Tanja M. Laden

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  • 2 days ago

    It’s getting dark outside, and the end of daylight saving time is drawing near. Perfect timing for the new Skirball show “Light & Noir: Exiles and Émigrés in Hollywood, 1933-1950.” In 1933, Jews were banned from the German film industry, so they b...

  • 5 days ago | Events

    Drinking doesn't just need to happen in a dank, joyless bar with your head hunched over the counter and a tear in your beer. It's best done socially, with friends, enemies, strangers and everyone between. But other than watch sports, complain to t...

  • 16 days ago

    Los Angeles Filmforum is the longest-running experimental-film series in Los Angeles, and it’s hosting the seventh annual Festival of (In)appropriation, a program of shorts made from popular films and public-domain and archive footage. This year’s...

  • 18 days ago

    Dapper Cadaver is a horror prop house with a brand-new collection dubbed Creatures & Cultures. The morbid boutique’s recent expansion and thematic reorganization includes smaller rooms such as a cultural artifacts room, a butcher room and a coffin...

  • 19 days ago

    Lucha libre is a kind of masked wrestling popular in Mexico, and for the past 12 years it’s been a Los Angeles institution as well. The city’s only spectacle with ringside seats, Lucha VaVOOM Valentine: Dangerous/Beautiful brings together villains...

  • 19 days ago

    A collaboration between artist Bettina Hubby and the Institute for Art and Olfaction, Love Potion No. 9 is equal parts interactive art project and speed-dating mingle for singles. It works like this: Each person gets a pseudonym, a scent and a par...