Famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo revealed her soul in the brush strokes of her self-portraits. Nearly 60 years after her death, the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach is set to show a different side of Kahlo's life through photographs. The exhibit Frida Kahlo, Her Photos, curated by Pablo Or ... More >>
This half-hour documentary is a quick, enjoyable intro to Mexican wrestling's desmadre
So you're not so keen on going to Irvine, spending the afternoon in the sun and eating Greek food at the Greek festival at this weekend? How about schmoozing inside a museum a while watching a performance by something called the Sirena Serpentina Fire dancers.
This Sunday, as part of Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980, The GRAMMY Museum, along with Museum of Latin American Art, presents performances by and discussions with Little Willie G of legendary R&B group Thee Midniters and vocalist-producer-poet Rubén Guevara and his new band the ... More >>
Museum of Latin America Art
www.facebook.com/PaulFrank The official Facebook page of cartoonist/artist/fashion designer Paul Frank quizzed faithful fans by asking "Who am I?" after posting a new Polaroid-style image. The clues were obvious--the floral crown, the unibrow no one else could really pull off . . . superimposed o ... More >>
The photographers in 'Changing the Focus' explore the dark side of Latin America, but also its sense of humor
Museum of Latin American Art
Thursday Night Cheese & Wine Tasting, 5:30 p.m.Get an informal education on wine and cheese while enjoying a flight of the evenings' tasty offerings. Three tasting flights of two wines and three cheeses are offered each week for $15 per flight, and are described to you at tableside by friendly ... More >>
Children's Art Festival, Friday, 3:30 p.m.The Children's Arts Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for parents and children to enjoy a day discovering the arts together. Hands-on arts activities and free performances provide a delightful celebration of the rich and cultural traditions that thr ... More >>
Museum of Latin American Art
Arnaldo Roche: Hermandad/Brotherhood, until March 22Originally from Puerto Rico and educated at the Chicago Art Institute, Arnaldo Roche brings to the Museum of Latin American Art his densely layered, large-scale paintings, in which "trauma plays an important role," the artist says.Museum of Latin ... More >>
Arnaldo Roche: Brotherhood/Hermandad
Los Pinguos, Friday 5 p.m. Looks like the balloon wont be the only stupid thing at the Great Park this weekend. Orange County Great Park Off the 5 Fwy. Irvine, CA 949-724-6247 Casa De Tequila, Friday 8 p.m. This house has worms. Tia Juana's 14988 Sand Canyon Rd. Irvine, CA 949-551-2998 L.B.C. perf ... More >>
GOOD FOOT, Friday 9 p.m. Hop to the Good Foot and do the bad thing. Que Sera 1923 E. Seventh St. Long Beach CA 90813 562-599-6170 BAT WALK, Saturday 7:15 p.m. Fuck yes. Bring good walking shoes and a flashlight. Donna O'Neill Land Conservancy 28672 Ortega Hwy. San Juan Capistrano CA 92693 949-489-9 ... More >>
D+Lirium: Walter Goldfarb
Movie of the week: Baraka
'Unbroken Ties: Dialogues of Cuban Art'
Jesus Rafael Soto: The Universality of the Immaterial
Fernando Botero is stuck with his shtick
Bruno Widmann makes our puny mortal brain ache
Dr. Tina tells you what to put in your mouth
Marin exhibit lacks soul
Garcia Corderos Caribbean
Diego Rivera and the Mexicans
Shopping the museums
MoLAA offers a view of the world from its edges
Jose Gurvich and the construction of a new Constructivism
Unlikely interpretations at MOLAA- or is that MOOLAH?
Szyszlo mixes up Stonehenge, Area 51 and the Incas
Plus: Zapata, Zapata, Zapata!
Gerardo Chavezs dung-colored glasses