Shana Nys Dambrot
3 days ago | Arts
Stories Books & Cafe has been a hub of book, music and coffee culture since 2008. L.A. Weekly spoke to the partners on the eve of this year's Echo Park Rising festival.
10 days ago | Best of L.A.: Arts
The Bendix Building has presided over the Maple Avenue/Santee Alley district since 1930, back when it was the HQ of an aviation company. Steve Hirsh's father, Stanley, bought, renovated, occupied and promoted the building in the 1970s, turning it ...
14 days ago | Best of L.A.: Arts
A narrow, old-timey brick alleyway in downtown is blanketed in an all-day shower of rose petals. An abandoned hilltop pool is filled with glow-in-the-dark lifeforms. Fire-ravaged trees are reclaimed, or repaired. A mysterious teahouse in Griffith...
17 days ago | Best of L.A.: Arts
West Adams has caught the eye of a diverse group of gallerists whose backgrounds and programs are as ambitious as they are eclectic. They've moved in slowly over the past three to four years and quickly in the last 12 months. Pro tip: It's called ...
18 days ago | Best of L.A.: Arts
The opportunity to tell this incredible city's stories through the lens of its art world is one of the most deeply inspirational and rewarding experiences of my career.
19 days ago | Architecture & Design
“With All My Love for the Tulips, I Pray Forever” (2011) is an expansive, walk-in installation piece with full-surround floor-to-ceiling architectural treatments and large-scale sculptural objects — potted tulips, to be precise.