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The Getty picks a theme for Pacific Standard Time 2024: art and science – Los Angeles Times

Previous PST series have explored art in L.A. and Latin America. For 2024, the Getty is turning its focus to the intersection of art...

Eli Broad looks back at the evolution of L.A.’s most important arts hub – Los Angeles Times

Entrepreneur and philanthropist Eli Broad has played a major role at a number of arts institutions — MOCA, Disney Hall, The Broad museum —...

How Much Hip Can the Desert Absorb? – The New York Times

An unlikely art festival blooms in no man’s land, like Burning Man and Coachella before it. But this one is different! Maybe. Source: How Much...

The Shed Has Big Ambitions for New York City – CityLab

If The Shed remains committed to its lofty goals, Hudson Yards may soon provide real accessibility and a sorely needed sense of inclusion. Source: The...

College students make musical instruments from trash in the L.A. River – Los Angeles Times

Students have spent months visiting the concrete flood control channel known as the L.A. River to gather trash, invasive reeds and rocks — all...

Peter Sellars talks about his new staging of Mozart’s Idomeneo – marijanzlobec

The opening premiere of the Salzburg Festival will be Wolfgang A.Mozart’s opera Idomeneo on 27 July 2019. At the 2017 Festival, Teodor Currentzis and...

Opening in Venice: New Space Highlighting Ocean Preservation – The New York Times

The center, funded by the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary foundation, uses a variety of disciplines to focus on environmental issues. Source: Opening in Venice: New Space...

Artist Shepard Fairey said he will insist on removal of his Robert F. Kennedy mural if LAUSD paints over controversial artwork at school –...

Source: Artist Shepard Fairey said he will insist on removal of his Robert F. Kennedy mural if LAUSD paints over controversial artwork at school...

L.A. wasn’t built in the desert, but the desert may be coming to us – Los Angeles Times

Source: L.A. wasn’t built in the desert, but the desert may be coming to us – Los Angeles Times

Controversial Developer Bill Tonnesen’s ‘Big Fun Art’ – CityLab

Source: Controversial Developer Bill Tonnesen’s ‘Big Fun Art’ – CityLab

‘Audiences Cultivate the Power of Compassion’

For Diane Paulus, the Artistic Director of the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University, vocation informs the subject of how Americans can live together.“As...

LA 2024 Olympics: New renderings show plans for the games

LA 2024, Los Angeles’s Olympic bid committee, has released more renderings detailing how areas around Southern California will be transformed should the city succeed...

Rise Is a High-School Musical with a Serious Mission

I feel like all of the shows I’ve done before have led to this,” says Jason Katims of his new drama series, Rise. He’s sitting in the...

MLK’s speeches translated into dance as Alvin Ailey troupe comes to the Dorothy Chandler

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater gives the first of six performances at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Wednesday, and woven through the run will...

Arts Project Mixes Old and New In Chinatown

Chinatowns across the United States have always been about mixing the old and the new. Food, language, art, and architecture from the world’s oldest...

Banksy Promises Elton John and Fatboy Slim Will Play His at his Art Hotel

Banksy is getting into the hotel business. Today, the world got its first glimpse of the latest from the British street art great: the so-called...

Experimental vocalist Carmina Escobar led an ethereal performance while floating on Echo Park Lake

It was a performance that felt a bit like a mirage. On the shores of Echo Park Lake, a Oaxacan brass band led curious...

A raucous, rousing Trump protest show plays to a sold-out L.A. audience

As the house lights dim at the El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood, a lone voice in the darkness shouts, “Impeach!” There are cheers....

Instead of Reenacting the Past, This Indy Neighborhood Is ‘Pre-Enacting’ the Future

One Saturday last October, a visitor to seven blocks of Indianapolis’s 16th Street would have glimpsed a fleeting vision: a neighborhood that doesn’t quite...

‘La La Land’ looks beautiful, but gentrification makes it harder for old Hollywood to play itself

As young artists on the hunt for love in “La La Land,” Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone romance their way through the Hermosa Beach pier, the SmokeHouse...

Black Eyed Peas, after years of pop dominance, talk about the radical turn of ‘Street Livin”

In a backstage trailer behind the politically charged Into Action gallery show in Chinatown on Friday, three members of the Black Eyed Peas prepared...

Can 2016 really be called the year of the woman? Look to the arts world, and the answer is yes

 As you peruse year-end punditry for something — anything — to elucidate 2016, you will inevitably be burdened with the claim that this was not,...

What’s that shower being wheeled around the city? It’s the PST festival for performance art

If you see floating stages on Echo Park Lake this weekend with a vocalist crooning a siren song through ginormous wooden bullhorns as brass...

MODERN OPERA THRIVES IN L.A.

For most of the twentieth century, Los Angeles was the only American metropolis without a full-fledged opera house. This turned out to be no...