Paul Gillis is the subject of an upcoming Edward Cella show. It’s called Indivisible by Light and features new mixed media paintings from the artist. The show is on view from May 3 through July 5.
If you caught the LAIY Twitter and Instagram last night, you probably saw that we were attending a Perry Ellis event in Hollywood. It was a showing of their latest collection and a coming out for them in terms of a new identity and direction thanks to the new leadership of Michael Macarri. It was kind of exciting!
One of the best parts of the experience and undoubtedly the Los Angeles takeaway was that the P.E. team did their research and gifted all the attendees with a portrait drawn by local illustrator Wyatt Hough. They were spot on and adorable! We had to share despite initially feeling like the event was a “You had to be there!” type of thing. These illustrations? They’re divine—and we’re sure he might be able to do one for you.
Local musician Open Mike Eagle is going to be having a listening party for his latest work Dark Comedy on May 1 at The Mint. It will include performances from others like James Adomian (Who is GREAT.) and Elos.
This weekend—April 26 and April 27—Artisanal LA returns for their Spring showing. The seasonal foodie fair brings small batch makers from all over the city to share their goods in one mega culinary destination. If you haven’t been before, you have to go. It’s delicious fun! To get you excited for it and to get to know some of the makers sharing work, we did a series of interviews with local artisans to find out more about them—and what they’ll be bringing to A.L.A.
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