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ART LOS ANGELES CONTEMPORARY

This weekend the Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair has taken over the historic Barker Hanger at the Santa Monica Airport. The towering, vaulted space is perfect for a large art fair like this one, having previously housed Chanel runway shows and art world benefits. Dozens of international galleries have set up shop here, with exhibitors […]

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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

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 […]

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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 […]