| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:22 PM
The L.A. Art Book Fair drew tens of thousands of visitors to more than 250 exhibitor booths wedged into the Museum of Contemporary Art over the weekend. It was a phantasmagoria of bright, hand-made books, limited-edition prints, out-of-print catalogues,...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:13 PM
Ten Frank Lloyd Wright buildings from seven states, including L.A.'s Hollyhock House, were nominated on Friday for the UNESCO World Heritage List, which recognizes the most notable sites -- cultural and natural -- around the globe.
The nomination was...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:32 AM
The African-American Heritage Festival will kick off with a free cultural event beginning at 6 p.m. Feb. 6 with a performance by "American Idol" contestant David Oliver Willis in the Tavares High gym, 603 N. New Hampshire Ave.
The Community Choir of...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 11:40 AM
The Great White Way is just that – white with fresh snow – from the massive snowstorm that hit New York, but after a dark Monday, most of Broadway's Tuesday night performances will go on as scheduled.
The region was still dealing with...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 1:10 PM
Most of those who asked to be included in Naperville’s largest locally funded grant program for the coming budget year are likely to receive less than they requested.
Some appear on track to come away empty-handed – a virtual certainty when a...
| Jan 28, 2015
With an energizing round of speeches, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at its 15th annual breakfast.
"Be inspired to serve your community. Martin Luther King Day isn't about a day off but a day on," said...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art has hired as an assistant curator L.A. native Lanka Tattersall, who comes from New York’s Museum of Modern Art, where she spent four years as a curatorial assistant in the department of painting and sculpture....
| Jan 13, 2015
| 11:59 AM
Step away from the sous-vide machine and microwave. It's time to embrace the casserole, that oven-baked creation, and give it the respect it deserves.
Its legacy is rich, having sustained humans for centuries — no, not the green bean casserole...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:22 PM
"Silent Witnesses," a modest and compassionate solo work written and performed by Stephanie Satie at the Odyssey Theatre, is based on interviews and conversations with child survivors of the Holocaust.
On a darkened and mostly bare stage, Satie portrays...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:18 PM
A towering crimson public-art sculpture by Cuban artist Angel Ricardo Ricardo Rios greeted the crowd filling the downtown convention center for the LA Art Show on Friday morning. Two other works, 26 feet tall, loomed in the lobby.
Part of a special...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:40 PM
It was beginning to feel like a demolition derby.
On Tuesday, word started to spread that the canary-yellow 1937 house in Cheviot Hills where the writer Ray Bradbury lived for more than 50 years was being knocked down.
The person razing it to make...