Sunday, May 28, 2017

Only Things to Do

Lila Downs to kick off upcoming season at The Luckman

The year is not half over but The Luckman Fine Arts Complex today announced its upcoming 2012-2013 season, which begins with a Sept. 22 concert featuring Mexican singer and composer Lila Downs. The line up for the 19th season reflects the Luckman’s goal to present “genre-bending ... Read More »

Silver Lake Jubilee unveils final music line up

 Family of the Year to play at Silver Lake Jubilee The Silver Lake Jubilee today announced a final line up of more than 70 musical acts and artist that will perform on six stages during the Memorial Day weekend. With the Sunset Junction Street Fair collapsing ... Read More »

Culture Collide Festival to return to Echo Park this fall

Norwegian singer Marit Larsen will perform at this year’s Culture Collide Festival in Echo Park. The  Culture Collide Festival  has announced its initial line up of global musical acts and artists who will perform in Echo Park in early October for the third annual music and ... Read More »

Silver Lake club to host a local SXSW alternative

Can’t attend next week’s South by Southwest conference in Austin? The Satellite in Silver Lake is hosting a small-scale, four-day music  festival of its own: LAxLA. Local rock bands that will perform  include  The New Division, The Californian, Last American Buffalo. A four-day pass for March 13-16  ... Read More »

Eastside Shopper & Diner Report

The big news at this Saturday’s Silverlake Art Craft Fair & Vintage  flea market is not about a new vendor or food truck. It’s the introduction of “swanky valet parking for the rich and lazy.” Brazilian Yoga & Pilates –  which offers pre-natal yoga, Capoeria, mat ... Read More »

Akbar throws itself a quinceañera

It was 15 years ago this month that Scott Craig and Peter Alexander took ownership of a bar at the corner of Sunset Boulevard and Fountain Avenue. Two weeks after they took the keys, the reopened the bar on the border of Silver Lake and Los ... Read More »

Save the Date: Guitar virtuoso to tap away at The Fretted Frog

By Becky Koppenhaver Renowned Austrian guitarist Thomas Leeb is anything but ordinary. His technique has been likened to a wild trip on an acoustic roller coaster.  Leeb himself often refers to his unconventional style of acoustic percussion guitar tapping as “the bastard child of acoustic guitar.” ... Read More »

Save the Date: Bicycle Kitchen concert fundraiser

The Bicycle Kitchen, a nonprofit bike education repair group in East Hollywood, is hosting a concert and record release party in Echo Park tonight to  help raise funds for a new home. Kristen Erickson of Bicycle Kitchen said the rent on its current space, which is leased ... Read More »

Atwater says so-long to summer

Atwater Village will host its final “Summer Nights on Bouelvard” on Thursday with live music, art and late-night shopping and eating.  “Summer Nights is a showcase for our merchants and restaurants on Glendale Blvd. in Atwater Village,” said Lenora Pitts with the Atwater Village Neighborhood Council, ... Read More »

Fictional revolutionaries star in Highland Park art show

After writing a story about a fictional revolutionary movement called GANAS, Ernesto Yereno decided to turn his tale into a gallery show  of  stencil and collage on canvas, and rubyliths. “GANAS 2020” opens Saturday, Aug. 13 at Avenue 50 Studio in Highland Park.   The fictional GANAS ... Read More »