Critical snapshots of music, television, art, fashion, literature, and other bits of pop culture. Uncritical snapshots of the world.
•Pool party at W Hotel in Westwood, music (and invite) courtesy of Chris Douridas on Sunday August 25, 2013 (background). Private performance and mixer with Yoshiki at Grammy Museum on Monday August 26, 2013 (top and middle). •Jon Hopkins at Fonda Theatre with my former student, Chris Chann, who is the star of Jon’s video for “Open Eye Signal,” on Wednesday August 28, 2013 (bottom).