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THE BUNNY MUSEUM

The Los Angeles area is home to many unique independent museums and collections (see The Velveteria). This weekend I went to The Bunny Museum, which is inside the private residence of Candace Frazee and Steve Lubanski in Pasadena, California. Candace and Steve call one another “honey bunny” and in the 1990s they began a daily exchange of bunny related […]

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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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MICHAELA EICHWALD AT PALAIS DE TOKYO

Michaela Eichwald, Der Aron Schreckmuster-Preis http://www.uhutrust.com/    

LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF

‘Los Angeles Plays Itself’ is Thom Anderson’s epic 2003 documentary about the depiction of the city of Los Angeles in film. The entire film is a collage of found footage from films set in L.A. accompanied by Anderson’s narration. The three hour film has had a strong underground following, but because it would have cost Anderson […]

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THE CHURCH OF NOTRE-DAME DU RAINCY

The Church of Notre-Dame du Raincy is a modern church built between 1922-23 by the French architects Auguste and Gustave Perret. It is sometimes called the “Holy Chapel of Reinforced Concrete,” and it has the peculiar particularity of being the first place of worship built in France using grey cement. Le Corbusier was Auguste Perret’s assistant, who […]

YES AT THE GREEK THEATER

On Sunday night, the British prog rock band Yes, played albums Close to the Edge and Fragile in their entirety at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles. For a fan who wasn’t around during Yes’s heyday in the early 1970s this was the next best thing. 67 year old guitarist Steve Howe held two guitars in his […]

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MADAME DE POMPADOUR’S COFFEE GRINDER

Last week I went to Le Louvre to visit the new installation of  the Department of Decorative Art from Louis XIV to Louis XVI. Three main chronological and stylistic sequences make up the exhibition. So perfect to have an overview and to clear your mind between French Kings. – 1660-1725: Louis XIV’s personal reign and the Régence – […]