1 year ago | Culture
Chris Kallmyer is an artist. Or a musician. Or both, really. On his website he calls himself a “sound artist and performer.” In conversation he says he has “never had an easy time keeping within the boundaries [between disciplines].” And anyway, h...
1 year ago | Art
Lost and Found L.A. is a hidden art oasis where glinting gold wax adorns the gnarled corpses of trees scorched by the recent La Tuna wildfires.
1 year ago | Arts
In 1938, the Atlantic Ocean was active and angry. It churned up nine major storms that year, hurtling them toward North America with relentless, deadly force. Hurricane season 1938 climaxed on September 21 when the Great New England Hurricane made...
2 years ago | Halloween
Ah, the thrill of horror season. Blood curdling screams. Ghosts. The screech of dissonant violins. This weekend really is the perfect time for opera. Yup. You heard that right. Cue the soprano. Opera is getting spooky. It starts Friday night at th...
2 years ago | Magic
Sometimes magic happens when and where you least expect it. Say, for example, in a random suburban strip mall in Encino on a Monday night. That’s where, in a dimly lit, cozy 12-seat bar last week, magician Kayla Drescher borrowed a $1 bill from a ...
2 years ago | Art
Seamstress. Nanny. Cook. Housekeeper. Maybe teacher, nurse or secretary. Those were the roles women of color were expected to hold in American society during the mid-20th century. To pursue something more ambitious professionally was to push again...