Rarely are we ones to covet but Simon Storey’s Echo Park house that was recently shared on Curbed is one that we wish we lived in. Like, we really, really, really wished we lived there. It’s a simple and beautiful spot that Curbed got to tour as a part of de Lab‘s recent Echo Park House Tour: it’s a fantastic spot.
I feel like we’ve all encountered the work of Erik Mark Sandberg in the past few years and have gone, “Woah: cool work!” but didn’t get a chance to catch his name. We recently saw Angelique Groh Tweet about him, mentioning he would be sharing a piece at Natalie Fabia’s Miss Hooker Beauty Pageant this Friday, which is when his hairy people clicked in our minds: this is that guy who makes those cool hairy people paintings!
The Getty Villa is one of those places that everyone in Los Angeles knows about but no one has actually been to. It’s like a mythical, only spoken of art destination that we all know as “that nice sounding place up the PCH.” We made the trip up there yesterday evening for the opening of their newest show, Aphrodite And The Gods Of Love, which showcases Ms. Aphrodite within her own historical and aesthetic context. It’s a show and a space so tied to myth that it borders being some weird, otherworldly wormhole to another dimension tucked into a Malibu hillside.
Last week we were at a bit of a loss as to where to grab a bite to eat. We wanted to try some place new and different for us, things like Black Hogg and L&E Oyster Bar coming to mind but still somewhat familiar sounding to us. We sent out a Tweet, hoping to grab a great tip and, sure enough, we did. Thanks to Tweet from Bolton Design, we were tipped on to a new-ish Venice spot that comes by way or Roy Choi: Sunny Spot. We hadn’t heard of the place and were so intrigued by a Caribbean (“Caribbean”) restaurant that we decided we had to go!
Angeleno Jimmy Tamborello (code name: Dntel) caused a stir yesterday, when his new track “Bright Night” hit the online presses. We caught the song on XLR8R and it is a glitched out, horn driven electronic song for Spring.