MUSEUMS OF THE ARROYO DAY: a free ride back in time.

  Love to looky-loo at historical homes?  Interested in LAPD gangster-gumshoe struggles? Wish you could travel back in time?     Check out the 21st anniversary of the Museums of the Arroyo Day (MOTA) on Sunday, May 16th for all of the above (well, maybe not ACTUAL time travel…) plus suffragettes, a helicopter, and an Edwardian-era fashionista. You can park […]

Film Noir @ American Cinematheque/L.A. Noir @ Esotouric: Down these crooked streets….

  The weather forecast may call for sunshine and blue skies this weekend but it’s always shady in the land of Noir.  This weekend, check out gangsters and gun molls plus real-life cops and robbers.  Snap-brimmed fedoras optional….   The second* weekend of American Cinematheque’s Film Noir Festival at the Egyptian Theater features some interesting curiosities. The script for […]

The Doheny’s Cana Rum Bar/John Buntin’s L.A. Noir/D’town Art Walk: Rummies, Gangsters, and Artists

  Eat your Wheaties, Go Go’ers, because it’s gonna be a marathon of downtown fun Thursday night.  The usually exclusive/private Doheny kicks off the evening with an inclusive/public  opening party for the Cana Rum Bar: a benefit for the United States Foundation for the Children of Haiti.   A one-time $20 fee confers a one-year membership in the Cana […]