11/27: Joe Sorren signs “Painting – Sculpture 2004 – 2010” at La Luz Gallery

Joe Sorren’s oil paintings redefine traditional naturalist scenery such as caves, reefs, and seashores, inserting a surreal mood through soft but eerie imagery, thick Impressionist- inspired brushstrokes, and childlike, yet animalistic, figures caught in mid-motion. The new gothic sentiment is subtly imbued in pale hued paintings that feature organic and distorted forms with exaggerated heads springing out of gelatinous blobs. Although the subjects are often childlike, the postures and weariness betray adult maturity, drawing a fine line between the vulnerable and precocious.

11/26: Black Friday Art Sale at La Luz de Jesus GalleryBlack Friday

Black Friday Art Sale Friday, November 26, 2010, all day! La Luz de Jesus 4633 Hollywood Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90027 323-666-7667 www.laluzdejesus.com info@laluzdejesus.com Art from the collections of their collectors, including paintings and more by Robert Williams, The Clayton Brothers, Tim Biskup, Liz McGrath, Camille Rose Garcia, Shepard Fairey, Marion Peck and many others! … Read more

11/30: The Creepy Creeps play The Hollywood Paladium

Dionysus Records recording artists and all around creepy guys, San Diego’s very own The Creepy Creeps have been asked to play the Hollywood Babylon show at The Hollywood Paladium on Tuesday, November 30th at 7:00 pm with Monotonix, from Tel Aviv, Faith No More and MC Selene Luna (yay Selene former Velvet Hammer Burlesque!)

11/21: Destroy All Movies!!! Punks On Film – book signing at La Luz

Destroy All Movies!!! The Complete Guide to Punks on Film. Book signing by the authors Zack Carlson & Bryan Connolly The Complete guide to every appearance of a punk or new waver to hit the screen in the 20th Century. Forward by Richard Hell Sunday, November 21st 5pm – 7pm La Luz de Jesus 4633 … Read more

Video “Full Moon Child” from “Meet Redondo Beat” on Dionysus 1/11/11

Hailing from a little village close to Gelnhausen, Germany (where the Monks were stationed as GIs), Roman Aul a/k/a Redondo Beat had a knack for playing many instruments and with his talent recorded two full length albums and several 45s on his own. While working mostly alone in the studio, Aul always had a real … Read more

11/20: Designer Con art and design convention

Designer Con 2010 Events Announced www.DesignerCon.com Designer Con returns to the Pasadena Convention Center on November 20th, 2010 Now in its fifth year, Designer Con (formerly Vinyl Toy Network), is an annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys and designer apparel with urban, underground and pop art. Starting at 10 am scheduled … Read more

Video: The Martini Kings live at Tiki Oasis 10

Live footage from “Tiki Oasis 10” featuring The Martini Kings whos 10 + CDs can all be found in the Dionysus Mail-Order shop, with guest singer Sonny Moon of Nutty, whos CD we also stock plus guest stage crashers Crazy Al Evans whos band Ape can also be found in our cart, plus Marina the Fire Eating Mermaid who does not have a CD but can be found (along with all the above and more) in the “Tikimentary” DVD, also in our online shop! Footage captured and edited by Crystal Cove Media! Wonderful….

The Dogs performing “Fed Up” at the Masque reunion in 2007

All three original members of the legendary Detroit / LA transplants, The Dogs performing, “Fed UP” at The Masque reunion in 2007. It has been a little over a year since Masque founder Brendan Mullen passed away.  Think good thoughts for Brendan and thank him for his contributions to music and journalism – punk rock … Read more

Tonight at La Luz de Jesus: Laurie Lipton and Jessica Joslin

Tonight marks the opening of a double-header art exhibition featuring the insanely detailed drawings of Laurie Lipton and the unusual and creepy hybrid sculpts of Jessica Joslin at La Luz de Jesus Gallery in East Hollwood / Los Feliz, CA. The show remains up until Sunday, November 28.

27 years ago this month – the first Dionysus 7″ single

In November of 1983 while managing the Roads to Moscow record store in Tucson, AZ., I released a 45 by my then band Yard Trauma. “Some People” b/w “No Conclusions,” written by my bandmate and lead singer Joe Dodge, with nifty op-art graphics by our pal Jonathan L, then editor of Tucson’s Newsreal Magazine, became … Read more

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