Thursday, March 28th, 7-9pm
After a ten+ year absence, the LA Forum announces the re-launching of the printed LA Forum Newsletter! The premiere issue features articles by Frank Escher and Simon Reynolds, as well as an interview with Radio Iris author Anne-Marie Kinney and a centerfold by James Michael Tate. Please join us for the launch party for the newly resurrected and revamped newsletter this Thursday, March 28 from 7 – 9 pm at Mandrake in Culver City. Free copies of the newsletter will be available.
2692 S. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Mandrake is located between Venice and Washington – right in the heart of Gallery Row. 7 minute walk from the La Cienega station on the Expo Line.
Image: James Michael Tate
All of the Great Ones Leak
In 2012, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis House sold for $4.5 million dollars, a deal at 30% of the initial listing price. Built into the sale was the fateful condition: that the owner be committed to “complete rehabilitation of this irreplaceable icon.” While architects, preservationists and cult fans find themselves nostalgic about the edifice, the market places little to no value on the property. It begs the question how does one rehab an intentional ruin?