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What Do Plants Sound Like?

What Do Plants Sound Like?

Mileece is a Los Angeles based sonic artist who uses plants in order to make avant garde soundscapes. Through technology and a ruffle of some leaves, she interprets the sound from plants in a very fascinating way. She plucks at a bromeliad and tickles bougainvillea, effortlessly drawing out sounds that are much bigger than they are assumed to be. The always on their game Wilder Quarterly did a little video on Mileece showing her at work and preparing for a performance at MoMA. What a great peek inside this new world of sound!

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Cargo’s Runyon Theme

Cargo's Runyon Theme

Cargo Collective has made a new theme for their site based off of none other than Runyon Canyon. It’s a side scrolling site very reliant on images. It also features great Runyon photography by Dutch-by-way-of-LA photographer Gijs van der Most.

So, What Is The Website Associated With This Billboard?

So, What Is The Website Associated With This Billboard?

A few months ago while driving back from LAX or something on the far Westside, I decided to cut through the city via the La Brea corridor (from the 10 through La Brea all the way up to Sunset Blvd). It’s a really effective shortcut through the city and typically is a fun sightseeing trek from ‘hood to ‘hood. Around late October (I believe late October, I could be wrong), two billboards popped up that really piqued my interest. One was on La Brea to be seen when heading North just before Olympic, the other was on Olympic to be seen when heading East just before La Brea. I was super excited by the idea of a cool Los Angeles website–especially one so heavily advertised. I imagined it was a cool street style website or a neat pro-LA fashion website or it was a super WASP-y, Guest Of A Guest answer to people like The Cobrasnake: Los Angeles’ Finally-Here Older, More Fashionable Sister.

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Paul Gillis Indisible By Light Edward Cella

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.

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Open Mike Eagle Show The Mint Dark Comedy

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.

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Wayfounder Contest

Have a great idea and thing you can and should get it made? Local business WayFounder is accepting submissions for a contest where your idea—an invention or project or whatever—could be made into a reality. Enter by June 8!

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Jackson Pollock Ed Harris The Getty

In conjunction with their Mural exhibition, The Getty will be screening the film Pollock on May 3 and will feature a conversation with Ed Harris, who played the artist in the film.

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