Category: LA CANVAS

Kendrick Lamar Blesses Us With Surprise Mini Album “untitled unmastered”

Kendrick Lamar by Rap Dose Completely unexpected and utterly well-received (we’re not complaining!) Kendrick Lamar’s mini album,untitled unmastered, is the perfect follow-up to How to Pimp a Butterfly. Yup, we wanted more and Lamar simply came through. The 8-song album is the studio version of

Experience Kilo Kish & Her “Existential Crisis Hour”

Alongside books by Georgia O’ Keefe and Mark Rothko, Kilo Kish sits taking eggs to the face and Fruitloops to the forehead. The multidisciplinary artist and neo-soul musician just released the video for her track “Existensial Crisis Hour,” and it’s serving

Hate to See You Go: LA CANVAS’ 2015 in Review

We love all the excitement surrounding the New Year (did someone say party-hopping?!) but we’re not ready to say goodbye to 2015 just yet. The border between December and January should indeed filled with high hopes for the future, but also

Listen Up: Your Alt Holiday Playlist is Here

Photo by Giovanni Giusti Known for her innate love of music, fashion and international culture, our gal DJ/producer Val Fleury is back with a new one-hour Fall/Winter mix. Having just wrapped a month long tour alongside disco-pop darling Gavin Turek (who delivers the welcoming introduction)

Halloweekend Recap: El Jimador Art Brawl

The already ridiculous number of things going on at any given time in LA makes an exponential spike on a holiday. Yep, the city sure does love any excuse to celebrate. We confess that our favorite activity after a big party-day

Behind the Lens with Chris and Sarah Rhoads

When you envision your soul mate, you might imagine someone with similar tastes— you know,  in humor, lifestyle, hobbies, etc. But Chris and Sarah Rhoads’ common ground is not just a keen eye, it’s their wildly successful photography careers. As

Interview: YACHT on Siri, Taylor Swift, and the Dystopian Future

  It’s been four years since the release of 2011’s Shangri-La, and in that time, LA-based performance artists Jona Bechtolt and Claire Evans, better known as the avant-garde band YACHT (an acronym for Young Americans Challenging Higher Technology), have been busy

Clifton’s Cafeteria is Back to Blow Your Mind

Historic gem, Clifton’s Cafeteria is located on Broadway between 7th and 8th streets in the Historic Core of Downtown LA since the 1930s. Dormant for years, the iconic establishment  is about to crack open its re-furbished doors after years of construction and palpable anticipation.

Calling All Local Artists: LA CANVAS Presents Art Brawl

  Got Halloween plans? Well, if you’re an LA artist, now you do. This Oct 31st, our pals at El Jimador are sponsoring a Halloween party. But this isn’t your run of the mill Dia de los Muertos rager; this Halloween, the tequila

Cyrcle: The LA Art Collective’s Global Takeover

Between the streets and the gallery, art and life, darkness and light, Cyrcle seeks balance between opposites. But before hitting some sweet middle, they know you’ve got to go jump off a cliff. A two-person arts collective based in Hollywood,

The Port Of Los Angeles Lobster Fest + Music Weekend 2015

  The Lobster Fest is back! This weekend, head to the waterfront at The Port of Los Angeles for one of the most highly anticipated foodie events of the year. And although the largest lobster festival in the world will be

Arts Brookfield Presents: Sam Marsey @ FIGat7th

  Contemporary music authority Arts Brookfield brings its popular series to FIGat7th once again this Saturday, September 12th from noon-3pm. Sounds of LA, a monthly series of concerts in the FIGat7th TASTE Courtyard, has featured local favorites Ethio Cali and Irene Diaz, and

Metropolis: Connecting L.A. LIVE + the Financial District

  Multi-tower promise land, Metropolis, sits just south of L.A. Live in the heart of Downtown joining the Financial District and the burgeoning South Park neighborhood. It was just over a year ago that the reported $1 billion dollar project

Art Hype: The Vacation Issue Street Art Outtakes

LA is never short of good art, whether you’re in a gallery or walking, talking. We at LA CANVAS always has a place in our heart—aka magazine—for some of the freshest eye feasts this city’s swarming talent has to offer.

So Fresh: Our Favorite Products From BeautyCon

    Ah…BeautyCon LA. Each year, the makeup industry tradeshow comes to town and directs us to the latest trends in hair, makeup, skin, and artistry. The massive event brings together fans, talent, and creators for a all-day educational bash

Site-Specific Dance at the Music Center

Experience dance like you never have before when The Music Center presents: Moves After Dark. Moves After Dark is a site-specific dance series using The Music Center’s iconic architectural landscape as the backdrop for performances by four Los Angeles based companies. Each

Skirball Cultural Center presents: Into the Night

    On July 17th, the Skirball Cultural Center presents the 6th edition of Into the Night, the popular outdoor party showcasing live performances, hands-on activities, and after-dark access to Skirball’s exhibition, Bill Graham and the Rock and Roll Revolution. This

Your Weekend Guide To The Fourth Of July Is Here

Summer is LA’s time to shine, especially on a 3 day weekend dedicated to celebrating a holiday which combines BBQing, pool partying, explosions in the sky and wearing as much red white and blue as possible. All of America will

Editorial: Martha Galvan’s Modern Geisha

We’ve got our eye on Los Angeles photographer Martha Galvan, who explored a modern take on Japanese culture in her latest editorial. Galvan took a fine art approach to combining the classic beauty of a geisha and the dynamic strength

Cue Up: Teragram ballroom opens it’s doors

Unless it’s part of your commute, most of 7th street west of the 10 doesn’t lend itself to more than apartment buildings and corner stores. Until this weekend, like, on May 31st. With the grand opening of a highly anticipated rock

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