The featured piece from this week's LACMA @ Home series is an archival film from 1976 titled Two Centuries Of Black American Art. The 30 minute documentary, curated by David C. Driskell, showcases several esteemed black artists beginning with Joshua Johnston, the earliest accomplished black artist documented in the U.S. The production and original release of the film was inspired by America's bicentennial year and growing pressure from the community to increase black representation. Check out the film below.
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Set Stories · The Incredible Sabrina Set Stories The Warehouse Podcast is a new show that features pop culture critiques, film reviews, and commentary from the host Patrick Escobar, an industry professional and self-proclaimed film geek. In each episode, Patrick discusses the highlights and historical context of films that have impacted his life. In a recent episode titled If You Don't Like My Story Write Your Own he explores the current push pull relationship fans have with content and its creators. Subscribe On Podbean Facebook / Instagram
While many of us are subject to the severe effects that have resulted from the coronavirus lockdown, including economic concerns and access to resources, there is another aspect that we can all relate to: widespread boredom. For those of us in LA who are used to hitting the town, socializing in clubs, visiting LA’s famous eateries, and chatting at the weekly Saturday morning farmer’s markets, the sudden isolation can lead to some serious cabin fever. So it’s a good thing that many of us also have pets to keep us company in these strange days. In fact, Los Angeles was…
Set Stories · The Incredible Sabrina Set Stories Set Stories Potcast – A Podcast and Comedy Series Produced By Charles Cartwright In each episode of the podcast, the host chats with film industry professionals as they recount some of their best worst experiences on set. The stories described by the guest range from wacky and strange to downright hilarious. Once the podcast is recorded the tales are then reworked into a comedic reenactment of the events described. Check out the latest episodes above featuring Sabrina, a filmmaker experienced in many areas of the industry. Visit SetStories.com For More If you're…
What is the relationship between art and social justice? How have American artists over the last 100 years used their work to speak out against injustices, advocate for change, and honor the lived experiences of marginalized communities? This course uses artworks in LACMA’s collection to encourage critical thinking about historical and contemporary social justice issues, and build confidence in integrating art into interdisciplinary lesson plans that inspire real-world connections and elevate student agency. Check out this course on Art & Social Justice
Yahira Vila also known as YAI, is an LA based artist working with illustrations, murals, paintings, and merchandise. Her style combines fun cartoonish characters, with pops of color and a touch of surrealism. Recent works include a mural at Welcome Chicken + Donuts and a limited edition capsule collection with Pabst Blue Ribbon. See the full interview below!
Did you know Los Angeles is one of the best cities for dog owners? Barkly Pets, a digital marketplace with the country's fastest growing network of independent dog walkers, recently undertook a large research project to rank the top dog friendly cities across the country. By using thousands of internal data points from their network of dog walkers and third party publicly accessible sources, their research found that Los Angeles is one of the top dog friendly cities in the country! From the Hollywood Hills to the Pacific Ocean, dog owners in L.A can enjoy hiking in the mountains, swimming…
Experience an immersive environment of light and sound in the spirit of Yayoi Kusama's Infinity Mirrored Room—The Souls of Millions of Light Years Away. Take an opportunity to delve into the spiritual aspects of Kusama's exploration of eternity—paired with aural selections chosen curated by The Broad, including drone, electronic, ambient, and pop music. Featuring deep cuts by celebrated musicians and sound artists from Los Angeles and beyond, the Infinite Drone series presents a new, contemplative way of experiencing The Broad’s most popular artwork. Check out the clip above! More Work From LA Creatives On Our Arts & Entertainment Page!