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Get Into The Tune of the Radio Picture Show

No Comments 06 July 2015

Lauren Cook, Shauna McGarry, and DJ Marion Hodges bring a monthly storytelling series inspired by songs and images. by Daniel Barron   You like music. You like hearing feeling things. You even like moving your butt! Hosts Lauren Cook and Shauna McGarry, along with DJ Marion Hodges, hear you. That’s why they’re offering ONE STOP […]

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Get Inspired at LAX with Three New Contemporary Art Installations

No Comments 01 July 2015

Mark Bradford, Pae White and Ball-Nogues Studio transform our hum-drum airport.         By Evan Senn   Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX just debuted three new public art works designed to greet departing and arriving passengers, and are amazing and surprising visitors left and right. These artworks, by Benjamin Ball and Gaston […]

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Wil Wheaton On Battling Depression for Project UROK

No Comments 28 June 2015

Actor Wil Wheaton speaks candidly about his struggles with chronic depression and generalized anxiety disorder for the mental health non-profit Project UROK. By Daniel Barron   “You are not alone.” You hear that a lot when you’re coping with depression, that there is nothing isolated or anomalous about your state of mind. Countless others have […]

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Croft Alley – Culinary Creativity

No Comments 10 June 2015

Melrose gem Croft Alley serves up L.A.’s favorite dishes, done just right, thanks to Phuong Tran. By Simon Weedn   When one thinks about the Beverly Grove neighborhood, just east of Beverly Hills and just a bit South of West Hollywood, flashy, designer, clothing stores and fancy, formal restaurants may be the first things that […]

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“Sam Rodia’s Watts Towers” by Justin Maurer

No Comments 07 June 2015

The inside track to a sixty-five-year-old architectural labor of love by an Italian-born Los Angeleno. By Justin Maurer   On a sunny Sunday afternoon I convinced my girlfriend to head down to South Central L.A. with me to check out Watts Towers. Growing up in a gang-rife Los Angeles of the 1980s and early 90s […]

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Stories: Erik Koral AKA Erika Simone

No Comments 25 May 2015

Stories documents the lives of creatives all over Los Angeles. By Daniel Barron   Part Cash Cab. Part Borat. That was the pitch when a down-on-his-luck marketing veteran decided to turn a makeover into a business enterprise. Episode 3 of Brittanie Renoj’s Stories webseries profiles this man’s decidedly unusual road to success.   Renoj writes: […]

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Women of the LAMP Community Are “Together, More Alive”

No Comments 12 May 2015

The Exhale Unlimited Gallery hosts an art show/zine release event put on by Inspired Women of Los Angeles in support of Skid Row’s LAMP Community. By Daniel Barron   Since its debut in 2013,  the art collective known as Inspired Women of Los Angeles has grown into a thriving community where visionary women can meet […]

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The Macabre Moves of OdDancity’s “Intrinsick”

No Comments 06 May 2015

Spotlight on the modern dance group ODancity and their upcoming showcase “Intrinsick.” by Daniel Barron   March, 2nd, 2014- Something sinister has infested Kistina Pressler as she takes the stage of The Ruby Theatre. Soundtracked to eerie synths, her lithe figure slowly shivers to life as if her flesh is being puppeteered by some unseen […]

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Stories: Mike Limon

No Comments 26 April 2015

Stories documents the lives of creatives all over Los Angeles. By Daniel Barron   Earlier this week, we posted the first installment of the documentary series Stories from filmmaker Brittanie Renoj. That one profiled R&B/hip-hop artist David Vines. Now Stories returns with a spotlight on another musician, Los Angeles native Mike Limon.   A bit […]

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Literary Icons Unite for Best Poetry Hour at Art Share LA

No Comments 23 April 2015

Art Share LA and curator Daniel Lisi showcase great literary talents with the monthly reading series Best Poetry Hour. By Daniel Barron   Dedicated followers of Yay! LA Magazine know that Los Angeles is home to a thriving literary scene, supported by writers from a wide range of backgrounds. As a former employee of PEN […]

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