All posts tagged: Los Angeles

@ The Event: Los Angeles

April 21 / 17 Hello and Happy Friday! From San Francisco to Los Angeles, we’re taking a tour of LaLa Land. This time Shadowboxerinc is doing something different.             LA TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKS APRIL 22 10:00 AM USC: LOS ANGELES  / 3551 Trousdale Parkway Los Angeles CA 90089 TOSCA APRIL 22 12:30 PM DOROTHY CHANDLER PAVILION: LOS ANGELES / 135 N Grand Ave Los Angeles CA 90012 PAUL SIMON: WORDS & MUSIC APRIL 27 12:00 PM SKIRBALL CULTURAL CENTER: LOS ANGELES / 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd Los Angeles CA 90049 THE 33RD LOS ANGELES ASIAN PACIFIC FILM FESTIVAL APRIL 27 7:00 PM ARATANI JAPAN AMERICA THEATER: LOS ANGELES, CA / 244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA CA 90012 DEADMAU5 APRIL 27 9:00 PM SHRINE EXPO HALL: LOS ANGELES / 665 W Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles CA I hope this will help in wondering what to do in LA. If not, you can click on these websites: http://www.expedia.com http://www.tripadvisor.com http://www.discoverlosangeles.com                           …

More Wednesday Scene: Music Festival Weekend / Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival

November 9 / 16 Afternoon everyone! I hope the election hasn’t worn or stressed you out. You may not like the outcome, but I know who’s really in control and that’s God Himself. Now that I got that off my chest, let’s move on to what music festivals are happening this weekend, not a lot going on this month, but for those living around Los Angeles, check this out….. cred: music wizard festival   LOS ANGELES, CA NOVEMBER 12-NOVEMBER 13, 2016 TICKETS: $98-$175 CAMPING: NO WEBSITE: OFFICIAL WEBSITE THE 2016 LINEUP ALINA BARAZ ANDERSON.PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS CHANCE THE RAPPER DEATH GRIPS DJ MUSTARD DOMO GENESIS ERYKAH BADU FLATBUSH ZOMBIES GALLANT JOEY BADA$$ KALI UCHIS KAMASI WASHINGTON KAYTRANADA KEHLANI KEVIN ABSTRACT KILO KISH LEFT BRAIN LIL UZI VERT LIL WAYNE MIKE G MIXEDBYALI PHONY PPL PRETTY LIGHTS ROCKETDAGOON SCHOOLBOY Q SLEIGH BELLS SREMMLIFE CREW SZA TACO THE GARDEN THE INTERNET TOKIMONSTA TORO Y MOI TYLER, THE CREATOR YUNA ZBY DAY If this interests you, just click on the official site to get the info …

Scene Weekend: 2016 AWP Conference & Book Fair Reminder & Future AWP Conference Dates

January 30 / 16 January is coming to a close…..hard to believe, but it is! Reminders….it’s always good to have reminders. The 2016 AWP Conference & Bookfair held in Los Angeles is one of them. Now, I’ve posted this a few times, but I’m sure there are those who are interested. Here are the preregistration and will-call registration for those who haven’t registered yet. So here’s the reminder part…… credit: Association of Writers & Writing Programs 2016 AWP Conference & Bookfair Los Angeles Convention Center & JW Marriott Los Angeles March 30-April 2, 2016 Key Dates October 31, 2015: Preregistration opens December 1, 2015: Bookfair exhibit sales deadline for inclusion in printed program February 12, 2016: Preregistration closes February 15, 2016: Will-call registration opens Materials to View/Download Attendee Guide – information about Los Angeles arts and entertainment, dining, and other attractions Conference & Bookfair App – view the schedule, maps, and more Social Networking Facebook Event Twitter Use #AWP16 Bookfair Facebook Page   Conference Queries Registration registration@awpwriter.org 703-993-4553 Conference Events events@awpwriter.org 703-993-4317 If you still want …

@ the Museum: Los Angeles

January 15 / 16 Good Morning…..Friday is here, the weekend is coming. Shadowbox is back with @ the Museum, but this time I’m not focusing on one museum. Nope, I’m looking and scoping cities for many museums. I’m looking towards the west….Los Angeles is the target. LA is not only the place for entertainment, the capital of LaLa Land, but it’s got cultural things and events as well. This time it’s not one museum, but several. Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) / 5905 Wilshire Blvd. 323.887.6000 / http://www.lacma.org   The Getty Art Museum / 1200 Getty Center Dr. 310.440.7300 / http://www.getty.edu/visit/center/   Hammer Museum / 10899 Wilshire Blvd. 310.443.7000 / hammer.ucla.edu   Museum of Contemporary Art / http://www.moca.org 250 South Grand Ave 152 North Central Ave 8687 Melrose Ave West Hollywood (CLOSED FOR DEINSTALLATION) Mormon Mesa, Overton, Nevada   The Broad / 221 S. Grand Ave / 213.232.6200 / http://www.thebroad.org   These are just what’s out there and there are more to visit. If you ever decide to visit or just live in …

The Scene Wednesday: AWP Conference & Bookfair Los Angeles 2016

November 18, 2016 Morning everybody! Giving you the update on the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference & Bookfair for 2016 being held in Los Angeles. Here are the details…..   AWP CONFERENCE & BOOKFAIR LOS ANGELES 2016 March 30 – April 2, 2016 2016 Keynote Speaker: Claudia Rankine Headquarters Hotel J.W. Marriott Los Angeles / 900 W. Olympic Blvd. / Los Angeles, CA 90015 $219 singles / $229 doubles (213) 765.8600   Overflow Hotels   Westin Bonaventure / 404 South Figueroa Street / Los Angeles, CA 90071 $189 singles / doubles (213) 624.1000   Sheraton Los Angeles / 711 South Hope Street / Los Angeles, CA 90017 $189 singles / doubles (213) 488.3500 About the Conference Join AWP at the Los Angeles Convention Center and J.W. Marriott Los Angeles from March 30-April 2, 2016 for the AWP Conference & Bookfair. The conference will feature readings discussions, panels, and receptions with some of today’s most notable authors. Also in attendance will be over 12,000 literary writers, teachers, students, editors, publishers, and arts professionals, and …

No Art or Lit Scene…Art Fairs, The Broad opening & Crimson Peak

September 19, 2015 Hey there! Had a very busy few days. Trying to keep up with upcoming art fairs, festivals, getting my art and writing work done….let’s just say it’s catching up with me. Don’t fret though, if you’ve looked on the right side of the blog, you see some interesting things going on. Governor’s Island Art Fair is going on its third weekend this month. For more information about this fair, go to http://www.4heads.org. The fair is held every weekend of September. If you live in the area, you still have a chance to check it out! The Broad Grand Opening will be held tomorrow in Los Angeles. According to the Los Angeles Times, there was a gala opening on Thursday, and another yesterday. To get more information about the brand new museum, please go to http://www.thebroad.org. To read about the gala openings, go here Crimson Peak Fan Contest & Trivia is going, you still have a chance to either come up with a great story or artwork. The trivia answers for Mia Wasikowska …

Artscene Newsletter Wednesday: Events on the Shadowbox Calendar & Published Literature

April 15, 2015 Good Afternoon art peeps! If you look to your right on the blog site, you’ll see Events Calendar. This is where future events are posted. There is one I can share with you about…. PARIS PHOTO  THE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AND MOVING IMAGE PARAMOUNT PICTURES STUDIOS MAY 1 – 3,  2015 from their website: Paris Photo Los Angeles, the third US edition of the world’s most celebrated art fair for works created in the photographic medium, will take place at Paramount Pictures Studios offering the ideal setting to explore how artists have been and are using photography and moving images in their work in the 20th and 21st centuries. A majority of gallery exhibitors will utilize Paramount Pictures’ legendary soundstages to present historical and contemporary bodies of works by exceptional artists. The New York Street Backlot section is dedicated to the presentation of cutting-edge solo shows, Young Gallery exhibitions, and bookseller stands. The one-of-a-kind setting on Paramount’s backlot is a replica of New York City’s streets. The public program is an …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: SOTHEBY’S INSTITUTE OF ART SUMMER ONLINE COURSES

June 18, 2014 Hello again…..back with a very brief piece of Art Scene stuff. I’ve just recently found Sotheby’s Institute of Art. As the website states: Taught by leading scholars and professionals in the field, all of our online courses focus on important art world topics, including art history, art business, contemporary art, and more. They have a 6 week Summer Online Course starting June 23. Yes, that a few days away, but like I said I just recently found out about it. Here are the courses: Art History : Introduction to Art History: Movements that Mattered Giotto to Warhol: Understanding Painting’s Enduring Appeal Contemporary Art: Introduction to Contemporary Art Contemporary Chinese Art and Its Markets Art Business: Art as a Global Business Understanding Legal Concepts in the Art World Art Writing: Writing for the Art World Artist’s Writings: Developing a Writer’s Voice If anyone is interested and would like to get more information go to sothebyinstitute.com. Sotheby’s Institute of Art will be added to the Education Corner page in the next few days. Come …