Plumed Serpent: unique head-dresses by Daniella White

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By Sequoia Emmanuelle in New Fashion on Friday 23 December 2011

Daniella White is the designer of Plumed Serpent, extravagant headdresses that she hand makes herself in Los Angeles. Each headdress is a magical blend of feathers, recycled furs, vintage jewels and gems, fine fabrics and chains. You truly become a goddess, a queen or whatever your heart desires when you wear her pieces. Where do you wear them? I like to walk around the house in my bathrobe with my fancy Plumed Serpent pieces. Yes, I collect them and I feel fabulous.

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The second annual Ellen Art Show

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By Cary Polkovitz in New Events on Thursday 22 December 2011

With over 60 artists participating this year, The Ellen Art Show is a charity event featuring portraits of popular talkshow host and activist, Ellen DeGeneres. The profits for the show are donated to the Trevor Project, which is ‘determined to end suicide among LGBTQ youth by providing life-saving and life-affirming resources and advocacy/educational programs that […]

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The Apple Sisters perform at Largo in LA

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By Melissa Banigan in New Events on Tuesday 19 July 2011

‘It’s Sarah Silverman meets the Shaggs’, writes the LA Times. Past performers on Comedy Central, The Apple Sisters have won a mess of awards for best musical comedy act.

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Chelsea Wolfe

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By drave n. in New Music on Monday 20 June 2011

Los Angeles, California, home of one the darkest, yet bright, musical minds I’ve heard. Chelsea Wolfe’s voice and rough riffs can turn suns and blue skies into the most enjoyable rainy days.

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We Were Promised Jetpacks

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By Nate Frizzell in New Music on Monday 30 May 2011

I came across We Were Promised Jetpacks a couple years ago on satellite radio when I was driving from New York to Los Angeles with a friend. I grabbed the album (These Four Walls) when I got home and I’ve been hooked ever since. I can listen to their song, Keeping Warm [listen below], on a loop all day.

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Sqirl: a new preserve company

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By Eat. Sip. Chew. in New Food and Packaging on Sunday 15 May 2011

A year ago you could happily find me here, writing for Lost At E Minor, and cooking away in Los Angeles restaurant kitchens. A year later, I’ve launched Sqirl (for the old saying ‘Squirreling Things Away’), a preservation company dedicated to jams, jellies, and marmalades made from certified organic seasonal fruit no more than 200 miles from Sqirl’s commercial kitchen.

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Up and Down and Top and Bottom exhibition

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By Steve from Spirit Animal in New Art on Saturday 14 May 2011

This new series of alternative sculptures by Brendan Lott uses the wall as part of the ‘canvas’, so if you were to buy one of his pieces, he would have to recreate it on the actual wall in your home.

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Kitchen 24 in Hollywood

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By Michelle Wilding in Cool Travel on Friday 4 February 2011

Kitchen 24 is one of the neatest places to dine in the Los Angeles district. Not only is the food unbelievably tasty, but it’s open 24/7, making it the perfect place to eat that Mediterranean tofu omelette you’re craving at 4pm when you wake up from a long night out. I strongly recommend the chamomile […]

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Fun video for Rafter’s No Fucking Around

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By Zolton in New Music on Friday 28 January 2011

Directed by Matt Wells and shot in Los Angeles, this video for the Rafter song No Fucking Around is awesome. Why? Err, well, start with the rather unorthodox casting and go from there.

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What Los Angeles would look like if it was deserted

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By Zolton in Cool Travel on Tuesday 25 January 2011

Polluted, overrun, and over-trafficked. And that’s just the back streets of Los Angeles. Our friends over at Wild Ammo have published a collection of photos that anwer the inpenetrable question: ‘what if everyone suddenly disappeared from the city? It would look quite deserted, and even eerie’. Indeed.

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The whimsical world of Naida Begeta

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By Eve Politanoff in New Fashion on Friday 14 January 2011

Beginning with only a few ribbons of fabric, these outfits were sewn by Bosnian designer Naida Begeta, as she was unable to find anything that suited her personal style.

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Visions Of Worlds by Brooke Shaden

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By Nini Baseema in New Photography on Monday 13 December 2010

Do you know the feeling when you come across a painting or a photo and it really gets to you somehow in a very straightforward kind of way? That’s how I feel when I look at Brooke Shaden’s work.

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Feral Honey

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By Kira Heuer in New Products on Friday 29 October 2010

Wild little bees in Los Angeles are buzzing around their local turf gathering from what happens to be in bloom making each batch of Feral Honey to have its own unique flavor. Russell Bates and Amy Seidenwurm sided with Mother Nature and natural selection allowing the bees to do their own thing, resulting in resillient, […]

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Bombay by El Guincho

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By Gerry Mak in Video on Saturday 2 October 2010

It may be because I am currently hanging out in the bedlam known as Los Angeles, but I find this video by El Guincho for his song Bombay to be rather titillating beyond the fact that there are no small number of, er, tits shown in it.

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Test Kitchen

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By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 11 September 2010

Test Kitchen is just the place for those who dream about being the personal guinea pigs for famous chefs. This new LA hotspot offers a quasi-permanent pop-up experience with gastronomic genius circulating through on a regular basis.

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