It's Sunday morning, I am at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans, and I am scraping up the pieces of the week like a crumber on a tablecloth. (Tales, as I will heretofore call it, is the grand annual gathering of the nation's cocktailians, and as such is not for the weak.) Debris from last n ... More >>
Tibby RothmanAlex Olson on deck. If skaters in Venice, California, now have a skatepark to themselves, it's still illegal to hit the decks in Venice, Italy. But on June 6, the iconic skateboarder Steve Olson, a pro-skater since he was a teenager in the 1970s, and his son Alex, whose low-key r ... More >>
When painter Ned Evans travels to Costa Rica, he doesn't simply include requisite surf equipment. In his carry-on painting supplies take priority. Once landed, he's known for sequestering himself from his companions for time with the brush. Ned Evans, 0309, gouache and postcard collage on paper, 7" ... More >>
M.I.A., as shot by Shawn Mortensen The other night as M.I.A. was winding down her Coachella performance of "Paper Planes," she dedicated the song to longtime L.A. photographer Shawn Mortensen, who died last week at the age of 42. We've received a few notes of remembrance from friends and colleagues ... More >>
Mustache Mondays; Barracuda time; Opening Ceremony; Coffee Cellar Keeps on Truckin'
Local shops become once-a-month art galleries