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It's been around for centuries, musicians still play it and audiences love it, so classical music must be pre ... More >>
Gerhard Richter Painting, the title of Corinne Belz' new documentary, is at once literally accurate and conceptually deceptive.
True, the bulk of the footage consists of the German artist working on large canvasses with paint and diverse tools (mostly large objects that the subtitles refer to as "s ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
Andreas Mitisek is sitting in the Long Beach Opera's modest church-rental office near the southern terminus of the 710 freeway, days after wrapping the first performances of th ... More >>
The film Jiro Dreams of Sushi follows sushi master Jiro Ono, whose Sukiyabashi Jiro, a ten seat sushi-only restaurant located in a Tokyo subway station, is the first of its kind to earn three Michelin stars. For his unparalleled skill and relentless perfectionism, he's considered by many to be the b ... More >>
Flying Lotus and Austin Peralta
Live Score of Harry Everett Smith's "Heaven and Earth Magic"
See also: The Time Flying Lotus Pretended To Be A UCLA Physics Major
If Flying Lotus' live score at Cinefamily last night was any indication of the direction of his upcoming fourth alb ... More >>
Harry Smith, inventor of the mixtapeThe Hammer museum's Smith On Smith event last Thursday night paid tribute to the eccentric artist and music collector Harry Smith through exploits that Patti Smith recounted from her new book, Just Kids. Patti befriended Harry at the Chelsea Hotel during it ... More >>
Yesterday the Library of Congress named its 2009 selections to the National Film Registry, America's official record of films deemed worthy, in the words of the Registry, of being "preserved as cultural, artistic and/or historical treasures for generations to come." Included on the list is Michael J ... More >>
Liz OhanesianPumped after Andrew WK's Largo Show
It's not often that a musician regularly ends his shows by thanking the crowd for performing for him. In fact, Andrew W.K. is the only person that this reporter has seen do that. But, then again, there aren't many artists who have fans as anim ... More >>