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THE VIEW UPSTAIRS AT CELEBRATION

“I love this busted-ass bar.” — Wes, in The View Upstairs THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, an off-Broadway triumph earlier this year, has made a welcome transfer to the Celebration Theatre in Hollywood for its West Coast premiere. Max Vernon’s musical—directed by Michael A. Shepperd—is set in a dive bar in New Orleans in 1973 (and 2017), […]

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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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EXHIBITION: JENNIFER MOON AT EQUITABLE VITRINES

Artist Jennifer Moon has produced and installed a new work, Will You Still Love Me: Learning To Love Yourself, It Is The Greatest Love Of All, in a glass vitrine in the lobby of the Equitable Life Building on Wilshire Boulevard. The midcity skyscraper was built in 1969 by prominent modernist architect Welton Beckett, and […]

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PLACES: WATTS TOWERS BY SAM RODIA

During a rainy and cloudy day, I visited the Watts towers. I kept a beautiful memory of this afternoon. A place yo should definilty visit in Los Angeles. The Watts Towers, consisting of seventeen major sculptures constructed of structural steel and covered with mortar, are the work of one man – Simon Rodia. Rodia, born […]

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PLACES: GEHRY RESIDENCE

The Gehry Residence in Santa Monica is home to deconstructivist starchitect Frank Gehry and was one of his first finished projects when he completed it in 1978. In 1977, Frank and Berta Gehry purchased a 1920s bungalow for themselves. Over the course of the following year, Gehry wrapped and extended the façade with disjointed chainlink […]