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  • Exhibits, Theater Performances, Shows & Concerts

    Exhibits, Theater Performances, Shows & Concerts
    THIS MONTH To Fly — Aviation Renovation Opens Dec. 19. New Museum of Discovery and Science experience uses a 3D aviation film, moving seats and multi-sensory effects to create an exciting, educational, flight through the sky. A Christmas Carol...
  • Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall

    Conductor James Gaffigan a bracing presence at Disney Hall
    James Gaffigan first appeared on my radar back in 2002 when he was one of four young conductors who took part in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's Synergy project at USC, which sought to build relationships between the conductors and composers. He did...
  • Kristin Chenoweth, Babyface Edmonds among stars at PBS fundraiser

    Kristin Chenoweth, Babyface Edmonds among stars at PBS fundraiser
    The event: “Onstage Backstage: A PBS SoCal Holiday Celebration with David Foster and Friends,” took place Thursday at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, a dinner and show heralded as the public television station’s first major fundraiser in...
  • 'Hollywood Cats' showcases feline celebrity before days of Grumpy Cat

     'Hollywood Cats' showcases feline celebrity before days of Grumpy Cat
    Lil Bub, Grumpy Cat and other felines of the World Wide Interweb, take note: If you want your fame to be timeless, curl up to a celebrity. That much is clear after one spin through "Hollywood Cats" (ACC Distribution, $45), the new photo book of...
  • Move over 'Warcraft,' NEH is funding new online games

    Move over 'Warcraft,' NEH is funding new online games
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Move over “World of Warcraft," here comes "Pox in the City" -- courtesy of the National Endowment for the Humanities in a new departure that puts some of our federal tax dollars to work...
  • Chamber orchestra music director Jeffrey Kahane to join USC faculty

    Chamber orchestra music director Jeffrey Kahane to join USC faculty
    The USC Thornton School of Music will celebrate the new year by welcoming to its faculty Jeffrey Kahane, pianist and music director of the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Kahane will join the faculty part time in 2015 and will continue part time until he...
  • Art books that make good gifts

    Art books that make good gifts
    Art books offer just the sort of indulgence that makes for a great gift: They're so beautiful, yet people often hesitate to spend that kind of money on themselves. Here are a few standouts for your shopping list. Vintage Black Glamour by Nichelle Gainer...
  • Braddock's LaToya Ruby Frazier takes on Levi's and 'ruin porn' chic

    Braddock's LaToya Ruby Frazier takes on Levi's and 'ruin porn' chic
    An abandoned Beaux Arts train station in Detroit. A wheezing old theater in Youngstown, Ohio. A crumbling 19th-century school on the outskirts of Pittsburgh. In recent years photographers, both amateur and professional, have taken to chronicling the...
  • South suburban standouts

    South suburban standouts
    Quietly, the south suburban dining scene has been heating up; a handful of attention-worthy restaurants have opened in the last year. We took a look at them, as well as some of their well-established dining brethren, and compiled this roundup. If you...
  • Enjoy a blast from Christmas past in Lehigh Valley

    Enjoy a blast from Christmas past in Lehigh Valley
    For some, the holiday season can be more than just a celebration — it can be a chance to relive Christmases past. "It's all about the learning experience," says Amanda Richardson of the Pennsylvania German Cultural Heritage Center in Kutztown....
  • Odd Nerdrum at CoproGallery: Classical with a twist

    Odd Nerdrum at CoproGallery: Classical with a twist
    Norwegian painter Odd Nerdrum famously obsesses over his large-scale, classical works, often repainting his canvases over and over again with the help of a small band of apprentices. Working in the Old Master style, his apprentices live and work with him,...