Nobody seemed to mind the cloudy weather, as thousands of patrons gathered on the sprawling USC campus this past weekend for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. The 21st annual event hosted a wide variety of readings, performances and “ideas exchanges” with authors and cultural figures of the moment (see the full list here). Notable new media entity #EmergingUS […]
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On Tuesday, 1/24 evening, no one cared to be inside the bar at West Hollywood’s The Standard Hotel. Instead, patrons opted to grab a drink in the underground parking garage and observe the Art in the Parking Space. This year-long series of performative installations are a part of Pacific Standard Time’s (PST) Performance and Public Art Festival that is curated by Amanda Hunt of LA>