After I became resigned to the fact that most of the boutiques on Los Angeles' infamous Melrose strip sell clothing for pretty much the same three kinds of people, I stumbled upon The Congregation of the Forgotten Saints. This shop, which caters equally to goth-glam men and women and to...

Coming in three days is a show in Escondido, California, that features the works of three technically proficient artists all bonded by an unconventional, twisted flair. Here's what you can expect in Distinction Gallery's upcoming show. First, there's Scott Brooks. His warm-colored works feature warped characters who walk the fine line...

Alright, this is a bit late, but a late post is better than a non-post, correct? :) Here are some of our favorites from the July 2008 First Thursday Art Walk! Enjoy! :) Bryan Mandronico's kooky, sci-fi inspired paintings aren't just expertly colored; his use of clean lines, abstract shapes, and negative...

At first glance, Paprika is a stylish sci-fi detective thriller that uses dreams as a reason to explore the limits of animation. The visuals are exhilarating and titillating based on any level of criteria. But while many would be quick to write this film off as another "beautiful but brainless"...