Category: Arts & Culture

Cultured Cool: Design Your Dream Home in West Hollywood Image
By Visit West Hollywood Staff - 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.

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…

Legendary Sunset Strip Hot Spots, Past and Present Image
By Visit West Hollywood Staff - 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.

A 3-Day Music Weekend on the Sunset Strip Image
By Lina Lecaro - March 2, 2020 - Arts & Culture

A 3-Day Music Weekend on the Sunset Strip

West Hollywood embodies the heart, soul, and thrill of music like no other city. Music lovers enjoy myriad sounds and scenes to choose from every night.

The Top Non-Touristy Activities in West Hollywood Image
By Jenny Adams - December 11, 2019 - 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…

West Hollywood Legacies: Book Soup Image
By Alison Martino - December 2, 2019 - Arts & Culture

West Hollywood Legacies: Book Soup

Book Soup has been known, both then and now, for its endless supply of books, stacked high and crammed into tall shelves. Their titles have attracted a clientele of locals, tourists, and the entertainment crowd for…

The Troubadour, Shaping Music History Since 1957 Image
By Chris Epting - October 23, 2019 - 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…

Walkable West Hollywood: Golden Era Architecture Image
By Visit West Hollywood Staff - September 12, 2019 - 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.

Gone But Not Forgotten in West Hollywood Image
By Chris Epting - September 10, 2019 - Arts & Culture

Gone But Not Forgotten in West Hollywood

Certain iconic establishments along the Strip may be gone, but their legacies still help shape the mystique and lore of the area. Without them, the Strip wouldn’t be what it is today.

9 Most Instagrammable Spots in West Hollywood Image
By Maxine Tatlonghari - September 10, 2019 - Arts & Culture

9 Most Instagrammable Spots in West Hollywood

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

The Sunset Strip’s Historic Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards Image
By Chris Epting - September 10, 2019 - Arts & Culture

The Sunset Strip’s Historic Rock ‘n’ Roll Billboards

It all started back in the 1960s when Elektra, a record label under Warner Music Group, noticed how effective billboards were along the Las Vegas strip.

Artist Spotlight: Chase Erachi Image
By Visit West Hollywood Staff - July 25, 2019 - 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 Visit West Hollywood Staff - July 24, 2019 - 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 - January 24, 2019 - 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.

West Hollywood Design District celebrates during Frieze Los Angeles Image
By Visit West Hollywood Staff - January 16, 2019 - Arts & Culture

West Hollywood Design District celebrates during Frieze Los Angeles

West Hollywood has long been a favorite destination for creative souls, designers, and artists. Located at the base of the Hollywood Hills and adjacent to Beverly Hills, West Hollywood is a creative and progressive city that…

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