Quiksilver’s Limited Collection

Casper Johansson Reader Find

By Casper Johansson in New Fashion on Monday 22 June 2009

Quiksilver’s Limited Collection, a premium extension of the main Quiksilver line featuring a collaboration with Disruptive Pattern Material and Hardy Blechman of Maharishi, debuted in Spring of 2007. The latest collection combines a sophisticated, minimalist aesthetic with nautical and military influences.

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Rivkah Young’s Welcome To Paradise

Alison Zavos Contributor

By Alison Zavos in New Photography on Wednesday 17 June 2009

In her photo series Welcome To Paradise, Rivkah Young stages scenes to capture what we perceive by the term Paradise: ‘In order to declare this, humans create special places, at theme parks, shopping malls and urban residential complexes. Visions of something different — a tropical rain forest or African Savannah — are also created at […]

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David Choe

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Art on Sunday 16 March 2008

LA-based renaissance man David Choe draws from toy culture and comics as much as he does from Japanese painting and conceptual high art.

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Improv Everywhere’s Food Court Musical

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in Video on Saturday 15 March 2008

Improv Everywhere strikes again with a spontaneous musical in a Los Angeles mall. Wireless microphones hooked up to the mall’s PA system ensured the feeding masses didn’t slip into Cinnabon-induced comas until after the show was over. Note especially the angry dude in sunglasses at about 2:51 — apparently he thinks nothing can ever top […]

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Dream Catcher

Jenn Porreca Reader Find

By Jenn Porreca in New Events on Friday 14 March 2008

The Bay Area is home to many things that remind us of our lost childhood, our forgotten innocence, and deep seeded secrets and dreams. Berkeley-based artist, Kukula, is one of those such reminders. This week she is travelling to Los Angelese with one of her largest exhibitions to date. Dream Catcher will open this Friday, March 14th, at Thinkspace Gallery.

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Sarajo Frieden exhibits in LA

Yuko Shimizu Reader Find

By Yuko Shimizu in New Art on Friday 7 March 2008

Sarajo Frieden’s paintings, with happy colors and delicate line work, are so beautiful, I feel like just want to jump in there and swim through all the lines. For lucky ones in Los Angeles, her new show Another Green World, is opening at LittleBird Gallery on March 15th.

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Berlin’s Dense record store

Ari Stein Reader Find

By Ari Stein in Cool Travel on Saturday 2 February 2008

One of the best record stores I have visited in recent times is the centrally located music store, Dense in Berlin. Their selection is impeccable, their staff are very friendly, and they know their music. I have visited many music stores around the world — including Ameoba in LA, Tower in Tokyo, Kims in New […]

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