2 days ago | Film and TV
“Purity culture doesn’t teach you love,” wrote Nicole, a contributor to the blog No More Shame, in January 2015. Rather, she said, it teaches you "almost self-hate." She was describing being raised in African-American churches and seeing pastors h...
4 days ago | Art to See This Week
This week, an old-school L.A. artist grapples with the reality-TV aesthetic in Hollywood and Cinderella tries to escape the fairy tale in a Culver City exhibition. Temple of the dog Matt Wardell’s current exhibition at Baik Art, called "EYE-...
8 days ago | Art
“People, time flies by. Let’s go,” said Manuel Castaneda, band director of the Centennial High School marching band in Compton. It was just after 2 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon and his instrument-carrying cohorts were midway through an hour-long rehe...
11 days ago | Art to See This Week
This week, an artist creates a maze of small boxes in a Boyle Heights basement and writers and artists pay homage to Sandra Bland, whose death still presents more questions than answers. Science as fashion “The Small Laboratory,” William Leavitt's...
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