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WEEKLY WRAP-UP: JAN. 19-23

  This week, we listened the mexican performed by Babe Ruth; we passed by Meliksetian Briggs to see few works by the late artist Bas Jan Ader: we went to Bristol to check Josephine Pryde‘s new exhibition at Arnolfini;  we listened few songs of the singer-songwriter John Grant; we visited the Gehry Residence in Santa Monica and the […]

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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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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 […]

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BEST OF 2014: PARIS’S TOP 10

Los Angeles was the capitol of the culture in 2014 but Paris remains one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Old cafés, beautiful historical places, amazing stores, nice walks… Here are ten of my favorite events and places of the year: 1. Church of Saint Sulpice On the right inside the entrance, there is […]

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BEST OF 2014: LOS ANGELES CULTURE’S TOP 10

2014 was an exciting year for Los Angeles, when the world finally acknowledged the city’s ascendancy as America’s culture capitol. It was a banner year for gentrification, with rising real estate prices forcing residents out of neighborhoods now deemed “hip”, like Highland Park and the L.A. River’s string of warehouses, renamed the “Arts District”–making Los […]