Category: LA CANVAS

Splash House is Coming!

My first foray into the Splash House experience was in 2014. I didn’t know much about the festival, or the concept in general. Was it a pool party? A hotel party? Was it a EDM festival with furry boots and

When Women Ruled DTLA

Ace DTLA. Los Angeles, California. 2014 It’s Women’s History Month 2019, and I’ve just learned about the Scott Lloyd practice of tracking refugee’s menstrual cycles hasn’t ended and what that may mean for their constitutional reproductive rights potentially still being

Young American Boxers: The Tank vs Ruiz in Los Angeles

Gervonta Davis delivers a right in red. Courtesy Premier Boxing Champions The young champion boxers of today are rock stars like no others. Gervonta Davis vs Hugo Ruiz was a title fight for the Super Featherweight Championship February 9th at

Let’s Talk About the K-POP Phenomenon

A still from BTS’s video, “Love Yourself” Some may have noticed the breakout of Korean pop boy band BTS or even the recent collaborations of Korean Pop groups, also known as K-pop artists, with western artists such as Steve Aoki

NoHo Vegan Sunday: An Angeleno Weighs In

Vegan Street Fair, Uncover LA “No, but you have to go!” Jasmine was adamant. “Jasmine, I wear fur. I love almost all meat, including yak. I absolutely love yak… That tender yet chewy delicacy…” I trailed off, as my sentiment

An Overview of Billboard’s Women in Music Awards

1- Popstar Ariana Grande named Woman of the Year for Billboard’s Women in Music Awards 2018.-Courtesy Photo / Emma ​(​CC BY-SA 2.0​)/altered from original The first Woman of the Year Billboard Music Award was awarded to ​Reba McEntire​ in 2007.

LAMP PRESENTS: The Leo Islo Playlist

The Los Angeles Music Project, affectionately known as LAMP, is turning 4 and they are starting their year off by throwing a banger. Join them February 25th from 6 pm – 2 am in downtown Santa Monica at the West

The United Nations of Metal

A firsthand, female account of the biggest heavy-metal cruise in the world.   STORY AND PHOTOS BY CHEANTAY JENSEN | Feb. 17, 2017   Author of this story and part-time metaller, Cheantay Jensen   It didn’t matter if I was

The Artistry of Costume Design

By Elizabeth Collazos Feb. 16, 2017 The FIDM Museum (Fashion Institute of Merchandise and Design) in downtown Los Angeles opened its 25th Annual “Art of Motion Picture Costume Design” on Feb. 7 to the public. The exhibition runs through April

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Looking for a gift for someone special? Look no further! Here’s a list of items exclusively made in California for this Valentine’s Day:   TO WHOM IT MAY Why go for a traditional box of chocolates? Give a gift that might

Your every fear of solo-travel destroyed

Jennifer Schlueter is a contributing travel writer, who also writes her personal travel blog Discovering Legacies. Born in Germany, Jennifer lived in Los Angeles for several years for college and gives a fresh, outside perspective of how ridiculous LA life can be.

Video Premiere: ‘Fine Day’ by DJ Henri

The London-to-Los Angeles DJ presents “Fine Day,” her psychotropic take on Opus III’s early ‘90s MTV-cult hit.     “Fine” is the politest way to fail in self-assurance. You know it’s bad, so you say “it’s fine,” but “fine” is a

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Gallery Cheat to the Street Art House

Charcoal portraits by Robert Vargas Under the Bridge by Collin Salazar Wake Walking by Nicco Babs [From left to right] Polarized, DUBS, and Chu by Kelcey Fisher Assorted pieces by WRDSMTH Love, Father and Child: Los Angeles by Skyler Grey

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An Alternative Perspective on Music’s GREATEST HITS

You’ve seen the iconic photos, now meet the man behind them: Chris Cuffaro   You’ve probably seen the famous photo of George Michael looking out a window, or the Jesus Christ pose photo with Perry Farell, the lead singer of

Luke McGarry: Luck of the Draw

Luke McGarry embodies the look of LA music. Not exactly his face—in fact, he rarely posts pictures of himself—but his highly saturated, not exactly flattering, but certainly accurate cartoons have become mascots for the city’s live music scene ever since

30 Days in LA: Q&A with Sunflower Bean

Brooklyn native band, Sunflower Bean, has only been around since 2013 but their evolution has been a rather exciting one to watch. The band has built a fan base in both the DIY scene as well as the fashion scene, thanks

Staud: Higher Fashion

There is a new player in town, and they’re not here to compete. They’re here to change the game. Reformation’s former fashion director Sarah Staudinger has evolved past the infamous brand to create her own line, Staud. A simple line

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