Cornerstone Theatre Company does not believe in art for art's sake. Nor, for that matter, do they believe in merely putting on plays. At least not in the marbled-restroom, big-ticket-opulent sense of, say, the way the Taper puts on plays.
Rather, Cornerstone believes in art as a means of social cha ... More >>
Alan Aymie's autobiographical saga of his travails within LAUSD, A Child Left Behind, is this week's Pick. Other New Reviews also include Bill Raden's "GO" review of Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight Los Angeles, 1992, honoring the 20th anniversary of our most recent riots. Smith is not performing in th ... More >>
Sam BlochThe Great Wall of L.A.'s collaborative spirit of muralmaking on display at its restoration ceremony Saturday. Video cameras were everywhere.
Ernestine Jimenez is gazing over a chain link fence at a painting of a pachuco in his underwear. It's a depiction of the Zoot Suit Riots of 194 ... More >>
UTLA President A.J. DuffyIn response to The Los Angeles Times series that published data purporting to show teacher performance and quality, hundreds of educators from the local teachers union demonstrated in front of the Times building Tuesday, accusing the paper of reckless and shoddy repo ... More >>
Via LAist, the reviews of the $578 million Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools campus are starting to come in, and the first from The Architects Newspaper is a bit ugly.
The Associated Press has called the school the most expensive in history; in fairness, it's not really a "school." The ca ... More >>