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Echo Park Art: SUPER iam8bit’s Opening Night Extravaganza

A line of attendees — spanning the sidewalk from Mohawk to Rosemont on Sunset Blvd. — waited patiently during iam8bit’s Opening Night extravaganza last Thursday, August 11th.  Luckily, yours truly was on the “first name only” VIP list (by sheer luck and coincidence). And, what a sight to behold!  The art show quietly drew more […]

Lotus Festival 2011, Underwhelming*

No lotuses, dragon boat race, or fireworks?  Such was the state of affairs for this weekend’s 33rd Annual Lotus Festival.  It was a paired-down, low-key weekend event, with limited booths, attendance, and fanfare.  Sadly, happy hour at Taix felt rowdier than this weekend’s festivities. The Militant Angeleno concurs. Tomorrow, Echo Park Lake will officially be […]

Attendance At This Weekend’s Lotus(less) Festival? Why, Yes!

It wouldn’t truly be Summer in Echo Park without the 33rd Annual Lotus Festival, sans the darling lotus leaves of its namesake. Top Reasons to Go: 1.  Admission is free. 2.  The Lotus Festival will disappear for the next 2 years while Echo Park Lake is rehabbed under Prop O. 3.  A fireworks show above […]

Echo Park PDA (Public Displays of Art) Saturday, May14th

PDAs go beyond the grassy knolls of Echo Park Lake…  Although you’re more than welcome to make-out, high school-style, all day Saturday, too. Support local Echo Park restaurants, retailers, and artists — or just take a leisurely stroll to music and sidewalk chalk — this Saturday, May 14th, from noon to 6 pm at the […]