LOCATION: Los Angeles
WHAT INSPIRES ME: My kids
FAVORITE PLACE TO GET AWAY IN MY AREA: There are so many cool hidden public stair hikes in the area. One of my favorites is La Loma in Pasadena.
FAVORITE WRITERS: Phillip Roth, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jodi Picoult
ARTIST/CREATIVE YOU’D WANT TO HAVE LUNCH WITH: Mikhail Baryshnikov
MOST OVER-HYPED ARTIST: Coldplay
PERFECT SOUNDTRACK FOR WRITING: Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours or Beck’s Mellow Gold
WHY I LOVE WHERE I LIVE: South Pasadena is where serious artists, nice people, a few celebrities and great coffee shops collide to create the perfect neighborhood.
California becomes an international export by redefining the concept of city and home.
Through workshops, education and placed based projects, art is the connective tissue of a community.
Funding bubbles, cultural deserts and the politics of access to the arts in the 21st century.
At the shadow of the entertainment industry, video artists and underground filmmakers take a stand.
Noir, sunshine and dystopia create a multi-ethnic narrative that is read, watched and admired around the globe.
Multi-hyphenate works that combine disciplines, remix dogmas, and reinvent the wheel.
A dialogue between cultures, the music of our state serves up the California dream like no other artform.
Staging the drama of California through dance, music and theater.
Breaking away from the European and New York vanguard, California reinvents the art world.