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The 85th Annual Academy Awards comes our way this Sunday and while we're breathing a sigh of relief that with it comes the end of another unrelenting whirlwind awards season, we can't help but look forward to the killer festivities leading up to the big night. From the luxurious gifting suites, luncheons, dinners, viewing parties, pre-parties and after parties, Hollywood is pulling out all the stops to make this Oscar Week the grandest of them all with some of best events of awards season happening now through Sunday. So polish those shoes, get a mani/pedi, dry-clean that tux and call in every favor you have as we bring you the GofG L.A. 2013 Oscar Week Event Guide.
President Obama rolls into town for a pair of fundraising events today, and seeing as how we're fresh off of July's extremely over-hyped 405 closure, L.A. residents could be somewhat forgiven for taking today's warnings about traffic nightmares with a healthy grain of salt. But please allow us to remind you of previous Presidential traffic nightmares, and reiterate just how foolish it would be to drive anywhere near WeHo today if you don't have to. Keep reading for all the details and street closures. More»
Bonjour, Angelenos! Today marks the very special Bastille Day, and whether or not you're a Francophile, international holidays in our book are just another semi-legit excuse to eat, drink, and be merry. For those cultured Europeans who say that us Americans are "ignorant" of other cultures, here's a little history lesson to catch you up to speed... More»
Friday, May 24
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.