Street artists JR and José Parlá recently teamed up to create enormous and yet very intimate portraits of senior citizens who survived the Cuban Revolution (1953-1959). It's a continuation of a series called The Wrinkles of the City that JR started in Cartegena, Spain and that was recreated in…
Added by alice on April 18, 2013 at 1:30pm —
Central Park, 1933 vs Now Continue
Take a journey with us, if you will, back in time to see how one of the most important cities in the world has evolved. Evan Joseph, one of New York's leading photographers of architecture, had previously given as an incredible birds eye view of…
Added by alice on November 14, 2012 at 11:00am —
Challenging us to think about the way we view time, Pep Ventosa creates photo collages of famous cities around the world that resemble surreal paintings. By assembling dozens to several hundred separate photographs together, he turns life's moments into puzzle pieces. It's as if he reconstructs a whole new reality.
As his website states, "His work is focused on an exploration of the… Continue
Added by alice on June 2, 2011 at 6:00am —
Berlin, Germany-based photographer Jens Fersterra knows how to pay respect to his city. Though he's skiled in landscape photography, having shot the rolling fields in Tuscany and the beautiful waterfalls and volcanoes in Iceland, Festerra's most mesmerizing photos are taken right in his own neighborhood.
With careful attention paid to light, contrast, patterns and lines, the… Continue
Added by Kevin Chung on May 30, 2011 at 6:00am —
Added by Kevin Chung on July 28, 2010 at 8:33pm —
If you're quickly looking for things to do in a new city, try checking out Google's new City Tours. It's the latest launch to emerge from Google Labs that can build itineraries for brief trips to locations around the globe in a matter of seconds. Head on over to TechCrunch to read more about it or you can try it out yourself,… Continue
Added by alice on July 16, 2009 at 11:00am —
Papershapers, curated by Giant Robot opens on April 11 at Scion’s 4,500 square foot Installation L.A. Gallery Space in Culver City. Papershapers is a group show featuring ten artists who work with paper-not "on paper." The exhibition will feature works that are cut, torn, folded, and sewn into unique creations. Shin Tanaka will be making a rare U.S. appearance at the opening and will be on hand to show original pieces and fold paper with attendees!
Tanaka is… Continue
Added by mobileunderground on April 9, 2009 at 9:10pm —
In these times if there is anything modern luxury is trying to become it is economical. But how do you keep costs low when you start up a hotel? How about by fabricating modular units off-site and then stacking them together to make a building? CitizenM is trying this out with their new modern design hotels.
From the outside it looks like a stack of a few hundred… Continue
Added by alice on March 22, 2009 at 10:30am —
C E R A S O L I g a l l e r y presents;
DAVID O’BRIEN 'Explosions in a Mental Sky'
TOFER CHIN 'Double Dip'
March 14 – April 15, 2009
Opening Reception: Saturday March 14, 6 - 9pm
C E R A S O L I gallery is pleased to present a pair of exhibitions by two artists producing graphically bold works that blur the distinctions between the natural and… Continue
Added by mobileunderground on March 9, 2009 at 10:03pm —
If you're looking to travel and you want a quick list of some of the hottest places in a big city where do you start? You can throw a forum question up on theMET and get some great answers (ex. San Francisco
Added by alice on December 9, 2008 at 10:00am —
The reason why the Father's Office burger is worth jumping over
? Because it's one of the best damn burgers in town. But why? What makes their signature Office burger so damn good?
You check their website
and though it's pretty in Flash and the sounds are cool, you… Continue
Added by alice on December 6, 2008 at 7:30am —
First things first. Yes, you can probably make these at home in your kitchen. And yes, these grilled cheese sandwiches are a little bit pricey at about $8.50 each. BUT. Oh yes and there is a but.
These are some damn good grilled cheese sandwiches!
Before heading to the Arc Light to check out the much hyped Slumdog Millionaire, bro and I mosied our… Continue
Added by alice on November 24, 2008 at 9:30pm —
Big Geezers, curated by The London Police, opens on November 8 at Scion’s 4,500 square foot Installation L.A. Gallery in Culver City. BIG GEEZERS represents a would-be family of European and American artists who, over several years, have met, worked together and traveled the globe in search of adventure, hope and good times.
The BG crew will blend visual ingredients with interactive methods to delight gallery enthusiasts with an entertaining… Continue
Added by mobileunderground on October 30, 2008 at 7:11pm —
Friday's lunch took me to see my wonderful friend, Kaz
, at S&W Country Diner in Culver City. You may remember Kaz from a while back, we met through Jon the filmmaker
, who I met at Pippin, which I sent to because of Mary Seibert's suggestion. Did you follow? :)
Added by alice on October 27, 2008 at 7:30am —
whew. y'all will be happy to know that your tax dollars by way of the LAFD has rolled out in full force to save yours truly.
8 LAFD ladder trucks
4 LAFD paramedic trucks
1 LAFD supervisor SUV
1 little brush fire, probably started by a smoker on lunch break.
1 innocent SiMonster saved.
photo credit: SiMonster
all rights reserved, SiMonster in His Office Images,… Continue
Added by SiMonster on October 22, 2008 at 1:31pm —
You know when you're pissed that you've had such a crappy meal that you wish you could reverse time and start over? Yes, my friends, this was our lunch yesterday at Kaizuka.
After our little adventure at the Domino Bazaar, Sam and I headed back onto Culver to try out this grilled cheese place called Meltdown. How can you go wrong with a place that… Continue
Added by alice on October 18, 2008 at 11:00am —
I've been really excited about this Korean restaurant opening up on the Westside since it is now up against Wharo
in Marina del Rey. It's always good to see a little competition, keeps everyone on their toes. Also, I'm always interested in seeing how ethnic restaurants update their look to appeal to a wider audience.
Does a restaurant… Continue
Added by alice on July 27, 2008 at 11:30pm —
According the website - "no snails were harmed, they just had their homes vandalized."
Hitchin' a Ride
Inner City Snail… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 15, 2008 at 1:00pm —
Yesterday, a bunch of us went to eat lunch at Tokyo 7-7 in Culver City (see past blog post
), then we hopped around the corner to grab some dessert at Cantaloop
. This location, on Main Street and Culver, just opened on Friday. I was skeptical about… Continue
Added by alice on July 13, 2008 at 8:30am —
Eugene, Annie, Sam and I went out to the soft launch of Rush Street
last night. Rush Street is a bar/restaurant/lounge in Culver City that's adding to the whole revitalization of that area. It's across the street from Tender Greens and right next to the new Korean restaurant that's coming in called Gyenari.
You can't really judge the overall vibe on opening night… Continue
Added by alice on July 12, 2008 at 12:00pm —