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L.A.'s art scene has seriously been rocking these days with shows and events that get the youngens excited. Between Terrywood at OHWOW, Mike D's Transmission LA that gave us a multi-sensory experience with performances by Santigold and Diplo and James Franco's Rebel exhibition we've had a steady flow of fresh and interesting art culture pumping through this town. Barry McGee's new solo show kept that trend rolling as it brought out a packed crowd to PRISM for its opening reception Friday night. More»
Halle Berry, Stacy Keibler, Mario Lopez and more host a Run/Walk to raise money for women’s cancer research and treatment; James Franco curates a multimedia exhibition at the MOCA paying tribute to James Dean and his most classic film; Ben Affleck ponies up for Hank Azaria’s charity poker tournament in Westwood; “The Bachelor” Ben Flajnik brings his significant other, mother and sister for some serious Mother’s Day pampering at a rooftop event in Beverly Hills; Krysten Ritter and Shannon Elizabeth are on hand for the selection of the Swatch Art Rules contest winner and after party at Royal/T—it was a very full Mother’s Day weekend, and we’ve got all the details in this Monday edition of Last Night’s Parties! More»
Following evening live music events featuring the likes of Santigold and James Murphy, night 16 of the 17-day Transmission LA: AV Club interdisciplinary art festival at MOCA curated by Mike D had to go big. Perhaps that's why Diplo, everyone's favorite DJ/producer/BlackBerry spokesperson, was tapped to close out one of the undisputed coolest L.A. cultural happenings to go down in recent history with one of his signature panty-dropping DJ sets on Cinco de Mayo Saturday night. It was also just a day after the tragic news of the death of the event maestro's fellow Beastie Boy, MCA AKA Adam Yauch, so see how Diplo paid tribute to the rapper who taught us how to get ill. More»
It's impossible, try as we might, not to view Mike D's amazing Transmission L.A. audio/visual art festival at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA through the prism of last week's tragic loss of Beastie Boy Adam "MCA" Yauch. But, while it's not our place to presume to know MCA's thoughts, we're pretty sure he would have been happy that even as the world was mourning his loss, Transmission was continuing to thrill music-loving audiences with big-name performances like Thursday's show from British garage pioneer DJ Harvey and LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy. More»
With two straight weekends of Coachella madness in the books, it's understandable if you figured you were about to get a week off to rest and collect yourself. Understandable, but incorrect, because summer is upon us, and that means there's no stopping the steady flow of kick ass live music. This week brings L.A. everything from big name arena rock to classic gangster rap to pioneering art shows featuring world-class DJ's, so no matter what your taste is, it's a perfect week to Go See A Show! More»
Last night, the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA kicked off Transmission L.A., a 17-day audio/visual arts festival curated by Beastie Boy and cultural icon Michael "Mike D" Diamond. While the event was packed beyond capacity almost immediately, those lucky (or early) enough to get in were treated to a full-spectrum sensory overload of immersive audio/visual art installations, food, live music, and style. We hit up Instagram to collect the best snapshots from this crazy party and give you a little taste of what the next 16 days will have in store. More»
Tuesday, May 21
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.