THE SMELL is the best place to see underground and experimental music in Los Angeles. And their show on May 5th, PYSCHO DE MAYO!!!, only further proved that point.
By the time we arrived at the venue, the second to last ensemble was already midway through their set. They [read more...]
You weren’t anyone in the 70′s Los Angeles scene unless Brad Elterman took your picture. And his recently published book, Like It Was Yesterday, features the beautiful images he captured during the time in crisp detail – offering a glimpse into a world you could have only wished to be [read more...]
Teapots come in a variety of shapes and sizes from all over the globe. However, the cutest and coolest ones are definitely imported from Asia where the practice of drinking tea first originated. At Far Leaves Tea in Berkeley [CA], we came across some really interesting designs from companies [read more...]
The guardian protecting hipsters in Williamsburg from Fashionistas in New York is this noble sword-wielding Samurai. It seems like it’s just the beginning of a rad mural that’s going to canvass the entire wall, since you can see it was primed for it. The piece was visible only from the [read more...]
Is this 17th century Japanese sculpture evidence of an ancient Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle? Kevin Eastman drew the rad pizza eating heroes as we know them today, but it’s possible that an ancient craftsman had the idea long ago. This particular piece and the others featured below are part [read more...]