This, truly, is one of the coolest concepts we’ve seen in the art world in a long minute. Olloclip, creators of mobile-photography technology, are putting on an art show in Orange County that is worth looking into  — perhaps with a magnifying glass. The show’s theme is nothing big, literally, baring the bold but teensy title […]


Wes Anderson returns with the trailer to his latest film offering, The Grand Budapest Hotel. Although Wes certainly has his tropes — not to mention favorite actors — the release of one of his films is always something to look forward to. His newest exercise of whimsy revolves around Gustave H (played by Ralph Fiennes) and […]


8 May
Jim Henson's cult 1980s TV show in poker playing form

If you grew up in the 80s then chances are you watched more than your fair share of Fraggle Rock, Jim Henson’s cult favorite TV show about a group of mythical Muppet-like creatures (which was also produced by HBO). The Spare Room obviously remembers too. Located inside Hollywood’s beloved (and haunted) Roosevelt Hotel, the cocktail […]


Last week we posted the most excellent Jamie xx Boiler Room Mixtape, which we played on repeat all weekend. Well another mix the Boiler Room crew have in their arsenal is Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs’ back-to-back set with Friendly Fires, all performed at the W Hotel London live on November 14th specifically for Boiler Room TV. […]


4 Dec
Tyler Brûlé & Andrew Tuck's best destinations of the past year

The ultra urbane crew over at Monocle assemble their Travel Top 50, a 12-minute video highlighting their best of 2012. With insights from the Tyler Brûlé and Andrew Tuck helmed magazine, the video handpicks the best hotels, planes, guides, cameras, airports, yachts, restaurants, international lounges and concepts of this past year. While bordering on the […]


If you find yourself low on snowy day activities, and you’re considering letting your soul be possessed by a demonic hotel spirit that launches you on a murderous death spree, you’re going to need to keep your noggin warm. That’s just science. And if you’re going to have to wear some sort of headgear whilst […]


14 Aug
Harry Diltz photographs from The Morrison Hotel album session

LIAS readers should be no stranger to The Morrison Hotel Galleries in NYC as we have covered several of their finer events and gallery openings over the years — such as the Lynn Goldsmith Circle of Friends Exhibit, Jim Marshall/Johnny Cash’s Pocket Cash, and Catch the Beat: Roots of Punk & Hip Hop. What’s got us […]


It was a last minute change of plans for photographer Harry Benson that changed his life, and future documentation of The Beatles’ lives both on and off stage. Benson, perhaps best known and recognized for the iconic photo of The Beatles’ pillow fight at George V Hotel, also captured The Fab Four’s appearance on The […]

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