Weekend Recommender: April 20–22
April 19, 2012 | by —Michelle Ward
Photographs by 3 Tree Silhouette/Fluid Frame, Courtesy Tadasana Festival | Homepage
Beachside Tadasana Festival of Yoga & Music honors Earth Day this weekend.
“Transmission LA: AV Club” Art Show
Friday April 20 through May 6; special kickoff party Thursday, April 19
Mixing his passion for music and art, Beastie Boys’ Mike D curated The Avant/Garde Diaries’ “Transmission LA: AV Club” exhibit to be displayed at the MOCA. Throughout its 17-day stay at the museum's Geffen Contemporary, the show will examine the relationship between audio and visual art forms through exhibitions, concerts, DJ nights, performances, and special installations. Featured artists include Roy Choi, Peter Coffin, Jim Drain, Benjamin Jones, and Tom Sachs. Sponsor Mercedes-Benz will also debut its new Concept Style Coupé at the exhibit. 250 S. Grand Ave., Downtown LA, 213-626-6222; moca.org
Tadasana Festival of Yoga & Music
Friday–Sunday, April 20–22, 8 AM–7PM
In celebration of Earth Day weekend, the Tadasana yoga and music festival will feature 60 of the world's top yoga instructors, 32 musical acts, an organic food court, and an eco-village of over 70 booths. The event’s beachside location is sure to invoke even more Earth appreciation in attendees. One-day festival passes, $99; three-day passes, $295. 2600 Barnard Way, Santa Monica; tadasanafestival.com
Calleen Cordero Trunk Show
Saturday, April 21, 12–3 PM
Known for showcasing California-cool designs, the Margaret O’Leary clothing company is hosting a special trunk show for LA accessories designer Calleen Cordero. Stop by the brand’s Santa Monica boutique and enjoy champagne and other treats while you shop. 1522 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, 310-496-1800; margaretoleary.com
We go behind the scenes with James Marsden, and ask him about the shoot, living in LA, and what's next.