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Comedian Molly Shannon and Author Sean Wilsey

FAMILY BOOKS REOPENS

Last night Family reopened their bookshop for the launch of Sean Wilsey’s new book ‘More Curious,’ published by McSweeney’s. Family was closed over the summer and during that time did a bit of renovating. Family co-owner David Jacob Kramer introduced author Sean Wilsey, who read from his new book of essays. Wilsey is an engaged reader who […]

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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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JOE BRADLEY AT LE CONSORTIUM

  Joe Bradley on view until September 28th Le Consortium 37 rue Longvic 21000 DIJON

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X-TRA ANNOUNCEMENTS

X-TRA : Contemporary Art Quarterly : The Project X Writer’s Desk at Outpost@Armory in Pasadena, California. Deadline is August 15, 2014 Project X Foundation and Armory Center for the Arts announce a call for proposals for a writer-in-residence at the Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory in the PAA Gallery at Armory in Pasadena. The Desk offers […]

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ECHO PARK LOTUS BED

Last summer Echo Park Lake in Los Angeles reopened after a 2 year restoration project. Today the northern tip of the lake boasts a beautiful lotus bed. In the 1920s, lotuses appeared in the lake and they soon became a symbol of the neighborhood of Echo Park. In the early 2000s they began to die off […]

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OSCAR TUAZON: LIVE STEAM SHIFT WHISTLE

As part of Arnolfini’s summer exhibition ‘The Promise,’ American artist Oscar Tuazon presents a specially commissioned sculpture Live Steam Shift Whistle (2014) on The Downs, Bristol. The work, formed out of a 20 foot steel cylinder and large concrete fire pit, doubles as a community barbecue, and can emit steam and whistle. Tuazon‘s striking, monolithic […]

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THE BRAND LIBRARY & ART CENTER

The Brand Library & Art Center is a treasure trove nestled in the foothills of Glendale, California. I visited last week and was delighted to discover this beautiful piece of architecture, and the library’s amazing collection of art books, vinyl records, and DVDs. It is such a wonderful place, I almost don’t want to give away the […]