For the past six years at the corner of West Silver Lake Drive and Shadowlawn Avenue in Los Angeles Adam Tenenbaum has been hanging and lighting chandeliers from a large tree in his front yard. With about 30 chandeliers in the tree now, it looks fantastic after dark.
After the Camden council in London removed all the park benches because bums were sleeping on them, self proclaimed anarchists, The Space Hijackers, wearing bright yellow vests installed new ones in broad daylight.
This story reminds of LA artist, Richard Ankrom, creating his own perfect facsimile Caltrans sign to label an exit to I-5 back in 2001. The sign is still there; hanging on gantry 23100, on the northbound state route 110, just before the 3rd St. overpass.
Each Thursday until October 29, San Francisco’s California of Academy of Science (55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park) stays open late for Nightlife, a 21 and up evening of booze, music, and science. ($10, 6pm to 10pm)
This is definitely something that I’m going to have to check out.
A similar event occurs, the first Friday of every month at LA’s Natural History Museum (900 Exposition Boulevard, LA), aptly named First Fridays. (notcot.com great photos of the LA event.)