Save the Date: February 4–“Ship Cats” Lecture by Paul Koudounaris, PhD

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Save the Date: February 4–“Ship Cats” Lecture by Paul Koudounaris, PhD

Here kitty, kitty, kitty! Dr. Paul Koudounaris is back on the lecture circuit, arriving with a splash tomorrow, February 4 at The Last Bookstore. The renown award-winning author of Empire of Death, Heavenly Bodies and Memento Mori, Koudounaris is probably the only author who gets sent well wishes from beyond the grave by the spirits…

La Luz De Jesus: Sex, Death, Skeletons and Pussy–Paul K and Scott Hove

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La Luz De Jesus: Sex, Death, Skeletons and Pussy–Paul K and Scott Hove

It’s a damned good friday with show you shouldn’t passover tonight at La Luz de Jesus: Paul Koudounaris “Memento Mori” and Scott Hove “Pussy Jihad” bring together sex, death, religion, nihilism and resurrection, a show that eclipses all others just in time for the Easter bunny to roll away the stone–and if he sees his…

Interview: Ashley Fisher–Silhouette Show Opens May 10 at the Fold Gallery

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Interview: Ashley Fisher–Silhouette Show Opens May 10 at the Fold Gallery

Ashley Fisher’s delicate paper silhouettes reflect her fascination with Victorian memento mori and hair jewelery, flora and fauna, beautiful women of the silent film era, Art Deco, taxidermy, and silhouette portraits. Using a combination of computer and and handwork, she creates seductive pieces that are more dark than whimsical, and retain a delicate feminine sense…

“Beyond the Dark Veil” Ushers in the Beautiful Death at CSU Fullerton’s Begovich Gallery

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“Beyond the Dark Veil” Ushers in the Beautiful Death at CSU Fullerton’s Begovich Gallery

Step beyond the veil into the haunting and beautiful world of the dead as the California State University Fullerton’s Begovich Gallery¬† presents “Beyond the Dark Veil: Post¬≠Mortem and Mourning Photography from The Thanatos Archive,” curated by Jacqueline Ann Bunge Barger, running November 2 though December 12, 2013. The Thanatos Archive houses an extensive collection of…