Scheduled to break ground in December 2008 and expected to complete in 2012, The National Performing Arts Center is more than just eye candy. Francine Houben, founder of Mecanoo Architects, created it in response to the subtropical climate of the city of Kaohsiung. As a result she has received the Cityscape Architectural Award for her expressive design, the integration of the complex into the surrounding park, the advanced theatre design, and… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 7, 2008 at 6:36pm —
Duo from Japan called Love Psychedelico is huge in Japan, Hong Kong and Taiwan and making waves in LA this week with two performances. A little pop and a little rock, they're a band that might be worth checking out.
From Laist: "The easiest thing to do upon hearing a new band is to try to relate them to familiar artists. Listening to a few of their hit songs… Continue
Added by alice on October 7, 2008 at 11:00am —
WARNING: This isn't for the lighthearted. Knotts Scary Farm is the oldest, biggest, and arguably the baddest scare-fests in So Cal. Zombies and freakish monsters lurk behind every sagebrush in Knott's three scare zones, CarnEVIL, The Gauntlet, and Ghost Town. This year's event features 13 mazes, which include the new Alien Annihilation (sci-fi meets horror) and the all-night-rave-gone-wrong Club Blood, as well as returning classics such as The… Continue
Added by Eugene on October 7, 2008 at 10:45am —
Yesterday, my friend Tara and I decided to head to Primitivo Wine Bistro for happy hour. Located on the quaint Abbot Kinney, this Mediterranean restaurant gets rave reviews on both Citysearch and Yelp for their bacon wrapped dates. And you know me...just mention the word bacon and I'm… Continue
Beautiful images by Byroglyphics. I really like how all his images looked like their splashed together yet are very clean, detailed, and put together.
"For my Graphic work I compile as much source material as possible in the form of textures , random marks and scribbles etc and scan it all, the primary image is drawn and also scanned. I then manipulate the constituent parts on the computer, I keep the amount of layers to a bare minimum so… Continue
The trailer for the 2008 annual Cartoon Forum in Ludwigsburg is a stunning piece directed by Max Lang and Regina Welker, students of the acclaimed German animation school, Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg. The making took eight weeks and involved the entire student body. You like?
Ok so typically I would give you bunch of pictures with my posts. Sorry to say but I wanted to make our lunch with our friends low-key yesterday, so instead of dish after dish of pictures you'll get a quick little synopsis of this place.