Adriene Biondo, 2005-2008
Milestones in the Community
Curating the City: Wilshire Blvd
A self guided driving tour that includes six docent stops on October 2, 2005. The tour is instigated by Eric Lynxwiler and Kevin Roderick with help from Jane McNamara, Willian Deverell, Thomas S. Hines, Richard Longstreth, Merry Ovnick, Doug Suisman and Robert W. Winter. A companion book is produced called Wilshire Boulevard: Grand Concourse of Los Angeles by Kevin Roderick with research by J. Eric Lynxwiler. A Special Exhibit on MCM architecture on Wilshire Blvd. is mounted at Johnies with a book signing of Googie Redux by author Alan Hess.
Retro Fashion Show at El Rey Theater
Fashion Show featuring vintage evening, cocktail & daywear from the 1930’s – 60’s from the lines Peggy Hunt and Jeannette Alexander and three course tea. Produced in association with the Art Deco Society.
Event: A Tiki Tour of Southern California”
Ad hoc tour produced by Mike Skinner (aka ZuluMagoo)
MAK Architecture Tour
Tour on October 2, 2005 included: Walker House (R.M. Schindler 1936), Wilson House (R.M. Schindler, 1935-38), Yates Studio (R.M. Schindler, 1938-47), Silvertop (John Lautner, 1957), Tierman House (Gregory Ain, 1939), Bubeshko Apartments (R.M. Schindler, 1938 and 1941), Schlessinger House (R.M. Schindler, 1952) Elliot House (R.M. Schindler, 1930) and Wolff House in Sherman Oaks (R.M. Schindler, 1938).
James Bond Theme Party
Party event produced by Cary and Mary-Margaret Stratton in an Eichler in Balboa Highlands that ends with a ninja shootout and fireworks in the pool.
Frank Lloyd Wright – The Houses
by Alan Hess (Author), Alan Weintraub (Photographer), – November 1, 2005
The Ranch House
by Alan Hess (Author), Noah Sheldon (Author, Photographer) – January 1, 2005
All Summer Long, Vol. 4: Dumb Angel
by Brian Chidester (Author), Domenic Priore (Author) – August 1, 2005
Shag: The Art of Josh Agle
by Josh Agle (Author), Colin Berry (Author), Billy Shire (Foreword) – August 11, 2005
Shag, Ltd: Fine Art Limited Editions, A Catalogue Raisonne
by Shag (Author) – December 11, 2005