Pilobolus takes creative dancing to another level. Here is a clip from Conan where they use shadows to trick your mind..
Pilobolus began as an experiment among three guys and one puzzled professor in a Dartmouth dance class back in 1970. It was survival of the giddiest, as the three non-dancers goofed around with the material they'd been given -- themselves -- and got entangled in science-inspired poses (think: "soft-belly protoplasmic thing") and movements.… Continue
Tansy was born and raised in Venice, California and received her degree in Fine Art from UCLA. According to her website - "Tansy explores the social constructs we use to define beauty and self." I really like the bright colors and sleek lines she uses.…
If you're into old school video games this exhibit is going to rock! I AM 8-BIT, voted by LA Weekly as "Best Art Show," returns for its fourth installment this summer. The annual group art exhibition will have its grand opening extravaganza on Thursday, August 14, 2008 at the World of Wonder Storefront Gallery in Hollywood from 8pm to Midnight. The show will run until September… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 25, 2008 at 1:15pm —
"Nyokki" is a Japanese onomatopeia that mimics the sound of a plant growing! All original characters are handmade in Japan from glazed ceramic, shaped like an egg (1.75" H x 1.875") with fabric legs. Filled with a growing medium and rye grass seed, Nyokki are easy to grow - seeds germinate and grass grows to full height in less than… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 24, 2008 at 8:00pm —
Reverse graffiti is a method of creating graffiti on walls or other surfaces by removing dirt from a surface.
The San Francisco’s Broadway tunnel is a highly traveled passageway in the heart of the city. Over 20,000 cars, trucks, and motorized vehicles pass through it per day. Its walls are caked with dirt and soot, and lined with patches of paint covered graffiti from days gone by. It set the perfect canvas to create a beautiful work of… Continue
Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are middle-aged, overgrown boys who become step brothers when their parents get married. As their narcissism and downright aggressive laziness threaten to tear the family apart, these two middle-aged, immature, overgrown boys will orchestrate an insane,… Continue
The grand re-opening of Sharkeez tomorrow night may be the perfect excuse to visit beautiful Hermosa Beach. A fun place if you're looking for a "young, high energy, beach dive bar" scene, it burned to the ground in 2006 and to the delight of beach bums and locals, it's back! I assume that it's going to get pretty busy tomorrow night at the opening, but the nice thing about Hermosa is that there are many other options along the pier. If you've never… Continue
Added by Eugene on July 23, 2008 at 12:30pm —
Pavilion of Wings @ The Natural History Museum - ends 9/1
The Natural History Museum presents "Pavilion of Wings" for it's tenth summer. In the pavilion, visitors can walk among hundreds of free-flying butterflies and moths, including more than forty different butterfly and moth species like giant swallowtails, American painted ladies and California dogfaces-California's state butterfly. Besides learning about the life cycles, defense… Continue
As Annie and I were driving around to look for a place to eat in Downtown Vancouver a few months ago, we spotted this hotdog cart with a huge line. The sign on the cart said "Japadog". Could these Japadogs put the infamous LA bacon-wrapped we know and love to shame? And so the love affair began.
The Menu: The Terimayo ($4.25) is the most popular. An all-beef dog, grilled and topped with nori… Continue
Chaya Venice is an upscale Asian fusion restaurant with high quality food. Their happy hour is daily between 5pm-7pm and on Sunday from 5pm-10pm. I would recommend trying the fried calamari, spicy tuna tartar, albacore sashimi salad, and the spicy tuna roll. For the price, this happy hour is definitely worth checking out.
Happy Hour Menu - Everything is $4-$5
Spicy Shrimp… Continue
Audrey Kawasaki's work is both stunning and beautiful. Her sharp graphic imagery, combined with the natural grain of the wood panels she paints on, brings an unexpected warmth to her mysterious young subjects. Her style has been described as a fusion of Art Nouveau and Japanese manga.
Based in LA, Audrey is 26 and spent two years at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn learning fine arts painting. After touring to Rome this September, she will… Continue
A blind five-year-old pianist from South Korea has stunned the music world after a video of her performance received more than 27million hits. Yoo Ye-eun, who was born blind and adopted in 2002, has never had a formal piano lesson but can play any song after just one… Continue