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Weekly Editor’s Picks: farmers’ market, Beach Boys tribute show, “Purple Rain” screening

Purple rain screening shown with large audience

Lindsay Baffo

May 10, 2016

Tuesday 5.10-Museum Bob Dylan: Photographs by Daniel Kramer @ Grammy Museum It was an iconic transformation in music when Bob Dylan plugged in, ultimately cutting ties with his folk roots for electrifying rock. This transition, and other seminal Dylan moments were captured by photographer Daniel...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: traditional tattoo gallery, pancake fest, “Romeo + Juliet” screening

Pancakes pictured

Lindsay Baffo

May 3, 2016

Tuesday, May 3- Art Vintage Tattoo Flash: 100 Years of Traditional Tattoos from the Collection of Jonathan Shaw @ La Luz de Jesus Gallery Tattooing is an art form. The traditional style of tattoos are ubiquitous, found on the chests of leather-clad bikers to the forearms of Echo Park hipsters....

CSUN sculpture shop hosts first anonymous art sale

woman sits to work on her laptop in art gallery

Lindsay Baffo

May 2, 2016

It's Friday afternoon and the campus is clearing out for the weekend. Parking spots vacate in masses. For a second, one might think the campus is empty give or take a few hundred of the more than 40,000 students that are attending CSUN this year. Sitting cross-legged on the floor of the West Gallery...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: ’90s art panel, “Selena” screening, record release show at The Echoplex

Exterior of Regal Cinemas

Lindsay Baffo

April 26, 2016

Tuesday 4.26-Film"The Misfits" @LACMASee a movie on the cheap this Tuesday at LACMA's Bing Theater. This week's matinee screening is "The Misfits" starring Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable. Both Monroe and Gable made their final film appearances in this 1961 rom-com about a divorcee and a cowboy falling...

“Jungle Book” composer joins CSUN music department

Poster from Disney's The Jungle Book

Lindsay Baffo

April 19, 2016

Every fall and spring, students of CSUN's music department are given the opportunity to showcase compositions alongside Hollywood professionals. Made possible by an IRA grant, music department professor Elizabeth Sellers is responsible for hiring a conductor, among other things. After much consideration, Se...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: CSUN open mic, Chinatown scavenger hunt, Motown music night

Man stands beneath Chinatown

Lindsay Baffo

April 12, 2016

Tuesday 4.12 — MuseumHard Edged: Geometrical Abstraction and Beyond @ California African American MuseumIndulge in a bit of culture this Tuesday at the California African American Museum. The museum's ongoing exhibit, Hard Edged, features a varying curation of minimalistic and contemporary art i...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: matinee at LACMA, CSUN theater festival, Corgi beach day

Photo of the VPAC building

Lindsay Baffo

April 4, 2016

Monday 4.04 -ArtDrink, Paint, Create @ Barrel Down DTLAEver wanted to create something wonderful but had a drink in your hand and couldn't? Well, for $40 you can try to do both at the same time. Hosted by the Barrel Down in DTLA, Drink, Paint, Create supplies with you brushes and paint, while an artist ...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: 1990s art exhibit, beer run, free show at Amoeba Records

Photo of Amoeba Music Records

Lindsay Baffo

March 29, 2016

Tuesday 3.29- Comedy1,000 Comics To See Before You Die premiere @ The NerdMelt Showroom LADie laughing at the premiere of Zack Bornstein's "1,000 Comics to See Before You Die" at The NerdMelt Showroom in Los Angeles. Bornstein, who was inducted into the Director's Guild of America at 24, has a keen e...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: drive-in movie theater, WonderCon 2016, cat art museum

Photo of drive in movie screen

Lindsay Baffo

March 22, 2016

Tuesday 3.22- Movie Vineland Drive-In movie theater It's hard to find novelties in a city as spaced out as Los Angeles. Spend your Tuesday night at the the historic Pacific Theaters Vineland Drive-In movies outside L.A. in the City of Industry. Fill up on buttered popcorn and nachos, or score some...

8 songs for your St. Patrick’s Day

U2 frontman, Bono, sings on stage

Lindsay Baffo

March 17, 2016

8. "Teenage Kicks" -The Undertones Released in 1978, "Teenage Kicks" by The Undertones is a reminder that punk and new wave have important underground hubs all over the world. The band formed in Derry, Northern Ireland only four years earlier around and slightly before bands like the Buzzcocks, t...

Weekly Editor’s Picks: St. Patty’s Day farmer’s market, feminist film festival, Justin Bieber concert

Justin Bieber performs on stage

Lindsay Baffo

March 15, 2016

Tuesday 3.15- Book Release So Sad Today book release party @ Ace Hotel DTLA Twitter's Melissa Broder (@sosadtoday) takes her nihilistic internet personality into physical form for her book release party at the Ace Hotel in DTLA. Broder, who gets retweeted by the likes of Miley Cyrus, Emma Roberts,...

“How Soon Is Now?”: ’80s throwback playlist

(Matt Smith, Associated Press)

Lindsay Baffo

March 3, 2016

The 1980s were weird. Chia Pets. Reaganomics. Pee-Wee Herman. Your mom (and dad) probably rocked a perm. People and things that seem strange now were careless matters in the '80s. Take a look at Tom Cruise. Before he was the subject of this website, or a jumping bean on Oprah's big yellow couch, C...

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