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TILER PECK’S BALLET NOW

In the local dance world, there are few things rarer or more anticipated than a West Coast visit by the New York City Ballet. This weekend, principal Tiler Peck brings out ten of her City Ballet colleagues for her BalletNOW program at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.* Joining Peck and company are four of their Lincoln […]

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THE GUGGENHEIM SIX

Peggy Guggenheim insisted that her collection remain intact in Venice every year between Easter and November 1st, the period when Venice receives its greatest number of visitors, and which coincides with the biennale. But this summer, key artwork from Peggy’s holdings are at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, where they join works collected […]

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THE BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED

Back in Berlin after a recent L.A. sojourn, Vaginal Davis sent us this photo taken during the 2017 Paris collections, featuring a headdress by Rick Owens, which Davis calls “Aleister Crowley-esque.” Vaginal Davis. Photograph by Luke Mayes.

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CHAVELA

“I live only for you and Diego.” — Frida Kahlo to Chavela Vargas Costa Rica-born singer Chavela Vargas queered the Mexican ranchero patriarchy, and saw it all, played it all, lived it all—high and low. Expect fireworks (and a devoted crowd) when Outfest screens the documentary CHAVELA (2017, directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi) on Saturday afternoon, […]

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BRONTEZ PURNELL BOOK LAUNCH

Twooga Booga will host the book launch of SINCE I LAID MY BURDEN DOWN by Brontez Purnell on Thursday night, July 6, at 7 pm. Join Purnell and Bradford Nordeen for a Q & A, as well as a screening of Purnell’s film 100 BOYFRIENDS MIXTAPE. TWOOGA BOOGA, 356 South Mission Road, Los Angeles. Brontez […]