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Month: October 2010

Sufjan Stevens, Wiltern LG

Sufjan Stevens, Wiltern LG

I’d been looking forward to seeing Sufjan Stevens for quite some time.    Many years in fact, since after 2005’s Illinois he nearly gave up live performing – or at least touring. To my surprise the standing room only section at the Wiltern was filled with folding chairs.  Apparently someone had predetermined that this audience didn’t stand up, and they were right.  The only time anyone stood up was before Sufjan came back for the first (and only) encore.  If…

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Art Walk October

Art Walk October

Pepperdine is doing their best to chew up their MBA students before spitting them out in a few months.  I now only get over 5 hours of sleep on days that start with S.  I still managed to set aside two hours to visit the Art Walk. Anyone who pays anything to park downtown simply doesn’t know their way around or is afraid to walk a few blocks to get to their destination.  I found free parking (some meters are…

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Brewery Art Walk & Beyond Eden Art Festival

Brewery Art Walk & Beyond Eden Art Festival

On Saturday Sam and I took a break from schoolwork and headed to the Brewery Art Walk.  I’d been to this art walk twice before, the last time in early 2009.  I don’t think I’ll go again – as most of the art was exactly the same, and hardly any was impressive at all. What we did see was a ton of hipster doofuses (although, adding “doofus” to hipster at this point may be overkill as it is implied…).  Hard…

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Hive

Hive

I’ve been trying to have a painting at the Hive Gallery every month now since May.  In August my painting got bumped because it was too large.  It resurfaced for the September show, but I don’t think I posted a picture here because I ended up missing the Art Walk.  Below is a photo: For the October show I was a bit worried.  I knew the show was going to have a “Hell vs. Monster Mash” theme – and I…

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