than viewing work on a museum or gallery wall.

It’s Time to Make Music Los Angeles!


Every year on June 21st, the day of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, people in 460 cities in 110 countries celebrate music and community through a series of free, outdoor concerts and performances. These international events are based on and inspired by France’s Fête de la Musique, a national music festival inaugurated in 1982 by the French Ministry of Culture.