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  • 1 day ago | Art

    The more of these art-party posts we compile, the more the offerings have an uncanny way of self-organizing into these awesome micro-trend theme sets. This week it's all about sex, drugs, and the supernatural — we have magic spells for fixing your...

  • 13 days ago

    Is the Industry turning opera — that most old-school of performing arts disciplines — into an L.A. indie hipster’s paradise? For the second year, the company is offering a free program peeking into half a dozen of its projects, and this time, Firs...

  • 15 days ago

    Paul D. Miller is known to most as DJ Spooky, an innovative, tech-savvy music producer. He’s also an author, pioneer of audio/visual remix artistry, app developer and voracious cultural historian. His mind, like his art, is intensely cross-platfor...

  • 15 days ago | Art

    This new edition of L.A.'s excellent free art parties has an unexpected pattern: new modes of portraiture. That's okay, though — L.A. loves to look at itself. This lineup ranges from the high-minded and civilized to the post-punk and mysterious, f...

  • 20 days ago

    Making an aesthetic analogy between Harmony Korine’s dynamic and unsettling films and novels (Kids, Gummo, Spring Breakers) and his low-rent abstract expressionist paintings would be a simplistic way to go — except he himself makes this con...