This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Photos from the Nonlife Zoo's Eco-Conscious Pop-Up Exhbit @Royal/T
The animals came out to play last night at Royal/T for the opening party of the Nonlife Zoo, an imaginative and eco-conscious pop-up exhibit. Before the costumed guests arrived to dance and celebrate, we took a look at the art on display.
The exhibit is described as follows:
The Nonlife Zoo is an imaginary visual of our planet created to raise awareness of animal preservation in the hope to improve our social responsibility to the environment. The Nonlife Zoo series was inspired to reflect on our behavior and the impact on the intricate balance between nature and life on earth. All animals are designed with human-like standing forms and unified expressions to remind us of their coexistence on this planet. They all have cuddly and colorful appearances, yet with conflicting emotionless expressions, as if they are silently expressing their call for help.
For last night's "Night in the Jungle" party guests were encouraged to dress like their favorite animals, and were able to enjoy some of the new vegetarian items on the Royal/T cafe menu. If you've got kids, you might want to check out their family-oriented "Day at the Zoo" event today for face-painting, cupcakes, and other fun from Noon to 4 p.m.
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.