It’s GIRL power this weekend with Street Food Cinema! They have Wonder Woman in Glendale and Selena DTLA!
It’s been seven years since Steve Allison & Heather Hope-Allison founded Street Food Cinema to combine love of movies, drive-ins and food! Fans can see new and classic films in Los Angeles, San Diego and Phoenix.
This weekend I’m heading to Verdugo Park in Glendale with Gigi the Geek for Wonder Woman where part of the event proceeds are going to Red Nose Day USA! We also plan to enjoy LA food truck cuisine from Meat the Greek, Ralph & Richies, SUGO, The Shrimp & Taco Stop, Yuna’s Bob, Dreamy Creations AND Drunken Cake Pops, and dance to live music from DJ Ivy (http://www.djivyla.com/home/).
Mark your calendar for Red Nose Dayon Thursday, May 24thto raise money and awareness for children who need our help the most, in America and around the world. Our mission is to end child poverty – one red nose at a time. Get Your Nose On! Donate HERE
You can also head DTLA for the classic tragic tale of “Selena”at Exposition Park in Los Angeles, with live music from Selena tribute band Dreaming of You at 6:30pmand Food Truck favorites Canvas Food Truck, Goshen, Los Tamaleros, Not Your Mamas Kitchen, Oaxaca on Wheels, Phillyfornia, Roni Macaroni, Romolo’s Italian Kitchen, Spyros Gyros, Triple Threat Truck, Wise BBQ, Churro Stix, Drunken Cake Pops & more will be onsite.
Don’t stay home “Dazed & Confused” or you’ll miss a fun night with special guests Q&A, music and a movie.
Our 7th season offers so many exciting titles, that began with the incredible 2018 Oscar nominees “Get Out” on May 5th,“The Greatest Showman” on June 16th, and “Coco” on October 27th. As well as anniversary screenings for beloved fan favorites “Dazed & Confused” starting our season on April 28th, “The Land Before Time”on May 19th, “The Big Lebowski” on June 9th, “Mrs. Doubtfire” on June 16th, “Stand and Deliver” and “I, Tonya” on June 23rd, “The Sandlot” on June 30th, “Grease” on July 21st, “Mamma Mia!” on August 4th, “Casablanca” on August 25th, “The Wedding Singer” on September 1st, “Nick & Nora’s Infinite Playlist”on September 8th, “Practical Magic” and “The Nightmare Before Christmas” on September 29th and “Twilight” and the original cult classic “Halloween” on October 13th. We’ll also debut our first double-feature PJ party “The Craft” & “Teen Witch” on September 15th.
Posted in festival, Film, Food, Los Angeles Tagged with: DC, DC Comics, drive in, DTLA, Exposition Park, Family fun, Food truck, Girls Night, glendale, Los Angeles, Movie Night, Red Nose Day, Selena, Street Food Cinema, Verdugo Park, Wonder Woman
By Aiyonna White, Contributor
In honor of Black History Month, The Paley Center for Media has announced a panel discussion with prolific African-American creators in the industry. They Run the Show:
African-American Creators and Producers in Conversation will be at the Paley Center in Beverly Hills February 13 at 7 pm. The panelists will discuss the adversary faced by African-Americans in the industry, the current state of the industry, and other topics.
Here is the complete list of panelists:
Cheo Hodari Coker, Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner, Luke Cage
Courtney A. Kemp, Creator/Executive Producer/Showrunner, Power
Janine Sherman Barrois, Executive
Lee Daniels, Creator/Executive Producer, Empire and Star
Prentice Penny, Executive Producer/Showrunner, Insecure
Yvette Lee Bowser, Executive Producer/Showrunner, Dear White People
Moderator: Nischelle Turner, Entertainment Tonight
The Paley Center never fails to impress. The panelists are outstanding and the shows are some of the best.
This event is one of several in the Paley Center’s Black History Month Celebration, titled African-American Achievements in Television: A Black History Spotlight Presented by Citi. Tickets on sale here and on the Paley Center website.
About Paley Live:
PaleyLive programs offer television fans the rare opportunity to engage with the cast and creative teams of their favorite programs in intimate settings held at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. All PaleyLive programs are selected by the Paley Center to not only expand society’s understanding of the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, but also for their ability to educate and entertain the public.
Leave a comment below about this Black History Month Paley Center Program and favorite TV shows/cast members.
Posted in geek tv, Los Angeles, Politics, Race in America Tagged with: African American, Beverly Hills, black creators, DTLA, Los Angeles, Paley Center, The Paley Center for Media
by Aiyonna White, Contributor
Panels are an opportunity for fans to connect with their favorite creators. Los Angeles Comic Con took place on October 27-29 and offered dozens of panels for fans to attend when they were not walking the floor. The convention may have ended, but these panels left a lasting impression on me. Read more of this article »
Posted in Animated, Comic Books, Comic Con, culture, Film, Geek Fun, geek tv, LGBT, Los Angeles, TV Tagged with: Animation, Batman, Comic-Con, DTLA, film, Geek, LACC, Los Angeles, Marvel
I’m sure you’ve heard that Stargate SG-1 is BACK with the new Stargate Command digital platform and a mid-form series called Stargate Origins. I’ve loved Stargate since seeing the first film and have watched the series faithfully so have been following the announcements from MGM as they relaunch the beloved universe.
Now you have the chance to learn more at Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con with a panel on Saturday, October 28th at 12PM. Stargate: Past, Present, and Future panel includes Damian Beurer (Host, Legion M co-founder), Chris Judge (Emcee & Actor, SG-1), Mercedes Bryce Morgan (Director, Stargate Origins), and Ellie Gall (Catherine Langford in Stargate Origins). Get ready to fanboy/fangirl as they discuss the franchise’s iconic history, how it’s influenced science fiction and how the new series fits in to the universe.
In addition to the panel the Stargate Command team will be at LLCC at the official booth for a photo experience on the ramp to the stargate, free giveaways and a chance to step through the gate to the new digital platform!
STARGATE COMES TO LOS ANGELES COMIC CON
Stargate: Past, Present, and Future Panel Featuring Special Guests from Across the Stargate Universe Confirmed for Saturday, October 28th
Attendees of Stan Lee’s LA Comic Con panel will see exclusive sneak peeks, these key players in the Stargate universe—new and old—will dial home to celebrate its storied past and share behind the scenes insights into the highly anticipated new series.
WHEN: Saturday, October 28th at 12:00PM PT
WHERE: Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, Spotlight Room at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90015
Posted in Geek Fun, geek tv, Los Angeles Tagged with: Chris Judge, Damian Beurer, DTLA, Ellie Gall, Fanboy, Fangirl, LACC, Legion M, Los Angeles, Mercedes Bryce Morgan, MGM, SG-1, Stan Lee's LA Comic Con, Stargate, Stargate Command, Stargate Origins
I’m not screaming you’re screaming that Dwayne Johnson aka THE ROCK is coming to the 2017 Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con thanks to Entertainment Weekly (Official Media Partner) on Saturday, October 28th!
Dwayne is making a special appearance on Saturday only to discus his upcoming film ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ that will be released December 20th! Badges are available now at http://StanLeesLAComicCon.com for the 3-day pop culture con from October 27 – 29 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
EW is the Official Media Partner and is collaborating with L.A. Comic Con to make the 7th Annual Convention Entertainment Weekly worthy with three days of programming from text, photos and real life! This year EW is also offering a one year subscription to badge holders for hollywood delivered to your doorstep!
JUMANJI: Welcome to the Jungle – In a brand new Jumanji adventure, four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they’ll be stuck in the game forever, to be played by others without break. Written by Sony Pictures
About Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con:
Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con is Los Angeles’ biggest and best large-scale, multi-media pop culture convention. Held annually at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con assembles the most exciting and innovative in comics, video games, sci-fi, fantasy, horror and all things pop-culture. With a mission to provide celebrity, creator and talent access that is unequalled in comic conventions, Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con features unique panels, autograph sessions and photo-ops that give fans once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to truly interact with their favorite creators and major players in the entertainment industry. Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con is a partnership of Stan Lee’s Pow! Entertainment, Cassandra Peterson, and Comikaze Entertainment, Inc. Visit http://www.stanleeslacomiccon.com/.
ABOUT ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
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Posted in Comic Books, Comic Con, Geek Fun Tagged with: Comic-Con, DTLA, Dwayne Johnson, EW, fun things to do, halloween, Jumanji, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, L.A. Comic Con, Stan Lee's Los Angeles Comic Con, The Rock
Come get your geek on with Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con
I have to say I LOVE STLACC it’s such fun and is just full of fans who want just be in the room with our comic book god Stan Lee! I’ve gone every years and have such fun with fanboys and fangirls of all ages. I love the Stan Lee and his friends always have special exhibits of personal collections.
They organize events from all ages and since it’s Halloween weekend they always have a costume party for kids!
So come and support our own local home grown comic con!
It’s here – the time of the year you’ve been waiting for! 3-Day Multipass Badges to Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con are on sale NOW!
|The 3-day Multipass is yours for a limited pre-sale price of only $70 dollars – that’s a savings of $10 dollars! This is your opportunity to take advantage of the lowest price you’ll see this year for the 3-day Multipass.
|FREE AUTOGRAPH PROGRAM
For the third straight year, we are proud to offer a VERY LIMITED number of 3-day badges that include a FREE autograph*! Our innovative autograph program helps provide the quintessential Con experience while also keeping money in YOUR pocket to spend with our vendors. Warning, though: these badges will sell out fast.
|ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY COMES TO L.A. COMIC CON
This year, L.A. Comic Con announces America’s leading pop culture magazine ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY as our Official Media Partner, which means more talent and must-see panels. Attendees will get a one-year subscription to EW included with the purchase of every badge!
|WE’RE STILL BRINGING THE FUN
This year, we’re continuing our excellent programming! Every badge will get you access to:
- The 3rd annual Cosplay National Championship
- The Annual Halloween Cosplay Ball on Saturday Night
- Nerd Fest, the nerd showcase of L.A.’s best LIVE nerdy improv, comedy, musical acts and more! Scheduled to perform: Doctor Who Live, Blackhaven, The Corps Dance Crew, Comic-Con The Musical, & many more!
- The revamped Tabletop Gaming Hall, featuring Magic tournaments, miniature painting, open gaming, demos, and more, brought to you in partnership with Emerald Knights!
- The Kid’s Halloween Costume Contest on Sunday
- L.A.’s Ultimate Trick-or-Treat, the best, safest, FREE indoor trick-or-treat in L.A. on Sunday
- The Prop Making National Championship
- The Makeup National Championship
- Geek Fest and the Geek Fest Awards, showcasing the best fan films and shorts from across the country!
- And of course…Shopping, Celebrity Autographs and Photographs, over 200 panels and so much more!
So what’re ya waitin’ fer? Head over to L..A. Comic Con’s official website (http://www.stanleeslacomiccon.com/) and lock down your advance tickets now!
Look for more emails between now and the show announcing special guests, artists, features and attractions!
*Free autograph good for participating talent, to be announced at the show. Not all celebrities participate, and quantities for celebrities who do participate are limited. Autograph bar codes must be redeemed on-site. Free autographs do not guarantee a specific person’s autograph.
Posted in Geek Fun Tagged with: Cosplay, DTLA, Geek Fun, halloween, LA Convention Center, Stan Lee, Stan Lee's L.A. Comic Con
I’m so excited about the upcoming Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival this April 27th with films that represent diversity from across the world. I’ve attended over the years and have always been impressed by the selection of films form comedy to documentary to drama that truly represent the diversity that often is overlooked in entertainment. I also recommend attendance of the C3 Conference that will focus on Future Forward a full day of panels with creatives from behind the camera talking issues that are important to those starting out in the business as well as established creatives.
On my list to see:
A modern day couple is forced to end their interracial relationship. This is a love story about an Asian American/African American couple inspired by a true story.
FREE PROGRAM. “Bronzeville, Little Tokyo” sheds light on an overlooked moment in history when Japanese and Japanese-Americans were displaced and African-Americans moved into Little Tokyo. To honor this period, there will be a special two-day program featuring an interactive media installation, a 360° virtual reality presentation, and a live Jazz performance on Historic First Street North.
A film essay looking at 100 years of Hawai‘i in film, explores issues of representation and gender. This filmic deconstruction is a lively, often infuriating examination of Hollywood’s portrayal of the islands, highlighting the essential necessity of homegrown filmmaking.
Three sassy sisters: Gendis (32), Ella (28), and Bebe (19), are very passionate about running their family boutique hotel by the beach in the eastern part of Indonesia’s archipelago. Their grandmother, however, is frustrated because she is unable to find the ideal matches for her granddaughters. Grandma doesn’t give up. Her ultimate goal in life is to find suitable men for her granddaughters.
In this mockumentary short, a family of monsters tries to lead a normal American life.
Itsy Bitsy Shorts
Tateuchi Democracy Forum
April 29, 2017 10:00 am
A slice-of-life dark comedy about a lonely female security guard, and the misunderstood sexual encounter that unravels her life.
WHO IS ARTHUR CHU? follows the controversial 11-time Jeopardy! winner turned Internet iconoclast, Arthur Chu, as he struggles to reform society and himself in a seminal year.
A contemplative dialogue with the editors from some of the biggest box office animated/stop motion films in history – discussing the industry, their processes and their look into the future of animation. *Panels are not individually sold. The admission fee for one day will include all the panels on that day. The admission fee for both days will include all the panels of the C3 Conference.
2017 LAAPF GALA PRESENTATIONS
OPENING NIGHT FILM | BETTER LUCK TOMORROW | DIRECTED BY JUSTIN LIN
APRIL 27 | 7:00 PM | EGYPTIAN THEATER
Come celebrate the 15th anniversary of BETTER LUCK TOMORROW (co-presented by YOMYOMF)! The film premiered at Sundance amid controversy and is a benchmark for APA cinema. The Festival is screening the original Sundance cut, in glorious 35mm film. Director Justin Lin will present the film and joined by his cast for this anniversary celebration.
CENTERPIECE FILM | GOOK | DIRECTED BY JUSTIN CHON
APRIL 29 | 8:00 PM | ARATANI THEATER
Eli and Daniel are two Korean-American brothers who own a struggling shoe store. They have a unique and unlikely friendship with a young 11-year-old African American girl, Kamilla. The film is set during the first day of the LA riots, forcing them to defend their store while contemplating the future of their own personal dreams and the meaning of family.
Director/Writer and Actor Justin Chon and his cast and crew will be in attendance to present this film.
CLOSING NIGHT FILM | COLUMBUS | DIRECTED BY KOGONADA
MAY 4 | 7:00 PM | DIRECTOR’S GUILD OF AMERICA
Casey lives with her mother in a little-known Midwestern town haunted by the promise of modernism. Jin, a visitor from the other side of the world, attends to his dying father. Burdened by the future, they find respite in one another and the architecture that surrounds them.
Cast and crew of COLOMBUS including JOHN CHO will be in attendance.
ADDITIONAL FEATURE FILMS HIGHLIGHTS AT LAAPFF 2017:
CARDINAL X Dir.: Angie Wang
CHEE AND T Dir.: Tanuj Chopra
COLUMBUS Dir.: Kogonada
GOOK Dir.: Justin Chon
I CAN I WILL I DID Dir.: Nadine Truong
THE LOCKPICKER Dir.: Randall Okita
NORMAN JONES Dir.: Mike Sakamoto
WEXFORD PLAZA Dir.: Joyce Wong
WINDOW HORSES Dir.: Ann Marie Fleming
95 AND 6 TO GO Dir.: Kimi Takesue
A TIME TO SWIM Dir.: Ashley Duong
FINDING KUKAN Dir.: Robin Lung
GHOST MAGNET ROACH MOTEL Dir.: Shinpei Takeda
MELE MURALS Dir.: Tadashi Nakamura
MIXED MATCH Dir.: Jeff Chiba Stearns
RESISTANCE AT TULE LAKE Dir.: Konrad Aderer
SAVE MY SEOUL Dir.: Jason Y. Lee
UNBROKEN GLASS Dir.: Dinesh Sabu
WHO IS ARTHUR CHU? Dirs.: Yu Gu and Scott Drucker
INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FEATURES
MOTHERLAND Dir.: Ramona S. Diaz
PLASTIC CHINA Dir.: Wang Jiu-liang
SMALL TALK Dir.: Huang Hui-Chen
TOKYO IDOLS Dir.: Kyoko Miyake
INTERNATIONAL NARRATIVE FEATURES
BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK Dir.: Anocha Suwichakornpong
DIAMOND ISLAND Dir: Davy Chou
KING OF PEKING Dir.: Sam Voutas
POP AYE Dir.: Kristen Tan
RESEBA – THE DARK WIND Dir.: Hussein Hassan
THE ROAD TO MANDALAY Dir.: Midi Z
SAVING SALLY Dir.: Avid Liongoren
THE SOUL OF THE TIGER Dir.: François Yang
THE SOWER Dir.: Yosuke Takeuchi
TAXI STORIES Dir.: Doris Yeung
TURN LEFT TURN RIGHT Dir.: Douglas Seok
SPECIAL FILM PRESENTATIONS
- ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL – Dir.: Steve James
- JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS. SUPERPOWER – Dir.: Joe Piscatella
- YELLOW (20th Anniversary Screening) Dir.: Chris Chan Lee
For complete program information please visit festival.vconline.org.
Posted in Animated, art, Business, Comedy, culture, Dating, Film, Los Angeles, Movie, Talk Tagged with: Animation, C3 Conference, Diverse Film, Documentary, DTLA, Independent Film, LAAPFF, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, Shorts
Be still my burger loving heart
Return of the 3rd Annual Burgers & Beer Festival
Saturday, April 29th from 4-7PM
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (DTLA)
All of the sliders and craft beer brews for foodie fans to enjoy on a lovely spring day in the historical Memorial Coliseum! The event will have a wide selection from Los Angeles’ best burger restaurants.
This year you can look forward to tasty sliders from Baldoria, Belcampo Meat Co., Burger City Grill, Button Mash, byCHLOE, Grill ‘Em All, Hinoki and the Bird, Hopdoddy Burger Bar, Mascarpone Cheesecake by Chef Turok, Myke’s Café, Simmzy’s, Slater’s 50/50, The Pikey, The Upper West, Venice Whaler and WOLF with more to be confirmed (closer to event).
Mark your calendar for the presale tickets sales at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 14th. Use Promo Code: BBCHERRY
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, February 20th at 10 a.m.
General Admission tickets will be available starting at $50 and include entry into the event, unlimited food samples from 20+ restaurants, craft beer samples from 40+ breweries, access to entertainment and vendor village. A limited number of VIP admission tickets will be available starting at $70. VIP Admission tickets include all general admission perks plus hour early entry into the event and a VIP gift bag.
A portion of this year’s event proceeds will benefit Food Forward. Food Forward rescues fresh local produce that would otherwise go to waste, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same.
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Attend the 2017 LA Art Show with the opening night January 11th. The world class show of contemporary and modern art from around the world will be at the Los Angeles Convention Center West Hall from January 12 – 15th (open to general public) after the opening night premier benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. and the show till the 15th. This year the show welcomes Cuba, Latin America and Korea exhibits and artists. The show has up and coming as well as established artists, exhibits, talks and cultural events to appeal to art fans. Tickets to the benefit night will sell out so purchase tickets and enjoy a first look at exhibits and enjoy nibbles and drinks.
|Opening Night Premiere – Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Patron Reception $250, 7pm–11pm
Vanguard Entrance $200, 7pm–8pm
Friend level $125, 8pm–11pm
Purchase tickets at laartshow.com
LA Art Show 2017, January 11-15, 2017
Thursday January 12, Friday January 13 and Saturday January 14, 11am – 7pm
Sunday, January 15, 11am – 5pm
General Admission Ticket Prices – per person
One Day Pass: $30 – Receive $5 discount if purchased online in advance
Four-Day Pass: $60 – Received $5 discount if purchased online in advance
Red Card provides access to a complimentary, VIP, invitation-only advance preview of the Show received through gallery, museum, or non-profit participants. Red Card preview 3pm–5pm, Wednesday, January 11, 2017
LA Art Show 2017 takes place at:
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street West Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90015
For its 22nd edition, LA Art Show
2017 Producer Kim Martindale is pleased to announce the fourth edition of Dialogs LA
, a series of high-level talks and panel discussions among a roster of top artists, collectors, museum directors, curators and internationally renowned thought leaders who provoke new ideas about issues that simultaneously catalyze and influence the Los Angeles and international art
“In response to Los Angeles’s position as an influential international hub for the creation and presentation of contemporary art, the Show is placing a new focus on modern and contemporary work while continuing its tradition of curating programming that invites an examination of the intellectual, conceptual and foundational basis of the art and artists represented each year,” said Martindale.
A thematic focus on Latin American art for 2017 and the engagement of some of the most prestigious artinstitutions in the city in the presentation of special exhibitions, installations and performances will anchor the discourse of this year’s Dialogs LA, offering insight into programming highlights. This dynamic forum will take place daily during the Show from January 12-15, 2017, contributing to a newly-expanded public platform designed by the Show to engage an estimated 70,000 visitors from around the world with the city’s world-class art and cultural initiatives.
|THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017
*Selling Out or Selling Up (1:00pm): A discussion about the dynamics between the public art scene in Los Angeles, social media, and the commercialization of art and design moderated by Paul Lester and presented by The Agency.
*Mel Ramos: My Life’s Works (3:00pm): the recipient of the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award from LA ART SHOW 2017 reflects on his life’s works over 40 years, sharing his inspirations and his journey from 1960 to present day.
*in conversation with Michael Netter (5:00pm): Artist Michael Netter will present excerpts from his 200 videos documenting Andy Warhol and his circle, followed by a conversation about this fertile moment in art history and how it influenced his artistic and commercial work.
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
*A Conversation on Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (1:00pm): A discussion among participating curators and artists about the Getty initiative exploring Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles through coordinated exhibitions and programming across Southern California in 2017-18. The conversation will be moderated by Idurre Alonso, Associate Curator of Latin American Collections at the Getty Research Institute. The panel will feature three curators and one artist participating in the initiative: David Evans Frantz, Curator, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, Los Angeles; Cecilia Fajardo-Hill, Chief Curator, SPACE Collection and co-curator of the Hammer Museum’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition; artist Clarissa Tossin whose work will be featured in two Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibitions; and Irene Tsatsos, Gallery Director/Chief Curator, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena.
*The making of Jeff Koons’ Balloon Dog (3:00pm): MOCA Director Philippe Vergne joins LA Art ShowProducer Kim Martindale in discussion about the making of the coveted Jeff Koons’ limited edition Balloon Dog by famed French porcelain company Bernardaud.
*CUBA: Behind The Wall: Atra del Muro (5:00pm): The panel will introduce a selection of artists and artworks presented at the 2015 Havana Biennial and reveal details about the upcoming edition of the project, which will take place in Havana for the 2018 edition. Moderated by LA Art Show curator Marisa Caichiolo the panel will include the project’s Director–Curator Juanito Delgado Calzadilla, assessor Elvia Rosa Castro and co-curator Daniel Gonzalez, and performance artist Carlos Martiel.
Michael Netter Hats in The Air, 2016, Acrylic and spray enamel on canvas 36 x 48 in, Courtesy ACA Gallery and LA Art Show2017.
|SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 2017
*At The Edge of a New Era in Art Curation (1:00pm): Billy Rose and Paul Lester will moderate a panel about curating a private home, digital art and bespoke architecture.
*The Modern Eye: Cultivating a 21st Century Private Collection (3:00pm): Leading art collector Chara Schreyer will discuss her forty-year collaboration with interior designer Gary Hutton and their newly published book Art House, which captures five residences they designed together to house six hundred works of art, including masterpieces by Marcel Duchamp, Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, Louise Nevelson, Diane Arbus and Frank Stella.
*Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago (5:00pm): LA Art Showcurator Marisa Caichiolo will moderate a panel presented by the Museum of Latin American Art with artist Scherezade Garcia and curator Tatiana Flores
SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2017
*Conflictive, Unbalanced and Absurd (1:00pm): Argentine artists Mariano Barbieri, Julian Manzelli, Matias Vigliano and Orilo Blandini will discuss their collective DOMA, which percolated as part of the artscene in urban Buenos Aires in 1998 via art installations, stencils, street-projections and absurd ad campaigns. They studied Illustration, Film and Graphic Design at the University of Buenos Aires, where some of the members later became professors. DOMA today creates art in an ever-growing array of mediums and formats.
Posted in art Tagged with: Balloon Dog, cuba, DTLA, Jeff Koons, Julian Manzelli, LA Art Show, LA Convention Center, Latin America, Los Angeles Art Show, Matias Vigliano, Mel Ramos, Michael Netter, Orilo Blandini
Vroom vroom it’s the first year for the Classic Auto Show
January 27-29, 2017
The LA Convention Center welcomes the classic, collector and vintage automobiles for the first time. Los Angeles will be welcoming the United Kingdom’s most prestigious classic car show presented by Autogeek.com & McKee’s 37 and powered by Velocity.
The show will have three days of automotive beauty that will be eye candy for the most diehard and casual fan. In the Celebrity Theater guests will include Velocity TV’s own Chip Foose and Chris Jacobs of Overhaulin’, Dave Kindig of Bitchin’ Rides, Mike Brewer of Wheeler Dealers, Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars and Mike Phillips of Competition Ready. Plus, Bruce Meyer, the show’s Grand Marshall and iconic classic car collector will lead ribbon cutting ceremony and feature cars from his private collection. Car fans can check out the Grand Boulevard’s ‘catwalk’ with some of the rarest classic, muscle and historic cars in the world – and the extensive auto swap meet where you’ll find rare old parts, books, manuals and a variety of other impossible-to-find items.
On display will be restored vehicles representing all decades of automotive history including cars presented by Private Collectors and some of Southern California’s best car clubs and vintage auto dealers. Representatives from Austin Healey Club of Southern California, International Thunderbird Club, Jaguar Owner’s Club of Los Angeles, Orange County Mustang Club, Road Kings of Burbank, and San Fernando Valley Model “A” Ford Club, plus hundreds more will be on hand to answer fan’s most complex questions about their favorite automotive brands.
A vibrant exhibit floor will showcase all makes and models of classic cars, plus car enthusiasts will be able to explore the latest products and services needed to keep on motoring. Exhibitors include: Autogeek.com; McKee’s 37; Hagerty; BBK Performance; Odyssey Battery; Shell X; Borla Exhaust; Masterson’s Auto Care; Tub O’ Towels; Akzo Performance Industries, Inc.; Sikkens; Thread Wizard; Kicker; GREX; Reelcraft; Heacock Classic; Castle Country RV; MetroVac; Chequered Flag; Bernal Auto Style and Hillbank Motor Corporation, plus many more.
The Classic Auto Show is supported by media sponsors including: DuPont Registry; Historic Vehicle Association; Old Cars Weekly; Vintage Road Car; Vintage Race Car; ClassicCars.com; Auto Round-Up; SoCal Car Culture and Los Angeles Magazine among others.
ABOUT THE CLASSIC AUTO SHOW
Presented by Autogeek.com & McKee’s 37 and the Velocity Network in tandem with Urban Expositions and Clarion Events, The Classic Auto Show will take place on January 27-29, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center: South Hall. Tickets are available online. Adult tickets start at $25 pre-sale and $30 at the door. Children ages 3-12 are $10 pre-sale and $12 at the door. Children 2 and under are free. Enter promo code: CASPR to save $5 on tickets. For more information please visit www.theclassicautoshow.com.
ABOUT URBAN EXPOSITIONS
Based in Kennesaw, GA, and founded in 1995, Urban Expositions produces and manages a portfolio of 36 events. Urban serves seven industry sectors including Gift, Souvenir, Art, Aviation, Foodservice, Pet and Gaming. Urban also produces Airport Revenue News, a publication focused on the airport concession industry. Urban has offices in Shelton, CT and Boca Raton, FL, and is represented by employees in California, Colorado and Illinois. For more information, please visit www.urban-expo.com.
ABOUT CLARION EVENTS
Clarion Events operates over 200 events in 35 countries from offices in the UK, South Africa, USA, Brazil, Germany, Singapore, UAE, Turkey, and the Netherlands. Clarion can trace its roots back to 1947 and takes great pride in being one of the oldest independent event organizers in the UK. The teams at Clarion create uniquely effective and stimulating environments that can serve as a platform to build businesses, enhance customer relationships and accelerate product awareness. For more information, please visit www.clarionevents.com.
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