Weekend: Sheats-Goldstein Residence Tour
This weekend offers a rare opportunity to step inside the architectural marvel known as the Sheats-Goldstein Residence. Designed by the visionary John Lautner in 1963 and now promised to LACMA by James Goldstein, this iconic home, nestled above Beverly Glen, is a masterpiece of modernist design. The residence, which is not typically open to the public, will be accessible through a special pair of tours organized by the A+D Museum. These tours provide a unique chance to explore the seamless integration of architecture and nature, as well as the futuristic elements that make the Sheats-Goldstein Residence a landmark of Los Angeles architecture. For those interested in experiencing this architectural gem, visit the A+D Museum’s tour page for tickets and additional information:
Icon: Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz stands as a testament to the power of artistic evolution and boundary-pushing creativity. His career is a tribute to his ability to transcend the confines of genre, blending rock, soul, and funk to create a sound that is unmistakably his own. Kravitz’s influence extends beyond music into the realms of design and fashion, where his unique style and vision continue to inspire. As a musician, his work is infused with a passion and energy that resonate with audiences around the globe, making him a true icon of modern music.
Art: Only the Young: Experimental Art in Korea
“Only the Young: Experimental Art in Korea” is a groundbreaking exhibition at the Hammer Museum that shines a light on a pivotal moment in Korean art history. Focusing on the innovative spirit of artists emerging in the aftermath of the Korean War, this exhibition showcases how these artists challenged conventional norms to create provocative and groundbreaking works. It represents the first major North American showcase of this artistic rebellion, offering insights into the creative explosion that occurred in Korea during the 1960s and 1970s. For more information and to plan your visit, check out the Hammer Museum:
Donna’s, the latest venture from former Felix and Union chef Sathia Sun, offers a menu that combines simplicity with sophistication. The restaurant’s starters, including marinated olives, garlic bread, and giardiniera, set the stage for a culinary experience that’s both comforting and elevated. The antipasti selection, featuring dishes like the chopped salad, tonnato Caesar, meatballs, and exceptionally cheesy garlic bread, promises something for every palate. Donna’s is quickly becoming a must-visit for food enthusiasts in search of a memorable dining experience. Visit Donna’s website for more details and reservations:https://www.donnasla.com/
Travel: Palawan, Philippines
Palawan, often described as a slice of paradise, is a must-visit for travelers seeking unspoiled natural beauty. As one of the over 7,000 islands in the Philippines, Palawan stands out for its crystal-clear waters, lush jungles, and breathtaking landscapes. Whether you’re an adventurer looking to explore its hidden lagoons and secret beaches or simply in search of a tranquil escape, Palawan offers an unparalleled experience. For an ultimate guide to this exquisite destination, visit The Culture Trip:
Music: “Are You Gonna Go My Way” by Lenny Kravitz
Lenny Kravitz’s “Are You Gonna Go My Way” remains a seminal rock anthem, decades after its release. The title track of his third studio album, released in 1993, is celebrated for its compelling guitar riff, dynamic rhythm, and Kravitz’s impassioned vocals. This song not only showcases Kravitz’s musical prowess but also his ability to craft songs that resonate with a sense of freedom and questioning, making it a timeless piece in the rock genre.