May 302015


Alexandra Wiesenfeld‘s current  exhibition at Klowden Mann when i when if when lie when life (Xavier Villaurrutia) is filled with lush paintings which (according to the press release) are a “meditation on landscape, desire, human presence/absence, and the nostalgia and longing embodied by natural landscape at a moment in which human history faces a growing recognition of its own eventual erasure.” This show closes 5/30.

May 292015

L7- Pretend We’re Dead

This is off Los Angeles band L7′s 1992 album Bricks are Heavy. They are currently on tour with the original lineup for the first time in 18 years. For their sold out date tonight at the Echo they are live-streaming on Spaceland Radio from 10:30-12.

May 282015

Diarrhea Planet- Platinum Girls

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/28-5/31)-


The Hammer is having its Open Projector Night (free)-

Photographer Sally Mann is speaking to David Ulin at The Attic in Hollywood- tickets are $38 and include her book-

ACME Gallery is hosting a launch party for Merkel Magazine- The Pit Gallery’s artist book-

King Tuff is playing the Del Monte Speakeasy (basement of Townhouse in Venice) for $3- RSVP here-

Robert DeLong is playing for free at Lure in Hollywood –


Diarrhrea Planet are at the Echo with Lovely Bad Things and Left & Right-

The Getty’s Friday Night Flights continues with Total Freedom (Ashland Mines who co-produced the party Wildness with Wu Tsang)-

Sea Lions are playing at Ham and Eggs Tavern with Fungi Girls for $5 –

Friday- Sunday

It’s a big weekend for design with Dwell on Design back at the LA Convention Center- and the Los Angeles Design Festival which has events around the city


There is a closing party for A+D Museum’s exhibition Beyond Graffiti 2 and it is the last day at its current location on Wilshire. –

It’s Atlas Obscura Day and all around the world are events celebrating “curious places“ –

LAMAG in Barnsdall Park is having an artist talk with Harold Greene, Alan Nakagawa, Baumgartner + Uriu (B +U) who are in the current exhibition-

Spoon are at the Wiltern-

Wire are playing at the Echo-


The biannual vintage design marketplace Downtown Modernism is today ($5) –

CicLAvia is in Pasadena this time-

May 222015

U2- I Will Follow

This song is from U2′s 1980 debut album Boy and was its second single. According to Wiki, it is the only song that they have performed on every tour.

U2 are playing The Forum for several nights but they are also playing an exclusive show at The Roxy on May 28th and KROQ is having a trivia contest to win free tickets-

May 212015

Wallburds- Hourglass

Things to do in Los Angeles this weekend (5/21-5/24)-


Audiodrome at Cinefamily (co-presented by WOAH and Tigerbeat6) combines live music,“forward thinking A/V remixes” and this time will feature a record release party for Kid606 –

Fahrenheit Gallery downtown is screening a Len Lye film retrospective (free)-

Honor Fraser Gallery is presenting ATTACK, SUSTAIN, RELEASE, DECAY, a performance collaboration joining performance and media collectives Mutant Salon, Experimental Half Hour, and Project Rage Queen-

In December The Autry Museum held a contest for artists to submit designs for a banner for the back wall of the museum and tonight they are having the High Five Art Launch Party (free with reservation) to celebrate the artists and winner-


Wallburds are opening for Girl Tears and Crocodiles- my vote for best show of the weekend and its only $12-

Artist and musician Dorian Wood will be performing for the closing of his and Craig Calderwood’s exhibition at Last Projects in Hollywood-

It’s the first ever night for The Odd Market, on The Autry Museum’s south lawn, with cocktails, shopping, crafts, DJs and food-

Roses are playing at the Bootleg Theater with Dunes-

Gothic Tropic, Crown Plaza, and Life Size Maps are at the Echo-


LACMA is offering a free printmaking workshop inspired by the current exhibition The Language of Xu Bing– advanced tickets are sold out but there will be a standby line-

Electric Dusk Drive In downtown is showing Rear Window (only astroturf seating is available, no tickets left for cars)-

Ceremony are headlining at the Echo with a list of bands that includes Mrs.Magician-


Artists from Pasadena City College and Art Center College of Design will be selling their work at the annual Art+Design Open Market at One Colorado in Old Pasadena-

It is the final weekend for Experience 15: SPARK! Explore SPARK at ESMoA museum in El Segundo, which creates a world of fantasy with interactive exhibits that are great for kids- especially today as there is a family fun day with art making projects and a fairy tale scavenger hunt. There is also a talk with Jeff Guess, the current artist in residence-

Space15Twenty in Hollywood is having a flea market-