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EXHIBITION: THE BORDER AGAIN

Burroughs described [Mexico] as a place of vicious queers. Artaud, as a country that would destroy the West. Artaud was right. -Heriberto Yepez That quote opens the pamphlet primer to The Border Again, an exhibition of Tijuana-based artists and artists for whom the California-Mexico border is a creative influence, currently on view at Human Resources. […]

About this blog

PARIS, LA blog is about the magic accidents of life. It’s about artists, writers, photographers, musicians and designers that cross our mind, and our heart for a day, a season, a life! It refers to a vital substance that nourishes, and inspires our soul day by day. A sort of vivid shadow that gives birth twice a year to a print magazine named PARIS, LA.
—Dorothée Perret

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SPACES: THE WAR OVER BEACHWOOD CANYON

After five months of closure and controversy, the famed Beachwood Canyon trail to the Hollywood Sign reopened on January 5. Since use of mobile phone GPS services became widespread, tourists have flocked to the Hollywood Sign trail in ever greater numbers, enraging wealthy hillside residents. Beachwood Canyon locals fought a battle with the city for […]

MUSIC: CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS

MUSIC: CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS

Good morning with Christine and The Queens. Héloïse Letissier is a French singer songwriter who was discovered in 2012. Her musical project known as Christine and the Queens is a mix of music, performance, art videos, drawings and photography. Once in London she get inspired by the work of local drag queen musicians who accompanied […]

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UCLA’S SECRET PICASSO

The UCLA Library Special Collections is one of the university’s–if not West Los Angeles’–best kept secrets. In the basement floor of the Young Research Library, just off the campus’s renowned sculpture garden, dusty folios and manuscripts lie behind glass cases. The collection holds works like the original manuscripts of Virginia Woolf and Ray Bradbury (who […]

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PLACES: THE PARK PLAZA HOTEL

The Park Plaza Hotel isn’t a functioning hotel, but the decadent Neo-Gothic structure on L.A.’s MacArthur Park has recently seen a new burst of life. Completed in 1925 by renowned Art Deco architect Claud Beelman for a charitable professional association known as the Benevolent Order of the Elks, the building became a luxury hotel in […]

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PORTRAIT: JEAN-LUC MYLAYNE

Jean-Luc Mylayne is a french photographer who lives between the south of France and the United States. Where? only very few know. It is almost impossible to reach him, no phone, no known address. With his wife, Mylène Mylayne, they live their life far away from our contemporaries habits. This quiet life is also related to a beautiful […]