This past Saturday, May 3, LA City Council member Paul Krekorian and NewFilmmakers Los Angeles hosted the 4th Annual Los Angeles Student Media Festival. High school students from cities across LA County—Beverly Hills, El Monte, Pasadena, Los Angeles and more—submitted films for consideration. From the more than 150 entries, a panel of independent judges reviewed each film, narrowing the field to 37, all of which had the opportunity to be screened on Saturday. Awards were handed out to the top film in a variety of categories, as well as the honor of "Best In Show."
Over the weekend in L.A., Leonardo DiCaprio chatted it up with Tyler The Creator at the Mark Ryden Exhibition at the new Kohn Gallery, Steven Tyler, CeeLo Green, and Alessandra Ambrosio attended the 21st Annual Race to Erase MS, the cast of "Downton Abbey" got together for a star-studded panel discussion and much more! Click through for the details.
This week in L.A., Seth Rogan, Zac Efron, and Dave Franco premiered their new movie Neighbors, Rachel Zoe and Hannah Bronfman joined Jessica Biel at the Chateau Marmont to celebrate Tiffany & Co., superstars including Rihanna, Jennifer Lopez, and Pharrell all rocked out at the first ever iHeartRadio Music Awards and much more!
Jacob Hashimoto’s creates his infamous Gas Giant from 30,000 paper kites that come together as a room-filling installation at MOCA Pacfic Design; Firooz Zahedi, well-known for his Hollywood Glamor Photographer shares his pieces of abstract photographs, desgins and collages in his exhibit at Kopeiken Gallery; Influential to painters of her generation, Mary Weatherfold, brightens up the David Kordansky Gallery with neon lighting and an extreme range of color relationships in her pieces; While Jason Shawn Alexander goes deep as he explores the beauty of human integrity in his exhibit, No Good At Exits. Check out these shows and more included in our guide to L.A.'s top art shows at the moment.
The sun is shining high in the blue sky, and even though you’ve always wanted to leave work at 1 pm, now you realize even the weather is begging for you to ditch your cubicle. It hits you: spring has officially sprung. Why not treat your underlying urge to ditch that popsicle stand you call work and celebrate the new season with a spring cocktail? We looked at it all: between those of you who are prepping for the Summer bikini season around the corner to those who are just looking for the best tasting, strongest concoction, we’ve accumulated a list of nine of the top spots in L.A. to completely satisfy your spring cocktail cravings.