To celebrate the release of Issue 06 of our quarterly print publication, we packed the already bustling WNDO space in Venice Beach with a ton of our friends, family, collaborators and LA-based creative minds to party with us.
Standing on the corner of East Cesar Chavez and Carmelita Avenue, I watch an older gentleman make the sign of the cross and gently kiss his thumb and forefinger as he passes by the grandiose mural of La Virgen that is plastered on the wall of a local beauty supply store. As I approached him I could see her image at rest under his skin in a tattoo on his left forearm.
Private chef and lamb-hacking pro Alia Zaine prepares food with the same finite consideration she hand picks it with, pairing passion with the local taste and focused approach of those harvesting her fresh ingredients.
Artist, friend and amadeus-collaborator, Teresa Flowers, was there to capture the ceaseless day, snapping live sets, friendly faces and the funky fest's locale. Take a look at LOLIPALOOZA 2015 through Teresa Flowers' lens.
With plenty of magazines on hand, and fantastic artwork from the likes of photographer Teresa Flowers, illustrator Hannah Stouffer, Harley Jones, Stone Larkin, and Jennifer Korsen, the art-fueled release party proved an overwhelming success; guests buzzing with inspiration, as they moved to the funky vinyl tunes from Pres, fresh tacos in hand.
We just can't stop cranking out these magazines and we want you all to come celebrate the release of issue 05! So mark it down friends...we're honored to have such a diverse range of talent in Amadeus' upcoming issue 05.
Pretty pinks, Yoshi-like greens, flipped cars, shop-lifting Big Bird, and Sailor Moon. Just a few of Harley Jones' favorite things, and some of the colorful characters that inhabited the walls of Stone Malone Gallery during his debut US solo show, Heavy Soda Rocks.
Lolipop Records remains a prominent influence among the LA music scene, maintaining a truly original and eccentric persona while continuing to promote the beauty and originality of musical collaboration through a true “labor of love.”