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The North American Sogetsu Seminar is like the Olympics of flower arranging (though, of course, only for North America). Held once every four years in a different North ... More >>
Bare-chested, in shorts and goggles, an 81-year-old Japanese man stood in front of us. It looked like we were about to watch him go swimming. But it was zero degrees outside, and we were in an art gallery during the Sundance Film Festival last Saturday. It turns out films aren't the only things to s ... More >>
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In Under Construction, a 2009 work by endlessly curious playwright Charles Mee, a character says, "If I understand something, I have no further use for it."
Considering the world premiere of his latest play, Orestes 3.0: Inferno -- now playing at City Garage ... More >>
"I consider myself a survival artist," said Matjames Metson as he explained "Method Attic," his new assemblage art show, "because I'm looking for any kind of material I can use to make something work, whether it's salvaged or refurbished...And one of my main materials is the past itself."
In Chin ... More >>
This week, creatures in crocheted suits wander Barnsdall Park, a role-player tries to make a virtual battle real, and an artist digs up the dark side of Google Street View.
5. Handmade monsters
When I first met artist Zac Monday, he was crocheting a cashmere scarf in a coffee shop. The scarf was so ... More >>
It's high time to brave the Pasadena Freeway, thanks to four landmark Pacific Standard Time shows with ambitious curators, catalogues, and historical reach in Pasadena. Pasadena/San Marino has its PST "focus" weekend this Saturday and Sunday, which means lots of extra events.
Michael Duncan's "LA R ... More >>
Photo credit: Paula Goldman. Courtesy MOCA LA. A view of the 1995 Cy Twombly retrospective at MOCA
The painter Cy Twombly, who died Tuesday at the age of 83, has always, perhaps unfairly, been associated with high culture headiness. Sure, he came of age in New York alongside pop forerunners ... More >>
Last night the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA brought art into the streets, though not necessarily with the exhibition, "Art in the Streets," which, contrary to its title, shows art in a museum. Rather, with In Your Car, a participatory sound project by the art collective NPR ( ... More >>
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This week's Theater Feature on Camelot and Baal. NEW REVIEW THE PEE-WEE HERMAN SHOW
â€‹Photo by Ed Krieger
In his much anticipated, first major stage appearance since 1991, obnoxious-sweet man-child Pee-wee Herman (Paul Ruebens) appears at Clu ... More >>