Geek dads rejoice! ok, moms too. JPL (aka the Jet Propulsion Laboratory) is holding its annual family open house this weekend. What? You didn’t know that we had NASA in our backyard? Oh, for shame. Here is the opportunity to either live out those dreams you once had of being an astronaut or at least […]
Potato? Tomato? Fomato! Random gibberish and factoids in the form of a birthday card. I am obsessed with this wunderkind of card creators (aka Emmie Hsu). Who could have thought that one could fall in love with a card? not I sir. My love affair began in a small shop on Sawtelle Blvd when I […]
If you don’t have tickets yet – you are out of luck. But, if you want to know mas about this sexo y violencia, see my post on Lucha Vavoom. So you don’t miss out next time – join their mailing list on their website so you can get in on this jelly.
Summer is quickly approaching. This also means the Last Remaining Seats Series is also approaching. Here is your chance to get up close and personal with Old Hollywood. The Last Remaining Seats Series supports the LA Conservancy, who have taken it upon themselves to be stewards of the classic buildings & historic architecture of Los […]
I know this place isn’t really a secret, but it’s still a pretty spectacular place to see if you have never been there before. Going as far back as 1913, the Flower Market has long been a hub for flowers given the agricultural roots of California (from citrus, to strawberries, to the Tournament of Roses […]
In case you didn’t get a chance to take in the action at Artisinal LA in Santa Monica – here are some pictures of the event courtesy of LAPhotoParty (a super fun service if you wanted a Photo Booth at your next party!) And if you were interested in doing a […]
New Artisinal LA! [blackbirdpie id=”57903513061175296″] For info on this cool event – see my original post UPDATE: SPRING 2011 Spring 2011 Artisanal LA (April 16-17) 2011 on the top level of Santa Monica Place. Santa Monica Place 395 Santa Monica Pl Santa Monica, CA 90401-2372 [mappress mapid=”20″]
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 Movie Theater on Fairfax. If you are a Cinephile, then the […]
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 of the most influential architects of the 20th century (and still into the 21st century), then here’s another one for you.
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 the spirit of peace, love and understanding. March 14 is Pi […]