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Painting With Patterns: An Interview With Alika Cooper

Painting With Patterns: An Interview With Alika Cooper

Alika Cooper shuffles around a few fabric swatches, placing varying patterns and materials next to each other to see how they look together. She grabs a red and white patterned cloth and two blue swatches.

“Here, this is what I have and I have to make it make sense,” she says pointing to these three different fabrics, three fabrics you would never wear together or even consider being a part of the same product. For Alika, these are her paints: she will use these three, different fabrics to create an art piece that is part painting and part collage.

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Moon Lights Los Angeles

Moon Lights Los Angeles

Ben O’Meara must be one of those Los Angeles Instagrammers who takes a lot of photos of the sky. He’s that guy who shares photos of the sherbet sunsets with a palm tree or two poking into frame every time the sky puts on a show. He gets the occasional bright sunrise and often the strange glow of clouds, buildings, and the moon at night. This is a guess, obviously, that we take from recently watching Moon Lights Los Angeles, a film of his that meditates on cloudy Los Angeles nights where planes and helicopters look like shooting stars.

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Marco Wolowlec Anat Ebgi

Anat Egbi has a showing of work from Margo Wolowiec opening April 19. It’s a solo showing of woven works made from threads printed from various social media sites. Interesting! On view through May 31.

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CalArts Print Fair 2014

Every year CalArts has a big print fair from students sharing zines, prints, and homemade goods—and it’s always great. It’s happening on April 19: if you are in town, take a day trip to check it out!

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Los Angeles Is Just My Type Type Ed Maker City LA

DId you know there is a Meetup group called Los Angeles Is Just My Type? There is! And it’s dedicated LA lovers of type, typography, and design. To check out things they do, May 22 there will be a special meet up at Maker City LA.

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Los Angeles Ballet Choreographic Workshop

Los Angeles Ballet has an event called Choreographic Workshop on April 18 and April 19, a dance performance where LAB dancers produced movements for and with LAB dancers.

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The View From Here L.A. And Photography Getty Museum George Baker

May 31 will be a free symposium sponsored by the Getty Museum Photographs Council to celebrate the 175th anniversary of photography’s invention. How rad is that? The subject of the event is on LA and photography.

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