deLaB’s City Listening II: Stories About LA – Saturday Night FORM Discount

Stories about LA read by your favorite design writers. FORM is a sponsor.

FORM audience 20% DISCOUNT regular tickets and de LaB Groupie tickets with the code: form

http://event.designeastoflabrea.org/

Join us for an evening of free expression and generous libation in celebration of LA’s design culture at large.

Balcony Press is donating the newest releases Paris: Women & Bicycles and Kitchen Centric for prizes!

Featuring stories about LA read by the city’s leading writers on design and urbanism:

  • KCRW’s Frances Anderton on Living with Gehry
  • A live “Ask Chris” session with Chris Nichols from Los Angeles Magazine
  • John Chase laments the lack of fun-size Twix bars
  • LA Creek Freak Joe Linton on the bridges we cross
  • Ken Bernstein on hidden gems uncovered by Survey LA
  • A parade of disturbing interiors from Marissa Gluck
  • Architectural short fiction by Tom Marble
  • Tibby Rothman’s Untitled Art World Story
  • Poetic stylings of gelato urbanist Alissa Walker
  • Nick Adams, author of Making Friends with Black People
  • Brooke Hodge from The New York Times’ The Moment
  • Los Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne
  • Sam Lubell, California editor of The Architect’s Newspaper
  • Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam of The Dinner Party Download
  •  Editor-in-chief of GOOD Zach Frechette
  • and letters to LA written by students from 826LA
  • Hosted by de LaB’s Haily Zaki, Alissa Walker and Marissa Gluck

Indulge east-of-La Brea eats by Flying Pig courtesy of The Architect’s Newspaper, ice cream sandwiches by Coolhaus, organic chocolate by Nicobella, cocktails by Pama and Hpnotiq, and wine courtesy of FORM

Marvel at interactive design installations by Crimson Collective, Barchitecture by Jason King of Somewhere Something, seed bomb vending by Commonstudio/Project H, music by Xeriscape Records, pop-up espresso by Yeekai Lim and comfy modern seating by Modernica

Support the silent auction featuring de LaB community members:

 

$25 Tickets includes drinks, food and admission to the show
$50 de LaB Groupie Tickets includes drinks, food, admission to the show and a guerrilla gardening kit from Green Aid, PLUS de LaB Groupie After Party at the Crocker Club sponsored by Los Angeles Magazine’s LA Circles Club, AND special door prizes from the LA Conservancy, Hammer Museum, KCRW, AIA Home Tours, MAK Center, the Hollyhock House, the Gamble House and Friends of the LA River

Anyone who arrives by walking, riding their bike or taking public transportation receives a very special walking-themed door prize!

It all happens next weekend!

Saturday June 26, 2010
7-10pm
Spring Arts Tower
453 S. Spring, Downtown LA

Buy your tickets today—only a limited amount will be available at the door! See you at City Listening II!

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