Category: LA CANVAS

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

Summer 2015: Biking + Hiking Trails You Need to Know About

LA Canvas has you covered for the best summer hiking and biking trails to reach your peaks of summer. Whether you’re exploring a sandstone cave, taking in a 150-foot waterfall or playing cowboy via bicycle on an old Hollywood set, you’ll

Pop Up Marketplace at L.A Live (5/20)

Get ready. POPUP Marketplace at L.A. LIVE is back on May 20th from 5 – 10PM for an evening of shopping local and handmade. The district will transform into a night time craft fair showcasing over 60 of LA‘s best

Dark Nights sets off at L.A. Live (5/15)

Celebrate the ups of being Downtown at L.A. LIVE‘s most exciting night – Dark Nights – featuring live musicians, performers, artists and indie craft vendors AND unbeatable $5 food & drink specials at participating L.A. LIVE restaurants! Don’t miss out

Heal The Bay 30th anniversary gala (6/4)

Heal The Bay invites you to come party with a purpose as they celebrate their 30th anniversary in beach-chic style at the Jonathan Club in Santa Monica on Thursday, June 14th at 5pm. Protecting SoCal beaches has never looked so easy…and stylish. Be prepped for

Recap: HTC M9 One launch event hosted by LA CANVAS

An event where tastemakers, creatives, and cutting-edge tech collide is what leads to the future. And the HTC One M9 launch was that type of party. The new product was unveiled with HTC Experts guiding guests through four comprehensive Experience Stations,

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