Category: Los Angeles

The Body as Archive

Installation view of “Current State of Everything: The Body As Archive” (2018) by dana washington in Time is Running Out of Time: Experimental Film and Video from the LA Rebellion and Today at Art + Practice (photo by Joshua White) via Hyperallergic.

Unariun Disco

UNARIUS NIGHT! with Director Jodi Wille Including… A UNARIUS Mixtape recently-unearthed and extremely rare Unarius videos from the 70s and 80s AND a rare new transfer of the Unarius psychodrama: THE DECLINE AND DESTRUCTION OF THE ORION EMPIRE – PART 4: RELIGIOUS DECEPTION AND SPIRITUAL…

Women Under the Influence

A journey into the ritualistic, intuitive and ecstatic worlds of Los Angeles through the female lens. A curated collection of short films and rare footage are screened on the rooftop with filmmakers Barbara McCullough (Water Ritual #1), Jodi Wille (The Source Family), and artist Megan…

Wiley Yoga Tales

Tune into last week’s Expanding Mind podcast, Erik’s description— “Yogi, psychonaut, and dear old pal Spiros Antonopoulos returns to talk about the Ashtanga lineage, Crowley’s yoga chops, the gifts of rigorous practice, NYC punk yoga, psychedelic Patanjali, and the ups and downs of opening his &…

Transcendent TV: The OA

Our pals Ashley & JC pushed us to The OA this past week, so we’ve been catching up. Beyond the tasty cinematic references, and compelling storytelling style, several pop California tropes emerge with resonance to our yoga practices. Here’s a few we found compelling (and…

S U P E R B L O O M

LA’s hillsides are in full bloom! They look as if someone got carried away on Holi and tossed gulal powder throughout the hillsides! It’s definitely worth a trip out of the city to take in the scenery. If you go: tread lightly, stay on the…

Libraries x Museums = 💥

Libraries! One of the few remaining bastions of social good that enable and empower everyone without discrimination. Where we can 1) READ 2) take classes 3) participate in cultural programs 4) stream movies!…and NOW?! 5) visit a handful of local LA museums for free. See the full list here. 

Cold Yoga

According to the National Weather Service, this has been the coldest February in Los Angeles since 1962. Brrr! On the plus side? LA, ever on the cusp of the wellness trends, is also concurrently exploring cold yoga. We’ll be sitting by our space heaters and will sit…

That’s Art You’re Sitting On

LA’s Metro bus seat fabric is considered to be one of the county’s largest public art installations. And all over the world the intricacies of creating palatable, culturally appropriate, geographically-specific public transit seats is a most serious affair. Dive into the world of seat cover design at City Lab. 

Fluxus Frequencies

More Fluxus upcoming at the LA Phil: Alison Knowles & Ryoji Ikeda • Re-collecting the Global South:  Sublime Frequencies’ Experimental Ethnomusicology. Super excited about this in Santa Barbara…Whooo hoo!

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