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  • Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens show at MOCA

    Kenyan artist Wangechi Mutu opens show at MOCA
    The bizarre performance-art video from Wangechi Mutu, "The End of Eating Everything," is the first of many dispatches from an unsettling world of erotic female androids, androgynous plant monsters and grotesque animal hybrids. The Kenyan artist's eight-...
  • 7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize

    7 artists named finalists for $25,000 Sondheim prize
    Seven artists, whose works span experimental musical instruments and genealogy-inspired sculpture, are the finalists in the 2014 Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize. The prize, which provides the winner with a $25,000 fellowship award that will...
  • TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more

    TV Picks: 'Adventure Time,' shows on writing, 'Muscle Shoals,' more
    'Adventure Time' (Cartoon Network, Mondays). Pendleton Ward's splendiferous cartoon series begins its sixth season. (Which is not to say sixth year; it has been on the air only since 2010). By any standard of inventiveness, intelligence, imagination,...
  • S. Florida's Nicole Henry to jazz up Fort Lauderdale on April 24

    S. Florida's Nicole Henry to jazz up Fort Lauderdale on April 24
    South Florida jazz and soul star Nicole Henry is happy to be home this week, with two events planned at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. As part of the Venetian Arts Society "Up Close & Personal" series, Henry is staging a salon concert at 7:30 p.m....
  • 'Jazz Lives': An Exhibit Of Two Iconic Photographers

    'Jazz Lives': An Exhibit Of Two Iconic Photographers
    We are one lucky nation to have a homegrown musical form, and cultural force, like jazz. Fortune continued to smile by giving us Milt Hinton (1910-2000) and Lee Friedlander (born 1934), two homegrown photographers with unique visual styles but a shared...
  • 'The Voice' recap: The Top 12 take it live

    The first live show of the season on "The Voice" on Monday night was not without glitches. There was the usual minor stuff: the coaches talking over one another or having to rush through their notes because of time constraints. And then there was one...
  • Street artist Jay Shells returns to L.A. with @TheRapQuotes

    Street artist Jay Shells returns to L.A. with @TheRapQuotes
    On this warm Easter Sunday morning, New York street artist Jason Shelowitz (a.k.a. Jay Shells) is on the streets of Inglewood. He pulls over his rented silver Chevy at the bustling intersection of Imperial Highway and Western Avenue, hip-hop prattling...
  • Culture, art, history and more on tap at Festival of Books at USC

    Krista Bremer's cross-cultural journey began on a North Carolina jogging path, where the one-time California surfer girl met a scientist from Libya who romanced her and swept her away. Bremer, one of the authors at this weekend's Los Angeles Times...
  • William Voss Elder III, White House curator

    William Voss Elder III, White House curator
    William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
  • In the Arts

    The Festival of Arts' latest exhibit, "Sculptures by Miriam Shelton," will be on display at downtown Laguna Beach's Wells Fargo building until May 12. "Miriam's sculpture is a significant part of the festival's permanent art collection," exhibit...
  • 'Coachella Walls' raises awareness of region and farmworkers

     'Coachella Walls' raises awareness of region and farmworkers
    The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival may have wrapped up last week, but still unfurling in Coachella's Pueblo Viejo District is an ambitious project that has brought together about a dozen muralists and international contemporary artists....