Pycho-sexual spectacles got nods from our critics this week, including Illyrian Players' Lord Blackberry's Apocalypse and our Pick of the Week, Tender Napalm. Nice reviews also for Doma Theatre Company's Dreamgirls at the MET, Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice at A Noise Within, Latino Theatre Company's Melacho ... More >>
This week, our critics enjoyed composer and musical director Gregory Nabours' 90-minute musical The Trouble With Words (Coeurage Theatre Company at the Unknown Theatre) as well as a quartet of one-acts at the Lillian under the collective title Unscreened. This week's Pick goes to Dorothy Fortenberry ... More >>
The Canadian troupe Cavalia wowed critic Lovell Estell III this week with its equestrian spectacle Cavalia's Odysseo. Good notices also for Diane Glancy's The Bird House at the Autry National Center, and for a revival of Carlos Murillo's Dark Play (or Story for Boys) at the Whitmore-Lindley The ... More >>
Child-like views delighted our critics this week, with Mike Kenney's Walking the Tightrope at the 24th Street Theatre taking Pick of the Week, and a nod to Albie Selznick's magic show Smoke and Mirrors at the Lankershim Arts Center in North Hollywood. There's also a recommendation for an adult comed ... More >>
Family trauma drama Machu Picchu, Texas (pictured above) grabs our Pick of the Week this week. Good reviews also for Noel Coward's Fallen Angels at the Pasadena Playhouse and David Henry Hwang's Chinglish at South Coast Rep. For all New Theater Reviews, and this weekend's comprehensive listing ... More >>
After months of preparations--tree cutting, power line lifting, street sign removing--the day is finally upon us. The space shuttle Endeavour left LAX on its final mission to Exposition Park late last night. And it's traveled a few dozen feet so far.
There will be rolling street closures to accomo ... More >>
You thought Endeavor fever was over once the retired space shuttle hit the ground at LAX following its amazing flyover last month.
You're wrong. The fever has only begun.
Because L.A. will get an even closer look at the shuttle next week. That's way cool, except that the cops are worried too many ... More >>
seiu721 via FlickrKing o' Potholes and L.A. City Council President Eric Garcetti (black suit left) backs up City Hall buddy Jose Huizar (black suit right) at a public plea for more road-primping fundsUpdated after the jump: Final pothole fill-count exceeds Garcetti and Huizar's wildest dreams ... More >>
The year of the pothole: 2011Are these the worst potholes in Los Angeles in modern times? We had the second wettest December on record (leading to some pretty deep craters), the city budget is on thin ice (leading some to wonder who will fill the holes), and friends are starting to post photo ... More >>
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Resonances from The Wooster Group's North Atlanticâ€‹Ground Control to Major Tom Photo by Paula Court
If you drive through the San Gabriel Mountains, where radio reception is already dodgy, set ... More >>