Our critic Lovell Estell was entranced by Vickilyn Reynolds' performance in a show based on the life of Hattie McDaniel, Hattie -- What I Need You To Know. For all the latest New Theater Reviews, and comprehensive stage listings, see below.This week's Stage Feature takes a look a three shows th ... More >>
No new reviews this week, but these will return at the same time next week, as the new theater season gets underway. See below for complete listings of shows to see this week.In this week's stage feature, we asked our stable of critics what they most dread and anticipate when being assigned a s ... More >>
Kelly Packard "is well known for her acting work on Baywatch," the emcee in a tux told everyone within earshot Saturday afternoon as Packard approached the red carpet, just before the debut of a new musical playing for one day only, titled Loving Silent Tears. The musical's publicity materials said ... More >>
One of the most gorgeous old silent-film-era relics in West Hollywood -- the Pickfair Studios, on a plot of land known as "The Lot" -- just got ruthlessly gouged by a demolition crane.
The redevelopment gore can be blamed on CIM Group, the real-estate investor who owns the historic cluster of build ... More >>
Rich Sofranko"Stations"Boom Kat Dance Theatre's production of Stations at Santa Monica's Miles Memorial Playhouse landed this week's stage Pick; also recommended are the Whitefire Theatre's Santasia in Sherman Oaks, and the Groundlings' Camp Sunday. See all the reviews after the jump.Call for ... More >>
Courtesy Regen Projects and MOCA Los AngelesSue Williams' 1992 painting "The Art World Can Suck My Proverbial Dick"
Most exhibitions on this week's list are the work of youngish artists, but not the one by Sue Williams, who's been around since the 1980s. It's her first solo show in this city ... More >>
Matthew WardenaarBorn legally blind, Mickey Schiff experienced his surroundings as though they were a Monet landscape -- all colors and shapes and softness. When he was 11 his vision was corrected, turning the word into edges, hard angles and lines so sharp that he was startled into nausea. N ... More >>
Each Monday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets around Los Angeles.
God is for Real, Man
Author:Carl F. Burke
Publisher: Association Press, New York
Discovered at: ... More >>
As a scrappy upstart in a brutal business, Street Kitchen isn't doing itself any favors with its branding. No website or Twitter feed (that we can find). The most SEO-unfriendly name in food truck history. A culinary magpie of a menu that includes everything from jerk chicken tacos and pulled pork s ... More >>
The COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGS feature will return next weekNEW THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Helen Hunt and Tom Irwin in Much Ado
NEW REVIEW GO DIVA ON THE VERGE
Photo courtesy of the Odyssey TheatreIn her compelling one-woman show, soprano Julia Migenes, who has sung more leading roles ... More >>
NEW THEATER REVIEWSStage FEATURE on Watson (Sacred Fools) and Futura (Boston Court)COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW GO ROCCOPELLA
Embellished with funky MTV-inspired videos, writer/solo performer George Spielvogel's goofy good-natured comedy sports an array of ditzy characters who sha ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT STAGE FEATURE ON THE HOLLYWOOD FRINGEWUTHERING "HEIGHTS"Lin-Manuel Miranda stars in his own Broadway hit, In The Heights, now at the Pantages. Photo by Joan Marcus
"Wuthering" actually means windy not withering. Though the former
is preval ... More >>