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  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Roundup: A Gothic cathedral, the Hollywood sign, 'Serial's' end

    Roundup: A Gothic cathedral, the Hollywood sign, 'Serial's' end
    A Gothic Cathedral in France is at the heart of a squabble about appropriate conservation techniques, the Hollywood sign is at the heart of a battle about public access, and street artists in Berlin have painted over a famous mural as a statement about...
  • Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain

    Bruce Davidson's photos at Huntington show a Yankee's view of Britain
    In 1960, photographer Bruce Davidson needed an escape route. He had just spent 11 months in Brooklyn shooting a teenage street gang for Esquire magazine, and now he found himself getting unwanted attention from grown-up gangsters who suspected Davidson...
  • Syrian war damages nearly 300 cultural heritage sites, report says

    Syria has seen damage to hundreds of historically significant cultural heritage sites since the outbreak of war three years ago, according to a new report released this week by the United Nations. The study finds that 290 culturally important areas in the...
  • Arts have been vital U.S.-Cuba link; the thaw will make them better

    Arts have been vital U.S.-Cuba link; the thaw will make them better
    When President Obama announced plans last week to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, U.S. industries — from automotive to tourismĀ — seemed elated by the possibility of being able to operate in Cuba. The news was greeted with just as...
  • Europe's Cultural Capitals for 2015 reach out with a world of history

    Europe's Cultural Capitals for 2015 reach out with a world of history
    Two small cities — Pilsen in the Czech Republic to the east and Mons in Belgium to the west — will share tenures as the official European Capitals of Culture throughout 2015, a tradition about to enter its 31st year. The Bohemian city of...
  • Jordan Wolfson's robot-sculpture finds a home at the Broad museum

    Jordan Wolfson's robot-sculpture finds a home at the Broad museum
    When downtown L.A.’s Broad museum finally opens this fall, it will have not only an inaugural exhibition featuring Eli and Edythe Broad’s contemporary art collection but also newly acquired works that will be rolled out later in the museum's...
  • 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...