It’s a classic DTLA love story: Boy meets Downtown, boy falls for Downtown, then boy meets girl who LIVES downtown. They get married and open up an art supply store (along with girl’s brother-in-law and faithful pup “Wonton”). Like many Angelinos, Jim Winstead, a software engineer, had never ventured into the wilds of DTLA until [...]
Wall to wall beauty, delicious grub, a comfy patio and cheap drinks makes Savage Bar & Lounge an exciting addition to the DTLA scene. ♦♦♦ DTLAbuzz attended the opening event and we’re happy to report, this new spot does not disappoint. We like the combination of deconstructed decor, custom finishes, unique lighting and spacious interiors. [...]
See The “Art” On The Wall – DTLA is once again breaking barriers and challenging the status quo when it comes to seeing art. Artwalk, together with THE WENDE MUSEUM, brings the concept of “A Museum Without Walls” to Life. 365 days a year, 24 hours a day at specified locations, from Bunker Hill to [...]
What suburbia is to kids, Downtown LA is to dogs. Most everyone has at least one, most every building is dog friendly and most everyone’s favorite accessory is his or her dog. This probably is not something one would expect since no one has a yard. Yet, these dogs are so happy. I have two [...]
The Salastina Music Society will present a concert at The Colburn School’s Thayer Hall on June 18th, 2011 at 3 pm. The program features Artistic Directors/violinists Kevin Kumar & Maia Jasper, along with a stellar cast of instrumentalists, and offers a diverse range of music from classical, folk, and dance to a world premiere. The [...]
Black Friday 11/26 – with Old Californio, The Sundowners and Mister Nervous at the Old Towne Pub
Everyone tells me I have to go this club called Berghain. “It’s like probably the best club in Europe” my friend says, then thinks for a minute and corrects himself: “maybe the world.” “Bring water,” another friend offers. “And don’t show up until 2 am. Actually,” his voice raises and he smiles. “You could come [...]
The band is “Very Be Careful” Their music is instantly dance inducing. VBC plays old school Vallenato and Cumbia, the Colombian Caribbean blend of African, Indigenous, and European influences. Traditionally combining accordion, bass and a range of percussion, the jerky rhythmic energy and delirious melodies of the Cumbia and accordion-driven Vallenato sounds will appeal to [...]
Adam Bones just wants to RockNroll.
Most folks I talk to who’ve seen TOMMY SANTEE KLAWS play live do not forget the experience.
Downtown LA, it’s time to party. OBD-X is a huge block party happening in the Old Bank District on 4th Street between Spring and Main Streets and Main between 3rd and 5th Streets this Saturday, August 21st from 4PM to 1AM. Admission is free! Think Art Walk. The street celebration will include food and drinks, art [...]
Polaroids of the Adult Film Industry at A&I Gallery by Rick Shameless
Come one come all to the circus of amusement that is the Good Humor show – an art and comedy show featuring chuckle-inducing artists and hilarious comics. Artists include- Michael Pukac,Davis Cooley, Adrienne Walker, Art Martinez, Cupcake Carnival and more artists than you can shake a stick at! Comics include: Matt Claybrooks, a writer for [...]
Mister Nervous and The Sundowners play at beautiful BORDELLO 8/17
When it’s time to get down, it’s time to get fun-kaaay, and there’s no easier way to get down with the funk than the 2nd annual Make It Funky Art & Music Festival, formerly known as The Funk Rumble Block Party. Add this one to the pile of all the other street fests and community [...]
This just in from our friends at Paramount Pictures: Free screening of a new digitally restored, all-new, sing along version of Grease (the musicial). If you still got the hots for Travolta or Olivia, then this actually sounds like a pretty cool night out at the Arclight Theater to see this new print for free. [...]
A&I Gallery in Hollywood HostsCommon Ground 2010An International Touring Digital Art ExhibitionAt the Intersection of Art + Technology + Environmental Stewardship Presented by Hewlett-Packard & FujiFilm Exhibition Runs from July 8 through August 13, 2010 Eco-Friendly Opening Reception – Thursday, July 8, 2010 Mark your calendar for Common Ground 2010 — an environmentally-friendly digital art [...]
Ahh, the Museum of JurassicTechnology. Somewhere between the California Institute of Abnormal Arts and Victorian showcase, you occupy a space in which being comfortable with ambiguity is a requirement to ride the ride. News about how cool MTJ is has long spread from friend to friend, so I finally made a point to stop in [...]
The Silver Lake Jubilee is a two-day music and art celebration located within the eclectic and bohemian Silver Lake. Hipsters rejoice! This festival features more than 50 trend-defining and trend-defying music acts, multi-disciplinary art, local artists and crafters, exquisite food from local restaurants and various cultural enclaves in the Silver Lake and surrounding communities. Kick [...]
SPIRIT VINE conjures a retro-future where folks still read The Doors of Perception, seek enlightenment in shaman directed spiritual sweat-lodges and go Bathing at Baxters.
The Ink and Iron Festival is happening this June under the Gemini moon at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, and you know what that means – all kinds of rockabilly craziness! Ink N Iron is a 3 day rockabilly fest custom made for Los Angeles, featuring art, aerial showladies, tons of live bands, a [...]
You’ve probably heard of the S Factor workout by now – it’s been featured on Oprah, in Self Magazine, People, US Weekly, and scores of others. It’s the sexy workout that uses pole dancing and striptease to work every muscle you’ve got and snap you into your sexiest shape in no time! I checked out [...]
Death Hymn Number 9 is one of the most exciting bands to come out of the OC in a long, long time. They’ve got the bluegrass country garage punk sound going on – the kind you’d hear in emanating from the back of some run-down wooden shack in a forgotten town in West Virginia. And [...]