Beautiful, painted looking sky as viewed from Venice Beach.
The Broad Foundation has set up a live online camera feed so that people can track the progress of the museum. The feed also provides high-definition images of the construction site updated every 15 minutes. Construction on the museum building itself is scheduled to start in 2012.
Here’s LACMA’s California Design, 1930-1965: “Living in a Modern Way” exhibition getting installed in the Resnick Pavilion–the show includes this mini version of the Pacific Palisades Eames House (aka Case Study House #8), which will house the real Eames living room.
Los Angeles resident Chanel Tapper can claim the state’s longest tongue. Her tongue, according to Guinness, measures 3.8 inches from tip to top lip. She was beat out for the world record by Stephen Taylor of the United Kingdom, whose tongue measures 3.86 inches.
One thing that sucks about Los Angeles are the constant award ceremonies and premieres and other traffic obstructions that boil up pretty badly once a quarter. For the late summer/early autumn quarter, the Emmy Awards are the number one annoyance. The short of it is that the above map details the blockades that will be up Downtown for the awards.
Cirque du Soleil’s first Los Angeles foray Iris arrived in the city earlier this summer with a lot of buzz. The movie themed acrobatic show based out of the Kodak Theatre has been up for over two months now and the LA Times has done a great video documenting a behind the scenes look at a promotional photo shoot for the show. The video of the shoot captures the show’s actors in and out of costume and gives you a peek into photographer Jay L. Clendenin’s process.
2012 may yield a lot of new things for us but it is mostly certain that the world will not be ending nor will there be any catastrophic madness occurring. However, San Fernando Valley porn company Pink Visual beg to differ and are constructing a full service studio and entertainment center for you to ride out disaster in the most stimulating way possible. Is this the silliest idea ever or the silliest idea ever?
In the grand tradition of all Chick-Fil-A restaurant openings, the first 100 customers of the new Highland and Sunset location will get free food there for a year. We were excited about the opening of the restaurant but, now, we may have to camp out to get free food…