Ticketed – L.A. Times / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Michelle Morgan) — In this classically styled comedy of manners set in Los Angeles, sophisticated thirtysomethings try to determine whether ideal happiness exists in coupledom or if the perfectly suited couple is actually just an urban myth. Cast: Michelle Morgan, Dree Hemingway, Jorma Taccone, Kentucker Audley, Margarita Levieva, Adam Shapiro. LOS ANGELES PREMIERE. Followed by a performance by Electric Guest. The
Ticketed – Writer/director Alex Ross Perry (2014’s Listen Up Philip) returned to the Sundance Film Festival in 2017 with another acerbic ensemble, this time exploring the personal torment belying domesticated oblivion. His impressive cast embraces both the dramatic and darkly comedic faces of despair intertwining throughout the incisive script; Emily Browning, Adam “Ad-rock” Horovitz, Mary-Louise Parker, Lily Rabe, Jason Schwartzman, Chloë Sevigny. As with his previous works, Golden Exits is
Ticketed – Jill, a lonely, distraught housewife with four unruly children, paces on her dining room table with a belt around her neck, contemplating a desperate end to her wretchedness. Her husband, Bill, focused on his identity as breadwinner and an affair with a lusty co-worker, is as oblivious to Jill’s growing terror that she will do something destructive as he is to the panic at his unraveling company. Meanwhile,
Ticketed – Gook / U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Justin Chon) — Eli and Daniel—Korean American brothers who run a shoe store in Paramount, California—form an unlikely friendship with Kamilla, an 11-year-old African American girl. As Daniel dreams of becoming a recording artist and Eli struggles to keep the store afloat, LA’s racial tensions erupt during the infamous 1992 riots. Cast: Justin Chon, Simone Baker, David So, Curtiss Cook Jr., Sang
RSVP – CHAPTER ONE is the inaugural trans-disciplinary exhibition of creative collective MAISON FUTURO. Blending the worlds of audio, visual and conceptual art, Maison Futuro has produced an evening showcasing emerging talent from throughout the Asia Pacific region and homegrown in Los Angeles all under the roof of The Theatre at Ace Hotel. Just as B&O PLAY is at the forefront of linking design and functionality, Maison Futuro’s CHAPTER ONE
Ticketed – In conversation; Caitlyn Jenner discusses her new book “The Secret of my Life” at the Los Angeles Times Ideas Exchange.
Ticketed – KPFK and Experience Vinyl present WERD: A Live Magazine Celebrating Music and Activism benefiting P.S. ARTS featuring music and conversation with Shepard Fairey, Perry Farrell, Shirley Manson, John Densmore.
Ticketed – Check out Goldenvoice presents Pixies at Ace Hotel Downtown LA in Los Angeles.
Coachella weekend 2 is officially a thing. Over the weekend, Chanel Iman, Jamie Chung and other desert tastemakers attended the third installment of Belvedere Vodka’s “Belvedere Vodka x Noisey: Behind the Scene,” event series at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs. The coveted poolside party featured a live performance by “Next” artist DJ Esco, who was hand selected by longtime collaborator and “Now” artist Future, as one to watch in
RSVP – Do-Over x adidas Palm Springs Take Over at the Ace Hotel.