Archives for: Art

Virgin Mary

Vignettes of the Virgin Mary can be seen throughout Echo Park.  Above: Lot 663 on Logan and Sunset.

Sketch (Art) Work of Jim Rugg

There’s endless power in the ballpoint pen over the sword. Artist Jim Rugg illustrates just that at Echo Park’s iam8bit exhibit “Notebook Nerd.”  If you’d like to get transfixed over 50 masterful sketches on his canvas of choice — a spiral-bound notebook — you’re in for a treat. “Helvetica vs. Arial” inspired an ontological diatribe […]

Por Favor, Señor Fish!

Did the construction build-out of Señor Fish only include white base paint and primer?  For non-natives, the etched graffiti on all the restaurant’s windows may make you cringe. I’ve read the media backlash on the taco joint’s recent “soft opening” in The LA Times and EaterLA, but por favor (!), let’s dab some paint on […]

Our Lady of Loretto Spring Carnival

There’s a little-known music festival in the desert this weekend, but if you were at Coachella last weekend and need some grounding, why not go locally? The playground of Our Lady of Loretto Elementary School, a fixture in Echo Park since 1911, hosts a Spring Carnival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday this weekend. Admission is free, […]