I love LA - anytime you want to peek into a new corner of town, a discovery is to be made. My most recent discovery is a couple from Mexico who patented a new way of making prints, and has been working with some of the world's most famous living artists.
Christopher Knight of the Los Angeles Times calls John McLaughlin "possibly the most important postwar artist you don't know". Doesn't that make you curious?
To celebrate the centennial of Carson McCullers, the Book Club picked up The Heart is a Lonely Hunter - a masterpiece that many of us read in high school, but one that we all enjoyed revisiting.
Chances are that, like us, you have lived in LA for a considerable number of years without ever visiting our city's strange and wonderful masterpiece -- Watts Towers. We urge you to put this adventure on your Do-It-Now List for 2017.
This month, the book we're all talking about is A Gentleman in Moscow. The elegant tale, penned by Amor Towles chronicles four decades in the life of Count Alexander Rostov - an aristocrat who is sentenced to life imprisonment in Moscow's Metropol Hotel by a Bolshevik tribunal in 1922.
A popular, high-reward "starter hike" for families can be found just up the PCH at Solstice Canyon. The box canyon has a steeper, higher loop that more experienced hikers can add onto the adventure, with more of what Solstice is known for - waterfall elements and abandoned ruins of old homesteads.
Each year, it seems more and better events crop up at which you can celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day around town. With a long weekend on the docket, it's nice to have something to do that represents the spirit of the holiday.
The role of the artist in society is the topic of debate this week, thanks to Meryl Streep's Golden Globe speech, which was beloved by many, but criticized widely, too.This past weekend we were treated to stories about the creative geniuses behind two giants in the canon of children's storytelling: Margaret Wise Brown and Tyrus Wong.