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 >>
Kathryn Graf's new comedy about women slipping into middle-age, The Snake Can, is this week's pick of the week. Also a nod for Cathy Rigby reprising her decades-long performance in Peter Pan. See below for all the latest New Theater Reviews, and this week's comprehensive stage listings.
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Update: MOCA has completed its transformation to trendster heaven by contracting the studio of L.A. street-art celeb Shepard Fairey to do all major design work. Details below.
Local arts blogger Mat Gleason broke the game-changing news last night that Paul Schimmel, chief curator at the Los Angeles ... More >>
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Who are we to argue celebrity artistic merit -- or any artistic merit anywhere? It is 2012, after all, and it has kinda all been done. ... More >>
A few years ago, artist Mary Anna Pomonis went through a painful divorce. She found that when she took off her diamond wedding ring for good, it was also as though she were shedding a large part of her social status as a woman. She felt empty and powerless without the rock on her hand, and she even ... More >>
La Chienne (The Bitch), by Jean Renoir, screened at LACMA last month.
For a month last summer, it looked like the venerable film program at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art was going to disappear. Then, in late August, thanks to the grassroots efforts of activists like Save Film at LACM ... More >>
An unconfirmed report suggests that the Museum of Contemporary Art's board of trustees is ready to turn control of the embattled institution over to a small non-profit art space, Machine Project. "Basically, the board doesn't know what to do," said a source with inside information. "This is a Hai ... More >>