| Dec 19, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Here is Christopher Hawthorne's look at the best of architecture in 2014.
Progress on remaking the Los Angeles River. The feds chipped in and momentum flowed; in a twist unimaginable even three years ago, river backers are now on Gentrification Watch....
| Dec 11, 2014
| 12:55 PM
I recently returned from an exotic trip to three continents. I am ridiculously privileged, not only to travel but also to be able to return to a place as near-perfect as Laguna in autumn.
My good fortune is never lost on me, and it helps me appreciate...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Buildings going up in flames. Militarized police forces. Demonstrators disrupting routines of city life.
These images aren't from news coverage of fallout from controversial police actions in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island. They form a record of...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 7:00 PM
In the crowded exhibit space, where everyone's talking at once, the Web designer is eager to make her pitch.
Litzully Cota's got her patter down — and she's delivering in a voice clear and loud enough to be heard.
"My friend got bullied," she...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 3:17 PM
With the debut of Chicago’s Maggie Daley Park on Saturday, the snaky “bridge to nowhere” over Columbus Drive finally gets somewhere to go, the city gets another superpark tourist draw and Mayor Rahm Emanuel gets something more to brag...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 6:53 PM
At this awkward stage in its young life, the new Maggie Daley Park brings to mind a gangly teenager. Energetic? Absolutely. Graceful? Not yet.
It's strange to come upon this park, whose towering, tripod-shaped light masts resemble giant praying mantises...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:45 PM
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has given $100,000 to a group supporting Bobby Shriver's bid to replace retiring Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, the latest in a flurry of late contributions.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keyes and Ariana Grande were among the performers at the MTV Europe Music Awards, which took place in Glasgow, Scotland, on Sunday. Winners included One Direction, Five Seconds of Summer, Minaj, Grande, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber and...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:46 AM
Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center: The elite New York chamber collective, which recently extended its Harris Theater residency two more seasons, begins its 2014-15 residency with a varied program ranging from works by Dvorak and...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:49 AM
If practice is what gets you to Carnegie Hall, as the saying goes, what gets you to the Music Center has always been a car.
The performing arts complex, which will turn 50 next month, sits atop Bunker Hill in downtown Los Angeles like a late-modern,...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:00 PM
"In the Paint: the Wade Collection 2014," featuring artwork by Dwyane Wade at the Brisky Gallery
By Micaela Hood, SouthFlorida.com, 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6
When I think about Dwyane Wade, several things come to mind. He’s three-time NBA champ,...