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  • Should parents spank their children?

    Should parents spank their children?
    When your 3-year-old is throwing a tantrum in the supermarket or has poured his milk all over the floor, the urge to spank may be overwhelming. If you’ve ever given in to that urge, you’re not alone; research shows that up to 90 percent of...
  • MOCA's new chief curator gets crowd laughing in first L.A. appearance

    MOCA's new chief curator gets crowd laughing in first L.A. appearance
    The Museum of Contemporary Art's new chief curator, Helen Molesworth, is an esteemed scholar, art writer and former chief curator of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston for four years before taking her Los Angeles post in September. On Thursday...
  • Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party

    Broward's yearlong centennial celebration to kick off at The Block Party
    The official launch of Broward County's yearlong 100th birthday celebration this month means living, working, playing and visiting here just got more exciting. "Broward 100: Celebrating the Art of Community" will kick off on Thursday, Oct. 16, at The...
  • Angels Gate center uses personal histories to unite community

    Angels Gate center uses personal histories to unite community
    People, however different, should try to understand one another, figure out what they have in common, come together and learn. That is the ethos of Angels Gate Cultural Center, housed in former military barracks on a San Pedro bluff. The center for...
  • Pasadena AxS Festival debuts Dutch artist Cocky Eek's Sphaerae

    Pasadena AxS Festival debuts Dutch artist Cocky Eek's Sphaerae
    On a patch of velvety grass across the street from the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, a swath of white fabric lies unfurled on the ground, like a deflated parachute. This is Sphaerae -- and she is hungry. Soon Sphaerae will be fed five bathtubs' worth...
  • Hossein Khosrojerdi's first U.S. solo show opens at Tara Gallery

    Hossein Khosrojerdi's first U.S. solo show opens at Tara Gallery
    Tehran-born Hossein Khosrojerdi has enjoyed a more than 30-year career as a prominent visual artist. He represented Iran during its debut at the 2003 Venice Biennale (Iran’s first time participating in the contemporary art event after the Islamic...
  • 'Lion King' becomes top ticket of all time

    "The Lion King" is now officially King of the Beasts on Broadway: The hit musical is the top-earning ticket of all time, the Associated Press reported Monday. “Lion King” passed $1 billion in ticket revenues last fall; in late summer of this...
  • Wendy Whelan stops off at Colburn Dance Academy

    Wendy Whelan stops off at Colburn Dance Academy
    New York City Ballet's Wendy Whelan's first stop after she retires from the company Oct. 18? Downtown Los Angeles. The Colburn School announced Monday that Whelan will do a four-day residency this month at its new Colburn Dance Academy, a program that...
  • Florida travel events calendar for December

    Florida travel events calendar for December
    Check out festivals and events in December across the state. Featured destination: Key West Dec. 4-21: Key West 'Bight' Before Christmas, Key West. Live holiday music, games for the kids, free cookies and eggnog, holiday cheer and a chance for...
  • From Tahrir Square to Ferguson, artist Glenn Kaino's rocks of protest

    From Tahrir Square to Ferguson, artist Glenn Kaino's rocks of protest
    Artist Glenn Kaino picked up his first rock in Cairo a couple of years back. He was in Egypt doing some research for the 13th annual Cairo Biennale, where he had been selected to represent the United States. Kaino's meanderings around the ancient city...
  • Sign spinners as performance art: Doug Aitken's 'happening' Saturday

    Sign spinners as performance art: Doug Aitken's 'happening' Saturday
    Doug Aitken’s solo exhibition of new work at Regen Projects, “Still Life,” may be about crystallization amid quick-shifting landscapes, both physical and ideological, but the artist himself is still very much on the move. In...