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Legendary War and Reggae Photographer Roger Steffens Exhibits at The Standard, West Hollywood

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The 77-year-old war and reggae photographer, Roger Steffens has received a second wind and thousands of more eyes thanks to his Instagram account The Family Acid. Now he's exhibiting his work at The Standard, West Hollywood. We met up with the legend to discuss his new book, The Acid Family California.

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Street Art is More Than Just Spray Cans; It is Yarn Bombs and Colorful Knits

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Considered to be the mother of yarn bombing, Magda Sayeg transforms urban landscapes into her own playground by decorating everyday objects with colorful knitted and crocheted works. Her work has evolved from a single knitted stop-sign pole to large-scale installations around the world. She has also been featured at festivals and museums such as South By Southwest and La Museo des Esposizione in Rome. Back in the day, one of her first commissioned pieces was created for The Box at The Standard, Hollywood. And now, many years later, she's reinstalled the piece titled Aquarama exactly as it was way back when. We met up with the Williamsburg-based artist to discuss the beginning of her medium, her new projects and working with the iconic Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons...

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The Shop at The Standard, Hollywood Opens with a Dinner Honoring Women Driving LA Culture

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On March 21, The Standard, Hollywood's newly refurbished shop opened with a dinner honoring women artist—most of who contributed to The Shop’s incredibly diverse selection, containing everything from French pharmacy essentials to art covered mixed tapes and designer clothes—driving LA culture in celebration of women's month.

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Iconic Vintage Store Decades Puts Its Rare and Purchasable Treasures on Display at The Standard, West Hollywood

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The Standard, West Hollywood and the ultimate vintage store, Decades has teamed up for a glamorous collaboration bringing iconic designers such as Alaia, Versace, Dior and more to our hotel. We met with Decades founder, Cameron Silver to discuss the importance of vintage and how it used to be socially unacceptable to wear...

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Elizabeth Taylor was in the Trenches when it came to HIV/AIDS

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Kicking off Los Angeles Pride Week on Thursday June 6th, The Standard, Hollywood hosted the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation on the pool deck for a Pride Movie Night fundraiser featuring “Suddenly, Last Summer.” We caught up with a trio of officers from the Foundation—Taylor’s longtime lawyer, Barbara Berkowitz; personal assistant, Tim Mendelson; and grandson Quinn Tivey—who discussed their programs to increase prevention, treatment, and education of HIV/AIDS, along with Taylor’s legacy as an iconic ally and advocate.

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