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  • Morgan Peck's hand-held haiku in clay captivates

    Morgan Peck's hand-held haiku in clay captivates
    Morgan Peck's ceramic sculptures at Jancar Jones are modest in scale and hardly radical in reach, but there's something fearless and free about them that is deeply appealing. Two unglazed stoneware pillars (16 and 17 inches tall) stand at just the...
  • Roundup: Death metal in a box, vintage Koons and billboard bombs

    Roundup: Death metal in a box, vintage Koons and billboard bombs
    Video games take on mental illness, a death metal band plays in a box until it runs out of oxygen and Brad Pitt's architectural foundation focuses on houses for American Indians. All this, plus a walk down memory lane of vintage reviews covering Jeff...
  • Roundup: Koolhaas shows toilets and Marina Abramovic does something

    Roundup: Koolhaas shows toilets and Marina Abramovic does something
    Jailed Romanian hackers, Rem Koolhaas' (intriguing) toilet show, a possible new museum for downtown L.A., Marina Abramovic does something and trying to protect Detroit's art collection. It's all in this week's Roundup: - “Guccifer,” the...
  • Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, renowned conductor, dies at 80

    Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, renowned conductor, dies at 80
    Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, the renowned Spanish conductor noted for his mastery of a range of 20th century classical music including the complete works of composer Manuel de Falla, has died at 80. The conductor died Wednesday at a hospital in Pamplona,...
  • Fidelity, friendship make up Road on Magnolia's 'Flower Duet'

    Fidelity, friendship make up Road on Magnolia's 'Flower Duet'
    The title of “Flower Duet,” in its West Coast premiere at the Road Theatre on Magnolia, refers to Leo Delibes’ celebrated “Lakmé” air for soprano and mezzo. It is being rehearsed by two Vermont-based frenemies, for a mutual...
  • Free and $1 movies at summer film festivals

    Free and $1 movies at summer film festivals
    Enjoy free and $1 family-friendly movies and concession discounts  Mondays through Thursdays starting in June. Summer film festivals at Paragon, Regal and Cinemark theaters will economically entertain the kids through August.  Check the movie times in...
  • Why you need to know the photography of Ricardo Valverde

    Why you need to know the photography of Ricardo Valverde
    Art history is a funny thing. It will focus on some stories (relentlessly), while often completely ignoring others. The '70s in L.A. art will often conjure images of Chris Burden having himself shot in the arm or Lewis Baltz photographing the blocky...
  • 'Collected Stories' smartly takes on writers' power struggles

    'Collected Stories' smartly takes on writers' power struggles
    When a veteran writing teacher warns her promising protégée that “You can’t censor your creative impulses because of the danger of hurting someone’s feelings,” it’s advice that will come back to bite her — and therein...
  • 'Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore' memorializes modern dance's origins

    'Ruth Doesn't Live Here Anymore' memorializes modern dance's origins
    The fact that modern dance was born in Los Angeles is well known, and it is not. Dance texts are not uncertain on the subject. In 1915, the pioneer Ruth St. Denis -- who took inspiration from progressive early 20th century Western theater and from the...
  • Transformation and transgression at M+B

    Transformation and transgression at M+B
    A conversation across time and space is happening now at M+B, and it's well worth some serious eavesdropping. The work of French artist Pierre Molinier (1900-1976) has issued a call of sorts, and Canadian-born, New York-based Aurel Schmidt (b.1982)...
  • Mark Sheinkman's drawings made by erasure at Von Lintel Gallery

    Mark Sheinkman's drawings made by erasure at Von Lintel Gallery
    Mark Sheinkman's appealing drawings at Von Lintel Gallery were made through a subtractive, rather than additive process. In the late '90s, the New York-based artist shifted from laying down marks on paper to covering canvases with a white oil and alkyd...