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  • The Industry, wild Up to workshop new operas at 'First Take'

    The Industry, wild Up to workshop new operas at 'First Take'
    Yuval Sharon, artistic director of the experimental L.A. opera company the Industry, believes that opera is an emerging art form. Yes, he knows it's been around since the late 16th century, but he's passionate about its future: What opera can be. In...
  • Björked: Jerry Saltz burns his MoMA press pass and more artsy discontent

    There are pile-ons. And then there are pile-ons involving Spandex, face-paint and atomic knee drops.  The retrospective devoted to the career of the singer, composer and musician Björk at the Museum of Modern Art has generated a full-on media smack down...
  • Prince William visits China after tour of Japan

    Prince William visits China after tour of Japan
    Ni hao, Prince William! The Duke of Cambridge has arrived in China on official royal business.  The prince was greeted by British ambassador Barbara Woodward on Sunday upon touching down in Beijing. On Monday, the second in line to the British throne...
  • Gowns, masks, armor galore: L.A. Opera to hold costume sale

    Gowns, masks, armor galore: L.A. Opera to hold costume sale
    Anyone need a gladiator helmet? The Los Angeles Opera’s colorful costume shop will hold a rare tag sale on Saturday. The shop is moving locations and cleaning house. More than 1,000 costumes worn on the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion stage by the likes...
  • St. Augustine calendar of events

    St. Augustine calendar of events
    Travel to St. Augustine and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area. April April 3: First Friday Art Walk, St. Augustine. The Art Galleries of Saint Augustine founded and sponsors the award-winning First Friday Art Walk event on...
  • Google goes street: L.A. launch party celebrates public art

    Google goes street: L.A. launch party celebrates public art
    Google knows how to throw a party. On Tuesday night, to mark the second installment of the Google Art Project’s Street Art collection – a searchable online database of public artworks around the globe – the tech giant held a lavish re-...
  • MOCA senior curator Alma Ruiz to retire

     MOCA senior curator Alma Ruiz to retire
    Alma Ruiz, the Museum of Contemporary Art’s longtime senior curator, is retiring from the institution after 31 years. It is unclear when Ruiz will leave, but she will continue to work on the Magdalena Fernández exhibition that opens at the museum'...
  • Spring Fest planned for Allentown is just the beginning of cultural festivals, founder says

    Spring Fest planned for Allentown is just the beginning of cultural festivals, founder says
    The new Spring Fest German-style music festival announced this week for May 17 on the grounds of  Maingate Nightclub at Allentown Fairgrounds is just the start of an effort to revitalize cultural entertainment events in the city, organizers say. Already...
  • Homeland Security Investigations agents help track down rare stolen book

    Homeland Security Investigations agents help track down rare stolen book
    A thief had stolen a rare 16th-century book from Italy. It was Marty Hamlin's job to find it, and help bring it home. Hamlin, a special agent in Baltimore for Homeland Security Investigations — an arm of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement &#...
  • Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy

    Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day holds special significance this year. In addition to honoring King's legacy, it marks the 15th annual Spady Cultural Heritage Museum breakfast. "It's hard to believe that 15 years has passed, but it is lovely to acknowledge...
  • Roundup: Koons in France, a museum in El Segundo, an art hall in Pomona

    Roundup: Koons in France, a museum in El Segundo, an art hall in Pomona
    An investigation into the ways in which the wealthy use art foundations to house their collections tax-free ... the less-than-transparent art acquisition process at the National Gallery of Art ... a summary of how the Jeff Koons retrospective is doing...