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  • Natural History Museum renames Dinosaur Hall for Director Jane Pisano

    Natural History Museum renames Dinosaur Hall for Director Jane Pisano
    The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County held its bi-annual Dinosaur Ball on Saturday evening at which trustees, museum staff and other guests gave Director Jane Pisano a monster of an honor. The museum announced it would be renaming its...
  • Kimberly Brooks: Fashionable sculpture for historic Cooper building

    Kimberly Brooks: Fashionable sculpture for historic Cooper building
    The historic Cooper building sits in the heart of downtown L.A.’s fashion district, and now a new sculpture hangs in the heart of that heart: The Cooper announced Wednesday it has permanently acquired artist Kimberly Brooks’ 8-foot-tall...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.† After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.† He died at age 70 in 1986....
  • Florida travel calendar for June

    Florida travel calendar for June
    Check out festivals and events in June across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 15 - June 14: Disney Star Wars...
  • Tonys 2015: Alex Sharp wins best actor in a play

    Tonys 2015: Alex Sharp wins best actor in a play
    Broadway first-timer Alex Sharp won the Tony Award for lead actor in a play Sunday night. The actor was considered a front-runner in the category for his role in “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” Other nominees in the...
  • Tonys 2015: 'Fun Home' wins best musical

    Tonys 2015: 'Fun Home' wins best musical
    "Fun Home" snagged the top honor at the Tonys on Sunday for best musical. The production, based on Alison Bechdel’s acclaimed graphic memoir, earned 12 nods and was considered a front-runner. The best musical category was particularly rich and...
  • New Smyrna Beach calendar of events

    New Smyrna Beach calendar of events
    Travel to New Smyrna Beach and take advantage of these great events in the surrounding area. † June 6-7: Kite Festival, New Smyrna Beach. Dozens of tethered kites, demonstrations and competitions with a kids zone and free kites to the first 400...
  • Kirk Douglas Theatre's 2015-2016 season: 'Straight White Men,' Courtney Love

    Kirk Douglas Theatre's 2015-2016 season: 'Straight White Men,' Courtney Love
    What’s the meaning of life? What’s the point of economic privilege if it comes with an even steeper cost? What’s life without salad? These are just some of the questions presented in the Kirk Douglas Theatre’s upcoming 2015-...
  • Janelle Monae rocks MOCA gala honoring John Baldessari

    Janelle Monae rocks MOCA gala honoring John Baldessari
    The writing was on the wall -- scrawled, repeatedly, in black ink and projected onto the sides of the tent: “I will not make any more boring art.” The sentiment -- from a 1971 John Baldessari lithograph -- was a fitting homage to the 83-...
  • Why MOCA is honoring artist John Baldessari at Saturday gala

    Why MOCA is honoring artist John Baldessari at Saturday gala
    Saturday night's gala for the Museum of Contemporary Art will honor artist and board member John Baldessari, with cocktails, dinner and a performance by R&B singer Janelle MonŠe at the Geffen Contemporary in Little Tokyo.† The fundraiser comes shortly...
  • Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre has the 'Chinatown Blues'

    Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre has the 'Chinatown Blues'
    A beautiful stage is in the eye of the choreographer. For her site-specific performance this weekend, the founder of the Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre will transform a nearly 100-year-old former printing warehouse under renovation in Los Angeles' Chinatown,...