Category: Arts & Culture

Cultured Cool: Design Your Dream Home in West Hollywood Image
By Staff Writer - March 28, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Cultured Cool: Design Your Dream Home in West Hollywood

If you’re looking for interior design help, or you’re always on the prowl for unique furniture and art to spice up your home, the West Hollywood Design District is where you want to be.

Artist Spotlight: Chase Erachi Image
By Staff Writer - March 25, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Artist Spotlight: Chase Erachi

On Sunset Boulevard between Sherbourne Drive and Horn Avenue, bold, colorful patterns cover the sidewalk and utility boxes. Pattern Park, an eye-catching art installation, was created by artist Chase Erachi as part of the City of…

The Sunset Strip is Still a Musician’s Rite of Passage Image
By Staff Writer - March 24, 2020 - Arts & Culture

The Sunset Strip is Still a Musician’s Rite of Passage

West Hollywood is home to some of the world’s most legendary concert venues, from the Troubadour to the Roxy Theatre, to the Whisky a Go Go and more. These venues have hallowed histories, hosting countless iconic…

Q&A: Architect and Designer Gulla Jónsdóttir Image
By Carole Dixon - March 24, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Q&A: Architect and Designer Gulla Jónsdóttir

Dynamic and driven, Icelandic-born Gulla Jónsdóttir is the principal of her namesake architecture and design business, and also sits on the board of the West Hollywood Design District as the Arts Chair.

The Troubadour, Shaping Music History Since 1957 Image
By Chris Epting - March 23, 2020 - Arts & Culture

The Troubadour, Shaping Music History Since 1957

The word “troubadour” refers to a poet and musician, singing tales of romance, in 11th through 13th century France. Doug Weston, who founded the Troubadour in 1957 as a venue for folk artists and singer-songwriters, referred…

Visit the West Hollywood Filming Locations of Reality TV Shows Image
By Maxine Tatlonghari - March 22, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Visit the West Hollywood Filming Locations of Reality TV Shows

Celebrities flock to West Hollywood to eat, shop, play, party and take meetings at all sorts of local businesses. You’ve seen these places on reality TV, and now your friends can see them on your Instagram.

The Roxy: A Legacy of Music and Nightlife Image
By Chris Epting - March 21, 2020 - Arts & Culture

The Roxy: A Legacy of Music and Nightlife

The Roxy Theatre is one of the Sunset Strip’s long-standing and legendary venues. For over 40 years, The Roxy has continually offered an exciting lineup of both new and established artists.

Wigs and Wonder: West Hollywood’s Drag Legacy Image
By Staff Writer - March 18, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Wigs and Wonder: West Hollywood’s Drag Legacy

As the nation’s most visible gayborhood, West Hollywood has been a center of drag culture for decades and is a prime destination for both casual observers and die-hard fans of the art form.

Jim Morrison’s Favorite Hangouts in West Hollywood Image
By Chris Epting - March 18, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Jim Morrison’s Favorite Hangouts in West Hollywood

If Jim Morrison were alive today, there’s no doubt the Lizard King would still be hanging around West Hollywood. Some of the most memorable music moments of Morrison’s life happened in local establishments—and a few of…

Artist Spotlight: Katie Brightside Image
By Maxine Tatlonghari - March 12, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Artist Spotlight: Katie Brightside

Meet British artist Katie Brightside, who talks about her work and shares her perfect West Hollywood day.

Walkable West Hollywood: Golden Era Architecture Image
By Staff Writer - March 12, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Walkable West Hollywood: Golden Era Architecture

Stroll through West Hollywood’s architectural golden era with this walking tour planned by the West Hollywood Preservation Alliance.

Legendary Sunset Strip Hot Spots, Past and Present Image
By Staff Writer - March 12, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Legendary Sunset Strip Hot Spots, Past and Present

Since the early days of West Hollywood, the Sunset Strip has been a party destination like no other, home to gangsters in the roaring 1920s, and the playground of Hollywood royalty then and now.

Summer on Sunset: History of the Sunset Strip Image
By Chris Epting - March 11, 2020 - Arts & Culture

Summer on Sunset: History of the Sunset Strip

It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1920s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood bordered on the…

The Top Non-Touristy Activities in West Hollywood Image
By Jenny Adams - March 11, 2020 - Arts & Culture

The Top Non-Touristy Activities in West Hollywood

The best trips are the ones where you don’t feel like a tourist. Here are our top picks for local-but-memorable activities in the neighborhood of West Hollywood and a few beyond, in the city of Los…

9 Most Instagrammable Spots in West Hollywood Image
By Maxine Tatlonghari - March 10, 2020 - Arts & Culture

9 Most Instagrammable Spots in West Hollywood

West Hollywood is arguably one of the most Instagrammable cities in the world.

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