God and Jesus have a sex scene in act two of See What Love the Father Has Given Us, artist Asher Hartman's three-act trip into the weirdness of the Holy Trinity, currently at Machine Project in Echo Park. This scene plays out on top of a table that an audience of no more than twelve sits around.
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When Occupy L.A. was raided by police in late November, Emily Lacy saw lots of her friends arrested. To raise money for their bail, the 32-year-old Alhambra folk musician performed a show at Machine Project gallery in Echo Park. It was all part of what she called her "Occupy Music" events, Lacy says ... More >>
Sam BlochGallery visitors under the spell of Black Crow Boy ("Shot by Horixon").
STORY BY SAM BLOCH
I'm on the floor of Human Resources, a performance space and art gallery off Broadway in Chinatown, and NewVillager's Ross Simonini is taking me on a physical tour of his band's forthcoming d ... More >>
Echo Park's much-loved autonomous zone the Machine Project has hosted not just fascinating art but fascinating music, too, for much of its lifespan. Now the space has been commandeered by a combination of both for eternity--or at least the next 24 hours, starting Saturday at noon--with an Internet ... More >>
Photos by Jimmy FusilHere's something to check out this weekend: a mysterious moaning "Hermit's Cabin" at the museum. The rickety, tin-roofed cabin is located outside of the Pentimento restaurant at LACMA. A woman's wailing emanates from inside it. It was made by artist Emily Lacy, one of the ... More >>
Emily Lacy's experimental sound performance, Temples of the Minds, Saturday night at LACMA was a great example of how music can transform a space. That the piece was set in the museum's Japanese sculpture garden made it easy to arrive at an open and meditative state: It's an indoor spiraled room wit ... More >>
Banjo player, sound artist and all-around amazing soul Emily Lacy is the currently the artist-in-residence at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Tomorrow night she will commence a series of performances there called "Temple of the Mind." As far as we're concerned, this is THE PLACE to have your m ... More >>
Emily Lacy on a couch lighting up a cigarette.
Folk butterfly Emily Lacy recently completed a six week long residency called Myriad at Echo Park's Machine Project. Inspired by the idea of creating "an environment that would be pleasant to come down and play music in and that people could come join ... More >>