AES Power Plant

GO! CA 101 Group Show Includes My Photography

My @SouthBayMuse photography was selected, along with works by 126 other California artists, for the 2015 CA 101 art exhibition, a juried group show Read more [...]
Round Up at L.A. LIVE

ROUND UP at L.A. LIVE: DTLA’s Ultimate Country Street Party on FRI 7/24

This Texas gal is looking forward to a FREE event in Downtown Los Angeles this week where I can kick up my heels and DANCE! Grab your Western boots, put Read more [...]

GO! ediBOL now open in DTLA Arts District

The Asian fusion eatery ediBOL is NOW open in the Arts District, offering an artisanal array of what owner/chef Andrea Uyeda calls “BOLs” =  seasonally Read more [...]
Cookbooks and Vintage Tins

MEET ME THERE: This Week in the Arts District 7-16 thru 7-19

There is LOTS to do in the Arts District this weekend starting tonight! THU 7/16 @ 5-9pm ARTS DISTRICT FARMERS MARKET Bloom Square aka Traction Read more [...]

GO! The Chicano Collection produced by Cheech, Richard S. Duardo and Melissa Richardson Banks now on view at Plaza de la Raza

On Thursday, June 18 @ 7-9pm, join us for the opening of the exhibition The Chicano Collection/La Colección Chicana at Plaza de la Raza, a groundbreaking Read more [...]
Head brewer Samuel Chawinga and Melissa Richardson Banks

Boomtown? DTLA Arts District Poised to Become L.A.’s Craft Brewing Center

As the number of coffee roasters in the Arts District has rapidly grown, the number of beer makers is also increasing in the neighborhood. According to Read more [...]

GO! Downtown Dark Nights returns to L.A. LIVE on Friday, June 12

L.A. LIVE kicks off its new "Summer in the City" series with Downtown Dark Nights event on Friday, June 12. Enjoy live music, live performances, live Read more [...]
Summer in the City

MARK THE DATES & GO! L.A. LIVE hosts NEW “Summer in the City” series in DTLA

Don't MISS L.A.'s BEST SUMMER EVER! The FREE Summer In The City series at L.A. LIVE launches on Friday, June 12 with the popular Downtown Dark Nights Read more [...]
© "Happy Birthday Arts District Style, 1.9.12" by Melissa Richardson Banks

PROJECT 52: It’s My Birthday on June 5 …

Yep, it’s my birthday on Friday, June 5, and I've decided to walk, cycle or drive every single one of the 52 blocks that constitutes the current “official Read more [...]

SHOP! The Fenix LA Candles at Arts District Co-Op

I absolutely adore the perfumed selection of coconut-soy candles with wood wicks made and sold exclusively by The Fenix LA. Starting in May, scent-designer extraordinaire Read more [...]
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