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A Perfect Fit: An Interview With Steve Chiotakis of KCRW

A Perfect Fit An Interview With Steve Chiotakis of KCRW 1

Steve Chiotakis may be the nicest guy in Los Angeles. He’s lighthearted, he’s funny, and he seems to be in a perpetual state of happiness. He has a bright smile and one of those voices that you know you’ve heard before. You probably have, too: Steve is currently one of KCRW’s news anchors.

He’s fairly new to the position, too: he’s only been at the iconic Los Angeles station for a little over a year. Previously, he was on the Marketplace Morning Report where it was his job to handle (and lighten) serious international financial stories like the late aughts recession and the current state of the stock market. That job is what brought Steve to Los Angeles, too.

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The Recap: What’s Happening In Los Angeles This Weekend, 5.3 – 5.5

The Recap: What's Happening In Los Angeles This Weekend, 5.3 - 5.5

Damn: it sure was hot today. How will it be this weekend? It should be pretty mellow, actually. What about in terms of things to do? There will plenty of those–and some will be pretty hot, too. Like what? Well, CHECK THE RECAP!!

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Sorry Danny,

Sorry Danny, 1

Photographer Edward Cushenberry (who you may remember) emailed us about it a month ago and we kept forgetting and forgetting and forgetting to share what he sent in. He’s apparently a part of a little photo clique called Sorry Danny, that consists of a bunch of Art Center alumns. They share their work and have been doing lots of activities from making publications to featuring specific artists. We perused their work and we’re super into what they’re doing. Thus, after much delay, let’s explore the world of Sorry Danny,.

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100 Other Things Supreme Should Sue (Because Barbara Kruger Is Probably Next)

100 Other Things Supreme Should Sue (Because Barbara Kruger Is Probably Next)

You guys. Did you hear that apparently the people over at NYC based skate brand Supreme have taken legal action against small clothing maker Married To The Mob because they used a similar look? Well, that may not sound insane but–when you get down to it–LA based artist Barbara Kruger is who both of these people are ripping off and are exactly what she was commenting on when she started her advertisement driven work. Kruger recently commented on the situation, calling it “a ridiculous clusterfuck of totally uncool jokers,” which basically sums it all up perfectly and calls the situation out as being a Spike Lee VS. Spike TV level of legal absurdity. Because we thought this was all hilarious and fear that Kruger may be sued next by the NYC based bullies, we thought we’d offer a list of one hundred other things Supreme should sue. Keep your fingers crossed: they could be coming for you.

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Richard Jackson Knows Bad Dogs

Richard Jackson Knows Bad Dogs 1

While researching for yesterday’s Baldessari Still Life app post, we stumbled upon a photo of a giant dog peeing on a building. Was it a joke? Where does this thing exist? Did I go to sleep and create this object as a manifestation of a dream? What the fuck is this and why have none of us heard about this??? Well, yes, it is real and it isn’t far from us in LA: as a part of his Ain’t Painting A Pain show at Orange County Museum of Art, artist Richard Jackson made a giant dog sculpture that is peeing on the face of the building. It’s called Bad Dog and, my friends, this may be the single most important piece of art that we have ever encountered. It is brilliant.

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Ghana Must Go Fiber CAFAM Los Angeles

CAFAM is hosting a two day event called Ghana Must Go on November 1 and November 2. There will be a trunk show, West African inspired works, performances, and more.

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Fit, Form, Function Compton

Fit, Form, Function is a new (and first) Compton based arts journal. They’re hoping to explore a few things, their first issue specifically speaking to “objects we do not touch.” If you want to get involved, send in submissions by November 15.

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House Of Modern Horrors Alex Miller Los Angeles Halloween 2014

In case you need more frights this weekend, Alex Miller is bringing an immersive exhibition called the House Of Modern Horrors. It’s a cringeworthy event showcasing “nightmares that haunt our reality.” EEeEeEeeeEE. There will also be some comedians, too.

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