Pinaree Sanpitak: Hanging by a Thread (Thailand)

Pinaree Sanpitak: Hanging by a Thread (Thailand)

Through September 29, 2013 Ahmanson Building, Level 4 Los Angeles County Museum of Art 5905 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 Tickets: Members Free; Under 18 Free; Seniors & Students $10; Groups of 10+ $12; All other guests $15 Website: www.lacma.org/art/exhibition/pinaree-sanpitak-hanging-thread Since the early 1990s, Bangkok-based artist Pinaree Sanpitak has produced a diverse body of work exploring the human […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC)

22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture (FPAC)

Saturday & Sunday, September 7-8, 2013 10:00 am – 6:00 pm Pt. Fermin Park 807 W. Paseo Del Mar San Pedro (Los Angeles), CA 90731 Website:  filamarts.org/fpac The 22nd Annual Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture (FPAC) is an Angeleno tradition celebrating diversity through vivid artistry and cultural expression. It’s about you, me, family, tribes, being together, growing […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Docent Tours of the South and Southeast Asian Art Collection at LACMA

Docent Tours of the South and Southeast Asian Art Collection at LACMA

August 6, 13, 17, and 24, 2013 -August 6, Tuesday 3:00 PM Tour: South and Southeast Asian Art (50 mins) [LA Times Central Court] -August 13, Tuesday 1:00 PM Tour: South and Southeast Asian Art: Religion and Myth (20 mins) [LA Times Central Court] -August 17, Saturday 1:00 PM Tour: South and Southeast Asian Art: Religion and Myth (20 mins) [LA […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
Indian and Southeast Asian Collection: Sculpting Workshop (Thursday Summer Fun Children’s Activity)

Indian and Southeast Asian Collection: Sculpting Workshop (Thursday Summer Fun Children’s Activity)

Thursday, August 1, 2013 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Norton Simon Museum 411 West Colorado Boulevard Pasadena, CA 91105-1825 Meets in Entrance Gallery | Free with admission. This activity is designed for families with children ages 4–10. | No reservations needed Admission Fees: Adults $10.00, Seniors (ages 62 and above) $7.00; Children (ages 18 and […]

03.08.2013 · Filled under: Happenings ·
PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY – IN OBSERVENCE OF EID’L FITR (FEAST OF RAMADHAN)

PH CONSULATE HOLIDAY – IN OBSERVENCE OF EID’L FITR (FEAST OF RAMADHAN)

Los Angeles, 01 August 2013 – The Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles will be closed on 09 August 2013, in observance of Eid’L Fidtr (Feast of Ramadhan) under Presidential Proclamation No. 629. ###

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Local News ·
Madonna could bring character with multiple lives to the screen

Madonna could bring character with multiple lives to the screen

(Relaxnews) – The pop icon has optioned the movie rights to “The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells,” the novel’s author Andrew Sean Greer told Sfweekly.com. After “Filth and Wisdom” (2008) and “W.E.” (2011), Madonna could be gearing up to try her hand at directing again with this somewhat fantastical project, inspired by a novel published […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Books, Hollywood Stars, Music, Online ·
Cameron to release three ‘Avatar’ sequels

Cameron to release three ‘Avatar’ sequels

(LOS ANGELES, California-AFP) – Canadian director James Cameron is making three sequels to his film “Avatar,” which will be released between 2016 and 2018, Fox Studios announced Thursday. The 2009 film is the highest-grossing movie on record, having netted $2.8 billion at the box office worldwide. Cameron had originally planned for only two sequels. “In […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
One in three young Americans living at home: study

One in three young Americans living at home: study

(WASHINGTON, District of Columbia-AFP) – More than a third of young American adults live with his or her parents, a 40-year high, a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Institute suggests. In 2012, 36 percent of Americans aged 18 to 31 — or 21.6 million — lived with their parents, compared with 18.5 million […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Hong Kong billionaire plans huge Australian casino

Hong Kong billionaire plans huge Australian casino

(SYDNEY, New South Wales-AFP) – A Chinese billionaire has revealed plans for a Aus$4.2 billion (US$3.7 billion) tropical resort and casino in Australia which he says will be a “man-made wonder of the world”. The Queensland state government confirmed Friday it has streamlined the approval process for Tony Fung’s Aquis project near Cairns, plans for […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
The Moto X: An Android device that’s easy to use

The Moto X: An Android device that’s easy to use

(Relaxnews) – In what a number of tech journalists are already calling Android’s iPhone moment, Motorola and Google launched the Moto X — their first co-developed smartphone handset — at a huge launch event in New York on Thursday night. A device which puts simplicity and ease use above processor speeds and internal specifications. The […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
Giorgio Armani dresses ‘Paranoia’

Giorgio Armani dresses ‘Paranoia’

(Relaxnews) – The Italian designer has designed costumes for the upcoming Hollywood thriller, and also shows off his interior design skills. Back in 1980 Giorgio Armani first burst into American movie and fashion culture with his slick outfits for Richard Gere in Paul Schrader’s hit film “American Gigolo.” Now he’s returned to the silver screen for “Paranoia,” […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Videos ·
Paco Rabanne names new creative director

Paco Rabanne names new creative director

(Relaxnews) – The Paris-based brand has announced the appointment of Julien Dossena. The 30-year-old Frenchman is the third designer in as many years to take the reins at Paco Rabanne. Previous incumbent Lydia Maurer left the French luxury label in May, just one year after the departure of Indian designer Manish Arora who lasted a year […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, International Stars ·
New app for iPhone lets users take 20 high-res photos per second

New app for iPhone lets users take 20 high-res photos per second

(Relaxnews) – A new version of an app for the iPhone lets users take up to 20 high-resolution photos per second, making it ideal for capturing split-second moments, such as goals at a sporting event. The app, called SnappyCam version 3.0, was developed by inventor and electrical engineering PhD graduate John Papandriopoulos over two years. […]

02.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Home & Garden, Online, Science & Technology ·
Adidas unveils new Messi football boot

Adidas unveils new Messi football boot

(Relaxnews) – Adidas launched the latest iteration of the Adizero f50 Messi football boots collection, and unveiled a new clip featuring famed Argentine football star Leo Messi himself fitted up with a LED light suit to capture his moves on the field. The new Adizero f50 Messi boots (or soccer cleats), priced at €260, feature […]

Starbucks turns to Google for free WiFi in US cafes

Starbucks turns to Google for free WiFi in US cafes

(SAN FRANCISCO, California-AFP) – Google on Wednesday said it has been signed on to provide free high-speed wireless Internet service at all Starbucks cafes in the United States. Google will roll out WiFi service to the coffee giant’s 7,000 US cafes during the coming 18 months, replacing telecom titan AT&T as Internet provider. “When your […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Online, Science & Technology ·
Drinking milk after eating sugary foods may cut cavity risk

Drinking milk after eating sugary foods may cut cavity risk

(Relaxnews) – Washing down sugary breakfast cereal with milk after eating may help cut tooth decay, a new small study finds. Drinking milk after eating ready-to-eat cereal was found to reduce plaque acid levels and may prevent damage to tooth enamel that leads to cavities, researchers from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Video: Is it a car? Is it a plane? No, it’s both

Video: Is it a car? Is it a plane? No, it’s both

(Relaxnews) – The Terrafugia Transition performs its incredible party trick for the first time in front of a live audience. For avid fans of the James Bond film franchise, the flying car is nothing new, after all, it’s how Christopher Lee’s Scaramanga evaded Roger Moore’s Bond in the 19474 film “The Man with the Golden […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology, Videos ·
Google+ trends: Samsung beat out Apple in consumer survey

Google+ trends: Samsung beat out Apple in consumer survey

(Relaxnews) – On Thursday, August 1, Google+ users are buzzing about news that the Samsung Galaxy S3 beat Apple’s iPhone 5 in a US consumer satisfaction survey. The survey, conducted by the American Customer Satisfaction Index and released July 31, found that in terms of consumer satisfaction, the Samsung Galaxy S3 rated higher than Apple’s […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Apps, Online, Science & Technology ·
NY bid to ban giant fizzy drinks falls flat

NY bid to ban giant fizzy drinks falls flat

(NEW YORK CITY-AFP) – New York’s bid to ban giant, sugary sodas on public health grounds suffered a new setback on Tuesday when an appeals court upheld a ruling striking down the proposed legislation. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who has championed the measure as part of the fight against an obesity epidemic and rampant diabetes, immediately […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
Trailer: Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper take on 1970s style and attitude in ‘American Hustle’

Trailer: Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper take on 1970s style and attitude in ‘American Hustle’

(Relaxnews) – Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner also appear in the trailer from David O. Russell’s forthcoming film. ABC’s “Good Morning America” was the first to get its hands on a preview of “American Hustle.” The 1 minute, 30 second clip leaves us in the dark regarding the plot and focuses instead of […]

01.08.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·