| 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,...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
According to the compelling new book "New York Mid-Century: 1945-1965" (Vendome Press), the "exuberance" that gave rise to Gotham's iconic skyline that began during the Jazz Age was long gone by the time post-war modernism took hold. What sprung up in its...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 9:10 AM
"Glee" star Matthew Morrison married Renee Puente on Saturday at a private estate on the Hawaiian island of Maui. The bride wore a custom gown by Gustavo Cadile, while the groom wore a Brooks Bros. tux. [People]
England's Prince William and the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:44 PM
NEW YORK — With next month's planned opening of One World Trade Center, the slow-moving, always-contentious reconstruction of the 16-acre site devastated by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks will take a major step forward. Here's a status report on the...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 1:51 PM
The long-planned Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial in Washington cleared another hurdle this week when the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts voted to approve architect Frank Gehry's revised design for the project.
Earlier this month, Gehry's new design...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The United Arab Emirates has been designated the "featured guest country" at the 2015 L.A. Art Show, scheduled for Jan. 14-18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
A special exhibition,"Past Forward: Contemporary Art from the Emirates" will mark the...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Enough with the yuppies — this new Bunker Hill apartment building is for grown-ups.
It's not that Related Cos. is trying to scare off young professionals who are flocking to downtown Los Angeles. It's just that it seems as if every other developer...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:25 AM
Downtown Los Angeles, once disdained by Wall Street as a weak collection of office buildings with no pizazz, is drawing newfound fascination from New York firms, many of which are sinking money into the Southland's resurging commercial district.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:11 AM
There will be no power vacuum at Symphony Center this fall, once Riccardo Muti has entered the building. All eyes and ears will be on the big boss as he begins his fifth season as music director, his authority undimmed. Muti leads off his fall CSO...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Luxury is in the details, whether it's finding a chocolate-dipped fortune cookie on your pillow or being whisked by private plane to Marlon Brando's island sanctuary. From a stunning Parisian art collection housed in a Frank Gehry masterpiece to the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:30 PM
Architect Peter Zumthor has dramatically revised his design for a new Los Angeles County Museum of Art, creating a new bridge-like section of the building that would span Wilshire Boulevard.
The new design is meant to address concerns that the...