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  • Miranda July, Pussy Riot will be part of new CAP UCLA season

    Miranda July, Pussy Riot will be part of new CAP UCLA season
    Appearances by Miranda July and the Russian protest group Pussy Riot will be among the highlights of the new season at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. The season begins in August and will also include performances of Toni Morrison's play,...
  • George Takei helps L.A. museum acquire internment camp artifacts

    George Takei helps L.A. museum acquire internment camp artifacts
    Rare Japanese American artifacts and artworks created in internment camps during World War II and recently put up for sale in a controversial auction have instead been acquired by the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, officials are...
  • Damaged by deadly quake, fate of Nepal heritage unsure

    Perched on a hilltop, the blue-rimmed eyes of Kathmandu's gold-spired Swayambhunath stupa have long stared silently across this sprawling city nestled in the Himalayan foothills. But since Nepal was shattered by a mammoth earthquake a week ago, those...
  • Roundup: Da Vinci developer speaks, Gurlitt's hoard, Le Corbusier's past

    Roundup: Da Vinci developer speaks, Gurlitt's hoard, Le Corbusier's past
    Arts stories worth reading include pieces on the Armenian genocide's textile legacy, controversy at Kenya’s Venice Biennale Pavilion, a curator who tries to show the complete Nazi-era art hoard, and LACMA landing a rare sculpture. Plus: The...
  • 'Late Rembrandt,' late nights at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum

    'Late Rembrandt,' late nights at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum
    For once, being late paid off. Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum was uncharacteristically serene on a recent Friday evening as about 100 guests mingled in the majestic lobby sipping cocktails. The Dutch national art and history museum was open after-hours...
  • Paris Photo, Photo Independent fairs hit Hollywood this weekend

    Paris Photo, Photo Independent fairs hit Hollywood this weekend
    The art world will congregate around photography this weekend. The focus? Two art fairs in Hollywood. Paris Photo Los Angeles, the U.S. edition of the long-running French fair now in its third year in L.A., will take over the Paramount Pictures back lot;...
  • Tony nominations 2015: Alison Bechdel on 'Fun Home's' moment

    Tony nominations 2015: Alison Bechdel on 'Fun Home's' moment
    Alison Bechdel’s graphic coming-of-age memoir, “Fun Home,” doesn’t exactly seem the stuff of Broadway musicals. The book -- which has become a touchstone of gender identity since its 2006 publication -- is about growing up in a...
  • Letterman bumpers get new life in gallery photo show

    Letterman bumpers get new life in gallery photo show
    Nothing says David Letterman like a greasy, New York City pizza box strewn with leftover crust remnants and crushed beer cans. The late-night TV host may be retiring next month after 33 years on the air, but many of the photographs that ran as “...
  • Flutist Nicole Mitchell looks into the future with 'Mandorla Awakening'

    Flutist Nicole Mitchell looks into the future with 'Mandorla Awakening'
    Everyone in jazz knows that former Chicagoan Nicole Mitchell stands among the most creative, innovative and technically accomplished flutists working today. But perhaps only Mitchell devotees fully appreciate her passion for science fiction and her...
  • Ancient temples, key to Nepal tourism, suffer severe quake damage

    Ancient temples, key to Nepal tourism, suffer severe quake damage
    The gates of Dharahara, an ancient nine-story tower overlooking the city skyline, were locked Monday, its ticket booth shuttered. Yet hundreds of residents clambered over its low walls to climb the rubble heap where it once stood and snap photographs....
  • Santa Monica Museum of Art's Incognito event: A farewell to Bergamot Station

    Santa Monica Museum of Art's Incognito event: A farewell to Bergamot Station
    The Santa Monica Museum of Art has set Saturday evening for its last major event in the Bergamot Station arts complex: the 11th Incognito benefit, which is expected to draw more than 500 visitors and  see participants vying for artworks donated by artists...