Pop up museums are a real thing in L.A.

February 23rd, 2018

More and more these days, eclectic pop up museums are offering unique temporary experiences in LA like the Museum of Ice Cream. The newest one on the scene is Happy Place. This immersive experience was created simply to make people happy. It will filled with over the top installations to evoke joy and happiness through eclectic subject matter and color. It will take place at the Event Deck at L.A. LIVE. Unique spaces include world’s largest indoor confetti dome, rubber ducky immersion and super bloom room. Happy Place runs from April 26 – May 27, 2018. If you like taking selfies, this is the perfect must visit venue for its beautiful colors and fun atmosphere.

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Tattoo: The exhibition at NHM

February 16th, 2018

Now through April 15, enjoy a beautiful exhibition that spans 5,000 years. Tattoo offers insight into ancient and modern tattoo practices, techniques and meaning. The art is gorgeous and the attention to detail and story telling in beyond compare. The exhibit features more than 230 images and objects, ranging from historical artifacts to intricate contemporary designs tattooed onto silicone models of the human body. After 5,000 years, tattoo flourishes in riotous variety, and has moved off the skin to influence other art forms, fashion, product design, and beyond. This special exhibit will be held at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles.

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Sew darn cool: QuiltCon: FEB 22-25

February 13th, 2018

Get ready for one of the coolest and most creative events of the year — QuiltCon 2018! This is where the best of the best quilters show off their creations. Come see over 550 modern quilts on display, including 360 juried in from Modern Quilt Guild members around the world. The conference features four days of workshops and lectures led by leading designers and quilters, and the show floor has dozens of vendors and exhibitors for days of shopping and fun. This is the largest modern quilting show of its kind and thousands of attendees and endless inspiration. QuiltCon takes place at the Pasadena Convention Center.

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What do you love about NoHo Seniors Arts Colony?

February 9th, 2018

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! We thought we would share some NoHo Senior Arts Colony amenities love with you. When you live here, you’ll be able to enjoy a creative atmosphere whether you are an artist or not. Exclusive to us is a stadium-style, 78-seat performing arts theater professionally run by The Road Theatre Company. Watch incredible performances or help the production behind the scenes. Our spacious visual arts studio gets lots of natural light and is a great space to stay inspired. You can also take advantage of EngAGE — a complimentary, onsite arts, health, wellness, and interactive community programs designed just for you. To support active lifestyles, we’ve got a heated swimming pool and fully equipped fitness studio. There are also many stylish places here to gather and connect such as the artist’s lounge and terrace, billiards room, and literary studio. Visit us today and learn more.

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Black History Month events in L.A.

February 7th, 2018

There are numerous events in the southland to celebrate Black History Month. Since 1976, this month-long celebration has honored the pivotal role of African Americans in history. The month of February was chosen to honor the birthdays of Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln. The United Kingdom and Canada also celebrate this month. The origins of this special month go all the way back to 1915. The theme for this year’s month is “African Americans in Times of War” and acknowledges the contributions of African American soldiers now and all the way back to the Revolutionary War. Check out the events in the Los Angeles area for this special month.

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Lunar New Year Festival in Beverly Hills: FEB 11

January 31st, 2018

Experience the festive Lunar Year in Beverly Hills this year! This fun celebration at the Saban Theatre takes place on February 11 at 2pm. Enjoy the “Charming Jing-Jin-Ji” variety show with live acrobatics, musical performances and more. The Beverly Hills Conference & Visitors Bureau (BHCVB), in partnership with China International Culture Association (CICA) and Beijing, Tianjin and Hebei Associations for Cultural Exchanges, with the support of the Chinese Consulate of Los Angeles, will host this event. Tickets are $8.

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Pure gold: King Tut exhibit @ CA Science Center

January 30th, 2018

There are some events that only happen once in a lifetime. Check out the exclusive King Tut exhibit at the California Science Center opening on March 24. This is a very special event that celebrates the 100-year anniversary of the discovery of King Tut’s tomb by archaeologist/artist Howard Carter. It took over 15 years for him excavating in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt to finally find the most in tact burial chamber in the history of Egyptology. Many of his peers didn’t believe he would ever discover it and tried to discourage him. Carter ignored the critics and kept true to his instincts and found what he referred to as “wonderful things” and the ultimate bragging rights. The world premiere of KING TUT: TREASURES OF THE GOLDEN PHARAOH is the largest King Tut exhibition that will ever tour. Discover over 150 authentic artifacts from King Tut’s celebrated tomb – 60 of which have never traveled outside of Egypt, until now. Find out about his lineage and health. Hurry! This special event will be sure to sell out!

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