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NO SESSO AT 356 MISSION

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Join OOGA BOOGA and 356 Mission tonight, September 2, for the NO SESSO Fall/Winter 2017-18 runway show, and the unveiling of a special NO SESSO installation in Twooga Booga. Free, everyone welcome. NO SESSO FASHION SHOW, Saturday, September 2, at 7 pm. 356 and TWOOGA BOOGA are both at 356 South Mission Road, Los Angeles. nosesso.net 356mission.com From […]

THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED

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Back in Berlin after a recent L.A. sojourn, Vaginal Davis sent us this photo taken during the 2017 Paris collections, featuring a headdress by Rick Owens, which Davis calls “Aleister Crowley-esque.” Vaginal Davis. Photograph by Luke Mayes.

OKJA

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Bong Joon Ho’s OKJA is streaming on Netflix, but Quentin Tarantino persuaded the filmmakers to strike a 35mm print, which he will screen at his New Beverly Cinema for one week, beginning in July. OKJA is also playing in Santa Monica for a very limited theatrical engagement. OKJA, through July 4 only. LAEMMLE MONICA, 1332 2nd Street, […]

RIOULT’S DEEP PURPLE

Rioult Dance, Fire in the Sky (with Sabatini A. Verlezza, far left), choreographed by Pascal Rioult, 2017.
Image credit: Rioult Dance

There’s a glam-rock sock hop at the Joyce this weekend, courtesy of choreographer/entrepreneur Pascal Rioult and his driving company Rioult Dance, performing the world premiere of Rioult’s FIRE IN THE SKY. Jere Hunt plays an Iggy-Ziggy rock god, mesmerizing his band of followers with animal grace in painted-on, silver-and-black, zebra-striped jeans—designed by Patricia Field and David Dalrymple, who took a […]

LEILAH WEINRAUB’S SHAKEDOWN

In the last screening of the 2017 Whitney Biennial Film Program, Leilah Weinraub presents her new film SHAKEDOWN, “an intoxicating, dreamlike portrait of Los Angeles’ African-American lesbian strip club scene, in which a network of female performers attached to a weekly party called Shakedown take center stage. SHAKEDOWN chronicles the personal and professional relationships of […]

THE MORNING BEFORE

Hamish Bowles, Anna Winter and crew at the Met, morning before the gala for Rei Kawakubo, May 1, 2017.
Photograph by Ignacio Valero

Caroline Kennedy, curator Andrew Bolton, and Anna Wintour welcomed a preview audience to the Met this morning to introduce REI KAWAKUBO / COMMES DES GARÇONS: ART OF THE IN-BETWEEN. Photographs by Ignacio Valero.   REI KAWAKUBO / COMMES DES GARÇONS: ART OF THE IN-BETWEEN, May 4 through September 4. THE MET FIFTH AVENUE, New York […]

SELF SERVICE — THE LAST POLAROIDS

Self-Service: The Last Boxes
Faretta photographed by Paolo Roversi
Styling by Joe McKenna, hair by Julien d'Ys
Bra and shorts by Prada
Image credit: Self-Service

About a year ago, Paolo Roversi and Ezra Petronio developed a project to “share our stock of remaining outdated Polaroid film with a few artists and photographer friends to do a project and call it ‘The Last Boxes.’ ”* The results have just been published in the 46th issue of Petronio’s SELF SERVICE. The Spring/Summer 2017 issue is […]