Culture Archive

Austin Shorts… in LA

Didn’t make it to South by Southwest?  Not to fear.  Shorts are here.  “Made in Austin” is a mish mash of rare shorts, features, a bbq and a q+ a with director Richard Linklater (Dazed and Confused, Slacker, A Scanner Darkly) at the Silent ...Read More

Neutra VDL House

Frank Geary. Frank Lloyd Wright. Frank Langella. If you don't know which one of these Franks does not belong with the others, this is not the post for you. However, if you do know that FG & FLW are two ...Read More

Celebrate Pi Day

On the eve of the Ides of March is a day to be celebrated both by the lovers of irrational numbers and the lovers of flaky wholesome goodness a la mode.  It is a day that can bring both gluttons and nerds together in ...Read More

Meltdown Comics

What is the deal with Meltdown?  Was I the last person to find out that they have this kick ass back room with comedy?  This brightly lit geek congregation across from Toi Thai now has art exhibitions? [blackbirdpie id=”43426624900837376″] I am ashamed to say, ...Read More

Oscars: What’s up Doc?

Ok, show of hands – how many people have had their eyes glaze over when the documentary category is read.  Guilty? Read on.  What if I could provide you with the means to impress girls and better yet, appear to be the overly educated ...Read More

Grammy Museum

Instead of sitting on your big behinds and watching musicians belt out power ballads or oggling Lady GaGa’s newest stage outfit-performance art-recycled trash tonight, check out the Grammy Museum at LA Live.  There are amazing public events like Ozomatli’s “OzoKids” show or Icons like ...Read More

Happy Year of the Rabbit!

Happy New Year! I know that usually sounds like champagne, resolutions and magnum sized hangovers. But this is second New Year’s – the one with dragons, firecrackers and dumplings. Chinese New Year! If you have never been to LA’s Chinatown, this would be the ...Read More