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Venice ArtBlock: A Window into the One Neighborhood’s Art Scene

05/12/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

Muscle Beach. Abbott Kinney. The Canals. West side enclave Venice is known for being diverse and eclectic – a neighborhood where anything and everything goes. Nothing...

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Mike Kelley at the MOCA

05/11/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

Punk rock. Subversive. Mind-blowing. These are just a handful of the words to describe “Mike Kelley", an epic retrospective showcasing 250 pieces of the artist's work at The...

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LA’s Historic Movie Theaters: From Golden Age to Modern Remake

04/29/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

While Hollywood may get all the film industry glory, Downtown is where you’ll find the city’s most historic movie houses. The Broadway Theater District (Broadway between Third...

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A Million and One Pieces by David Tracy at the Forest Lawn Museum

04/23/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

LEGO bricks aren't just for kids. A generation of artists and designers who spent their youth constructing small-scale cityscapes and replicas of the Death Star, have started...

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Calder & Abstraction: From Avant Garde to Iconic

03/09/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

Fun fact: Though LACMA commissioned Alexander Calder's Three Quintains (Hello Girls) for it's opening in 1965, the museum's current exhibit of the artist's work is his first in...

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John Divola: As Far as I Could Get

03/09/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

In the age of Facebook and Instagram, where cool smartphone quick pics are given street cred, it's hard to remember that photography isn't just about capturing a beautiful...

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Four Abstract Classicists

03/09/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

In order to be in inspired for future artistic endeavors, sometimes one must look to the past. One such place is LACMA’s small, but well-curated exhibit, Four Abstract...

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Chinatown: Colors, History and Architecture

02/08/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

Chinese New Year is not only a time to celebrate fresh starts and new beginnings, but a chance to explore the architecture and history of Los Angeles’s own Chinatown. Located...

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Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World

02/01/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

Take a trip back 1,000 years to the golden age of the Silk Road without even leaving Los Angeles. The Natural History Museum’s newest exhibit (on display now through April 13)...

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Helms Bakery District: From Desserts to Interior Design

01/04/14 Megan Mostyn-Brown

In the heart of Culver City, Calif., the Helms Bakery District -- a series of art deco buildings along Venice Boulevard -- is known for its top-notch design retailers and cutting-edge restaurants (hello, Bucato). But, before it became a destination for interior design junkies and local foodies, it was ground zero for delicious baked goods.