This week, a performance artist celebrates a jazz singer, a Parisian artist celebrates a German-born architect and an iconic L.A. gallery says goodbye with the same savvy it's always had.
5. Everyone onstage
Abbey Lincoln played a black maid in the 1968 film For Love of Ivy -- not a bit part but th ... More >>
Tuesday, Margo Leavin Gallery announced it will close after forty-two years. The news comes as a surprise. L.A. galleries close, move or rebrand themselves all the time, but not Margo Leavin. Hers has been a quiet, constant presence at 812 Robertson Boulevard for so long it seemed it would continue ... More >>
Future and past feel like they're on a collision course this week -- especially in William Leavitt's deceptively mundane drawings of suburbia gone awry and Dennis Hoekstra's and Noah Olmsted's ghostly, garish re-envisioning of the Pacific Design Center.
5. Modern-day mythmaker
Charles Garabedian di ... More >>
Commonwealth and Council, an artist-run exhibition space and studio in the heart of Koreatown, is what some might call a classic "underground" art joint. It's located on the second floor of a dilapidated building, and you have to walk between Amigos Liquor and the popular OB Bear Korean pub to find ... More >>
My first official night of Pacific Standard Time started at a reception at Otis Art Institute's main gallery, where intrepid actress Lily Tomlin, the same Lily who filled Altman's Nashville with wry emotion and played opposite Dolly and Jane in Nine to Five, loudly announced "We're all listening now ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWS
Stage FEATURE on William Leavitt's Spectral Analysis Courtesy of East West PlayersKrunk-Fu Battle BattleThough Mayank Keshaviah found thin patches in the new musical Krunk-Fu Battle Battle (book by Qui Nguyen, lyrics by Beau Sia and vocal ... More >>