All Blog Posts Tagged 'event' (90)

Apple & indieWIRE Host Tribeca ‘09 Filmmaker Talks, Starts Tonight in NY!

To celebrate the spirit of independent film, Apple is hosting dozens of free filmmaking events from April 22 to May 3. Presented by Apple and indieWIRE, the Meet the Filmmakers series will give you a behind-the-scenes look at the latest projects from leading filmmakers and actors. All events are free and seating is available on a first come, first served… Continue

Added by alice on April 22, 2009 at 11:57am — No Comments

Event: Los Angeles Times Festival of Books is This Weekend!

One of LA's coolest cultural events is this weekend. It's the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books held at UCLA! The free event brings together everyone from authors and popular musicians to celebrities and chefs.

Your celebrity rundown includes Michael J. Fox, Arianna Huffington, Tori Spelling, Bob Barker, Brooke Shields, Common and Henry Winkler (aka The Fonz)! Alyssa Milano will even be on hand promoting her book “Safe at Home:… Continue

Added by alice on April 21, 2009 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Brooklyn Flea Market is Back This Weekend!

Oh to be in New York this weekend! The Brooklyn Flea Market starts up again and promises 40,000-square-feet of hipster-approved clothing, design, art and food.

Inspired by Chelsea’s dwindling outdoor markets, Brooklyn real-estate blogger Jonathan Butler of co-founded the Brooklyn Flea—now the largest of its kind in the city—in spring 2008.… Continue

Added by alice on April 17, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Vintage Fashion Expo, April 25-26

Look around these days and you'll notice that everything old is new again. If you're into vintage fashion and you're in Santa Monica on April 25-26, drop by the Santa Monica Civic Center to see 85 different vintage vendors all in one place.

This… Continue

Added by alice on April 15, 2009 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

Let's Grab a Ticket to the White House Easter Egg Roll!

Here's an event I'd love to go...if I had a kid! (Sis, can I borrow yours?) The White House just recently announced that it will distribute tickets for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll online for the first time, doing away with the decades-old tradition of Washington families who line up for hours on the Ellipse the weekend before the event to receive their… Continue

Added by alice on March 26, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

In Moscow: A Contemporary Art Collection That Will Blow Your Mind

Pierre Huyghe, One Million Kingdoms, 2001

What happens when you take the the artworld’s most powerful figure (by ArtReview) and have him display his art for the world? You get a rare chance to see François Pinault's collection. Called the most important show of contemporary art ever seen, it is currently being held in Moscow at the Garage Center for… Continue

Added by alice on March 23, 2009 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

Event: Depeche Mode at the Hollywood Bowl, Aug 16-17

Is it just me or are all of these old alternative bands from the 80s and 90s making a massive comeback? Depeche Mode joins the Pet Shop Brothers and others in making the leap back into pop culture.

Tour dates can be found here and for all of you LA folk, you can buy tickets for… Continue

Added by alice on March 18, 2009 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

L.A. Beer Fest is Coming!

Ready for an event that involves Homer's favorite past time? Then mark your calendars. It's time to experience a beer fest!

Who: Drink.Eat.Play hosts L.A.'s first Beer Fest.

What: This one-of-a-kind beer tasting is the first beer festival in LA and will include live entertainment featuring a Johnny Cash cover band, 80s rock, and various… Continue

Added by alice on March 10, 2009 at 4:10pm — 2 Comments

Tony Hart's Fantastic FlashMorph Farewell (16 Photos)

What's the best way to pay tribute to someone's life? How about by celebrating it with people through art? This week, outside London's Tate Modern, about 200 people gathered to pay tribute to the grandfather of DIY art, Tony Hart. Though that name may not sound familiar to us here in America, to those in the UK, he was known to have the "magical ability to produce competent,… Continue

Added by alice on March 4, 2009 at 2:43pm — 2 Comments

Vote Earth w/Coldplay, Cate Blanchett and Shepard Fairey

A good cause with some cool names behind it. Vote Earth is a movement to get people to start thinking about the environment. In an "election" between earth and global warming, your light switch is your vote. In order to vote earth, you simply switch off your lights for one hour on Saturday, March 28th, 8:30-9:30pm. Or you can vote global warming by leaving your lights on.

The results of the election are being presented at the Global Climate Change… Continue

Added by alice on March 4, 2009 at 1:48pm — No Comments

YouTube's First Symphony Orchestra

Oh how the internet brings us all together! The first YouTube Symphony Orchestra, selected by YouTube viewers, consists of more than 90 musicians from some 30 countries. After more than 3,000 videos were submitted by amateur and professional musicians from 70-plus countries, 200 finalists were chosen. They were then wittled down to 90 by YouTuber users. The group, ranging… Continue

Added by alice on March 4, 2009 at 10:42am — No Comments

SUPERSCHOOL: Amy Sol and Other New Contemporary Masters

The Gossamer Tide

This weekend, if you're around Santa Monica, stop by the Copro Nason Gallery at the Bergamont Station to see this new work by Amy Sol along with some fresh art by our favorites; Gary Baseman… Continue

Added by alice on March 3, 2009 at 11:35am — 1 Comment

Fujiya & Miyagi at the EchoPlex in LA 3/3/09

If you live in LA and you don't have plans tomorrow night, check out electronic pop duo Fujiya & Miyagi at the EchoPlex.

From their website: "They are steeped in vintage… Continue

Added by alice on March 2, 2009 at 12:58pm — No Comments

U2 Event Tonight!

To all you U2 fans in LA - Tonight, come and celebrate U2’s twelfth studio album featuring Anton Corbijn’s U2 Photography and his new film, Linear. If there has been one constant in photographer Anton Corbijn's illustrious career it has been the band U2, who he's been collaborating with for over two decades. In fact, he's known to have invented U2’s public image. Corbijin's… Continue

Added by alice on March 2, 2009 at 11:04am — No Comments

Jonathan Gold Hosts an Amazing Food and Wine Tasting Event!

There's not many eating events I get excited about. But when I looked in my inbox this morning and saw this listed on Goldstar, I was thrilled! LA Weekly's famed food critic, Jonathan Gold, is holding LA Weekly's Gold Standard Food Event on Sunday March 8th!

As a top expert on Los Angeles restaurants, Jonathan Gold has used his years of experience to… Continue

Added by alice on February 24, 2009 at 9:30am — 3 Comments

Top 10 Moments of the Oscars

Didn't catch the Oscars last night? Here's a great compilation of the top ten Oscar moments from… Continue

Added by alice on February 23, 2009 at 12:50pm — 1 Comment

Stonehill Tavern's 3rd Anniversary Celebration

I hold a special place in my heart for Stonehill Tavern, famed chef Michael Mina's beautiful restaurant, inside the gorgeous St. Regis in Dana Point. Sam and I had our engagement dinner there about two years ago and I've been wanting to go back ever since.

So how wonderful it is to read that this amazing restaurant will be celebrating their 3rd anniversary with a… Continue

Added by alice on February 20, 2009 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Kollaboration, The Ultimate Talent Event, This Saturday!

This Saturday night, come out to the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles to watch some of the best Asian American talent at Kollaboration 9.

This year you'll see everyone from Korean singing superstar Boa (pictured above) to the hilarious… Continue

Added by alice on February 17, 2009 at 6:00pm — 4 Comments

New York Toy Fair 2009 - 12 Crazy Cool Toys

The 2009 American International Toy Fair kicked off yesterday. The four day event draws in hundreds of toy makers and retailers and an estimated 20,000 visitors to the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York. As the largest toy trade show in the Western Hemisphere, it attracts 1,200 exhibitors from around the world who showcase over 100,000 products, 7,000 of which… Continue

Added by alice on February 16, 2009 at 3:00pm — 4 Comments

Michael Jackson's Auction (15 WTF Pieces)

Want to attend the most fabulously weird auction ever? Well now you can. The Guardian is reporting that in April, the world will be able to buy a piece of Michael. The extraordinary auction will have more than 2,000 items ranging from the wacky and weird to… Continue

Added by alice on February 15, 2009 at 1:30pm — 3 Comments

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